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Lead Fullstack Developer (m/f/d)

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Lead Fullstack Developer (m/f/d)
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Information Technology
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Job Description

PAYBACK is unique worldwide in data-based marketing. With the ability to develop digital business models and implement technical trends, we are pioneers of the data economy. The technical solutions for our 31 million customers relating to the PAYBACK program are designed and operated in-house. To this end, we work with the latest technologies and in a cross-functional and agile way.

In addition to Munich, we are setting up a location in Berlin that focuses on “Digital Sales”. This is about PAYBACK products, business models and partnerships where PAYBACK customers can also collect and redeem points online (Web & APP). We cooperate with the leading eCommerce companies in Germany and offer access to over 650 well-known online shops from the retail, travel, telco, energy, gaming, finance and more sectors via our portals. From A for Amazon to Z for Zooroyal.

Would you like to take on responsibility, contribute your ideas around our unique product “Digital Sales” and further develop PAYBACK with us? Then you've come to the right place.

OF COURSE, we don't just live diversity. We celebrate it! Will you join us? We look forward to getting to know you.


  • Contribute in all phases of the development lifecycle – including e.g. deployments, testing and monitoring
  • Follow the 'You Build It, You Run It' approach
  • Write well designed, testable, efficient code
  • Doing pair-programming and code-reviews
  • Ensure designs are in compliance with specifications
  • Ensure best possible quality of the products you own
  • Align technical / software specifications with connected systems
  • Derive implementation strategy according to the enterprise architecture principles / guardrails
  • Develop technical product application landscape
  • Define development standards and best practices
  • Identify and manage technical debts and operational risks
  • Support continuous improvement by investigating alternatives and technologies and presenting these for architectural review
  • Together with SREs owning non-functional requirements and making sure features can be delivered and operated in a sustainable way
  • Lead, Enable & Grow the domain’s, cluster's or product's technical engineers and work with related subject matter experts
  • Establish and maintain relationship with Information Security regarding technical implementation of security topics and controls
  • Expanding your knowledge in new areas and technologies
  • Engagement in guilds

  • Proven hands-on fullstack development experience
  • Proven working experience in Java development
  • Hands on experience in designing and developing applications using Java EE platforms
  • Experience in Maven, Spring, Spring Batch, Spring Boot, Docker, Google Cloud, Terraform, Pub/Sub, BigQuery, Dataflow, JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML/CSS, Node JS, Next JS, Python, PL/SQL, Spark
  • Knowledge of Relational Databases, SQL and ORM technologies (JPA2, Hibernate), PostqreSQL
  • Open minded towards full stack developer approach (including testing, frontend (web), backend, monitoring, DevOps, Data)
  • Strong problem analyzing and solving capabilities as well as strong ownership and leadership to resolve problems
  • Customer oriented and strategic thinking
  • Experience with testing frameworks
  • Ability to understand technical impacts of requirements (architectural impacts, security, performance)
  • Experience & willingness to work with cloud technologies
  • Strong decision-making skills based on customer value and ROI
  • Good communication skills and personal responsibility, self-initiative
  • You have fluent English skills

  • Object Oriented analysis and design using common design patterns
  • Profound insight of Java and JEE internals (Class loading, Memory Management, Transaction management etc.)
  • Experience in developing web applications using at least one popular web framework (JSF, Wicket, GWT, Spring MVC) with test-driven development
  • You have German skills


  • Grow like a Pro: Continue learning through individual professional development, grow with us to shape our future together
  • Tasty Breaks: In addition to drinks, we also provide delicious food during your lunch break
  • Do it your way: 30 vacation days flexible working hours and a hybrid working model
  • Get Together: Meet and spend leisure time with colleagues at a Mystery Coffee, be part of our popular Social Days, ski events and seasonal highlights such as Christmas parties, summer parties and team events
  • Easy Going: Coming to the office is not only fun, but also affordable - we cover the costs of your "Deutschland-Ticket"