Senior Software Engineer - Java

Job description

About Gapstars

Gapstars is a Netherlands and Sri Lanka based software development services provider for innovative tech companies. Today, we are home to 100+ techstars and innovative minds turning scalable software into performance products shaping the future. Our partners are highly ambitious tech companies that are looking to conquer their respective markets.

The Role

At Gapstars, our goal is to fuel growth for highly ambitious tech companies with world-class tech talent. If you are an experienced and ambitious Senior Software Engineer with strong programming fundamentals and the ability to adopt new frameworks as needed we want to hear from you.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be expected to architect, develop, and release user-facing features and ensure the quality of our product continues to serve the needs of our tens of millions of users.

Join Top Ambitious Developers

We hire only top developers with a knack for clean code, a product-first mindset, and great communication skills. Our people love fulfilling their passion at Gapstars and the Great Place to Work Institute ranks us in the top 10. Want to join the team?


  • 3+ years experience with tools like Java, Spring, Kafka, Cassandra and Spring boot experience
  • Java and Spring Boot are the primary skills required
  • Experience working with Python or a similar back-end language is a plus
  • Understands relational databases like PostgreSQL and MySQL
  • Experience with Git or other version control systems
  • Experience with working in an agile product development environment
  • Good knowledge of how browsers work in terms of performance, security, and functionality
  • Experience with developing for different types of platforms and device sizes
  • Able to translate requirements into well-designed technical solutions and effective communication skills
  • Excellent English communication skills