Sloboda Studio is one of the first Ruby on Rails companies in Eastern Ukraine. The company was founded in 2010. The team includes more than 100 people at the moment and we continue growing.
30 листопада 2023

Chief Technical Officer (CTO) (вакансія неактивна)


Sloboda Studio, a forward-thinking company with a 13-year history, is actively seeking a Chief Technical Officer for establishing and managing a department focused on best practices, ensuring quality control in development across all projects, and actively participating in pre-sales. This role involves developing ground rules and associated documentation, implementing an effective onboarding system, and much more.

Are you passionate about creating lasting projects and skilled in full-stack technologies like Ruby, Python, Java, and the latest frontend frameworks? You could be just who we’re looking for. So, if you’re ready to roll up your sleeves and dive into a new challenge, we’d love to meet you.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Lead Development and Scaling: Oversee the development, maintenance, and expansion of projects using a full stack approach, including expertise in Ruby, Python, Java, and Frontend technologies. Ensure seamless project progression from start to finish, maintaining high standards of quality and efficiency.
  • Pre-Sales Leadership and Architectural Design: Engage in pre-sales with visually compelling slides for effective communication with clients. Build the project architecture and WBS to ensure a thorough understanding of the project scope and requirements.
  • Accurate Project Estimation: Conduct precise and realistic project estimations and resource planning, ensuring optimal allocation and utilisation of resources.
  • Technical Documentation and Standards: Organise the development of technical documentation, coding standards, and data transfer procedures and policies. Ensure compliance to best practices.
  • Onboarding Methodologies: Develop and implement effective onboarding techniques and processes for technical specialists, facilitating their smooth integration into the team.
  • Team Audit and Optimization: Perform audits to improve current team performance, implement essential changes and introduce a clear roadmap for developer growth, along with a competency matrix, to guide skill development and career advancement.
  • Technical Problem-Solving and Team Motivation: Provide expert troubleshooting and resolve complex technical issues within projects, ensuring stability and efficiency. Utilise strong leadership skills and soft skills to effectively manage and motivate your team. Create a positive and productive work environment.
  • Organizing Technical Educational Lectures: Coordinate and host technical lectures for the tech team, focusing on technologies and challenges directly relevant to current projects. Aim to enhance practical skills and knowledge, fostering professional growth and immediate application in project work.


  • Expertise in Ruby, Python, Java, and Frontend Technologies: Proficient in full-stack development.
  • System Architecture Skills: Ability to design and present scalable and efficient architectures.
  • Security Knowledge: Experienced in implementing robust security protocols in software development.
  • Leadership in Full-Stack Environments: Proven track record of successfully leading technical teams.
  • English Proficiency: Strong command of English for effective communication (Upper intermediate +).
  • Technical Documentation: Skilled in creating and managing technical documentation and coding standards.
  • Machine Learning Experience: Knowledge of or interest in machine learning, data science and/or BigData is a significant advantage.

Why Join Us:

  • You’ll have the autonomy to make crucial decisions and shape overall development processes.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with friendly and like-minded team
  • Engage in mid- and long-term projects within exciting domains such as Fintech, Healthcare, Real estate and online marketplaces.
  • Enjoy a supportive work environment with no micromanagement, empowering you to take ownership and deliver outstanding results.
  • Collaborate with international clients in a professional and culturally diverse setting, broadening your horizons and expanding your network.
  • Benefit from remote work opportunities that offer flexibility and work-life balance.
  • Competitive salary, receive a comprehensive benefits package, including paid vacation and sick leave, ensuring your well-being and happiness.
  • Join us in our mission to create a more sustainable future and contribute to a company that aligns with your values of environmental responsibility and social consciousness.

Our Culture:

At Sloboda Studio, our culture is built on three core values: trust, openness, and professionalism.

  • Trust: We prioritise responsibility, reliability, and integrity. We take ownership of our work and can count on each other to deliver results.
  • Openness: We encourage sharing ideas, proactive thinking, and a drive for improvement. Innovation and creativity are valued, fostering an environment of continuous growth.
  • Professionalism: We are dedicated to excellence. Attention to detail, smart problem-solving, and meeting commitments are at the heart of our approach.