Gdańsk, Poland Wrocław, Poland Remote

Senior Groovy Developer



Ciklum is looking for a Senior Groovy Developer to join our team full-time in Poland.

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 Senior Java Developer, become a part of a cross-functional development team working for a major credit card company on products related to security and data encryption.



  • Experience with building cloud-native applications in AWS (5+ years)
  • Experience in AWS Kinesis and highly loaded event streaming pipelines
  • Utilise Groovy’s dynamic capabilities to write concise and expressive code (3+ years)
  • Experience using build automation tools like Gradle or similar for describing builds, managing dependencies and packaging applications
  • Experience with using full-stack frameworks like Micronaut or similar for building modular, easily testable microservice applications
  • Experience with Groovy Console/VisualVM or similar instruments for quick scripting and experimentation, debugging, and profiling applications to identify performance bottlenecks
  • Experience with AWS EC2 and package and deploy applications using Docker in Kubernetes infrastructure
  • Write highly testable, automatable and performant code over the whole SDLC using high coding standards and software best practices
  • Utilise testing frameworks like Spock or similar for testing and specification
  • 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
  • Participate in the team activities according to the methodology – daily meetings, planning, retrospectives etc)
  • Сoach/supervise middle/junior engineers by demand of the project    


  • 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

  • Use of best practices and patterns during application design and implementation
  • Hands-on experience with monolith, microservice, and serverless architectural styles

Software development:

  • In-depth proficiency level in Java, implementing applications using defensive programming
  • Successful cases in developing web applications using advanced framework features and industry standard conventions
  • Practical experience in writing and performance tuning of complex SQL

Quality Assurance:

  • In-depth proficiency level in JUnit, Mockito
  • Previous participation in constant quality improvement on the project: conducting code reviews, setting up quality metrics, and monitoring

Software Deployment:

  • Hands-on experience with application deployment patterns and tools
  • Practical experience in infrastructure configuration using popular cloud providers


  • Experience in configuring application security aspects
  • Practical experience in application performance optimization

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 the expectations
  • Suggesting new ideas, looking for alternative solutions

Self – development:

  • 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


  • Capability to assess tasks of less experienced colleagues
  • Skilled in constructive feedback providing

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 don’t 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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