For over 80 years, GfK has been a reliable and trusted insight partner for the world’s biggest companies and leading brands who make a difference in every consumer’s life - and we will continue to build on this. We connect data, science and innovative digital research solutions to provide answers for key business questions around consumers, markets, brands and media. With our headquarters in Germany and a presence in around 60 countries worldwide, you benefit from our global company with a diverse community of ~9,000 employees.
Harnessing the power of our workforce, the greatest asset we have is our people. As part of GfK, you can take your future into your own hands. We value talent, skills and responsibility and support your development within our international teams. We are proud of our heritage and our future: Currently we are in the latter stages of a transformational journey from a traditional market research company to a trusted provider of prescriptive data analytics powered by innovative technology. This is only possible with extraordinary people and this is why we are looking for YOU to help create our future. For our employees as well as for our clients we pursue one goal: Growth from Knowledge!
As a Junior Software Engineer, you will work collaboratively with other software engineers to design and create new software modules, enhancements and features for the Consumer Panel business applications. As a part of our agile team, you work closely together with the business owners to improve the Consumer Panel applications and help the customers in their daily business.
Further developing and maintaining our existing software solutions as part of an agile team
Accompanying the entire software life cycle (planning, analysis, drafting, programming, etc.) within the scope of individual projects
Drafting of software design and software architecture
Development of future products
Completed training as an application developer with professional experience, university degree in computer science or comparable qualification
In-depth knowledge of object-oriented JAVA programming
Good English and German communication skills
Good to have:
Experience in developing database queries with PL/SQL and NoSQL.
Working knowledge of tools including Git, JIRA and JUnit
Knowledge of scalable object-oriented RESTful web services
Experience in developing applications using Spring Boot
Commercial software development experience
You follow the principles of clean architecture, clean code, and usability
We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit. We make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.
Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!