A rapidly growing Software Specialist seeks the expertise of a highly analytical & forward-thinking Intermediate – Senior Java Developer (SAP) to join its team. Your core role will include developing server & client applications in Java for international retail chains. You must possess a University Degree in Information Science or similar discipline, have 7-10 years’ experience in a similar role, extensive experience developing retail POS solutions, knowledge of PMLC & your tech toolset should include Java, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, SQL, Eclipse, Spring, SVN, Junit, Web Services, GWT, CI (Jenkins, Nexus), SQL for Oracle and/or SQL Server & strong knowledge of integration to SAP. You must also be the holder of a valid passport as both local and international travel will be expected.


  • Development of server and client applications in Java for international retail chains.
  • Analysis, design and implementation of specific solutions.
  • Work in an international production team.
  • UI programming (SWING, HTML5, CSS).
  • Integrate third-party solutions (SOAP, REST, iDocs).
  • Hardware integration (e.g., card terminal, POS printer, fingerprint sensors).
  • Design, prototype and implement new software solutions and extensions.
  • Create technical instructions or documentations (UML, Wiki, SDK, etc.).
  • Report and line printing using JasperReports, iText.


Qualifications –

  • University Degree in Information Science, IT specialist or similar education background.

Experience/Skills –

  • 7-10 Years’ working experience in a similar role.
  • Extensive experience developing retail Point of Sale solutions, preferably JAVA based.
  • Experience developing enterprise solutions in Java.
  • Knowledge and understanding of PMLC.
  • Very good knowledge of Java, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS, SQL.
  • Eclipse, Spring, SVN, Junit, Web Services, GWT, CI (Jenkins, Nexus).
  • Good knowledge of SQL for Oracle and / or SQL Server.
  • Knowledge of integration to SAP is a strong requirement.
  • Extensive Travel internationally for protracted periods of time and locally in support of active projects.
  • A valid passport.

Advantageous –

  • Knowledge of the SAP solution.
  • Able to speak in German.


  • Excellent business standard language in English, oral and written.
  • Ability to work within a team.
  • Independence and responsibility.

While we would really like to respond to every application, should you not be contacted for this position within 10 working days please consider your application unsuccessful.


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Desired Skills:

  • Intermediate
  • Senior
  • Java

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