Lead Java Developers

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We are looking for Lead Java Developers

As an Eindhoven-based startup we are looking for a dedicated and open-minded developers. 


We help globally recognised brands deliver groundbreaking digital experiences to their customers. We are a startup but our founding members come from leading media and TV companies. In fact, the chances are last time you watched TV we played a part in bringing it to your screen. TV is where it all started for us, but we’re rapidly expanding into the IoT (Internet of Things) space and will make some exciting announcements there soon.

About this position

As a Lead Java Developer at Merapar you will inspire your team to build great software, share knowledge and find new ways to solve problems together. You will join a skilled and motivated team, hit the ground running and think on your feet. We offer flexibility and freedom in return for passion and commitment.

What’s in it for you?

  • You will define and develop microservices based systems. This includes, for example, the communication with other services using REST or Message Queues (RabbitMQ, gRPC, JSON, Protocol Buffers, MessagePack, Avro)
  • Moreover processing data and implementing features will be your core tasks (XML, XSLT, JSON)
  • Responsible for quality assurance, documentation and problem analysis (e.g. Pact, Design-by-Contract and REST Docs)
  • Correct execution of functional and non-functional test cases / test procedures (including understanding of test purpose, correlation of test results)

Who should respond?

  • You have a degree in Computer Science and at least 2 years of relevant work experience in this area
  • You bring wide experience with Java and Cloud Computing (Amazon AWS) competencies (Spring Framework, Java7 and Java8)
  • You have developed APIs in the past
  • CD/CI and Cloud Computing (Amazon) are your core competencies (Maven, Gradle, Jenkins)
  • NoSQL Database experience (MongoDB, Cassandra, DynamoDB and Redis)
  • You are used to an agile development environment
  • It would be beneficial if you have experience with Docker and NodeJS
  • You are open-minded and curious about new technologies
  • Ability to propose improvement suggestions and identify and solve problems
  • Good knowledge of English (speak/read/write)

What we offer

  • We offer a flexible and constantly evolving environment where you will perform tests for a wide range of clients
  • We offer a lot of variation in a growing, challenging and innovative international company
  • We invest in our human capital, we support development and career opportunities
  • We offer a competitive salary and benefit packages

What if you don’t tick all these boxes, but you still like what you see? Just click ’Apply Now’ below and we’ll invite you for a cup of coffee!