Senior Java Web Developer (f/m)

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Scope Group is looking for talented technology professionals to join its rapidly expanding Application Development team based in Berlin. With the creation of several new Agile Software Development teams to focus on the design and implementation of a brand-new technology platform, we are searching for the most inspiring and motivated technology experts to join us at our new “tech-friendly” start-up style office space in the heart of Berlin.
Our Agile Software Development teams will work directly with our business partners to understand their requirements, prototype solutions and then rapidly implement the software changes with regular incremental deliveries. 
Come and join us on this exciting technology journey in one of the most open and welcoming European cities!

Your tasks & responsibilities

  • Design and develop business and persistence layers using Java frameworks such as Spring Boot 2 and Hibernate using services such as Kubernetes on Azure, Postgres and Elastic Search.
  • Implement highly scalable distributed big data services in Java via RESTful services
  • Provide technical knowledge and guidance to your technical colleagues on Java and the various frameworks

Your professional qualifications

  • Knowledge and professional experience of SDLC methodologies, including agile methodologies such as SCRUM.
  • Senior level experience in developing web-based applications using Java, Spring Boot 2, Hibernate, and RESTful services.
  • Experience with Kubernetes on Azure, Postgres, and Elastic Search is advantageous.
  • Knowledge of software design principles such as SOLID, similar clean coding principles and experience of actively participating in code reviews and design discussions.
  • University degree in computer science e.g. business informatics or an equivalent qualification.
  • At least 6 years of professional experience as a Java Developer in web-based platforms.

Your personal attributes

  • You like challenges and are unintimidated by complex systems, processes and dependencies.
  • You are able to take ownership and responsibility of tasks and projects that involve both independent and team work.
  • You are fluent in English (written and oral). Knowledge of German would be an advantage.

Your opportunities

  • Responsibility and ownership from day one that will test your skills
  • Be part of a team that brings together many technical disciplines from various backgrounds that will expand your knowledge and capabilities
  • Our new “tech-friendly” start-up style office space will allow you to meet and interact with many diverse professionals, attend workshops and events. It’s such a great office space you won’t want to go home!


We look forward to learning more about you from your convincing application. Please apply online using our application tool quoting the reference “20180134“. Please note: For non-EU applicants, a valid work and residence permit is a prerequisite for this job position.

What we want to see

  • Signed current CV
  • Criminal record certificate
  • At least 3 letters of reference
  • Copy of your university degrees and certificates

About Scope

Scope SE & Co. KGaA is the holding company of the Scope Group and the leading EU-based provider of independent ratings, research and risk analysis solutions across asset classes. The Scope Group is based in Berlin and maintains offices in Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Oslo, and Paris. Scope Ratings GmbH, one of the group's operating companies, is a credit rating agency registered in accordance with the EU rating regulation and operating in the European Union with ECAI status.

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