Senior Back-end Developer - Java (m/f)

for fast-growing online winter/outdoor sports startup

About CheckYeti and the job

CheckYeti is the leading marketplace (web & app) to search, compare and book outdoor and winter sports activities and currently features over 5,000 activities in more than 600 destinations across Europe.

We are a team of experienced entrepreneurs and developers who share a passion for outdoor activities and a common vision to provide the best product & booking experience possible to our customers. We’re looking for an experienced Java developer to contribute to the transformation of our platform into a micro-service architecture. If you enjoy working in a dynamic and fun environment where you can have a direct impact CheckYeti is your place.


- We work with React, Less, Webpack in the front-end and Grails, Spring in the back-end

- We use different search/storage solutions such as MySQL, MongoDB, ElasticSearch and Redis

- For our CI/CD pipeline we use Bamboo, docker, Ansible and AWS

- We work in small release cycles with 2-3 releases a week; we use Kanban as agile methodology and focus on delivering value to the customer

- We interact directly with everyone in the company, from the founders to marketing, business development and customer happiness team


- Design and implement robust and scalable micro-services that deliver value to the business

- Write integration and unit tests to ensure high quality and well tested features

- Mentor and coach junior developers

- Produce reports using a variety of storage services such as MySQL, ElasticSearch, MongoDB

- Ensure consistent and predictable delivery with a focus on performance, compatibility and security

- Stay on top of current technology trends and monitor the design, performance and advancement of similar products across the online travel/activities booking industry


- 5+ years of Java development experience with at least 2 years using Spring framework

- At least 2 years of experience working with MySQL or similar relational Databases

- Desire to take ownership and ability to thrive on that (taking on responsibility is expected)

- High level of personal commitment and flexibility

- Hands-on team player, active communicator and open for feedback

- Experience with consumer-oriented web products, ideally e-commerce and/or online booking platforms

- Fluency in English is essential (working language), German is an advantage


- Exciting role in our core development team with great freedom to initiate and implement own ideas

- An ambitious & experienced team with a clear vision in a fast growing start-up environment

- Regular team events (“Outdoor Friday” - sledging, skiing, mountain biking, rafting...)

- Relocation to Vienna or 50/50 split of working remote/in Vienna (officially the best city on this planet to live in ;)

- Attractive salary + performance-based bonus

Please send your CV incl. a strong letter of motivation to