Poland Hybrid

Expert Java Software Engineer / Technical Lead



Ciklum is looking for an Expert Java Software Engineer / Technical Lead to join our team full-time in Krakow.

We are a custom product engineering company that supports both multinational organizations and scaling startups to solve their most complex business challenges. With a global team of over 4,000 highly skilled developers, consultants, analysts and product owners, we engineer technology that redefines industries and shapes the way people live.

About the role:

As an Expert Java Software Engineer / Technical Lead, become a part of a cross-functional development team engineering experiences of tomorrow.

Join a leading global technology center, dedicated to providing specialized services and driving innovation in the banking industry. You will play a critical role in defining and executing our technology strategy, driving innovation, and overseeing the development and delivery of cutting-edge solutions. You will be responsible for leading a diverse team of technologists and engineers, fostering a culture of excellence, and ensuring the successful implementation of projects across the organization.

This position features a hybrid work model that seamlessly integrates remote flexibility with a minimum of two days per week at our Krakow office, providing the opportunity for potential relocation to Krakow.


  • Collaborate on shaping the Engineering Strategy for our department, focusing on areas like Cloud, API, SRE, and Digital Platform
  • Uphold high standards of code quality and data integrity, encourage best practices, and support continuous improvement efforts
  • Offer specialized technical expertise, advocating for DevOps and Agile methodologies
  • Drive initiatives to enhance the productivity of our engineering team
  • Assist in identifying and resolving incidents related to our IT services
  • Ensure the reliability and sustainability of our services, meeting recovery time objectives for all software solutions
  • Make recommendations about tools, technologies, and relevant areas such as cybersecurity and regulatory requirements
  • Provide training and development opportunities as needed for team members


  • A minimum of 10 years of IT experience, with a strong foundation in Java and proficiency in Cloud technologies like AWS
  • Proficiency in Java and web-based technologies such as JavaScript frameworks, HTML5, and CSS
  • Experience working with Web Services, including REST and SOAP, along with knowledge of XML, JSON, and Swagger
  • Skills and expertise in API Architecture and Engineering, with a deep understanding of technologies like REST, API Gateways, and Management Platforms within a Cloud-native environment
  • Expertise in using Spring Boot for designing and building APIs
  • Ability to make informed technical decisions and stay updated on advancements in relevant technologies
  • Strong understanding of SDLC, with the ability to champion Agile and DevOps practices to advance organizational maturity

Personal skills

  • Demonstrated leadership experience, with the ability to inspire and guide engineering teams towards achieving team and department goals and objectives
  • Strong ability to manage and collaborate with business stakeholders, ensuring alignment between technical solutions and business goals
  • Excellent communication skills, with fluency in English, both spoken and written
  • Adept at engaging and guiding diverse engineering teams.
  • Accountability for the own scope of work and capability to assess tasks of less experienced colleagues
  • Skilled in constructive feedback providing
  • Eager to learn and grow: curios, keen to constant self-development
  • Constantly improving own mastership
  • Proactive in efforts to deliver results according to the expectations
  • Ability to express ideas, thoughts, and questions simply, concisely and in a structured way

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance, life insurance and Multisport card
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy license, language courses and company-paid certifications
  • Growth environment: share your experience and level up your expertise with a community of skilled professionals, locally and globally
  • Flexibility: Own your schedule – you are the one to decide when to start your working day. Just dont miss your regular team stand-up
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Internal Mobility Program helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfill your potential
  • Global impact: work on large-scale projects that redefine industries with international and fast-growing clients
  • Welcoming environment: feel empowered with a friendly team, open-door policy, informal atmosphere within the company and regular team-building events

About us:

Join a well-established company and a strong team of professionals.

Seize the perks of global opportunities, local approach and start-up spirit.

Boost your skills with modern stacks and industry-leading clients!

Enjoy what you do, do what you enjoy!

Be bold, not bored!

Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

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We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. Can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.


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