Junior Software Engineer (m/f) - Java - XING Corporate

For a better working life

For a better working life

Junior Software Engineer (m/f) - Java

XING is the social network for business professionals with millions of members all over the world. Help us shape the future – for a better working life! We currently have an opening at our headquarters in Hamburg.

Are you an open, motivated and humble individual with good communication skills, looking to take on a challenging task and eager to expand your knowledge? Are you not frightened by the terms "legacy system" or "integration project“? Would you like to work in a geographically distributed development environment and adopt different ways of communication? If this sounds like you, please read on!

A challenging task

  • You will be part of a small team consisting of around 5 engineers
  • Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications
  • Contributing to the backend architecture of a project in Java 8, using latest frameworks like Spring Boot
  • Design, test, build, ship and maintain efficient, reusable, and reliable Java code
  • Ensure the best possible performance, quality, and responsiveness of the applications
  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems
  • Help maintain code quality, organization, and automatization
  • Contribute to existing backend infrastructure that deals with 1000s of processes and large amounts of data

A convincing background

  • Recent development experience using Core Java and good knowledge of object-oriented Java applications
  • Automated testing and code coverage is just as important to you as production code
  • Some experience with algorithms and data structures
  • Familiarity with concepts of MVC, HTTP, JSON and RESTful
  • Proficient understanding of software development tools like Git, CI Tools and automation tools like Maven or Gradle
  • Experience in shell scripting, SQL and Linux administration is a plus
  • You are familiar with agile methodologies and enjoy working in teams with a focus on sharing knowledge with others
  • Fluent in German and English

An inspiring environment

XING offers a dynamic environment located in the centre of Hamburg. As well as flexible working hours, you’ll have an opportunity to unleash your skills and acquire new ones. We offer a wide range of training courses in addition to German, English and Spanish lessons, regular team and offsite events, and lots of fun. We also provide free drinks and organic fruit as well as a Proficard public transport ticket, restaurant vouchers and travel insurance. And let’s not forget the smartphone or iPad that you can use privately. You’ll also be provided with a high-end Macbook Pro, and our offices have table football tables. If you’re feeling really sporty, we also have great gym deals, and various other benefits….

If this profile matches your expertise, experience and aspirations, we’d be delighted to receive your full application, including salary requirements and possible starting date.

We're an Open Source contributor (https://github.com/xing) and let the world know what we're doing (https://medium.com/xing-engineering) while also organising public user groups and coding events.



Martina Hertel

Martina Hertel

HR Manager

Software Engineering

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