Software Engineer - Backend (Java + Kotlin)

Job description

As our Software Engineer:

  • You will be developing internal products that are supporting business decisions for Europe's leading e-commerce retailer for pet supplies.
  • You will be working in a challenging Agile environment, taking part in all steps of the software life cycle, from concept to production monitoring.
  • You will participate in solving real problems from the e-commerce domain together with the Product Owner and the Team.
  • On daily basis you will learn and grow your skills, striving for mastery using state-of-the-art technologies and practices.

You can be a great addition to one of our teams focused on:

  • Creating a solution that ensures compliance of the entire zooplus with legal requirements in the tax-related domain. In this projects, we use mostly:
    • Kotlin
    • Java 8+
    • Spring Boot 2
    • SQL (Oracle, Postgres)
    • Docker
    • Mesos/Kubernetes
    • AWS (SQS, SNS, RDS, IAM)
    • Terraform
    • Packer
  • We are using Scrum, so you can expect 2 weeks sprints as well as pair programming and code reviews.


  • You are a person interested in developing complete solutions, not only writing code.
  • You have proven knowledge and experience of the entire software delivery process from the business need to daily maintenance.
  • You have experience with modern web app development using Java-based technology stack, as well as cloud-based tools and microservices architecture
  • Trust, self-organization, shared responsibility describe the best environment for you to thrive in.
  • Clean, modular code designed with architectural principles in mind and proper use of design patterns is simply a part of what you do.

What we are offering you

  • 4 extra days off
  • Training opportunities and professional development
  • English and German language courses on company premises
  • Benefit package (private medical care, Multisport)
  • Discount in zooplus shop 
  • Mobile phone
  • Opportunity to work at product-oriented company
  • Table tennis, foosball, fresh fruits and beverages, company events
  • Central office location
  • Full-time employment contract
  • Flexible working hours