Senior Java Engineer (Scala)

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 (Scala) for our Kharkiv office to make the team even stronger.

As a Senior Java Engineer (Scala), you will be working on a project for a Silicon Valley customer, the leader in enterprise secure file sharing and synchronization. Together with customer’s team, you will develop the most complex and important part of the solution – its kernel. Complex code, heavy computing, cutting-edge technologies – it’s all about this project. We focus on performance and stability and use the latest features to increase them.

We are looking for seasoned professionals who enjoy coding itself and eager to solve challenging algorithmic and architectural tasks. We provide great opportunities for those who strive to extend their technical knowledge using cutting-edge technologies and delivering product of the highest quality.


Our client is an ISV customer from Silicon Valley, with true “startup” spirit within the team, and Google-like approach to work. They provide the same services as Dropbox does, but with much more enhanced security, seamless and automatic access to documents, files, and shared folders and many other great features Dropbox does not have. For example, file distribution to a mobile workforce, real-time document back-up and continuous availability, and secure large files sending and FTP replacement.

Project technologies and tools

  • Java EE;
  • Scala-based Rest Services;
  • JVM;
  • Linux (Cent OS);
  • Linux Internals;
  • Licensing information GPLv3;
  • Security aspects of Linux (Security Hardening);
  • Java Virtual Machine;
  • Profiling;
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS);
  • EC2;
  • S3;
  • Auto Scaling of EC2 instances;
  • Scala;
  • Scale and performance aspects of Application 4.


  • Write quality code;
  • Participate in architecture development and enhancement;
  • Work on performance, optimization and other aspects improvement;
  • Closely collaborate with the customer.


  • 3+ years of experience in Java (J2EE);
  • Experience in Scala and Play framework is a plus;
  • Good understanding of core programming principles (like OOP) and Software Architecture;
  • Good knowledge of SQL and DB architecture;
  • Good communication skills;
  • Good spoken and written English - large number of communication with the customer is expected.

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;
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers);
  • Other.