Lead Java Engineer (Hybris)

Kharkiv, Ukraine

Striving for excellence is in our DNA. Since 1993, we have been helping the world’s leading companies imagine, design, engineer, and deliver software and digital experiences that change the world. We are more than just specialists, we are experts.


Currently we are looking for a Lead Java Engineer for our Kharkiv office to make the team even stronger.

Today we are a global team of technologists and thinkers who help transform the world with the power of software, enabling our customers to be competitive and disruptive in the marketplace through innovative technology solutions.

As a Lead Java Engineer, you will live on the front lines of the products we create, and build features used by millions of people every day.

Our customer is a global retailer of headwear, accessories and apparel lines for men, women and youth. Its products are sold in more than 80 countries. EPAM is engaged with our customer to drive long-term digital strategy including B2C eCommerce as the first “pilot” step to design, build and launch across US and Canada an elevated digital brand experience for the new online B2C eCommerce store within 6 months’ time frame.


HYBRIS is a leading E-commerce platform being authentically a future of E-commerce today. Incorporates stores for web, mobile and more for B2C and B2B including powerful search and merchandising, master data management (MDM) / PIM, order management, and Web content management. Built on a single stack of modern, standards-based, service-oriented technology. Hybris is able to manage: 1) 20 million SKUs on one of the largest online retail sites; 2) two million customers and 500,000 orders per day for one of the largest wholesale distributors; 3) 2,500 stores in 44 global markets for one of the largest physical retailers. In just 4 months, HYBRIS is deployed in 42 countries and now processes 6000 inquiries per second.

-Build upon latest Spring release, including Spring MVC and Spring Integration frameworks;
-Full-text search with SOLR;
-RDBMS-independent, supports MongoDB in certain modules;
-Plain old JSP + top-edge java script frameworks for a storefront;
-Supports both REST and SOAP;
-Modular architecture;
-Cloud integration;
-Best code practices (Checkstyle, CPD, PMD, FindBugs).

We relocate to Kharkiv. Learn more from a short presentation.

Project technologies and tools

  • Java;
  • Agile;
  • Design patterns;
  • Spring.


  • Lead an Agile development team;
  • Make technical decisions;
  • Communicate directly with the customer;
  • Write high quality code;
  • Perform code review;
  • Endorse best practices;
  • Improve existing processes;
  • Mentor less experienced colleagues;
  • Commit and complete work on time.


  • 4+ years of practical experience in Java and J2EE;
  • 1+ year of team leadership experience;
  • Good experience in Design patterns, architecture frameworks;
  • Good knowledge of Spring technologies;
  • Good communication and presentation skills are required;
  • Experience in Agile;
  • Good spoken and written English.

We offer

  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Individual career path in engineering;
  • Social package - medical insurance, sports;
  • Compensation for sick lists and regular vacations;
  • English classes with native speakers (certified English teachers);
  • Other.


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