Software Engineer eCommerce (d/f/m)

Business Unit:  Ottobock SE & Co. KGaA

Berlin, DE, 10405

Contract Type:  regular
Contact Person:  Ivana Simovic
Contact Information:  030 40363 9459
Job ID:  6474

Summary Statement


Join us in building the future of eCommerce at Ottobock. We’re a small agile team that is solely focused on bringing a better purchasing experience to our customers, which are small to large orthopedic clinics around the world. We need your help to build a new global flagship (web) shop and EDI interfaces for our larger customers to interface with us directly.

Duties & Responsibilities


  • Product Development: You will implement new features and improve existing ones for our platform. To be successful, you need strong collaboration with your colleagues
  • Production Readiness: You guarantee high operability and resilience of the platform by continuously improving the reliability and monitoring of our systems
  • Versatility: You are interested in a variety of software engineering tasks related to backend, frontend and DevOps
  • Interdisciplinary Work: You’ll be working closely together with our business and our customers for integrations. You’re expected to understand their needs and help them find the best solution
  • Continuous Improvement: You continuously aim for improvement to bring yourself and the company forward. You’re expected to learn with us, from us and teach us. You’ll ask questions, challenge assumptions, make experiments, and fail your way to success along-side your teammates
  • Bring your Strengths: Show us what you are good at and help us use your strengths and skills to build a stronger team. You’ll do so by taking ownership of our platform and taking an active part in planning and building it



  • Degree in computer science, alternatively completion of coding academy or bootcamp or proven track record in the field
  • 2+ years experience working in software engineering
  • You believe that great things are achieved by a team rather than by an individual
  • Experience with Java, CI Pipelines, Kubernetes and Cloud. Typescript and React are a plus
  • Experience with software engineering practices such as TDD, Continuous Delivery and Kanban
  • Very good communication skills in English
  • You’re not afraid to apply even if you do not tick all the boxes 


Our Tech Environment: 

This is just for your understanding of the tools we use. We do not expect you to know and understand all of them:

  • Frontend: Typescript/React 
  • Backend: Java/Spring Boot/JPA. ElasticSearch, Algolia , MySQL
  • Operations: Azure Cloud, Docker, Kubernetes, Helm

Our ambition is to build a robust, resilient, and sustainable platform for years to come. To achieve that, we utilize test driven-development, continuous delivery, and trunk-based development (although Git is our VCS). In addition, we take active steps to keep our tech clean and remove deprecated parts from our systems. We use Kanban as our agile methodology.



  • Attractive remuneration and 30 days’ vacation
  • Flexible & family-friendly working time models (incl. option for mobile working and home office)
  • A company with the great purpose of helping amputees regain their autonomy.
  • Individual personnel development and further training through Ottobock Academy as well as external training and further education opportunities
  • An open corporate culture with regular team events and an exciting international working environment
  • Corporate benefits, health management offers as well as many more benefits that await you at Ottobock

Diversity at Ottobock

For us, the focus is on treating each other with respect and enjoying our work. We value diversity and therefore expressly welcome all applications regardless of gender, age, nationality, disability, ethnicity and social origin, religious beliefs or sexual orientation. This includes special consideration for severely disabled individuals with equal suitability.

Your future at Ottobock

Ottobock's products and services in the areas of Prosthetics, NeuroMobility, Patient Care, Exoskeletons developed by 'SUITX by Ottobock' and Business Solutions ensure independence and quality of life when personal mobility is restricted. With over 9,000 employees in almost 60 countries, our company is the world market leader in technical orthopedics.

Your ideas and commitment will inspire your colleagues and staff, and will further the interests of Ottobock. Be part of a dynamic, growing company with flat hierarchies. We offer a richly diverse field of work, individual development opportunities and extensive qualification programs in our Ottobock Academy.

Please only apply via our online job portal at Please quote the Job-ID for the position in question, and also state your earliest starting date. We look forward to receiving your application!