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Chief Software Engineer Sofia, Bulgaria or Remote

Chief Software Engineer Description


EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential.


You are curious, persistent, logical and with a growth mindset – a true techie at heart. You enjoy living by the code of your craft and developing elegant solutions for complex problems. You are passionate about solving technical problems in new and unique ways that help software engineering industry pave new solution paths and technology trends. Although multiple years of experience and delivered projects with different technologies – you are hungry for more knowledge and eager for facing new challenges and more hands-on experience.

If this sounds like you, this could be the perfect opportunity to join EPAM as a CHIEF SOFTWARE ENGINEER or any level above.


  • 7+ years of experience in the software development field
  • Hands-on experience with multiple technologies (Java, JavaScript, .Net or other), business domains, programming languages and frameworks
  • 10+ production projects or initiatives, technical designs, POC, RnD, technical consultancy, etc. in different areas, with different technical challenges, different solutions and technologies used
  • Ability to engineer and implement critical parts of a complex solution (e.g. a distributed cloud-based system, high-load/low-latency service, heterogeneous system that spans and integrates multiple platforms)
  • Ability to adopt emerging technologies for project needs. Able to modernize legacy systems using new technologies. Applies system thinking for analysis, design, implementation
  • Able to start a new project from scratch as well as covering the full SDLC from a technical point of view following latest engineering excellence practices
  • Experience designing system components or whole solutions. Able to explain pros and cons of proposed solutions
  • Clean Code and Software Craftmanship
  • Quick knowledge acquirer – goes beyond current technical competency/comfort zone
  • Open for company contribution outside of primary assignment: supporting SWAT activities, hackathons, tech consultancy, educational programs contribution, etc
  • Deep understanding and practical experience working in team setups that follow practices accepted in the industry (e.g. Agile)
  • Excellent communication skills in English

Nice to have

  • Certification in the areas of expertise
  • Experience in public contribution – participation in public projects, open source initiatives, leading technical communities, and user groups
  • Experience contributing to tech talks, meetups, blogging and vlogging, speaking at conferences, participation in hackathons jury, etc
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching of engineers
  • Evangelizing best practices and leading by example

We offer

  • Opportunity to Engineer your Future and future of the software engineering
  • Personal development program that will allow you to be valued for your strengths
  • Wide range of professional trainings and workshops
  • Broad projects variety and possible mobility between projects over the time
  • Collaborate in a multicultural environment and exchange best practices with colleagues around the world
  • Varied social benefits; Sports, Transportation and Health programs
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Work-life balance and flexible schedule, team buildings and sport opportunities
  • Modern office in the new Infinity Tower business center
  • Remote By Design™ - we provide you with virtual working environment making you able to be productive and work from any location – being your home, a nice sunny terrace, summer or any of the EPAM offices all around the globe

Great! What's Next?

  • 1. Send us your up-to-date CV or LinkedIn profile, representing your skills and past projects’ achievements
  • 2. We’ll get in touch with you and help you ensure you’ve identified the most suitable role we have for you based on your strengths and passion
  • 3. We’ll invite you for follow up technical conversations with your potential future colleagues and/or project, which can be done face to face in a calm meeting room at our office or via video conferencing call from your cozy place
  • 4. At the end we will align how we can best proceed further in a mutual agreement
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