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Senior Backend Developer (m|f|d)

Linz, Vienna, full-time

As Senior Backend Developer you just love to push things further – like our products! Exceptional ideas on the one hand, and on the other hand you are experienced enough to turn them into reality. Moreover, you are a team player with remarkably good skills in Scala and/or Java/JVM.

Your tasks

  • You live TDD and code in Scala and Java.
  • Your code sets new standards with regards to quality, robustness and scalability.
  • You plan the next release together with us, have a true DevOps mindset and manage our products internally.
  • You proactively work on the system architecture of our software solutions and optimise features concerning scalability and performance.
  • You play a vital role in managing our software products – together with our product management team.
  • You are a mentor and contact person for our Junior Devs.

Your profile

  • You have successfully completed your education (HTL and/or university).
  • You are experienced and have worked 8+ years in software development.
  • You are keen to explore new and established technologies (focus on cloud solutions) such as Spring framework, microservice architectures, event/message-driven systems, elastic stack, cloud flow, Kafka etc. and share your experiences with your team.
  • You are a novelty seeker and -interested in the 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 handle Scala and/or Java/JVM extraordinarily well.
  • You are experienced in RDBMS and/or NoSQL as well.
  • You are a strategic thinker and recognise upcoming opportunities.

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.

For legal reasons, we refer to the collective agreement minimum salary of EUR 3,618 (14 x per year) for this position. The actual salary depends on your qualification and experience, a willingness to overpay is given.

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

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.

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