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Java Software Engineer (m/f) - focus backend

About us
We are Visual Meta, a successful and growing web company, founded in 2009 and acquired by the Axel Springer Group in 2011. Operating from a central office in the middle of Berlin, we run 14 comparison shopping portals worldwide under the brands LadenZeile, ShopAlike and UmSóLugar. Together, the sites drive 700,000 sessions a day, lists 130mio offers from many thousand online shops and help consumers save time and find the product they love. We offer the professionalism of an established company and the culture of a startup.

Our vision is to become a top reference for connecting online shops and consumers. We create reach for the shops and orientation for the consumers through cutting-edge tools and technologies. During the last years, we have been building a strong, international team that thrives to stay ahead of the curve and contributes brilliant ideas to fulfill this vision. Everyone of our 260 employees plays a vital role in our story. If you want to be part of that and actively shape the future of e-commerce, then seize the opportunity and join our team.
Your mission at Visual Meta? As a “Java Developer (m/f) - focus backend” you will play an important role in implementing and writing marketing algorithms and tools which have a direct impact on our platforms.
Your challenges and tasks
  • You implement bidding algorithms
  • You work on the interaction with other digital marketing platforms via API integration
  • You implement marketing tools for other in-house departments
  • Automate strategies for the various kinds of online marketing which bring a lot of high quality traffic to our platforms.
  • You think about new tools, applications and processes which will have impact.
You offer
  • You hold a university degree in engineering, computer science or a related field
  • You have at least 2 years’ experience with Java and a good understanding of algorithms and their complexity
  • You feel comfortable with relational DBs (MySQL) and the Spring Framework (Spring-Boot, etc.)
  • You are passionate about clean and high-quality coding, unit- and integrationtesting is a natural part of your work
  • You like working with Web APIs, experience with Google, Facebook and Bing APIs would be a plus
  • You come with an analytical mindset as well as an organized and detail-oriented working manner
  • You have a communicative, open-minded and a team-oriented personality
What we offer
  • Be part of our agile environment (Scrum), work with the latest technology and participate in regular tech-events (e.g. Hackathons, TechTalks) with the opportunity to join Tech Conferences
  • Free choice between a Linux or Windows workstation, as well as between Eclipse and IntelliJ as IDE
  • We love diversity- Our team contains over 50 nationalities
  • We see your development as our priority- Profit from a structured onboarding process, internal and external training possibilities as well as room for further professional development
  • We take responsibility- With us you have the option to become socially involved (e.g. charity lunch)
  • We care for you- Benefit from a company pension plan, flexible working hours, 27 vacation days, healthy snacks and sport activities (yoga, soccer, volleyball)
  • We enjoy spending time together- Join in for Friday beers, movie nights, team events, table football and ping-pong
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Is this the job you are looking for?
Go ahead and submit your application in English including CV, salary expectations and your availability . As your responsible recruiter, Melanie Moselt will be your point of contact.

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