Senior Backend Software Engineer (Architect) - new technologies (m/f/d)

Hogrefe, with psychology at its core, identifies, develops, and disseminates knowledge about human experience. We create and publish scientifically based printed and electronic assessments, books, and journals focused on psychology and psychiatry. We are the largest company in our field in Europe and employ over 400 people world-wide.

Our tools help psychologists to change lives by identifying learning disabilities, mental health problems, or by selecting people to jobs they can thrive in. Are you interested in applying your technical skills on this important mission?

Digital psychological testing is the core business of our "E-Assessment" development department. With a lot of experience, expertise, inventiveness and creativity, the product development is done in-house at Hogrefe. We have several new software projects starting soon and are looking for a new colleague with experience on tech stack bootstrapping and architectural decisions to join our skilled and growing team.

What is the role about?

With your hands-on architectural skills, you will play a key role in prototyping, technology selections and system design for the new upcoming software projects and modernization of our current assets. As a team player, you will also help others to learn and overcome technical challenges.

Must-have qualifications

  • Good knowledge of Java (current codebase)
  • Experience in backend essentials such as databases and API / microservices design
  • Experience in developing / maintaining large-scale software products
  • Experience in bootstrapping software projects
  • Confident command of English

Good-to-have

  • Experience with front-end tools like AngularJS, ReactJS, etc
  • Experience with automated testing, CI/CD tools.
  • Experience with Docker
  • Basic German knowledge, as your team is mainly German

What is it like to work at Hogrefe?

We have modern and well-equipped workplaces and flexible working hours. While it’s fun and productive to gather as often as possible, we also work efficiently remotely. As a company with well-being as a market mission, we try to live up to our values also internally. We have a continuing education program and several benefits ranging from sports programs to monthly tax-free benefits.


Our team’s home base is in Göttingen, Germany. Göttingen is located right in the center of Germany and directly on the main ICE line. You can get to bigger cities in both the North and South of Germany quickly. Frankfurt and Hamburg are each two hours away, Berlin only two and a half hours.

Mariele Walter

Leitung Human Resources Management 

Kontakt
Adresse
Hogrefe Verlag GmbH & Co. KG

Merkelstraße 3

37085  Göttingen

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