Java Developer Product (m/f/d)

Date: May 30, 2024

Location: DE Jena, DE, 07743 Berlin, DE, 10117 Köln/Cologne, DE, 50968 Chemnitz, DE, 09112 Schöneck, DE, 08261 Sankt Ingbert, DE, 66386

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. 


Locations: Berlin, Cologne, Chemnitz, Remote (Germany), Jena, Schoeneck (Vogtland), St. Ingbert



We are looking for developers who are passionate about Cloud development to join our interdisciplinary and international team. Besides participation in exciting projects, you will have the opportunity to work with a state-of-the-art cloud tech stack.  




Your responsibilities 

  • Development and optimization of our loyalty platform as well as improving our existing self-scanning and scanless store solutions. 

  • Development and implementation of micro services using Docker / Kubernetes. 

  • Development and execution of unit and performance tests. 

  • Writing clean and well maintainable code. 

  • Working closely with together with the product owner to ensure the delivery of customer features according to our product roadmap. 

  • Working inside a highly skilled and motivated team according to scrum methodologies.  




Your profile 

  • Completed degree in (business) informatics or comparable education. 

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in cloud-based application software development.  

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

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

  • Knowledge in: Eclipse, Spring Boot, Apache Kafka, Maven, Vue.js, Git, JUnit, CI / CD, Clean Code. 

  • Experience in e-commerce environment preferable, e.g., commerce systems 

  • Very good command of English, German would be a plus.  



We offer
  • GK enables mobile working at all times
  • We put emphasis on a long-term and trustful cooperation by offering permanent employment relationships with flexible working hours
  • Performance-related and individual bonus 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