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January 31, 2020
1 position



Any city, Ukraine

Svitla Systems Inc. is looking for Senior Software (Java) Engineer for a full-time position (40 hours per week) in Ukraine. Our customer base and network is growing rapidly and we are expanding our Engineering team. We are looking for an extremely talented, energetic, and motivated individual to join us as a Senior Engineer. We are a small group and you will have a big impact on the success of our product and company. You will be focused on the middle and backend tiers of our platform where we are working on a federated query and analytics engine. As a key member of our team, you will use your technical skills, prowess, and ingenuity, to develop all aspects of a significant area of our platform. You will be responsible for overall design and code quality. You will ensure your solutions are secure, scalable, testable, and maintainable and are aligned with other areas of the system. You will also be responsible for planning out development work using agile techniques, and tracking progress. If you're interested in working for a company that is making a great impact in the healthcare field along with having a great team and fun company culture, please respond with a copy of your most recent resume along with your current contact information.


We are building our system with a variety of technologies including React, Dropwizard, Elasticsearch, RabbitMQ, Redis, Mongo, PostgreSQL, and Oracle all running on AWS.  We're writing code in JavaScript, Java, Go, Python, R, and SQL.  We are currently researching and implementing the best technologies to enable future analytics development.  We operate in an agile environment where we believe in collaboration, code/design reviews, and lots of automated tests.

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of systems design for both cloud hosted and on premises solutions. 
  • Deep knowledge of Java.  Experience in one or more additional languages (Go, Scala, Groovy, Python, R, Ruby) strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated expertise in developing and deploying distributed, REST based systems.
  • Experience in one or more of the following areas: 
    • System security (identity management, access control, auditing, penetration)
    • Distributed computing and message queues
    • Workflow technology
    • SQL and various RDBMS (Oracle, PostgreSQL, MySql)
    • NoSQL architectures; specifically, Mongo and Redis
    • Data analytics, ontologies, and semantic web technologies (RDF, OWL, SKOS, etc.)
    • Health informatics and associated platforms (e.g. i2b2)
  • Ability to design solutions for long term maintainability
  • Great communication skills keeping management and your peers apprised of risks, issues, and overall status
  • You must be a self-starter, take initiative, and work independently but not in isolation
  • Experience developing and delivering solutions for commercial use, hosted solutions preferred
  • Motivated to work as part of a startup which at times requires chipping in wherever needed
  • Healthcare experience is a significant plus
  • Experience developing applications for AWS is a plus



We are seeking candidates that can operate across one or more domains whether it be designing stateless micro services, building out our medical terminology solution, enhancing our collaboration and social platform, or designing and implementing our real-time, federated analytics platform.The detailed design and implementation of a significant module or subsystem

  • Ensure that your solutions are secure, manageable, scalable, and testable
  • Assist with the establishment of the engineering organization’s development practices by contributing to the implementation of agile tools, source control, build, defect tracking, QA environment, etc.
  • Collaborate with our team, presenting your concepts and ideas to the rest of the team, and driving the development activities
  • Perform code reviews
  • Evaluate and recommending the use of tools and technologies
  • Communicate status and tracking work activities via Agile development tools and practices
  • Help grow our team by participating in the hiring process and mentoring new team members
  • Document the architecture and design idioms you have established

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation plan that takes skills and experience into consideration.
  • Annual performance appraisals.
  • Possibility to choose your workspace either remote or combination of your home and one of our development offices. 
  • Flexible working hours and adjustable work/life balance. Projects that use advanced, cutting-edge technologies.
  • Competitive bonuses for a personal recommendation of new employees.
  • Vacation time, sick-leaves, national holidays, family supplementary days off.
  • Comprehensive medical insurance including dental services, massages, and sports activities.
  • Support for a healthy lifestyle, compensation of running events.
  • Maternity leave policy.
  • Daycare centers for kids in select offices.
  • A personal loan budget is available for long-term personnel.
  • Partial compensation of conferences, courses and English classes.
  • Free meetups, webinars, and conferences organized by Svitla.
  • Birthday presents for personnel and New Year gifts for children.
  • Fun summer and winter corporate parties and memorable anniversary presents.

About Svitla:

Svitla is a proven custom software development company and testing provider headquartered in California, with development offices throughout Mexico and Europe (Ukraine, Poland). For 15 years, we have served a wide number of customers ranging from big corporations to innovative young companies in Silicon Valley to large educational institutions. The list of our customers includes such well-known companies as BMC Software, Ancestry, Affymetrix, Ingenico, Logitech and Stanford University. Our mission is to build a company that contributes to the well-being of our clients, personnel and their families, improves our communities, and makes a lasting difference in the world. Join us!

If you are interested in our vacancy, please send your CV. We will be happy to see you in our friendly team :)

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