AVANTGARDE - "Creating Fans"

*REMOTE* Lead (Senior) Kotlin & Java Engineer (m/f/x) High-Load Search-Engine

€80,000-€95,000 / YEAR

Choose your own Work-LifeFully Remote from anywhere within Germany or from the Munich-based office location!

Our distributed teams are developing a cloud-native marketplace solution (omni-channel) scaled across 14 countries for +6 mio daily users –> high-load +40k requests/second.

You + team (4 Seniors, 1 PO) create the Search-Engine core backend (realtime, microservices, serverless, distributed based system).

Vision: One Global Engineering Solution & technology leadership within omni-channel.


  • Kotlin & Java SpringBoot Microservices (Cloud: GCP), event-driven (Kafka, Pub/Sub)
  • Apache Solr, NoSQL (MongoDB, Firebase), Docker / K8s, Terraform
  • Reactor, WebFlux, Scala, Python, algorithms, Clean & Solid Code
  • CI/CD, DevSecOps, GCP: major partnership with hackathons / workshops

Our Dev culture:

  • Cross-functional-teams, end2end-product responsibility
  • Self-managed, autonomous teams
  • agile and creative environment – you impact the product!
  • Personalized development strategy for individual and professional growth
  • Flexible working hours + remote working policy
  • International, English-speaking culture

Qualifications and what you should bring:

  • Java (Kotlin) / JVM experience +5 years
  • Expert in cloud native & complex microservice environments
  • 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!
  • Mentoring / Coaching / Hiring experience optional


  • 37,5h week, Remote up to 100% (also after Covid19!) + flexible work hours
  • 30 days paid vacation (optionally take up to 54 days of paid vacation)
  • 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 🙂

About AVANTGARDE - "Creating Fans"

At Avantgarde, we design powerful digital brand experiences that shape the future of the best brands in the world. What is the key? Our tech-loving team, our own products and #TechFirst. For 35 years we understand the meaning of experiences. We are leading experts and turn people into lifelong fans. We stage extraordinary and unforgettable moments. We actively involve people and we inspire them to share their experience. Let us show you!