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Java Software Engineer

Gijón, Spain | Merkle

  • Industry:
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    1-3 years
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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Looking for the next step in your career as a software engineer?

If you're eager to participate in challenging projects using the latest technologies, you'd like to integrate into a multicultural team where your colleagues become your friends, you strive in an Agile environment where people, learning, and delivering business value are key for success, then we'd love to hear from you :)

We're located in sunny Barcelona, just a short walk away from the beach, and we're hiring several Java software engineers to integrate into our growing agile teams working for one of Europe's biggest telecommunications and media companies.

As part of your daily work you will:

Design and code Java backend applications using a test-driven development approach.

Focus on the quality of your codebase (refactoring, testing, clean code).

Be involved in all phases of the development cycle (from Analysis to Delivery).

Be accountable for delivering a valuable increment to the Business in every sprint.

Participate in translating High Level requirements into comprehensive technical design.

Contribute to continuously improving your team’s way of working.

Support consumers of your team’s components.

This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly expanding international technology consultancy, where you will gain an excellent understanding of the Software Development cycle using agile methodologies and will be exposed to the newest development technologies. Be part of our professional, collaborative, fun and friendly work environment, where everyone can make a difference.


You must have:

Technical background (Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in software engineering, computer science or engineering telecommunications)

Working experience with Java/J2EE (2+ years)

Solid knowledge of Object Oriented design and programming

A proactive and enthusiastic attitude

Strong interpersonal skills (teamwork is key)

Good English

Working permit in the EU

Nice to have:

Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum methodology is a plus)

Experience developing RESTful Web Services

Skilled in Test Driven Development (TDD)

Behaviour Driven Development (BDD)

Strong knowledge of relational databases and SQL (Oracle is a plus)

Spring, Hibernate, iBatis, Maven, GIT, Docker, Jenkins

Additional Information:

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary

Spanish/English Lessons

Career development through Merkle University and Lynda

Free life insurance

Free health insurance

Young, creative, and dynamic team

Opportunity for personal growth and professional development

Great friendly and international environment

A company in constant evolution and with growth plans

Merkle does not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Experience stipulated in this job description serves as a guide only and all applications will be considered on their merits, irrespective of experience. At the point of application, the candidate must have the legal right to work in Spain as we are unable to sponsor visas at this time.

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