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Title:  Back End Developer junior/senior


Hamburg, DE, 20457

About Descartes: 

Descartes Unites the People and Technology that Move the World
The need for efficient, secure, and agile supply chains and logistics operations has become ever more critical and complex.  By combining innovative technology, powerful trade intelligence and the reach of our network, Descartes helps get goods, information, transportation assets, and people where they’re needed, when they’re needed. 


We’re one of the most broadly deployed logistics and supply chain technology companies in the world. More than 22,000 customers around the globe use our cloud-based solutions to transform the way they move inventory and information to enhance productivity, better serve customers, thrive competitively, keep pace with evolving regulations, and respond to rapidly changing market conditions. Descartes is publicly traded (Nasdaq:DSGX, TSX:DSG) with headquarters in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and offices and partners around the world. With record financial performance for more than 16 years, we lead the industry in innovation investment. Every day, logistics service providers, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, and other logistics-intensive businesses of all sizes rely on our scale, stability, and comprehensive solution footprint to move what’s most important to them. Learn more at 
We’re growing fast and invite you to join our amazing team. 

To strengthen our team, we are looking for an outstanding Software Developer (m/f/d).

You can expect varied and challenging tasks as well as an agile and highly qualified team. You will help to further develop our product "Global Price Management" (GPM), with which twelve of the twenty largest freight forwarders in the world map their core processes. The product will be continuously developed with new features and also for individual customer requirements. You will be responsible for supporting the programming team with your skills.



Then we are looking forward to your application!




  • Further development of our logistics software "GPM" for our international customers
  • Analysis and specification of customer requirements
  • Evaluation and development of solutions and their implementation
  • Responsibility in the development process and quality assurance during development
  • Documentation and communication in English
  • Communication on configuration tasks with our global customer base



  • Degree in computer science or comparable education
  • SQL programming and data management skills
  • Confident use of JPA/Hibernate, JMS, Maven, Git, Tomcat and Linux
  • Common data management tools such as MS Excel
  • Systematic, quality-oriented and efficient work style
  • Several years of professional experience (senior)
  • Team spirit
  • Willingness to build knowledge related to the business context of PLS solutions and logistics data
  • Customer-oriented attitude coupled with natural business acumen
  • Very good English language skills




  • With us, you can expect an excellent working atmosphere with flat hierarchies and short decision-making paths. Our strong employee-oriented management culture ensures a high level of employee satisfaction and a good team spirit within the company.
  • We offer flexible working hours in addition to performance-related pay.
  • Our offices are modern and equipped with comfortable office furniture and have several kitchens for shared lunch breaks. Free apples are delivered to us every week and in summer there is ice cream for everyone. Free drinks for our employees are a matter of course.
  • We are very well connected by the S-Bahn network in Hamburg. The S-Bahn Bahrenfeld is within walking distance.


Join Us 
As we scale, we’re looking for new doers, collaborators and innovators to join Descartes in uniting the people and technology that move the world as the Global Leader in Logistics and Supply Chain Technology. We’re entrepreneurial, hardworking, geeky-in-a-good way problem solvers. Guided by our values, we nurture a TEAM focused culture that invests in people and creates opportunities for advancement across a broad spectrum of career paths. We prioritize work-life balance and foster an environment with the space to take ownership, to be heard, and to carve a path for your individual accomplishments to help drive our success. At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best argument wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory. 


Descartes also has a deep sense of environmental responsibility. Learn more about how we helped our customers save over 552,000 metric tons of CO2 in 2020 by reducing fuel and paper consumption:  Join a team that’s committed to working with customers to conserve resources and enhance sustainability. 

At Descartes, everyone has a voice and the best argument wins, regardless of who makes it. We offer competitive compensation, great benefits, remote and flexible work hours, and the opportunity to join a company on an awesome mission with a great existing team and trajectory. If you feel you have 70% of the qualifications we are looking for, and Descartes sounds like the team and the mission you want to be part of, apply now. We can't promise it will be a fit, but we do promise to consider your experience. 


Due to COVID-19, we've implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by phone or video (Microsoft TEAMS) and are on-boarding new hires remotely. We value the safety of each member of our community because we know we're all in this together. 

We are an Equal Employment employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, provincial, or local law. For more information about our commitment to equal employment opportunity, please review our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics at  

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