Java Developer

Reinventing Food like Zalando did Fashion

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerAmsterdam, NL
  • globeRelocation paid
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeIntermediate
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Picnic is the world’s fastest growing online supermarket. Our mission is to make grocery shopping simple, fun, and affordable for everyone. We rethink every step until the groceries are on the consumers´ shelves, build cutting-edge warehouses and run an ever-expanding fleet of electric delivery vans.

We are on the hunt for the brightest software engineers that love grand challenges which shape the future of grocery shopping. Are you ready to join?

What’s your challenge?

  • Design, develop, and test new user-facing features of our platform.
  • Innovate and advance the core planning, shopping, retailing and shipment algorithms.
  • Optimize supply chain systems to maximize operational performance.
  • Create high-quality code that is scalable, reliable and reusable.
  • Analyze and improve the scalability and security of our platform.
  • Keep up with the latest technologies.

Who are you?

  • You are thrilled by solving hard problems.
  • You are not intimidated by tackling grand challenges.
  • You love building ultra-scalable systems. Chasing technical and operational excellence is your second nature.
  • You are looking forward to joining a team that is only satisfied if it can improve continuously.

Main requirements

  • Highly analytical and curious mind with Master in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years of experience
  • Excellent skills in back-end development (Java, Spring MVC, MongoDB, ElasticSearch).
  • Ability to translate business requirements into high-performing scalable solutions.
  • Knowledge of AWS cloud computing services.
  • Open personality with hands-on, nothing-is-impossible mindset.


Picnic has a lot of cool stuff to offer. We have an awesome start-up culture where everything you do matters! It’s also an environment where you can develop yourself super-fast and get the freedom to create your own future. Our canal-facing office with roof terrace is located in the centre of Amsterdam. We work very hard but we have also a lot of fun together.

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