Fullstack Developer with Java Focus (m/f/d)

Date: Sep 28, 2023

Location: DE Jena, DE, 07743 Köln/Cologne, DE, 50968 Schöneck, DE, 08261 Berlin, DE, 10117

Company: gksoftware

GK is a leading global software developer and provider of standard and cloud-based solutions for the retail industry, with over 500,000 retail and payment installations in more than 60 countries. At GK, more than 1.100 employees worldwide work on solutions for an all-encompassing shopping experience, improving the relationship between customers and retailers every day. GK is a hidden champion headquartered in Schöneck in the Vogtland region of Germany, but has locations in Berlin, Paris and Johannesburg while maintaining a presence in 13 further international locations. Together, GK develops groundbreaking technologies for the retail industry of today and tomorrow. 



Your responsibilities
  • Further development and optimization of retail process applications

  • Conception and implementation of new software solutions, microservices and integration of third-party web services (REST)

  • Development and execution of unit tests

  • Development of APIs for the Software Development Kit

  • Creation of technical documentation (Confluence, SDK, etc.)

  • Might be (depending on team assignment):

    • Connection of hardware such as card terminals, printers, scanners and more


Your profile
  • Completed degree in (business) informatics or comparable education

  • Several years of experience in application software development advantageous

  • Logical and analytical way of thinking

  • Team player

  • Knowledge in: Eclipse or IntelliJ, GIT, JUnit, CI (Jenkins, Nexus), Rest API, json

  • Experience with web services and Open API/ Swagger, YAML, JWT, OAuth2

  • Very good English skills

  • Backend

    • Very good knowledge of Java / EE (Spring) as well as client- and server-side frameworks

    • Relational databases - SQL

  • Frontend

    • Experience of javascript/typescript, html & css, npm

    • Basics in node.js

  • Would be a plus, if you have experience in

    • cordova framework for hybrid application development

    • selenium or other testing frameworks

    • frontend framework vue.js

    • retail business processes

    • hardware communication experience

    • JIRA ticketing system, Confluence document management


We offer
  • GK enables you to work from home at any time

  • We put emphasis on a long-term and trustful cooperation by offering permanent employment relationships with flexible working hoursnus payments depending on the area of activity

  • Company car policy and free parking at our locations with good public transport connections

  • Lease a maximum of 3 bikes up to a total value of €9,000

  • An international working environment as well as a cooperative working climate with space for own ideas, creativity and concepts

  • Turn your friends into colleagues: recommend a new employee and receive a referral bonus of €3,000 net

  • Develop yourself professionally and personally through our own GK Academy and e-learning offerings

  • Leasing of the latest Hardware for the private usage as part of our employee PC program. We make sure that your job-related equipment is ready for you for a smooth start from the first day of work

  • Discounts offered through our corporate benefits program

  • Location-related preventive measures (running groups, online sports courses, massage, blood donation appointments, health day

  • Advantageous everyday life facilitations while you are in the office, such as parcel and bread roll service, pharmacy delivery service and much more

  • Internal restaurant, bouldering and climbing wall, in-house kindergarden “Pixel” on the campus site at our headquarter in Schoeneck (Saxony) as well as a wide range of culinary offerings at the other locations

  • Spend time with your colleagues outside the office at our many company events

  • Read more about our Active Balance Program