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Senior Java/Scala Developer

Vienna, full-time|part-time, m|f|x

As a Senior Java Backend Developer you work on developing our products further. For this reason, we are looking for someone with extraordinary ideas for our existing and future software solutions. In addition, you bring along the experience necessary to turn your thoughts into reality. Moreover, you are a team player with exceptional skills in Scala and/or Java 8/JVM.

Your tasks

  • You live and breathe TDD – and you code in Java, Scala and/or Groovy.
  • Your code is of highest standard in terms of quality, robustness and scalability.
  • You have an open mindset and you plan the next releases together with our team but also are capable of handling our products on your own.
  • You optimise our features and know the underlying architecture in regard to scalability and performance.
  • You are a team player and you work effectively with our team on the architecture of our products.
  • You are interested in new technologies and enjoy integrating them (with a special focus on cloud solutions).
  • You play an active part in further developing our software products – together with our product management team.
  • You are both mentor and contact person for Junior Devs.

Your profile

  • You successfully completed your education with a particular focus on IT (HTL and/or degree).
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in software development.
  • You are experienced in working with Scala and/or Java 8/JVM.
  • You have extensive experience in RDBMS and/or NoSQL.
  • You are highly interested in the latest and also well-established web technologies such as Spring Framework, modern microservice architectures, event/message-driven systems, Elastic Stack, Cloud Native etc.
  • You are a novelty seeker and have a strong affinity for the technologies we are using such as Java 8, 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.

The technologies we use:

Java 8, 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 3,565 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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