AVANTGARDE - "Creating Fans"

*REMOTE* Solution Architect / Principal Engineer (High-Load Marketplace, m/f/x)

€100,000-€130,000 / YEAR

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 Engineer / Solution Architect:

  • 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!


  • Java / Kotlin 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
  • 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 🙂

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!