Senior Software Engineer (Java/Kotlin) - Technology Consumer Experience

  • Full-time

Job Description

The salary range for this position is 

16 100 - 23 200 PLN in gross terms (contract of employment)

A hybrid work model that incorporates solutions developed by the leader and the team

In the Consumer area, we pursue the best possible customer experience, starting from main site visits, through browsing, searching and comparing listings, to the purchasing process and post-purchase services on all platforms (web, mobile web, iOS and Android). We are responsible for external traffic that involves thousand of requests per second. We have hundreds of millions of records in our database, microservice architecture on the back-end, and micro-frontends.

We conduct dozens of experiments, test hundreds of variants, analyse results and draw conclusions that we convert into specific tasks. We systematically take care of the fast and smooth operations of our sites. We monitor and solve issues related to efficiency, developing an optimum code to provide clients with the best user experience at Allegro.

We have nearly 30 teams made up of engineers that have various skills. We also cooperate with designers, researchers and analysts.

We are looking for people who

  • Program in Java and/or Kotlin, Scala, Groovy
  • Expect work that has a deeper meaning (not just "management commissioned"), and want to enjoy the results
  • Want to be proud of the code they create. Are willing to accept feedback and share knowledge during code reviews
  • Are able to look for effective solutions to user requirements
  • Are willing to continuously develop and update their knowledge
  • Knows English on at least B2 level

We offer

  • A hybrid work model that you will agree on with your leader and the team. We have well-located offices (with fully equipped kitchens and bicycle parking facilities) and excellent working tools (height-adjustable desks, interactive conference rooms)
  • Long term discretionary incentive plan based on shares
  • Annual bonus up to 10% of the annual salary gross (depending on your annual assessment and the company's results)
  • A wide selection of fringe benefits in a cafeteria plan – you choose what you like (e.g. medical, sports or lunch packages, insurance, purchase vouchers)
  • English classes that we pay for related to the specific nature of your job
  • Laptop with m1 processor, 32GB RAM, SSD - a 16” or 14” MacBook Pro or corresponding Dell with Windows (if you don’t like Macs), two monitors and all other gadgets that you should need
  • Working in a team you can always count on — we have on board top-class specialists and experts in their areas of expertise
  • A high degree of autonomy in terms of organizing your team’s work; we encourage you to develop continuously and try out new things
  • Hackathons, team tourism, training budget and an internal educational platform, MindUp (including training courses on work organization, means of communications, motivation to work and various technologies and subject-matter issues)
  • If you want to learn more,  check it out

Why is it worth working with us

  • We use the following programming languages/technologies: Java (at least 8), Scala, Kotlin (in some teams we also use Python), SpringBoot, ReactJS, Angular, Docker, Kafka, MongoDB, mySQL, PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Reactive Programming, Spark, Hadoop, Mesos, TensorFlow
  • The IT team is made up of over 1700 members who have shared their knowledge at multiple conferences, such as Devoxx, Confitura, Geecon, and co-create a blog:
  • Microservices – a few thousand microservices and 1.8m+ rps on our business data bus
  • We practice Code Review, Continuous Integration, Scrum/Kanban, Domain Driven Design, Test Driven Development, Pair Programming, depending on the team
  • Our internal ecosystem is based on self-service and widely used tools, such as Kubernetes, Docker, Consul, GitHub or GitHub Actions. This will allow you, from day one, to develop software using any language, architecture and scale, restricted only by your creativity and imagination.
  • To match the scale, we also focus on building entire Platforms of tools and technologies that accelerate and facilitate day-to-day development, and we ensure the best Developer Experience to our teams
  • Technological autonomy: you get to choose which technology solves the problem at hand (no need for management’s consent). You are responsible for what you create
  • Our deployment environment combines private Data Centers (tens of thousands of servers) and Public Clouds (Google Cloud and Microsoft Azure)
  • Over 100 original open source projects and a few thousand stars on github
  • We organize Allegro Tech Live event, a 100% remote version of our offline Allegro Tech Talks meetups, and we make guest appearances at the invitation of such communities as Warsaw AI, JUG (Poznań, Łódź, Lublin, Wrocław), WG .Net, Dare IT, Women in Tech Summit
  • We focus on development as well. We organize hackathons and internal conferences (e.g. the annual Allegro Tech Meeting), our employees regularly participate in events both in Poland and abroad (Europe and USA), and each team has its own budget for training and study aids. If you want to keep growing and share your knowledge, we will always support you

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