Lead Software Engineer

Unique People, s.r.o.

Place of work
Košice, Slovakia (Job with occasional home office)
Contract type
Start date
Wage (gross)
3 000 EUR/monthSalary depends on the skills and seniority and can be negotiated

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

We are seeking a passionate colleague to help us to build our IT development team in Košice.

You will work on an application for passengers that is used worldwide. You will be a part of the team that uses an efficient and agile development process with a strong focus on quality and automated testing with a modern testing framework.
We will appreciate your help to create a new team and ensure it will work according to our best practices.

We offer you a long-term career and the opportunity to develop yourself as we care about employees´ knowledge and education.
This is an exciting opportunity for a person to work with the newest technologies and do a great career step forward.

Employee perks, benefits

Enjoy all our benefits
• Let your career grow with Skillmea (Learn to code), Udemy, Pluralsight, Linux Academy courses, and individual education according to your position up to 2,000 € yearly for an employee
• Represent the company at various conferences and educational & networking events
• Learn and improve your languages (German, English language)
• Participate in internal tech talks on a weekly basis as part of a development academy

You can:
• work as a permanent employee or a freelancer
• choose home/office work or a combination of both
• manage your working time upon agreement (flexible working hours)

You get:
• a mobile phone and agreed hardware for personal usage

Easy access to the offices:
• fresh new premises in the city center
• shared parking spaces next to the office doors
• shared bicycle garage

Enjoy even more benefits:
• variable part of the salary paid quarterly
• informal, friendly atmosphere with the feeling of the family company
• diversified projects for local and international clients
• financial contribution to food

• hockey tickets for HC Košice matches
• multisport card, participation in sports events (runs, football matches...)
• e-bikes landing (also during weekends)

And there’s more:
• coffee, snacks & cakes daily (mostly from local suppliers or baked by us)
• team breakfasts
• company events offline but also online (team buildings, family days…)
• and many more

Information about the selection process


Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

Secondary with school-leaving examination
University education (Bachelor's degree)
University education (Master's degree)
Postgraduate (Doctorate)

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Upper intermediate (B2) and German - Intermediate (B1)

Other knowledge

Java - Basic
JavaScript - Basic
Agile methodologies - Skillful
Project management - Skillful

Number of years of experience


Personality requirements and skills

• Experience with leading a team
• Experience in the complete software lifecycle (development, testing, and team coordination)
• Good understanding of - agile methodology, and testing tools (like Xray, Selenium, SOAP UI, Postman, Mockito, or similar) frameworks, an overview of the Software Quality sector
• General knowledge of Java, utilizing Spring, Hibernate and UI frameworks such as Angular and React
Atlassian tool suite (JIRA, Confluence)
• Knowledge of working with high-availability concepts and technologies
• High service orientation with a focus on customer satisfaction
• High degree of responsibility and analytical skills as well as commitment, team spirit
• Good knowledge of English spoken and written, German language skills advantageous
• Convincing communication skills and a confident appearance round off your profile


Brief description of the company

"Unique People is an IT outsourcing company that provides services mainly in the field of IT infrastructure and software development. We are a Slovak company based in Košice, but we operate internationally and have branches in Bratislava and Split, Croatia. Our biggest domain is software development. The largest part of the development is directed at the German market. We also operate locally, where we provide IT support or web development. We focus on business development, and we have helped many companies to establish themselves in the Slovak market. "And not the reasons why this is not possible. We are always ready to help our clients move their business forward."

Number of employees

50-99 employees


Contact person: UP Hiring team
E-mail: send CV
ID: 4507119  Dátum zverejnenia: 30.1.2023  Základná zložka mzdy (brutto): 3 000 EUR/month