Senior Java Back-End Developer

Erste Group IT International GmbH, o. z. Slovakia

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Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

As a Senior Java Backend Developer in the GCDS team, you will play a critical role in design and implement technical solution for our product development.

Tasks and responsibilities:
• Participate in the entire application lifecycle, focusing on coding and debugging
• Write clean code to develop functional applications
• Troubleshoot and debug applications
• Perform Backend tests to optimize performance
• Manage cutting-edge technologies to improve legacy applications
• Collaborate with developers of other application to proper integrate our system into the BI chain.
• Gather and address technical and design requirements
• Provide training and support to internal team members
• Build reusable code and libraries for future use
• Liaise with developers, designers and solution manager to identify new features
• Follow emerging technologies
• Contribute to the technical design and the continuous improvement of our services and interfaces.
• Cooperate with Solution Manager, Analysts, Technical Architects and business teams to architect technology solutions to meet business needs.
• Provide guidance on Development and Service Orchestration.
• Contribute to Define, communicate and enforce design/coding standards, Technical governance and design review.
• Influence Test Driven and Behaviour Driven development practices and Quality Engineering.
• Help train a team of aspiring, experienced and talented Java and Oracle developers.
• Identify root cause of complex technical issues that will require partnering with other teams and steer resolution.
• Deliver hands on leadership for application support, administration, and maintenance including product patches, migration, and release rollouts including troubleshooting product issues
• Improves architecture by tracking emerging technologies; evaluating their applicability to business goals and operational requirements.

Basic wage component (gross) and other rewards

By law we are obliged to advertise minimal salary which is 2500+ EUR gross/month with possibility to be higher depending on lenght of your experience and your professional skills.

Employee perks, benefits

• Coaching, on-the-job-training, and professional training opportunities
• Motivating annual financial bonus based on your performance
• 4 days of extra holiday
• Home Office
• Language course
• Banking services for free
• Company pension scheme
• Personal development – internal and external training
• Working in an international and diverse environment
• Working with new technologies
• Near infinite supply of coffee
• Young friendly and passionate team
• Wide range of other benefits

Information about the selection process

We thank all applicants for their interest in Erste Group IT International. We are very glad to receive CVs of all candidates that can possibly become our future colleagues.
After receiving your application, we will carefully evaluate it. Please note that due to time limitations we will contact only prospective candidates that meet our expectation best.
In case you are not selected for this particular position, we will keep your CV for possible contact in the future. If you are interested to know more about us and follow our openings in the future, please visit
Thank you once more for your interest.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University education (Bachelor's degree)

Personality requirements and skills

• 5+ years of Experience in application design and development and/or languages (Java, J2EE, MQ, Web-Based Services)
• Familiarity with front-end languages (e.g. HTML, JavaScript and CSS)
• Strong Experience in application configuration and systems integration
• Strong Experience in application performance management (high performance tuning, scaling)
• Solid knowledge of current and emerging technologies to apply it towards solutions in business applications
• Experience in RDBMS, ORACLE
• Data storage and retrieval technologies
• Data integrity and distribution;
• Data flow optimization
• Knowledge of Automation technologies
• Experience delivering solutions using an Agile/Scrum methodology
• Exceptional interpersonal skills, including teamwork, facilitation and communication
• Collaboration across multiple product teams
• Problem solving / analytical thinking


Brief description of the company

EG IT INT is the IT services provider of Erste Group, supplying Group Solutions to Erste Group entities.
We provide development, implementation and integration as well as operations of group-wide IT solutions. Therefore, we play a strategic role within Erste Group, offering the best service for the best price.

Our services

IT solutions provider of Erste Group, supplying Group Solutions to Erste Holding and its CEE subsidiaries.
As part of Erste Group, Erste Group IT International (EG IT INT) provides development, implementation and integration as well as operations of group-wide IT solutions for the international banking business and therefore plays a strategic role within Erste Group.

Group IT solutions are provided in the following areas:
•Group-wide digital banking,
• Wholesale banking and capital markets,
• Bank steering functions (risk management & financial management) as well as BI systems and the Group Data Warehouse.

We operate offices in Austria, Slovakia and Czech Republic with more than 900 employees.

All services are provided to Erste Group entities and include:
• Management of software development and integration projects (planning of the required budget and resources, coordination of the requirements collection, specification and implementation)
• Requirements definition with the customers and their integration into the existing process landscape
• Software development, integration and testing based on elaborated technical concepts
• Architecture and business analysis
• Deployment of the solution (handover to operations)
• Operations and maintenance of applications (problem handling, bug fixing and minor improvements)
• Integration of third party software into the existing IT landscape

IT driven change
Being the best at IT also means being the best at change. We are an enabler for new emerging business lines at group level which go beyond country boundaries. We help new business lines to integrate quickly and become part of Erste Group. We serve as an agent of change.

Number of employees

250-499 employees

Company address

Erste Group IT International, spol. s r.o.
Tomášikova 64
831 04 Bratislava
ID: 3533124   Dátum zverejnenia: 15.5.2019   Základná zložka mzdy (brutto) a ďalšie odmeny:   By law we are obliged to advertise minimal salary which is 2500+ EUR gross/month with possibility to be higher depending on lenght of your experience and your professional skills.