Software Engineering Manager (Java)

Location: Dnipro, Ukraine

Date posted: June 19, 2019


Our client provide best-in-class software solutions for the transport industry. 
Based in West London they provide the UK’s largest freight exchanges to circa 5000 members and counting.

What does company offer?

● The opportunity to be part of an international team
● You will be able to test and experiment with a lot of new stuff
● A unique chance to gain a ton of experience in a real environment, working with a leading British company




● You will help us to migrate from a monolithic architecture to microservices
● Assist in architecting systems and applications
● Participate in regular retrospectives help surface what’s not working so we can fix it, and what we’re doing right so we can improve on it
● Coach, mentor and develop the engineers
● Conduct regular 1 to 1 sessions with developers
● Lead the creation, availability, resilience, and scalability of software solutions
● Continuously improve software engineering practices
● You will look over 4 different SCRUM teams
● Encourage innovation, implementation of cutting-edge technologies, inclusion, outside-of-thebox thinking, teamwork, self-organization, and diversity
● Managing performance and provide constructive feedback, helping the members of your team become the best they can
● Define your career path and embrace the opportunity to grow and learn
● Benefit from working in a multi-disciplinary team, that uses modern software and product development techniques, and values continuous improvement
● You will report to the Head of Technology




● 10+ years of experience with Java
● Demonstrable experience of Java, its libraries and frameworks
● Knowledge of Git, JIRA, Confluence
● Experience with build automation tools like Maven and Gradle
● Experience in designing and implementing large-scale distributed systems
● Proven experience creating Docker containers
● Knowledge of Domain-Drive Design
● Solid knowledge of microservices oriented architectures
● Experience of building and/or working with RESTful services
● Knowledge of Relational Database Management Systems, especially PostgreSQL
● Solid knowledge of working in cloud based infrastructure, in particular AWS
● Understanding of Computer Science fundamentals like: Data Structures, Algorithms, Distributed Systems, and Information Retrieval
● Demonstrable knowledge of software patterns
● You are able to communicate clearly and accurately about technical topics (in English)
● Experience making business decisions or leading design and architectural conversations
● English professional working proficiency
● Demonstrable knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
● Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
● Proven leadership experience and/or demonstrable leadership ability in a technical environment
● Demonstrable ability to efficiently manage a large number of concurrent disparate projects, product features and activities
● You have worked in a Agile environment and you are aware about the Agile best practices
● Educated to degree-level or equivalent by experience in a relevant subject

What would be great to have...

● Experience building systems to perform real-time data processing using Apache Kafka, or similar technologies (Apache Flink, Apache Spark, Samza, etc.)
● Knowledge of the Scala programming language and the Akka framework
● Experience with NoSQL database is a plus
● Experience as an open source contributor and/or speaker