In interdisciplinary teams, we deploy agile methods to keep improving the platform's development. Based in Leipzig, it has now become a worldwide success. Customers look for countless designs that need to be readily found and sold. To help customers discover the most pertinent design in their searches, we have a sophisticated search system in place that's based on a variety of algorithms. Are you already a search specialist or on your way to becoming one? Then come support us as a

Software Engineer (f/m/d) Search in LeipzigSNGießerstraße 2704229Germany

Department: IT
Foster the further development and maintenance of the search function on the Spreadshirt marketplace. Together with a team of 5, you develop algorithms for the presentation of product proposals based on customer actions (AI). We also identify relevant products for the placement of online advertising, e.g. Google Product Listings Ads (PLA).

Our Tech Stack:

  • We use Java and Kotlin in the backend.
  • We use (for internal applications) AngularJS or React.
  • We store our data in MySQL and Mongo-DB clusters and make them searchable with ElastiSearch.
  • We operate more than 75 microservices which are implemented with Java, Kotlin, Ruby, PHP, Go and Javascript and deployed in Ganeti, OpenNebula or Kubernetes.
  • We are always open to new tools and good approaches.

You should bring:

  • You have sound knowledge of Java, Kotlin or Scala.
  • You bring hands-on knowledge of search engines such as ElasticSearch or Solr.
  • You have experience in dealing with SQL.
  • You have a strong understanding of mathematics.
  • You're not afraid of complex contexts.
  • You like to try out new things and you want to expand your knowledge.
  • You enjoy working on solutions in a multidisciplinary team and are looking forward to learning from and with each other.
  • You understand English and are not afraid to speak or write in English.

We offer you:

  • An open and colorful corporate culture with flexible working hours.
  • Plenty of space for your own ideas and a relaxed working atmosphere.
  • Professional work with friendly and motivated teams in flat hierarchies.
  • The opportunity to continually further your professional development and attend conferences.
  • Bright and friendly offices, a large kitchen for lunch breaks, two large roof terraces and much more.
  • Feel good thanks to fruit baskets, water dispensers and coffee machines as well as a PlayStation, table tennis table, table football, many internal events and of course lots of T-shirts.
  • You can find more insights into the everyday life of Spreadshirt and TeamShirts at kununu.

About Spreadshirt

Spreadshirt is the self-expression global e-commerce company. It empowers people to express themselves through creating, discovering, and selling clothing and accessories with messages they want the world to hear. Companies like Snapchat, Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube enable self-expression in the digital world but people don’t have the same opportunities in the real world where the need still exists. Spreadshirt’s three approaches – create your own, marketplace and shops – provide limitless opportunity for on-person self-expression. Founded in 2002, Spreadshirt is available in 12 languages, operates five global production sites and ships to over 160 countries. In 2017, it hit global revenue of $120 million, printed more than 4.8 million items, and had over 80,000 selling partners.


Josephine Woermann

Recruiting Specialist
+49 (0)341 59400-5247

We look forward to receiving your application in English or German and by e-mail: Please state reference number V00-917 and don't forget to let us know about salary expectations and your earliest starting date.

P.S.: We are not too keen on super straight CVs, extreme adaptive capacities and yea-sayer qualities. What we want are characters full of ideas and drive — no matter how old you are, where you come from and whatever your preferences. Show us what you've got!

We would like to fill this position without support of staffing agencies.

This job offer was posted on 2018-11-12. and is valid through 2019-02-08