Tech Lead - Kotlin


Calcey is a global boutique software product engineering firm with offices in the USA, Singapore, and Sri Lanka. For two decades, we have delivered bespoke digital products for startups, SMEs, and global corporations including PayPal, Stanford University, and the Wikimedia Foundation. Recognized as one of the best workplaces in the IT/ITeS sector, we take pride in nurturing a culture where passion thrives. Calcey’s Colombo office requires a Tech Lead – Kotlin.

What You'll Do

This is a hands-on role that includes planning, designing, coding, debugging, testing, deployment, and team leadership. In addition, the position will require interfacing with other internal and external technology stakeholders.

We Expect You To Have

  • High proficiency and hands-on experience in Kotlin and Java programming languages
  • Experience leading the design, development, and implementation of scalable and high-performance backend solutions
  • Expertise in Spring Boot framework for backend development using Kotlin
  • Strong understanding and practical experience in designing, implementing, and consuming RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge and experience in software architecture, practical use of design patterns, and object-oriented principles
  • Familiarity with any of the following databases: MS SQL Server, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • 7+ years of hands-on industry experience (with at least 3 years focused on Spring Boot development using Kotlin)
  • Past experience and understanding of ElasticSearch would be a nice-to-have benefit
  • University degree holder or self-learner; we welcome anyone passionate about software engineering principles and best practices
  • Willingness to learn different programming paradigms, languages, and technologies is a requirement
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

It's Great If You Have

  • Ability to understand, adapt, initiate, implement processes, and operate in a changing and sometimes undefined environment
  • Analytical thinking and planning, communication, problem-solving, good judgment, and the ability to influence others positively is required
  • Ability to effectively communicate even when the information is sensitive/difficult
  • Demonstrate the ability to multitask, manage multiple projects, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Ethical, Courageous, Transparent, Imaginative, Candid, and Responsible

Compensation: A highly attractive compensation package pegged to the US dollar awaits the right individual.

Calcey is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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