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Technical Lead - Java


Urgently is the world’s leading roadside assistance platform.  We expand mobility and transportation options for consumers, automotive, logistics, and technology companies.  Analysts project travel miles to increase by one third globally by 2030 from new services which means more things breaking.  We help fix those things by offering a seamless, end-to-end digital platform, viewable by every stakeholder in real-time.  

Urgently is proud that:

  • We rank #6 out of 500 in Deloitte’s 2019 Technology Fast 500 fastest-growing tech-forward companies in North America
  • We rank #10 on the Financial Time’s 2020 list of fastest-growing companies
  • We rank #12 on the 2019 Inc. 500 list of fastest-growing private companies in the U.S.
  • We are backed by BMW, Porsche, Jaguar Land Rover and some of the world’s other biggest mobility companies.  We work with some of the coolest brands on the planet!



Your mission is to lead our Vehicle Repair Center Selection.   This means you will own the feasibility and delivery of our drop network integrations and service quality and support.



Your legacy will include ensuring that every Urgently team across our growing organization is able to use drop network service in real-time using APIs and is able to assess quality and performance of the service in real-time.  The result?  You helped Urgently become the world’s leading mobility assistance company.  



1) First 2 months:

  • Understand our platform development environment and philosophy
  • Understand how our current vehicle repair center selection works and the mission of it

2) First 6 months:

  • Take over the development vehicle repair center selection
  • Extend the service cloud to integrate with partner services
  • Work with the data platform team to optimize the service

3) Ongoing...

  • Optimize our vehicle repair center selection.  
  • Optimize delivery confirmation
  • Operate the service in production



You hold at least a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information security or a related technology field.


MUST HAVE Technical Skills:  

  • In depth and demonstrable knowledge of Spring Boot, Spring MVC framework and Microservices architecture
  • Expert knowledge of Java language and ecosystem
  • Data structures and fundamental algorithms
  • Hands-on MySql and NoSql data systems
  • Unit and system testing frameworks
  • Git
  • Detailed: As a lead engineer, you create detailed documentation of what you and your team is developing.
  • Dedicated: You operate the services that you and your team develop, and take their quality seriously.  
  • Problem Solving: You proactively solve problems before they can become real problems. You are constantly upgrading your skillset and applying that to be proactive about the current and emerging security issues and practices.
  • Technical Leadership: You are a technical leader and are always mentoring developers, designing and articulating the design to a team of developers. You value team accomplishments more than individuals.
  • Industry Experience: You have spent 8+ years of software development in similar environments.
  • Quality Ownership: Your work demonstrates how much you care about the quality of what you produce and how it is performing in the real world.

NICE TO HAVE Technical Skills:

  • Experience with Apache SOLR / Elasticsearch
  • Experience with Test Driven Development
  • Experience with logistics software (delivery, transportation, route planning)



  • Location = Great news!  You have the option of working from anywhere in the U.S., Canada, or Latin America!
  • Compensation = Commensurate with experience for a company of Urgently’s size
  • Benefits =  At Urgently, we have awesome benefits!  They include competitive pay, medical/dental/vision benefits and stock options which give you a stake in our company. In addition, we offer short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, approx. 10 holidays off every year and unlimited paid time off. On top of all this, Urgently gives you free money when you save through our 401(k). We match 100% on the first 3% you contribute and then 50% of the next 2% you contribute. So, if you contribute 5% of your paycheck, we’ll match 4% of that.



At Urgently, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our customers and the communities where we operate. We are an equal opportunity employer which means that employment and advancement at Urgently is based on a person's merit and qualifications. 


We do not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 


You should also know that we adhere to these same principles in all aspects of employment, including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, job assignment, compensation, promotion, access to benefits and training, discipline, and termination of employment. 


Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and similar applicable state laws. Please let us know if you need assistance completing any forms or to otherwise participate in the application process

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