Picnic

Picnic

Amsterdam, NL

Java Developer

At Picnic we care about health and safety, so currently all interviews are done online and our team is working from home. We keep a close eye on the developments around Covid-19, and support your relocation to Amsterdam when it is safe to do so. It is possible to start working remotely with us – have a peek at how the remote onboarding is going here.

Where you fit in

Our developers are highly involved and essential to each part of our company. From route planning, scaling our customers’ analytics to handle enormous chunks of data, to calculating how many bananas we should have in our warehouse on a Thursday – our teams write, plan, and predict.

As one of our Software Engineers, you grab ownership of projects, grow, and work collaboratively with your colleagues. You design, test, evolve, and evaluate the nuts and bolts of our operation while offering a creative and analytical approach. You feel at home writing platforms and display an intricate understanding of how each line of code fits into a business plan.

At Picnic your skills will be complemented with the latest tech and our diverse projects will keep you challenged and motivated. From designing, developing, and testing new user-facing features, to optimizing supply chain systems and improving the scalability and security of our platform: you’ll be managing individual project priorities, deadlines, and deliverables, while finding yourself fully immersed in an engaging startup culture.

We don’t hide what we do. Instead, we open-source with the community that helped us grow. Here’s proof:  http://picnic.tech.

Who you are:

  • You have a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
  • You have at least one year of professional experience in programming and software development
  • You have a profound understanding of back-end development, including Java, Spring MVC, MongoDB, Elastic and PostgreSQL
  • Your English skills are on point (no Dutch required)

Technologies we use:

  • Java 11 (Reactor and Spring 5)
  • ElasticSearch, RabbitMQ, Kinesis
  • Maven and Git
  • PostgreSQL, MongoDB
  • Elastic MapReduce (EMR)
  • AWS, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Vault

Hungry for more? Check out https://stackshare.io/picnic-technologies for an overview of our tech stack.

Picnic perks

Located in Amsterdam, our fun-filled office is the best place for you to focus on your Picnic projects. Equipped with your favorite hardware and surrounded by like-minded people, you’ll grow professionally and personally, while enjoying the startup life along the way. We like to keep our 40-hour work-week flexible around here.

Our tech team consist of15 product teams, which handle tons of innovative projects. Sharing, mentoring and keeping up to date is a must at Picnic: Meetups, webinars, Lunch & Learn sessions, and our very own Tech academy make sure that’s taken care of. Your soft skills will get some attention as well, with tailored training and courses.

Our salaries are market competitive and our pension program will put your mind at ease.

Relocation package?

Sure! If you join Picnic from abroad, we’ll cover your trip to Amsterdam, sponsor your Visa, and offer you a month of accommodation while you settle in. What are you waiting for? Get in touch!


About Picnic

Picnic is the world’s fastest growing online supermarket with a unique business model and a highly engaged customer base. Our mission is to make grocery shopping simple, fun, and affordable for everyone. Beyond that, we love working towards a greener future by using cutting-edge warehouse technologies and running a 100% electrical fleet of delivery vans.