Mobile Team Lead for Mercedes Pay (Kyiv)

Kyiv, Gulliver, Ukraine


Mercedes Pay S.A. is a young, innovative start-up in the field of mobile/online payment. Our goal is to establish the new standard for payment processes. ‘Mercedes pay’ is the electronic payment system for services provided by the Daimler Group. It is a fundamental component of Daimler’s mobility and digitalization strategy. As a part of the Daimler group, we are ambitious to make the products and services that Daimler offers even more appealing with the new payment system.


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On behalf of Mercedes Pay, Ciklum is looking for Mobile Team Lead to join Kyiv team on a full-time basis.

The Mobile Lead is a leadership position, responsible for defining the technology frameworks for mobile development. This position requires interaction with the Product development team, Client, Vendors, Operational, and Support staff and will be a fast paced environment consistent with handling multiple management demands.



  • Leading development and people management for team of 5-6 members iOS, Android and QA engineers
  • Defining the technology frameworks for mobile development on iOS and Android
  • Hiring and retaining top mobile talent
  • Collaborating with PM and UX teams on product roadmap
  • Delivering high quality products that use appropriate design patterns and are future proofed
  • Delivering code that is well tested and developed according to DoD and meets performance KPIs
  • Staying on top of the latest developments in mobile frameworks and utilizing them in our products as appropriate


  • 5+ years professional software development experience on the iOS platform
  • 2+ years professional software development experience on the  Android platform
  • Expertise in Objective-C, Swift, and Java
  • Experience building/shipping/maintaining multiple commercial iOS/Android applications
  • Deep understanding of REST API design
  • Strong testing practices  (Apium is a big plus )
  • Solid knowledge of computer science fundamentals (algorithms, data structures)
  • Designing software in an agile manner, but maintaining a focus on future enhancements
  • Minimum 2 years proven experience as tech lead of mobile development team
  • BS in EE or CS

What's in it for you

  • Unique working environment where you communicate and work directly with client
  • Usage of the latest technologies and tools to develop and deliver amazing products
  • State of the art, cool, centrally located offices with warm atmosphere which creates really good working conditions
  • Medical insurance