Expert Java Developer for Ciklum Digital

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine

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Ciklum is a Software Engineering and Solutions Company. Our 3,000+ IT professionals are located in the offices and delivery centres in Ukraine, Belarus, Poland and Spain.

As Ciklum employee, you'll have the unique possibility to communicate directly with the client when working in Extended Teams. Besides, Ciklum is the place to make your tech ideas tangible. The Vital Signs Monitor for the Children’s Cardiac Center as well as Smart Defibrillator, the winner of the US IoT World Hackathon, are among the cool things Ciklumers have developed.

Ciklum is a technology partner for Google, Intel, Micron, and hundreds of world-known companies. We are looking forward to seeing you as a part of our team!

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Description

On behalf of Ciklum Digital, we are looking for an Expert Java Developer 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:

Our client is an award-winning UK workplace pension provider. We look after the pension savings of tens of thousands of employers and millions of members from a wide range of industry sectors.

This project is about Customer platforms in the pension funds domain. Goal is to achieve contribution monitoring (1000s of contributions into the pension scheme from employees and customers) & later a solution for data cleansing & data governance of the platform. Process automation, using a set of business rules and data quality rules, as well as data visualization is in the focus of the client.

Candidates will join the client’s team of 80 engineers already working on the solution.

Responsibilities

  • Lead development team
  • Lead and improve the decision-making process in design solution architecture, solution development, architecture and code review
  • Back-end development to meet customer’s business needs and implement components according to modern software development environment (cloud-based platforms, microservice architecture, etc.)
  • Develop and review feature design documents and provide inputs/update to specifications for the solution
  • Design and implement a set of various types of tests (unit, integration, functional, etc)
  • Proactive position in architecture preparation, solution development, processes improvements
  • 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 and plannings
  • 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 7 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 (more than 5 years)
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • REST API development
    • Web application frameworks (e.g. Spring Boot Framework) (more than 4 years)
    • Testing frameworks (e.g.g. JUnit, PowerMock, WiresMock) (more than 4 years)
    • ORM (e.g. Hibernate) (more than 2 years)
    • RDBMS (e.g MySQL/MariaDB, PostgreSQL, Oracle) (more than 4 years)
    • NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, ElasticSearch, CouchDB)
    • Search Engines (e.g. ElasticSearch, Azure Search, Apache Solr)
    • Key-value storages (e.g. Redis, Memcached)
    • Messaging systems (e.g. RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, Active MQ, AWS SQS, Azure Service Bus, Google Pub/Sub)
    • Web Servers
    • Version control systems (GIT)
    • Cloud solutions (e.g. AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Azure)
    • Integration with 3rd party solutions
    • Docker
    • Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Gitlab Pipeline, Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo)
    • Builders
    • GraphQL
  • Experience with:
    • Leading Team
    • Troubleshooting, profiling and debugging applications
    • Creation software architecture and design of complex applications, platforms, microservices solutions
    • Agile software processes and technologies
    • Code Review process
    • Refactoring process
  • Fluent English

Desirable

  • Certifications on:
    • Java
    • Spring Frameworks
    • Cloud providers
    • Delivery processes (SAFe, Agile, etc)
  • Experience with Leading and Supporting medium to large size solution delivery projects
  • Understanding of orchestration and containerisation (e.g. Kubernetes, Swarm)
  • Practical commercial experience with:
    • Serverless architecture
    • Provisioning tools (e.g. Terraform, Ansible)
    • Quality tools (e.g. SonarQube)
    • Drools
    • Camunda

Personal skills

  • Curious mind and willingness to work with client in consultative manner to find areas to improve
  • Good analytical skills
  • Good team player, motivated to develop and solve complex tasks
  • Self-motivated, self-disciplined and result-oriented
  • Strong attention to details and accuracy

What's in it for you

  • A Centre of Excellence is ultimately a community that allows you to improve yourself and have fun. Our centers of excellence (CoE) bring together all Ciklumers from across the organization to share best practices, support, advice, industry knowledge and to create a strong community
  • Close cooperation with client
  • A constant flow of new projects
  • 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