Tech Lead (Java/Javascript) for Daxx New Client


Daxx is looking for Tech Lead (Java/Javascript) to join and expand Daxx New Client team in Kyiv 

About the project:

At our company, we are developing a paradigm-shifting search agent mechanism, involving a whole new search experience driven by AI (ML/NLP/CV). Our first application is in product search, essentially replacing the standard ‘filter’ component in marketplaces and e-commerce sites. The result is a virtual agent that helps you to discover the right products for you – by helping you explore choices, stimulating you to consider alternatives, automatically processing your (potentially conflicting) preferences, and engaging with you through multiple channels (web, mobile, messenger) using natural language.

The first development phases have been completed, and an MVP for a fully functional marketplace is in place (stack: Python / React). This enables us to test all the core concepts, before expanding our scope to the development of front-end components (likely React-based) and a service backbone (Java-based) that we can integrate and deliver to marketplace/e-commerce players.

You will be the Tech Lead who will take us through these important next phases. You will be focused on architecting and kicking off the development of the components (Java/Javascript).

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Working with the founders to set the direction and goals for development
  • Designing and reviewing scalable technical solutions, as well as driving architecture definitions
  • Developing E2E solutions (design, code, tests, documentation) along with the team
  • Mentoring and coaching of engineers

General requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years of full-time post-university development experience
  • A proven track record of building/leading a high-performing engineering team
  • Experience with recommendation engines, predictive modeling, and machine learning is a big plus
  • You prefer working in a start-up environment i.e. you are flexible and dynamic, and comfortable
    with rapid prototyping, iteration and dealing with a level of uncertainty
  • Demonstrated experience of integrating solutions to existing web-sites is a big plus

Technical requirements:

  • Excellent coding abilities and experience with architectural patterns
  • Deep experience with Java
  • Strong familiarity with web UI technologies
  • Thorough knowledge of Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD) concepts
  • Strong experience of Web Services and API development using REST
  • Experience with developing solutions in large cloud computing infrastructures
  • Experience with relational databases (Oracle, MySQL) and NoSQL (Cassandra, MongoDB)

Team environment:

  • Able to “think out of the box”, take on new ideas
  • Good command of English, and comfortable with regular voice/video calls to discuss the way forward
  • You enjoy working with highly motivated people in a highly collaborative environment

Daxx offers:

  • Direct cooperation with the customer
  • Dedicated HR/ Client Manager
  • Regular performance reviews
  • Competitive Salary, medical insurance, 20 working vacation days
  • Regular corporate events, team buildings, etc.
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Ksenia Khirna

Ksenia Khirna

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Job Overview

  • Location: Kyiv
  • Job Title: Tech Lead (Java/Javascript) for Daxx New Client

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