Java Team Lead for Ciklum Digital

Kyiv, Amosova, Ukraine


Ciklum is a top-five global 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!

Read more about the client


On behalf of Ciklum Digital, we are looking for Java Team Lead to join our Kyiv team on a full-time basis.

Our Customer is a financial service company that provides supply chain finance across Europe, North America and Asia.

Ciklum is building a team to work on various projects which primary goal is to improve and automate the customer’s business processes, reduce time and efforts, required for various operations.


  • Back End development;
  • Working with cloud-based platforms, microservice architecture;
  • Taking part in decision-making process in developing of solution and application architecture;
  • Code and Architectural review;
  • Communicate with PMs, engineers, architects, QA engineers and other colleagues and stakeholders;
  • Proactive position in solution development, processes improvements;
  • Working in international distributed team in Agile environment;
  • Delivering the product roadmap and plannings;
  • Ensure that the highest coding standards are met and write highly testable, automatable and performant code over the whole SDLC;
  • Transform requirements to a set of various types of code tests.


  • Experience in software development more than 7 years;
  • Excellent knowledge in Computer Science, Computing Theory:
    • Paradigm & Principles (OOP, SOLID, DDD);
    • Database theory;
    • Code testing practices;
    • Algorithms;
    • Architectural & Enterprise Patterns;
    • Design patterns;
    • Deployment patterns;
    • Security patterns, computer security and networking vulnerability;
  • Understanding of network interactions and protocols, conventions (REST), authentication and authorization standards and practices (oAuth, JWT);
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in Java 8/11 (more than 3 years);
  • Practical experience with:
    • REST API development;
    • Web application frameworks (e.g. Spring Framework);
    • Testing frameworks (e.g. JUnit, PowerMock, WiresMock);
    • ORM (e.g. Hibernate);
    • RDBMS (especially PostgreSQL);
    • NoSQL (e.g. MongoDB, ElasticSearch, CouchDB);
    • Key-value storages (e.g. Redis, Memcached);
    • Messaging systems (e.g. RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka, AWS SQS);
    • Version control systems (GIT);
    • Cloud solutions (AWS);
    • Docker;
    • Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Gitlab Pipeline, Jenkins, TeamCity, Bamboo);
    • Builders;
  • Experience with:
    • Creation software architecture and design of complex applications, platforms, microservices solutions;
    • Agile software processes and technologies;
    • Code Review process;
    • Refactoring process;
    • Troubleshooting, profiling and debugging applications in AWS;
  • Fluent or Upper-Intermediate English.


  • Understanding of orchestration and virtualization (e.g. Kubernetes, Swarm);
  • Experience with:
    • Provisioning tools (e.g. Terraform, Ansible);
    • Quality tools (e.g. SonarQube).

Personal skills

  • Positive attitude and proactive communication.
  • Strong self-motivation, reliable and flexible team-player. High attention to details.
  • Always seeking to improve processes and suggest better solutions.
  • Working with new skill sets and continuously improve hard and soft skills.

What's in it for you

  • Career growth opportunities;
  • Realization of your innovative ideas in building new Ciklum Solutions and Services;
  • Friendly collaborative teams and enjoyable working environment;
  • Professional skills development and training programs;
  • Variety of knowledge sharing, training and self-development opportunities;
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions.