Lead 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 Lead Java Engineer for our Kharkiv office to make the team even stronger.

Today we are a global team of technologists and thinkers who help transform the world with the power of software, enabling our customers to be competitive and disruptive in the marketplace through innovative technology solutions.

As a Lead 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 the leading provider of file sharing, document management and collaboration products for legal, accounting, financial and other business areas. This particular project is building of the internal cloud system with deep integration of existing products and other cloud providers like AWS.

Project technologies and tools

  • Java;
  • Agile;
  • GitHub;
  • Jira;
  • AWS;
  • SQL/NoSQL databases.


  • 4+ years of practical experience in Java;
  • 1+ years of team leadership experience. Recent work experience in driving small teams using Agile/Scrum development process. Past demonstrable experience in owning deliverables;
  • Hands-on experience in building scalable distributed systems;
  • Thought leadership and design skills in one or more key technology areas: high-transaction systems, micro services based distributed architectures, fault tolerant designs, data and system security;
  • Expert in at least one high level modern programming language like Scala, Python, etc;
  • Proficiency in relational database systems;
  • Experience with Linux platforms for development and production use;
  • Working within cross-functional engineering teams as well as peer teams in building an integrated solution;
  • Experience with software engineering best practices (e.g. unit testing, code reviews, design documentation) and related tools like GitHub, JIRA;
  • Development exposure to public cloud services like AWS;
  • Excellent communication, documentation and presentation skills for technical and business audiences;
  • Knowledge of and hands-on experience with any of the web-scale technologies like Mesos, Spark, Storm;
  • Working exposure to CI/CD pipelines and build management within a Cloud/SaaS environments. Use of Docker as a delivery package;
  • Familiarity and working experience with DevOps in coordinating software delivery;
  • Secure coding and design practices, including threat modeling;
  • Excellent spoken and written English.

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.