Java Software Engineer De Meern | Change the world of education | Algoritms & Science & Big Data & R&D | Java 8, Cassandra, Docker, Elasticsearch, Kafka | Salary up to € 62.000 + sec. benefits

Education / Teaching
De Meern
Dutch, English


Java Software Engineer De Meern

  • Would you like to change the way people learn for ever?
  • Do you like to work for a financial strong Software Engineering Scale up?
  • What do you think about being involved in R&D, Design and mainly develop greenfield software?
  • Do you like to work with technologies like Java8, Spring Boot, Kafka, Cassandra, Elasticsearch and Docker?

Then this could be your new job!

Your employer: Is changing the way of how people educate for good!

This small technology company in Utrecht has been in the market for years now and they are rapidly changing the world of learning. The have been able to combine algorithms, (Big) Data, Security, science and regulations in such a way, that they are disrupting the world of education Big Time! As a result, they developed a ground-breaking learning technology that has been used by industry leaders both national and International.

Their product is used by hundreds of thousands off end users and this is growing rapidly. To meet de demand and keep the performance they are about to rebuild from scratch and refactor the current systems. A long side of building the new systems, new features will be developed keep up with the latest requirements from the end users. Their current technology stack consists of technologies like Java 8, Kafka, Elasticsearch, Docker, Spring Boot, Cassandra and Docker. But the company is very much open to adapt new technology if it´s proven te be better than the current technology. Their delivery pipeline is based on TDD, CI and CD. They deploy several time a week. So, a good place to work with modern technology and real craftmanship.

The company is small and informal with short communication lines, the CTO is right next to you! More than 50% of the employees are software engineers, so their environment is very tech savvy. There is a lot of room to develop yourself. You have smart and experienced colleagues around you, you can visit meetups and conferences and you get the change to do some R&D and POC’s. They also host meet-ups and they have set up their own open source environment.

Your role Java Software engineer De Meern

In your role as Java Software engineer De Meern you will work in a full stack Agile team, together with Java en JavaScript software engineers from their Head Quarter in Utrecht. You will work mainly on greenfield projects. All systems will be developed from scratch or being refactored. Security, scalability and performance are key here.

The demand for their products is rapidly growing, therefor they need to be (near) future proof. You will individual or with your team work from story to story. Here you got the chance to be involved in design and architecture. Also, if you are not that experienced yet, here you can learn on the job and every opinion counts. You will also get the opportunity to do POC’s for the right use case with some R&D to dig into new technologies. Here you can try Scala, Kotlin, NodeJS or any other technology, but that is up to you.

Growth opportunities

The organisation is rapidly growing, so getting on board now means growing with the company. As a Medior Software Engineer you can grow into Senior Java Software Engineer. Your responsibilities will grow and you will get more responsibilities and more proficient in new technologies and design and architecture. As they are moving toward more different services end more development team. As a Senior Software engineer you can grow into the role of a Lead Java Software Engineer.

What is required?

  • Minimum of two years of profession Java Software Engineering experience
  • Experience with Java 8 is a plus
  • Experience with Spring and REST is a plus
  • Experience with Cassandra or other NoSQL technology is a plus
  • Experience with Elasticsearch is a plus
  • Experience with Microservices, Docker and/or Kubernetes is a plus
  • Experience with Kafka and or Spark is a plus
  • Experience with security and tools like SamL and/or OAuth is a plus

What is offered?

  • Salary between € 42.120 and € 62.000 based on experience
  • The possibility to work 32, 36, 4×9 or 40 hours a week
  • Bonus
  • 25 holidays
  • Working from home possibilities
  • Flexible working hours
  • Laptop of choice
  • Unlimited training budget

Do you like to work for a small technology company that is disrupting how people learn for good, within a small, highly skilled software engineering team?

Please send your CV to Serge Warbout via

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Work Hours:

32 hours (Parttime) hours per week