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Backend Stack Expert (m|f|d)

Linz, Vienna, full-time

A safe working place in the ever increasing field of ecommerce? As Backend Stack Expert, you work closely with our development teams and drive the technical development of our backend technologies. In addition, you design the roadmaps for our technological basis – the smec Foundation – and ensure their adoption in the development teams.

Your tasks

  • You drive the technical development of backend technologies and libraries across our development teams and set new standards for code quality.
  • You design the roadmaps for the smec Foundation and select architectures, technologies and libraries together with key stakeholders. 
  • You ensure the adoption of these technologies in the development teams.
  • You live TDD and ideally code in Spring, Java and Scala.
  • You actively contribute to the system architecture of our software solutions and optimise features in terms of scalability and performance.
  • You are a mentor and contact person for our development teams with regard to our backend stack.

Your profile

  • You have successfully completed your education (HTL and/or IT studies).
  • You can look back on at least 5 years of experience in software development and ideally have at least 3 years of experience in software architecture.
  • You are passionate about both new and proven technologies such as Spring, Java and Scala.
  • You are a novelty seeker and interested in all the other technologies we use such as Java, Javascript, Scala, Groovy, Node, Python, R, Git, Gitlab, IntelliJ, MySql, Google Cloud, Spark, Akka, Spring, Boot, Gradle, Spock Framework, Angular, GraphQL, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Prometheus, Grafana, etc.
  • You place high value on code quality and like to share your knowledge in the team.
  • You are fluent in business English.

We offer

We offer you the possibility to actively contribute to the development of smec – an accelerated learning curve in an award-winning company and an extremely appreciative working environment included! In addition, we offer stunningly flexible working hours anytime between 6am to 11pm, as we know you have a social life too – whether it’s spending time at the lake, going for a hike or to be at home with the kids. Moreover, you’ll enjoy plenty of perks such as: full free access to Udemy courses, free coffee and tea in vast quantities, fresh fruit and our smec buddy system. On top of that, you will get a new MacBook, not only for work, but also for your personal use. And we host a variety of events with free drinks because smecies just love to mingle with other smecies. 


Loving the sound of smec? Just write an email or give us a call! We’re excited to get to know you and would love to welcome you here at smec. 

We offer the following benefits

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Stunningly flexible working hours

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smec spirit

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Top-notch equipment

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Home office

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Personal & professional development

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Switch locations

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Structured onboarding

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Your smec buddy

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Flat hierarchies & open door policy

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Cool company events

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Free access to the smec gym

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Refreshments & goodies

For legal reasons, we refer to the collective agreement minimum salary of EUR 3,094 (14 x per year) for this position. The actual salary depends on your qualification and experience, a willingness to overpay is given.

About smec

smec – Smarter Ecommerce is one of the leading B2B SaaS providers of paid search automation software and a strategic partner for online retailers in Europe.

Due to our vast experience in the highly specialised PPC industry, we constantly add value to our existing tools and challenge competitors with innovative solutions.

More than 500 national and international clients with yearly budgets worth 350+m Euro rely on our data-driven insights and best-in-class consulting services regarding Data & Growth Strategy, the Google Marketing Platform (GMP), Microsoft Advertising, Programmatic, Display Ads and more. Leveraging these advantages, we are building a powerful online retail data platform and are transforming from a pure PPC specialist to a strategic growth partner for online retailers.

We are growing fast – in the meantime more than 150 passionate employees from 20 different countries are following their professional passion at one of our locations in Linz, Vienna and London.