• Full Time
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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 bilingual Software Developer(Java/J2EE)

Descartes Systems Group is seeking a highly organized and knowledgeable Software Developer (Java/J2EE) to join our team. This is a full-time hybrid role, meaning the position is situated at the Hamburg location, with the opportunity for work from home. The successful candidate will work with other developers, analysts (Technical Leads), and product managers on logistics software “GPM” Global Price Management for our international customers and ensure project delivery in a timely and high-quality manner, as well as provide internal support for other developers.




  • 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




  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or a related field
  • Strong proficiency in Java, Spring, JPA, Hibernate, Maven 
  • Proficiency with Java/JEE,  JSON, XML, REST, Distributed System, RDBMS, MVC frameworks, Design Patterns, JavaScript, Angular, GWT, JSON, TypeScript
  • Working knowledge of developing software applications using SQL or NoSQL databases, Data Structure, and Algorithm
  •  Ability to develop software in both a Windows and a Linux environment.
  • Good understanding of modern front-end web development frameworks, such as ReactJS, AngularJS, or VueJS
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills in German and English
  • Great analytical and problem-solving skills, continuous integration, and delivery systems
  • Ability to collaborate efficiently in a team environment to achieve project goals.


Location: This is a remote opportunity, open to bilingual applicants authorized to work in Germany. #LI-Remote

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 idea 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. 

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. 


Through COVID-19, we implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview and onboard candidates by video using Microsoft TEAMS. We record interviews and use them strictly for quality assurance, training and general record keeping purposes. Should you have any questions about this process, please connect with our hiring team in advance of scheduled interviews. 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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