*REMOTE* Principal Engineer Kotlin / Java (High-Load Marketplace, m/f/x) at AVANTGARDE - "Creating Fans"

Your CHOICE: 100% Remote from anywhere within Germany OR join our office in Munich (optional Hubs: Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Stuttgart)

Focus areas Principal Engineering / Solution Architecture:

  • 25-40% hands-on (coding, infrastructure, reviews + temporary product team contributor)
  • 40-50% (global) architecture & solution design, cross-product-team alignment with (L)POs
  • 25-40% Coaching + Community, Culture and Best Practices, (optional Meet-Up-orga, etc.)

We are developing the core backend for our cloud-native marketplace solution (omni-channel) scaled across 14 countries in Europe serving +6 mio daily users --> high-load +40k requests/seconds. Design and build our legacy-free high performance Marketing and Customer Data platform with Loyalty and Recommendation systems (user-relevant microservices exposed as REST APIs to the GCP (realtime, Kafka) connecting interactions across all touchpoints within the marketplace.

Vision: One Global Engineering Solution, tech-freedom in a product driven mindset adopting latest trends and innovations! Work across our international, cross-functional teams, take responsibility with end2end ownership and just develop your way!


  • Kotlin / Java SpringBoot & Quarkus.io microservices (Google Cloud)
  • MongoDB, Firebase, PostgreSQL, Docker / Kubernetes, Terraform, Prometheus, Dynatrace, Kafka
  • TDD, DDD, Clean & Solid Code, CI/CD, DevSecOps
  • GCP: major partnership with hackathons / workshops
  • (BFF: Node.js / Frontend: React / TypeScript / GraphQL)

Our Dev culture:

  • Cross-functional-teams, end2end-product responsibility
  • Work autonomously and agile in a creative environment - you are the driving engine!
  • Personalized development strategy for individual and professional growth
  • Flexible working hours + remote working policy
  • No dress code and we are English-speaking!

Qualifications and what you should bring:

  • Polyglot Software engineering experiences + solution architecture +6 years
  • Expert in cloud native & complex microservice environments
  • Experience in Kafka or other distributed event streaming platforms is a big plus
  • Love your work and move things forward to deliver the best product. #TechFirst!
  • Creativity: Take over responsibility and shape the future of our products with your ideas
  • English Communication skills are key!


  • 37,5h week, 100% Remote, Remote-Hub or Munich Office + flexible work hours
  • optional Paid Company Car with private allowance
  • 30 days paid vacation (raise up to 54 days of vacation is possible)
  • Individual development budget for trainings, joining conferences with the team, etc.
  • Paid relocation package
  • Team events & company benefits
  • And finally, ...maybe the best Tech Team in Germany :)

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