Senior Back-end Java Developer - CheckYeti|


55K - 75K EUR Annually

Required skills

    Job description

    About CheckYeti

    CheckYeti is the leading marketplace (web & app) to search, compare and book outdoor and winter sports activities and currently features over 5,000 activities in more than 600 destinatinos across Europe.

    We are a team of experienced entrepreneurs and developers who share a passion for outdoor activities and a common vision to provide the best product & booking experience possible to our customers. What we value most in our colleagues is their entrepreneurial mindset, the wish and ability to take over responsibility and their willingness to go the extra mile to grow a scalable online-business.

    We’re looking for an experienced Java developer to contribute to the transformation of our platform into a scalable micro-service architecture.

    Our technology & way of working

    • We work with React, Less, Webpack in the front-end and Grails, Spring in the back-end
    • We use different search/storage solutions such as MySQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch and Redis
    • For our CI/CD pipeline we use Bamboo, docker, Ansible and AWS
    • We work in small release cycles with 2-3 releases a week; we use Kanban as agile methodology and focus on delivering value to the customer
    • We interact directly with everyone in the company, from the founders to marketing, business development and customer happiness team

    What you will do

    • Design and implement robust and scalable micro-services that deliver value to the business
    • Write integration and unit tests to ensure high quality and well tested features
    • Mentor and coach junior developers
    • Produce reports using a variety of storage services such as MySQL, ElasticSearch, MongoDB
    • Ensure consistent and predictable delivery with a focus on performance, compatibility and security
    • Stay on top of current technology trends and monitor the design, performance and advancement of similar products across the online travel/activities booking industry


    Main requirements

    • 5+ years of Java development experience with at least 2 years using Spring framework

    • At least 2 years of experience working with MySQL or similar relational Databases

    • Desire to take ownership and ability to thrive on that (taking on responsibility is expected)

    • High level of personal commitment and flexibility

    • Hands-on team player, active communicator and open for feedback

    • Experience with consumer-oriented web products, ideally e-commerce and/or online booking platforms

    • Fluency in English is essential (working language)

    Nice to have

    • German is an advantage


    • Exciting role in our core development team with great freedom to initiate and implement own ideas

    • A motivated & experienced team with a clear vision in a fast-growing start-up environment

    • Regular team events (“Outdoor Friday” - sledging, skiing, mountain biking, rafting...)

    • 50%/50% remote/Vienna setup or relocation to Vienna - officially the best city on this planet to live in ;)

    • Attractive salary + performance-based bonus