Chennai, India Hybrid

Lead Java Developer



Ciklum is looking for a Lead Java Developer to join our team full-time in India.

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 a Lead Java Developer, become a part of a cross-functional development team engineering experiences of tomorrow.



  • Write highly testable, automatable and performant code over the whole SDLC using high coding standards and software best practices
  • Develop product, deliver features and updates according to the product roadmap
  • Develop and review feature design documents and provide inputs/update to specifications for the solution
  • Drive activities – daily meetings, planning, retrospectives, etc
  • Set engineering standards in the team and help other team members adopt them
  • Line manager responsibilities – team's professional and career development
  • Assists the team in daily work


We know that sometimes, you can’t tick every box. We would still love to hear from you if you think you’re a good fit!

Software Design

  • Solid background in designing and developing solutions using best practices and patterns
  • Experience with monolithic, microservices, and event-driven architectural styles on commercial projects

Software development:

  • Highly proficient in Java and able to produce secure and optimized software
    Experience with most of the industry standard communication mechanisms (message brokers, HTTP, WebSockets) and databases (SQL, NoSQL)

Quality Assurance:

  • Proven experience in driving quality improvements for design and implementation decisions within a team

Software Deployment:

  • Hands-on experience with software deployment and configuration in the Cloud (pipelines, deployment patterns) and Container Orchestrators (k8s, Docker Swarm)


  • Lead development team
    Lead and improve the decision-making process in design solution architecture, solution development, architecture and code review

Personal skills

  • Communication is a key. You speak and write in English fluently or at least at upper-intermediate level


  • Following the “said and done” principle
  • Accountability for the own scope of work


  • Proactive in efforts to deliver results according to expectations
  • Suggesting new ideas, and looking for alternative solutions


  • Eager to learn and grow: curios, keen to constant self-development
  • Constantly improving own mastership

Effective communication:

  • Ability to express ideas, thoughts and questions simply, concisely and in a structured way
  • Creating open feedback culture
  • Clear communication of risks and consequences

Team management:

  • Effective teamwork organization

Process improvement:

  • Skilled in technical risks mitigation
  • Orchestrating the delivery process improvements with the feedback-driven approach

People development:

  • Taking active steps towards the team's professional skills improvement

What's in it for you

  • Care: your mental and physical health is our priority. We ensure comprehensive company-paid medical insurance, as well as financial and legal consultation
  • Tailored education path: boost your skills and knowledge with our regular internal events (meetups, conferences, workshops), Udemy licence, 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: hybrid work mode at Chennai or Pune 
  • Opportunities: we value our specialists and always find the best options for them. Our Resourcing Team helps change a project if needed to help you grow, excel professionally and fulfil 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:
India is a strategic growth market for Ciklum.
Be a part of a big story created right now. Let’s grow our delivery center in India together! Boost your skills and knowledge: create and innovate with like-minded professionals — all of that within a global company with a local spirit and start-up soul. 
Supported by Recognize Partners and expanding globally, we will engineer the experiences of tomorrow! 
Be bold, not bored!
Interested already? We would love to get to know you! Submit your application. We can’t wait to see you at Ciklum.

Experiences of tomorrow. Engineered together

Interested already?

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


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