Back End (Node.js) Tech Lead for MoonActive

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine


Moon Active is one of the world's fastest-growing mobile game companies, providing entertainment for millions of active users across the Universe. The company is headquartered in the heart of Tel Aviv, Israel & Kyiv, Ukraine; two mobile game capitals of the world. Moon Active now has over 200+ talented team members after experiencing rapid growth with a 4x increase in 2018, and is impressively continuing on this upward spiral while maintaining its intimate culture.

Our goal is to develop top quality casual games and connect people, friends and players from all over the world. Our latest game, Coin Master, is a top grossing game in every country it was officially launched. We follow our belief that reaching success comes from setting high standards and striving to be the best at all we do:

  • Stunning art
  • Fun game play
  • Marketing expertise
  • Data science
  • Advanced technology 


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On behalf of MoonActive, Ciklum is looking for experienced Back End (Node.js) Tech Lead to join Kyiv team on a full-time basis.


  • You will be working on a new game project, delivering new game features
  • Working as part of a Kiev-based agile cross-functional team that also includes QA engineers and Unity developers
  • Recruit and lead a team of backend developers
  • Set standards for high-quality backend development
  • Build distributed systems and microservices
  • Work with NoSQL Databases
  • Develop real-time mobile game Backend with node.js and Redis
  • Occasional visits to the Tel-Aviv office


  • Team leadership experience is a must
  • At least 4 years of professional software development experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience with Node.js.
  • At least 2 years of team leadership experience and working with cross-functional teams.
  • At least 2 years of experience with distributed systems and microservices;
  • Experience with NoSQL Databases;
  • Experience with Backend development of real-time web services;
  • Experience in a high scale system;
  • Good spoken and written English is a MUST

What's in it for you

  • A challenging function, with a lot of responsibility in a unique dynamic environment
  • Work with the latest technologies
  • Work with skilled and professional teammates. Collaborating together to create awesome games served to tens of millions of players
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with a warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions
  • Competitive salary