Java Architect/Principal Engineer, based in Da Nang


Da Nang City


February 3, 2021

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Established in 2009, KMS Technology is a U.S.-based engineering and services company with development centers in Vietnam. KMS Technology is trusted by international clients for the superior quality of products and expertise of Vietnamese engineers.

KMS builds and successfully launches its own software companies through its internal startup incubator, UpStar Labs. Most notable companies include QASymphonyKobitonKatalon, and Grove. Under the brand, KMS Solutions, the company serves the Asia Pacific region, offering technology solution consulting and bringing the most advanced and latest technologies to the Asian market. 

First the U.S to Ho Chi Minh City, now growing our team in KMS Da Nang, we are is so excited to join Vietnam’s worth-living city and bring a professional, fun workplace and new career opportunities to the IT talent in Da Nang

KMS is committed to making a long-lasting social impact by partnering with non-profit organizations that give disadvantaged students fair and better employment opportunities. The company regularly cooperates with universities, participates in IT training activities and specialized events, and sponsors scholarship programs in Vietnam. The company has received many prestigious industry awards, and has been named one of the greatest places to work in Vietnam, Asia, and the U.S. for many years in a row.


Joining bonus is 01 month’s salary for the candidate who applies and joins KMS Oct 01, 2020 - Dec 31, 2020

Your key responsabilities:

  • Work with US-based clients and Vietnam development team to understand business needs and develop technical solutions for enterprise applications
  • Lead the offshore development center, ensure the understanding and compliance of offshore engineers to the product vision, and technical direction

  • Accountable for leading the development team to maintain, improve development hygiene, code quality, maintainability of the software suite and achieve other operational goals for the software suite (i.e. ease of deployment, CI/CD ready…)

  • Participate in software architecture and design activities with both the client’s technical leaders and KMS onshore/offshore, make technical decisions for the development of the applications

  • Actively participate in sprint planning and retrospective meetings. Perform estimate or estimate reviews

  • Perform hands-on coding and code review as other peer developers as needed

  • Participate in solving challenging technical issues and providing other technical support to our end users as needed


General requirements:

  • At least Upper-intermediate skill level of English and the ability to present to client’s technical leaders and executive team as well as participating online conferences in English

  • Good problem-solving skills and presentation skills

  • Familiar with the Agile development methodologies (Scrum, XP, Kanban)

  • Is ready to work flexible hours that overlap with US working hours as needed

  • Successful candidate will be based in Vietnam but is ready to occasionally travel to the US on business trips

Technical requirements:

  • Solid knowledge and experience as enterprise software architect with the ability to be hands-on as a developer, a technical lead or architect

  • Strong experience with OO design

  • Experience with software development principles such as SOLID, DRY

  • 5+ years of experience with Java EE and application server architectures

  • 4+ years of experience with RDBMS, SQL, and object/relational mappings, dealing with large data

  • Experience with scaling web-based applications and web security issues

  • Perform exemplary work in terms of quality and level of skill/knowledge required

Technology Requirements:

  • Backend: 

    • Java 8

    • Spring Framework 4 (Web, JPA, Security, LDAP, SAML....). Experience with Spring XML configuration is a plus

    • Hibernate 5

    • JUnit 4, Mockito 1

    • RESTful API, Swagger Doc, Postman

  • Infrastructure:

    • AWS: Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, EC2, CloudFormation. Having AWS. certificate is a big plus

    • Windows Server 2016, CentOS 7, Ubuntu 16.04

    • PostgreSQL 10, Elasticsearch 7, Tomcat 8.5

  • Miscellaneous:

    • Maven, Gradle (with Groovy), NPM

    • Bash Shell and Powershell scripting

    • Docker

    • Distributed web application development. Experience with Microservices architecture and practices is a plus

Benefits and Perks

Perks you Enjoy

  • Working in one of the Best Places to Work in Vietnam
  • Building large-scale & latest technology software products
  • Working & Developing with Passionate & Talented Team
  • Attractive Salary and Benefits
  • Flexible working time
  • Premium health care insurance for you and your loved ones
  • Company trip in every summer, big annual year-end party every year, team building, etc.
  • Fitness & sports activities: football, tennis, table-tennis, badminton, yoga, swimming…
  • Joining community development activities: 1% Pledge, charity every quarter, blood donation, public seminars, career orientation talks,…
  • Free in-house entertainment facilities (foosball, ping pong, gym…), coffee (latte, cappuccino, espresso) and snack (instant noodles, cookies, candies…)

And much more, join us and let yourself explore other fantastic things!

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