Senior Java Developer – Social

Backend, Java

My client is an ambitious community focused start up based in Berlin looking to revolutionise the way we use the internet and how people interact online. Since starting in 2014, the company have secured excellent funding to stabilise the business and have built the platform ready for launch early 2018. The business has already secured a number of A-Lister’s, famous companies and are you up for the challenge of centralising and revolutionising the way we use the internet? Ambitious right?? Read on…


  • Extensive Java experience and one more languages such as Python, Ruby, Clojure or Kotlin
  • Write clean, modular, testable, and robust code
  • Get involved in architecture decisions, complex development challenges and exciting projects
  • Design/build useful and intuitive to use REST APIs that serve their web-apps and mobile
  • Help define the product and contribute to the conception of new functions
  • Build the foundations of the company’s platform


  • M.Sc in IT, Computer Science or related fields such as Mathematics
  • Expert in handling Java frameworks (Vert.x, Spring Boot)
  • Strong experience with Elasticsearch
  • Strong SQL and NoSQL experience (including complex queries and optimisation)
  • Experience in software design techniques, TDD and Continuous Integration
  • Experience with modern cloud technologies like Docker, Marathon, Mesos, Kafka, Cassandra, ELK etc. is a plus


  • Always want to grow, learn and impress
  • Love working in a team, great communicator and can be self motivated at the same time
  • Taking pride in your work and setting standards high is what you do
  • Happy to give and take feedback

The Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Flexi hours
  • Opportunity to shape and contribute to the company product
  • Amazing Office environment
    Team building events and lots more… Just ask!