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Svitla Systems Inc. is looking for Senior Front End Engineer for the full-time position (40 hours per week) in Ukraine. Our client`s software takes syndicated & retail data (Nielsen, IRI, Spins, Whole Foods, etc) and transforms it into dynamic selling stories for consumer product goods (CPG) sales managers. They give sales & marketing managers easy to apply data-based selling stories that are fine tuned to do three things - sell more product in to retail, keep customers' products in retail and find ways to optimize their categories. Client’s next generation software platform utilizes machine learning to make faster and smarter recommendations for our customers. We have a broad set of customers ranging from small natural foods companies to multi-national conglomerates. Our client is a venture-backed high-growth technology company based in the San Francisco Bay Area.

About Svitla:

Svitla Systems is a proven custom software development company and testing provider. We deliver unparalleled value to our clients, who rely on our expertise in managed team extension and build-to-order software applications.

Our main office is in the heart of Silicon Valley - with sales and development offices throughout the US, Mexico, and Europe (Ukraine, Montenegro, and Germany).

Our mission is to build a business that is not only profitable but also contributes to the well-being of our employees and their families, improves our communities, and makes a lasting difference in the world.


Responsible for supporting and leading project tasks:

Identifies key drivers of a defined problem and proposes solutions

Identifies and solves problems using analysis, experience, and judgment

Performs analysis and effective diagnosis of clients’ issues

Selects the most relevant tools/techniques to meet specific client requirements

Develops and shares reusable assets that can be readily applied to new client projects

A significant contributor to work plans for components on engagements

May lead a particular work stream, reviewing, and directing the work of more junior staff

Coordinates activities between work streams and identifies changes in scope

Develops solutions to client problems through application of personal experience and methods and tools; validates solutions to subject matter experts

Demonstrates accountability and contributions to the successful realization of project goals



Bachelor's or Engineer's degree in Computer Science and/or 8+ years equivalent experience required

8+ years in the IT industry and a good understanding of the full life cycle of development

6 years’ experience building advance reports using IBM Cognos  10.x  and Analytics suites

Preferred knowledge on framework models using IBM Cognos  10.x  and Cognos Analytics

Ability to write advanced T-SQL Queries / Stored Procedures

Understanding of data modeling principles/ preferably Kimball Methodologies

Experience defining technical expectations and goals of projects

Strong oral and written communication skills

Desire and ability to quickly learn the client’s business processes

Demonstrated ability to influence and lead

Experience with writing JavaScript / JQuery code

This will be a plus:

Knowledge of other database suites such as PostgreSQL, Oracle

Knowledge of SDK  and Cognos Mash Up Services (CMS)

What we love about Svitla Systems:

Flexible working day start & stop times.

English classes, professional and personal trainings, conferences and webinars.

Competitive compensation, including equity options with regular performance-based salary and career development reviews.

Medical Insurance (health, dental), employee assistance program.

Personal time off: paid vacation and holidays. Work hard, play hard, right?

We're very fast-paced, hard-working, and love to have fun! Our cool co-workers play soccer, poker, go skiing, biking, hiking, and so much more.

We have tasty birthday cakes, lunch bunch and subsidized drinks and snacks, funny celebrations, team outings and unforgettable corporate events.

We are always happy to meet the newbie colleagues and their new ideas.


Krakow / Remote, Poland
Occupational fields: 
Software development
Years of experience: 
5 - 10 years