Senior Java Backend Engineer - Freelance (m/f/t)

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

Quandoo is the fastest-growing real-time reservations platform for restaurants. As a technology-enabled marketplace, Quandoo is equipping its partner restaurants with an industry-leading reservations management system that digitalizes a restaurant’s inventory and makes it accessible in real-time from web and mobile channels.

Restaurateurs can leverage the reach of Quandoo’s reservation platform to boost their customer base, drive utilization in low-traffic times and generate additional business on-demand. Quandoo provides diners the easiest way to explore the restaurant space and reserve a table at their restaurant of choice. With just a few clicks diners select from a wide range of local favorites to Michelin-starred gourmet restaurants. Having chosen a restaurant, diners receive instant confirmations on their reservations and benefit from loyalty points.

Quandoo was founded in 2012, with is headquarters in Berlin, Germany and international footprints in Western Europe, CEE, APAC, and the Nordics. With a dynamic, international team of 400 employees globally, our vision is to become the world’s leading marketplace for all dining experiences. We have offices in 11 countries and the team with 40+ different nationalities.

Job Description

Working in Quandoo office full time during 3-6 months, you will :

  • Develop innovative software tools, applications, services, and platforms to enhance Quandoo's internal systems and product portfolio

  • Create robust high-volume production applications, as well as prototype development

  • Manage the entire product lifecycle - from the first lines of code to continuous maintenance in production.

  • Keeping up-to-date with industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies

  • Constantly seeking to develop yourself by learning new technologies and keeping abreast of market developments


Your Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related fields

  • Extensive programming experience in Java with strong object oriented skills.

  • 6+ years of relevant work experience in software development.

Preferred Qualifications

A solid foundation in computer science, and be highly experienced with data structures, algorithms, and software design

  • Specialization in large scale software systems, service oriented architectures, and REST based API design

  • Outstanding analytical and troubleshooting skills

  • Experience with UNIX/Linux, distributed systems, web-based systems, and open web standards

  • Extensive knowledge of database systems and ORM frameworks

  • Pragmatic and detail oriented programmer applying XP principles

  • Deep knowledge and production ready skillset of at least one web application container

  • Good sense for applying metrics throughout a platform stack including technical and business metrics

  • Good communication skills, high proficiency in English (German is a plus)

  • German working visa or EU Citisenship, we do not provide the visa support for this role 

Additional Information

What We Offer

  • No boredom! Quandoo is an everyday challenging working place
  • A position that offers you tangible impact on the company’s success
  • You will work in a highly motivated, skilled and friendly team of engineers from all over the world
  • Dynamic and friendly working atmosphere in a successful international team
  • Highly attractive compensation package
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