Expert Java Developer / Development Lead for Ciklum Digital

Islamabad, Pakistan

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Ciklum is a leading global digital services and software engineering company, serving Fortune 500 and fast-growing organisations. Headquartered in the UK, we unite 3,500+ software developers, designers, product managers and data scientists around the world building tailored digital solutions that leverage emerging technologies.

We are enabling digital transformation for some of the largest household names and platforms in the digital economy. Ciklum is the place to make your tech ideas tangible and join the global projects redefining industries.

We are looking forward to seeing you as a part of our team!

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Description

On behalf of Ciklum Digital, Ciklum is looking for an Expert Java Developer / Development Lead to join our team on a full-time basis.

You will join a highly motivated team and will be working on a modern solution for our existing client. We are looking for technology experts who want to make an impact on new business by applying best practices and taking ownership.

Project description:

Ciklum will build the collaborative sportswear design platform for TOP-5 company of the sportswear market. Scalable solution that will be used by famous worldwide sportswear designers to create and bring to market new sports fashion collections. Part of the larger Product Lifecycle Management ecosystem the platform delivered within the current project will become a market differentiator and key comparative advantage for multi-billion business. Project will use proven and edge technologies and concepts, such as SAFe, Behaviour-Driven Development, DevOps, Event-Driven architecture.

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement a set of various types of tests (unit, integration, functional, etc)
  • Lead L3 support team
  • Lead investigation, research and resolution of critical Production incidents
  • Ensure timely response and resolution of L3 support requests
  • Back-end development to meet customer’s business needs and implement components according to modern software development environment (microservice architecture, event-driven architecture etc.)
  • Develop and review feature design documents and provide inputs/update to specifications for the solution
  • Working in an international distributed team in an Agile environment
  • Communicate with PMs, engineers, Architects, QA and other colleagues and stakeholders
  • Delivering the product roadmap improvements
  • To use high coding standards, software best practices and write highly testable, automatable and performant code over the whole SDLC

Requirements

  • Experience in software development for more than 10 years
  • Excellent knowledge in Computer Science, Computing Theory:
    • Paradigm & Principles (OOP, SOLID, DDD, TDD, BDD)
    • Database theory (RDBMS, NoSQL)
    • Code testing practices
    • Algorithms
    • Data structures
    • Architectural, Enterprise and Design Patterns
    • Deployment patterns
    • Security patterns, Reverse engineering resistance, Common attacks types (OWASP)
  • Understanding of network interactions:
    • protocols
    • conventions (e.g. REST, RPC)
    • authentication and authorization flows
    • standards and practices (e.g. oAuth, JWT)
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in Java (8+ years)
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • Spring Framework (5+ years), including Spring security principles
    • Kibana, Instana and heap dump analysis
    • Search engines such as Elasticsearch or Solr (2+ years)
    • Messaging systems specifically Kafka (2+ years)
    • RDBMS, specifically Oracle 12.2
    • Orchestration and containerisation, specifically Kubernetes (2+ years)
    • SOAP integrations
    • Gitflow branching model
    • REST API development
    • ORM (e.g. Hibernate)
    • Web Servers
    • Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Gitlab Pipeline, Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo)
    • Builders
  • Experience with:
    • Leading Team
    • Troubleshooting, profiling and debugging applications
    • Creation software architecture and design of complex applications, platforms, microservices solutions with Event-Driven design and CQRS
    • API Documentation (Swagger)
    • Agile software processes and technologies
    • Code Review process
    • Refactoring process
  • Advanced English

Desirable

  • Experience with L3 support teams
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • Monitoring & Logging tools (e.g. ELK)
    • Service Discovery & Configuration tools
    • API Gateways
    • Provisioning tools (e.g. Terraform, Ansible)

Personal skills

  • Good analytical skills
  • Good team player, motivated to solve complex tasks
  • Strong communication and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and result-oriented
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy

What's in it for you

  • Close cooperation with client
  • Dynamic and challenging tasks
  • Ability to influence project technologies
  • Projects from scratch
  • Team of professionals: learn from colleagues and gain recognition of your skills
  • European management style
  • Continuous self-improvement