Senior Java/Kotlin Engineer

Engineering · Zagreb, Split or remote


Who we are

We are an award-winning, full-service software delivery agency from Zagreb, Split, and Frankfurt. Our Engineering team is made of industry veterans and ever-growing tech enthusiasts, which guarantee your personal growth alongside our amazing projects. This time we are looking for a Senior Java/Kotlin Engineer (m/f/t), who will join our ranks!

The Java/Kotlin Engineer will join a team of highly skilled developers working on scalable web applications within an agile environment, working fully remotely if desired.

As a Senior Java/Kotlin Engineer, you will be joining a highly dynamic team of agile senior developers responsible for building high-quality backend components. 

As well as being a strong Java Developer you will have the initiative and incentive to work in a complex environment involving multiple integration points and collaboration with other teams.

If you feel that this is the sort of environment in which you could flourish and would like to know more please apply.

The right one

Who are we looking for?

  • At least 5+ years of experience working in back-end development
  • Experience in writing JVM based software, primarily in Kotlin and Java
  • Familiar with common backend engineering concepts, patterns, and technologies like SQL (PostgreSQL), NoSQL (DynamoDB), Message Queueing (SQS), Publish & Subscribe (SNS & Apache Kafka), Twelve-Factor App, Serverless (AWS Lambda), and Containerized (Docker) workloads
  • Basic understanding of networking: UDP vs TCP vs HTTP
  • A strong testing culture is a must
  • Strong interest in Cloud Architecture / Distributed Systems
  • Interest in working with hardware
  • Good conceptual skills in developing solution designs, documenting, and implementing them in software
  • Fluent in English (spoken and written)

Bonus points

  • Python and Linux/Unix shell know-how
  • C experience in working with hardware
  • Strong Gradle knowledge
  • German language is a plus
  • Experience in writing and operating containerized software services on top of Kubernetes, AWS ECS, AWS Fargate or Docker

Non-technical skills

  • Experience with working in an agile environment
  • Outstanding problem-solving skills and decent algorithmic knowledge
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Open-minded team player, taking end-to-end responsibility to get things done
  • Curious and never afraid of learning to master new tools, technologies, and methodologies

The job

Key responsibilities

Design solutions

Collaborate with Product Owner (PO) and Software Architects (SA) to produce Solution Design Document (SDD) which enables effort estimations and planning of implementation work (story break down).

Do stand-up

Participate in agile software development activities (e.g. stand-ups, planning meetings, demos. retrospectives).

Give out reviews

Review and discuss Solution Design Documents written by teammates.

Integrate with a smile

Implement software components and services including testing and writing technical documentation according to continuous integration best practices.

Deploy like a pro

Deploy software services to different (development, testing, and production) environments using continuous deployment practices, operate and maintain those deployments according to the principles of Site Reliability Engineering.

Tell stories

Collaborate with Product Owner (PO) to break down Epics into Stories based on the Solution Design Document (SDD).

Approve (or not)

Review and approve Merge respectively Pull Request created by teammates.


Technologies we use

As the general-purpose and cross-platform programming language that makes developers happier, we use Kotlin.
The #1 programming language for developing application software and deploying it in a cross-platform environment, in the world. No whys needed.
It’s all there, all of your work is stored and reviewed upon through our GitHub repository.

Some of the perks we happily provide

Packages tailored to your personal needs.
Time for family
Parents get extra paid days off.
Baby bonus
Newborn 1.000 EUR welcome gift.
Time off work
Up to 30 vacation days per year.
Personal growth
Language & psycho-educational lessons.
Career & Team Lead workshops.
Skill Sharing
Learn@lunch, Labs & Editorial team.
Financial Incentives
Referral, Christmas, and Blog bonus.
No open space
Yep, really.

And much more.

Interesting international projects
Our international projects are technologically daring and keep us well-motivated.
Top-notch working equipment
Not only it’s top-notch, but you also get to choose between Linux or OSX.
Remote and/or office work
We support remote work and we’re also happy to see you in our office in the Zagreb City center and Split.
Flexible working hours
Our hours are flexible, but responsible. We all work in the same timeframe and deliver things on time.
Bike-friendly workplace
You’ll have a place to park your bike, a service corner and showers.
Easy commute
A couple of e-scooters are available to make your commute easier.
Dog-friendly environment
We’re really into dogs. Bring them over, as much as you can.
Team building budget
Every team gets monthly team building budget to spend on whatever they like.
Stress-free room
We have darts, arcade games, and a pool table with never-ending snacks and beer on tap. Hyped about the new PS5.

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