Senior Java Developer

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Senior Java Developer

Zagreb - Croatia


We're looking for an experienced Senior Java Developer to join our team

Responsible for building products within our portfolio, our new Senior Java Developer should be a team player with a strong sense of accountability and determination. There is a genuine need for a practical, hands-on person who likes to share knowledge and would enjoy mentoring the team.

01Qualifications & experience

  • Preferably 7+ years of work experience in software development and preferably some experience as a team leader or coordinator
  • A strong, organized written and verbal communication in English
  • Genuine passion for clean software development and motivation to learn new technologies
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in IT, CS or related technical degree
  • Experience with Java/JEE and software design patterns
  • Experience in the following and similar technologies/frameworks: Spring, Hibernate, Redisson, Camel, JMS (ActiveMQ)
  • Experience with Linux shell
  • Experience with databases (PostgreSQL and MongoDB)
  • Experience with tools for version control (Git) and CI (GitLab CI, Jenkins)
  • Experience with Scrum, preferably Scrum master certification acquired
  • Experience in the Atlassian Suite (Confluence/JIRA)
  • Experience with build and dependency management tools, such as Maven/Gradle is a plus
  • Having obtained OCA and/or OCP is a plus (if not, we’ll provide these and all other relevant certificates)

02Your responsibilities


  • Be a part of a dynamic team responsible for the implementation of highly complex back-end systems
  • Participate in creative and challenging design tasks
  • Write clean and well-structured Java code according to code quality guidelines
  • Adhere to design principles and patterns
  • Provide technical documentation
  • Be actively involved in the continuous improvement of our software development processes
  • Be willing to mentor colleagues


  • Ability to work full-time in Zagreb, Croatia
  • We practice hybrid work and do not offer fully remote positions

Hiring process


Getting in touch

Your CV is your ID Card. Send us yours and we’ll be more than glad to read it carefully and get back to you as soon as possible.

Quick interview

If we liked what we read in your CV, we’ll invite you for an intro interview to meet in person and exchange expectations.


Following the initial chat, we'll send you a task to evaluate your technical skills. Once completed, we'll set the follow-up interview.

Tech interview

In this meeting, we'll discuss the task you completed, go through provided code review, and discuss the assignment solution.


Receiving our offer is the last step of your hiring journey. Hopefully, it’s also your first step into Leapwise.


Each colleague from the office will have a one-on-one chat with you, presenting their role and answering all your questions.

Tools & technologies


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Benefits we provide

There are many ways we invest in the well-being of our team. Here's what we offer once you're in.


Hybrid work and flexible working hours implied

Fully paid sick leave

A minimum of 25 days of vacation

Paid health insurance

Yearly general health checks

Additional health insurance

360 onboarding plan


Annual individual development plan

Mentorship program

External trainings by Java Champions, JNation, GitNation, Growth Tribe, and more

Relevant certificates covered (OCA, OCP, Scrum Master, Prince 2)

Internal library of all relevant literature

Relevant courses at your disposal

Yearly conference budget to step up your knowledge

One-on-one foreign language sessions

Internal workshops and personal development


Employee anniversary, Xmas, Easter, Summer bonus and Referral incentives

Fully paid kindergarten fees

Baby bonus

5 and 10-year anniversary gift

Monthly physiotherapy sessions

Weekly football and other sports initiatives


Breakfast & lunch every day

Bespoke equipment incl. MacBook, iPhone, headphones, MX keyboard

Height-adjustable tables & ergonomic chairs

Games & get-togethers

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