Back-end Software Engineer in Madrid


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Job Description

More than 20 years ago, zooplus was one of the first to bring the pet category into the world of eCommerce. Today, we stand strong as Europe’s leading online pet platform, delivering moments of happiness to more than 9 million pet parents each year.

Job Description

We are looking for Backend Software Engineer to join our My Account team and bring to life new features and support movement of My Account products to modern architecture! You will be working closely with Product Owner, Area Architect and your team members clarifying business needs and technical requirements and defining how to support them in the best way. In close collaboration with other teams, your team will introduce new features and capabilities on My Account pages to provide better experience for more than 9 millions of our customers!

As our Backend Software Engineer:

  • With your Team and Product Owner, you will be working in a challenging Agile environment in close collaboration with other teams;
  • You will participate in team’s technical/architectural discussions and decisions;
  • You will develop and continuously deliver applications for one of the most successful pet e-commerce platforms in Europe;
  • You will participate in the complete software development life cycle from discovery through coding, testing, deployment and maintenance;
  • On daily basis you will learn and grow your skills, striving for mastery using state-of-the-art technologies and practices such as AWS, Microservices, Docker and much more!

Here are some things about the way we work that we take pride in:

  • We work in self-organized teams, respecting and valuing everyone´s opinion.
  • We learn from each other and share knowledge, through pair programming, code reviews, and many training opportunities.
  • We deliver value by developing new features, maintaining existing products and improving all the infrastructure we need for it, so we also would like to have a colleague that likes to be cross-functional.
  • We build quality into our code by following clean code principles and DevOps practices - you build it, you run it.
  • We embrace diversity, having colleagues from over 50 countries. This means our working language is English.

Technologies/frameworks we use:

  • Java (Spark framework), Groovy, Node.js, React, NextJs.
  • Gradle, maven.
  • CI/CD with Jenkins.
  • AWS stack and cloud deployments (terraform).
  • Docker and Kubernetes.
  • Oracle and PostgreSQL.
  • InfluxDB, ElasticSearch, Grafana, Kibana, Sensu.
  • Git, Bitbucket.
  • Scrum, Pair Programming, Peer Reviewing


  • 3+ years of experience with modern Java technology stack (Java 11+, Spark, CI\CD);
  • You have experience with cloud-based tools and microservices architecture;
  • You are interested in growing as a software engineer participating actively in the whole development lifecycle (frontend, backend, database, testing, DevOps, maintenance, etc);
  • Being responsible for the quality of the solution you deliver is natural for you;
  • You are deeply interested in broadening your knowledge, learning new things and mastering the ones you already know;
  • Experience with DevOps tools and practices (container orchestration, CI, monitoring and alerting, AWS & Kubernetes) is a plus;
  • Understanding of frontend technologies like React, Typescript, Javascript, NPM and experience in e-commerce domain are a plus;
  • On call rotation experience

Additional Information

With more than 1,000 passionate professionals located across 10 European offices, we believe our success comes from working together and leveraging our international strengths. Expect to work in a hybrid environment, collaborating with colleagues in different locations remotely or face-to-face at the office.

Our benefits:
🐾 20% discount in our zooplus shop
📖 Internal and external training
🎈 Team events
✈️ 28 Annual Vacation Days
🩺 Private Medical Health Insurance
⏰ Hybrid working model (up to 60% remote)

Want to know more? Learn more about who we are and what we do and visit our LinkedIn company profile.

zooplus is committed to equal opportunity. We value and embrace diversity and inclusion of all Team Members.


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