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Software Engineer Java (f/m/x)


Seven Senders is the leading delivery platform to ship parcels. The company connects shippers with its carrier network of over 100 carriers in Europe, enabling them to use excellent local shipping as a competitive advantage. With additional delivery services such as Claims Center, Insurance, Return Portal, and Labels, Seven Senders makes international shipping a simple matter. Automated shipping notifications, tracking, and monitoring solutions ensure a transparent shipping process. Monthly reports and analyses enable data-based optimization of international shipping performance. Shippers receive everything from a single source and reduce complexity. 

Our growing cross-functional tech teams consisting of software engineers, product managers, infrastructure and QA specialists, and other disciplines take complete ownership of key products and platform components.

Our core tech stack includes PHP 7, Symfony 3-4, MySQL, Java microservices, Spring, MongoDB,  AWS, Docker and Kubernetes.

You have an impact on the following topics:

As a Junior Software Engineer in the team, in this backend role, you will drive forward technical initiatives and architecture together with your peers and deliver initiatives agreed in the quarterly planning. You will be working with our analytics PHP codebase, which eventually will be migrated to our new Java stack. You will have a fantastic opportunity to become an expert in Java, and work with it in the future.

You will have simple opportunity to grow with the team and its exciting data product.

  • Deliver pragmatic solutions to meet product goals
  • Help drive technical architecture evolution with your team peers and tech lead
  • Identify and implement solutions with a strong focus on robust operations 
  • Take ownership - also in production (you build it you run it)
  • Ensure code quality and actively participate in code reviews
  • Learn continuously and enhance your skill sets

With these skills you complete our team:

  • Expertise professional experience with PHP 
  • Solid grasp of OOP, SOLID principles and design patterns
  • Experience (proficiency) with standard PHP frameworks (Symfony 3-4, Laravel)
  • Experience (proficiency) with RDBMS/SQL engines, specifically MySQL
  • Experience developing REST APIs (Symfony)
  • Experience working with AWS, Docker and Kubernetes
  • Experience working with Git and CI/CD, e.g. GitHub, GitLab, Jenkins
  • Experience with Agile processes (Scrum, Jira, etc.)
  • Passion for software development

Optional, but appreciated:

  • NoSQL databases, e.g. MongoDB
  • Kafka
  • Java / Spring

This is what you can expect from Seven Senders:

We are a fast growing company and after six years in the market we are an established and consolidated company. At the same time, we are a start-up at heart - we are creative, dynamic and decisive. We are characterised by the fact that we always have our finger on the pulse of time, constantly rethinking, optimising and automating our processes. We live international logistics. With employees from over 40 different nations, this is part of our DNA. Accordingly, our corporate language is English.

Stability of an established company in a growing market

Flexibility:  This role can be based either in Germany or Austria and we invite you to visit our brand new office in Berlin once a month to work closer with your team. We offer flexible hours and 2 months working abroad from everywhere

Benefits: We offer annual inflation increases, German & English language courses, mental & physical health program, corporate benefits platform, referral bonus program

Growth: we want you to grow and develop in your career together with us via our 7Senders Training Academy  

Commitment: We offer unlimited permanent German contract in an established and booming industry

Mission Climate: We make shipping climate-neutral. And ourselves. 

Real impact: Together we support e-commerce to overcome borders

Culture: We embody the collaboration, open doors, and no fuss results-focus you’d expect from a growing Technology Scale-up. We like to celebrate and come together:  team events, bbq parties are here for you.

We are looking forward to you and your application - your Seven Senders People Team!

Seven Senders and COVID-19

The logistics industry is experiencing strong growth due to the global pandemic. From this, Seven Senders also benefit. Our success is due to our increasing customer base and the expansion of our target markets. We are pleased to inform you that we are able to offer you long-term secure and stable employment. In order to be able to guarantee you the greatest possible protection during your application process, we digitally map out our entire recruiting and onboarding process.  Accordingly, we also support mobile working in times of the ongoing corona pandemic.

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