subshell Job Offer

Java Developer

subshell is now looking for full-time or part-time Java developers with an interest in sophisticated software solutions for exciting public media companies like ARD, ZDF & Co.

Your tasks include:

  • You develop innovative extensions and modules for our content management system Sophora.
  • You work with a variety of technologies, such as: Java, Spring Boot, Git, Docker, Jenkins.
  • In addition, we use: JavaScript, Angular, Kubernetes, Eclipse RCP, Test Containers or Cloud.

What you can expect from us:

  • A family-friendly company culture with plenty of room to create
  • We focus on incremental and reasonable growth
  • A collegial cohesion that focuses on solutions and not on mistakes
  • An operating system and hardware of your choice
  • Lab days (every 2 weeks) for free experimentation and a regular hackathon
  • A team budget that you can spend together as a team for activities
  • Participation in conferences and trainings
  • A mentor who will accompany you while you get to know our company during your first few months at subshell

Your advantages when working for subshell:

  • Flexible working hours
  • Possibility to work from home & extensive equipment (e.g., work laptop) as desired Participation in the company pension plan
  • 30 vacation days
  • Subsidy for the HVV ProfiTicket
  • Online sports offer (yoga, workout, early morning sport) during office hours
  • Lunch offer at the office
  • After work events, summer and holiday parties
  • Team events
  • Children's sick days, emergency child care & paternity leave
  • Monthly massage offer

Your profile:

  • You have a degree in Computer Science or a comparable qualification.
  • You have experience in software development with Java.
  • You are communicative and work in a team-oriented manner.
  • You have very good knowledge of written and spoken German.
  • You have basic English knowledge.

Does this position sound interesting to you?

Then we look forward to receiving your complete application documents (cover letter, curriculum vitae, diplomas, certificates and proof of employment) via our application form or by e-mail to Please note that your application documents should be compiled into one PDF file.

Your contact person is Hevi Sari.

In order to continue to promote diversity in our hiring practices and to promote a fair and just workplace, all applications received at subshell are anonymized before they are reviewed internally for the actual position. Therefore, if you prefer, you do not need to include a photo and/or any information, for example, about your age, gender, marital status, religion or place of birth in your application.

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Full time / Flexible work models possible
subshell, Hongkongstraße 5, 20457 Hamburg, Germany
Work Hours
A degree in computer science or comparable qualifications.

About subshell

subshell is a flexible, tight-knit software company founded in 1999 with the goal of providing useful solutions to a variety of media organizations. We make Sophora CMS — unique software for content creation and distribution. With Sophora, our clients create and curate valuable and engaging stories for millions of people.

Hêvi Sari
Hêvi Sari
People & Culture
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