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Junior Developer (front end/back end)

Linz, full-time, m|f|x

As a Junior Developer, you will be jointly responsible for the further development and operation of our core software products, AdEngine and Whoop! The specialist knowledge of our software engineers, our agile working methods and excellent team spirit provide the conditions for innovative and efficient work, and create an exceptional working environment. Varied and challenging activities await – from interesting smec TechTalks and popular tech events, to our Freaky Fridays ;-)

Your tasks

  • You will be actively involved in the development of our AdEngine and Whoop! products
  • You will help us to quickly and reliably process complex data streams and relationships
  • Working together with our marketing engineers and product owners, you will develop strategies to optimise our software products 

Your profile

  • Ongoing study or completed IT degree
  • Back end: You have good knowledge of Java 8 (Spring) and ideally have already heard of Scala
  • Front end: You have experience with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript, and have also previously worked with modern SPA frameworks (e.g. Angular)
  • You are familiar with RDBMS and/or NoSQL
  • You are interested in microservice architectures
  • You have good English skills 

The technologies we use:

Java 8, JavaScript, Scala, Groovy, Node, Python, R, Git, GitLab, IntelliJ, MySQL, Elastic Stack, Google Cloud, Spark, Akka, Spring Boot, Gradle, Spock Framework, Angular, GraphQL, Docker, Kubernetes, Ansible, Prometheus, Grafana, and many more. 

We offer

We offer you the possibility to actively contribute to the development of smec – a steep learning curve and an extremely appreciative working environment is included! In addition, we offer stunningly flexible working hours between 6am and 11pm, as we know you have a social life too – whether it’s spending time at the lake, going for a hike or kids at home to be with. Furthermore, we offer you room for professional development, exposure to cutting edge industry knowledge and top-notch products. 

Moreover, you’ll enjoy plenty of perks such as: free access to our online learning platform with 3,500+ courses, coffee and tea in vast quantities plus quality refreshment choices, a new MacBook, not only for work, but also for your personal use, lots of cool events with free drinks and food, as we just love to mingle with other smecies. Not to forget our meetup in Linz every six weeks where we all come together and celebrate our latest successes.

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 one of our locations in Linz, Vienna or London.

We offer the following benefits

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Flexible workhours

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Free coffee/tea

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Free fruits

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Employee events

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Buddy system

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Skateboards & e-bikes

We offer a minimum salary of EUR 2,392 for this position, adjusted to match your qualifications and experience.

About smec

smec – Smarter Ecommerce with its headquarter being located at Tabakfabrik Linz in Austria is one of the leading paid search software providers (SaaS+) worldwide and specialised in the automation of text and shopping ads for Google and Microsoft. In the past twelve years, we have been highly successful in increasing the efficiency of paid search campaigns for 500+ national and international clients, such as BILLA, Thalia (DACH countries) or Mountain Warehouse (UK) – managing yearly advertising budgets worth 350+m euros. Due to our vast experience, online retailers see us as one of their most important strategic partners.

In the meanwhile, more than 140 passionate employees from 25 different countries follow their professional passion at one of our locations in Linz, Vienna and London.


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