Software Developer | JAVA, Kafka | Team Search-Selection (f/m/d)

Hamburg Zentrale
Otto (GmbH & Co KG)
Direkt auf dem OTTO-Campus in Hamburg die Zukunft des E-Commerce vorantreiben und den E-Commerce-Spirit von OTTO und die Innovationskraft unseres Konzerns erleben. Die Zusammenarbeit aller Teams macht otto.de täglich erfolgreich und steuert in den Otto Group Funktionsbereichen 123 nationale und internationale Einzelgesellschaften. Das klingt spannend? Dann starten wir gemeinsam durch.

Drive the future of e-commerce: Search@otto.de is growing rapidly and needs you! We invest in new technologies, and in the further development of our platform otto.de in order to become the best e-commerce search in Germany.

We are Team Search and ensure that our 8 million customers get the best search results. To meet this demand, we use different ranking models to find the best products for our customers' searches. Finding these products among millions of products is challenging for which we need your expertise! We share a love for pairing and trying out new technologies. You will join a team with passion for innovation and building good products and a lot of fun!

Tech stack:

  • Java | Streaming | AWS | Terraform | Linux

Was Dich erwartet:

  • Design and develop high performance data pipelines and APIs
  • Build and maintain automated, scalable and distributed systems in our cloud infrastructure
  • Be a quality advocate in the team and set a good example by writing clean, readable and maintainable code
  • Be part of a cross-functional team making use of Agile Methodologies such as Kanban, Pair Programming, and Test-Driven Development

You are not sure if the position suits you? - We will be happy to put you in touch with Hendrik Wimmer from the department. Would you like to get to know how your future team and your workplace operate? You will have the opportunity to do so at a later point in time as part of your application process.

Was Du mitbringen solltest:


  • Advanced Java 11/17 knowledge and hands-on experience with streaming technology
  • Expertise in development and operation of data processing and transformation in a complex decentralized stream based infrastructure
  • Expert know-how in cloud environments and containerization (e.g. AWS, Docker)
  • DevOps skills (Java, Bash, Git, Docker, CI/CD)
  • Hands-on experience with infrastructure as code (e. g. AWS CloudFormation, Terraform)
  • A strong desire to pair-program


  • Experience in working with large amounts of data with Kafka
  • Experience in working with bytes and buffers. You know your JVM
  • Know-how in search technologies in e-commerce

Was wir Dir bieten:

  • Work-life balance
    Hybrid work model, activity-based working, flexible working hours (flexitime), 37.5-hour week, 30 vacation days, workation and sabbatical option
  • Compensation & benefits
    15% employee discount and numerous corporate benefits & personal offers (e.g. events, travel), vacation and Christmas bonus, pension schemes, capital participation, relocation offer
  • Professional & personal development
    2-week onboarding, further training offers such as the OTTO Academy, digital learning platforms - including master plan, coaching & mentoring, job sharing, development programs, management and expert career paths, option to attend specialist conferences
  • Health & well-being
    More than 30 company sports, meditation room, mindfulness and stress management courses, offers for parents, company medical & psychosocial counseling
  • Culture & collaboration
    Communities & networks, coworking & social spaces, management guidelines, regular employee surveys, free hot drinks and a wide range of food (including vegan), parcel shop
  • Mobility
    Deutschlandticket for 30 €, free parking, e-charging stations, car services, StadtRAD stations

& many more benefits!

Bitte bewerbe Dich schriftlich bzw. per E-Mail auf diese Ausschreibung.

Deine aussagekräftige Bewerbung mit Bezug auf die Nummer
03427247 richte bitte an:

Otto (GmbH & Co KG)
Hannah Wilkens
Werner-Otto-Straße 1-7
22179 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 40 6461-6768

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