Java Software Engineer

Engineering · Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Department Engineering
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Sympower is an international cleantech scale-up active in 10 countries and around 30 nationalities represented in the organisation. Sympower was founded in 2015, driven by the mission of shaping an intelligent and green power system via advanced flexibility software solutions that enhance the value of energy assets.

Sympower is growing fast and has been recognised as one of the eleven scale-ups selected for the Techleap Rise programme, featuring tech scale-ups which are contributing to flatten the climate curve. Our international team is driven by achieving together, focusing on impact and acting responsibly with our environment. Learn more about us in this video!

Sympower recently joined the B Corp community! The B Corp label certifies that we meet very high standards for social and environmental performance.

We are looking for talented Java Software Engineers to join Sympower's engineering team who is currently working on solutions that help balance electricity grids. Get to know our Software Engineering team in this video.

Let's build the future of energy systems together!


What you will do

  • Full life cycle development, starting with technical design and ending with deployment to the production environment
  • Identifying and improving parts of the platform to make it more scalable, fast and secure
  • Review code and be open to feedback to ensure high quality product
  • Contributing ideas to our product development roadmap


What you will need

  • 5+ years of professional experience in Java
  • Having an eye for detail, taking ownership, flexible and eager to learn
  • Passionate about problem solving and proactive, someone who won't hesitate involving colleagues for support when needed
  • Familiarity with some of the following technologies: Spring framework, JPA/Hibernate, RDBMS/PostgreSQL
  • Fluent in English


Beneficial skills

  • Experience in independently running small projects end-to-end with little or no supervision
  • Interest in scaling services and IoT
  • Interest in data science and machine learning is a plus
  • Experience with stream-based architectures such as event sourcing and/or CQRS using technologies such as Pulsar or Kafka
  • Experience with Kotlin


What are the benefits

  • Impactful work - the opportunity to contribute to the fight against climate change
  • Competitive market salary
  • Stock Appreciation Rights Plan
  • 30 paid holiday days per year (based on full-time)
  • Paid volunteering days
  • Flexible work (office, remote and hybrid work)
  • Remote office budget and working from home allowance
  • Professional development and training
  • International and fast-paced environment
  • Social and team events
  • Centrally located offices in multiple cities


Sympower is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage a diverse workforce and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees!

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  • Location
    Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Department
    Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced