Senior Java Engineer

Kharkiv, Ukraine

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Senior Java Engineer for our Kharkiv office to make the team even stronger.

As a Senior Java Engineer, you will live on the front lines of the products we create and build features used by millions of people every day.

Our customer is a leading trading company in Belgium which has a chain of department stores. It sells almost everything – electronics, clothes, furniture, cosmetics etc. Our project is about developing new features, changing and supporting existing functionality in huge eCommerce solution.

The main goal is to develop a technical foundation that allows quickly and at low cost develop and launch new Direct brands to grow the market and maximize return on operational base cost. This will allow to develop eCommerce sites for company’s brands in a more robust manner. The implementation begins with one of the company’s brand and once completed will be propagated to all others.

WHAT IS HYBRIS? It's a leading eCommerce platform being authentically a future of eCommerce today. Incorporates stores for web, mobile and more for B2C and B2B including powerful search and merchandising, master data management (MDM) / PIM, order management, and web content management. Built on a single stack of modern, standards-based, service-oriented technology. Hybris is able to manage: 20 million SKUs on one of the largest online retail sites; two million customers and 500,000 orders per day for one of the largest wholesale distributors; 2,500 stores in 44 global markets for one of the largest physical retailers. In just 4 months, Hybris was deployed in 42 countries and now processes 6000 inquiries per second.

WHY HYBRIS? Hybris is able to: build upon latest Spring release, including Spring MVC and Spring Integration frameworks; full-text search with SOLR; RDBMS-independent, support MongoDB in certain modules; plain old JSP + top-edge JavaScript frameworks for a storefront; support both REST and SOAP; modular architecture; cloud integration; best code practices (Checkstyle, CPD, PMD, FindBugs).

Project technologies and tools

  • Java;
  • Agile;
  • JavaScript;
  • Design patterns;
  • Spring.


  • Reviewing new product concepts and requirements;
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams including business owners, project managers, and technical leaders to determine the feasibility of new product ideas;
  • Work with a team of developers to estimate work effort, analyze requirements, determine architectural impact, develop technical designs, create development timelines, and implement solutions;
  • Work in pair on the selected stories;
  • Participate in development sessions with the team to make the decisions about the best programming practices;
  • Work with Google tools (Google +, Google hangout, Google community).


  • 4+ years of practical experience in Java web development;
  • Good understanding of Java Core and Enterprise;
  • Excellent knowledge of Spring framework;
  • Solid experience with Web Services (REST, SOAP);
  • Working experience with relational databases (mySQL);
  • Good knowledge of TDD, Junit, integration and unit tests;
  • Experience with Source Version Control – Git;
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum will be a plus;
  • Hybris knowledge will be a plus;
  • Knowledge of Enterprise Integration Patterns, Spring Integration will be an advantage;
  • Experience with messaging (JMS) will be an advantage;
  • Experience working with CI approach (Jenkins, Atlassian Bamboo, Sonar) will be a plus;
  • Familiarity with Linux will be a plus;
  • Basic JavaScript skills, jQuery, understanding of AJAX;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and deliver under tight deadlines;
  • Ability to commit and complete work on time;
  • Good oral and written communication skills;
  • Good written and spoken English level.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package – medical insurance, sports;
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations;
  • Partial grant of the cost of certification;
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers);
  • Other.