Overview

Hogrefe, with psychology at its core, identifies, develops, and disseminates knowledge about human experience. We create and publish scientifically based printed and electronic assessments, books, and journals focused on psychology and psychiatry. We are the largest company in our field in Europe and employ over 400 people world-wide.
Our tools help psychologists to change lives by identifying learning disabilities, mental health problems, or by selecting people to jobs they can thrive in. Are you interested in applying your technical skills on this important mission?
Digital psychological testing is the core business of our „E-Assessment“ development department. With a lot of experience, expertise, inventiveness and creativity, the product development is done in-house at Hogrefe. We have several new software projects starting soon and are looking for a new colleague with experience on tech stack bootstrapping and architectural decisions to join our skilled and growing team.
Backend Software Engineer (m/f/d)
What is the role about?
With your hands-on experience, you will take over short-term responsibilities for our current on-premise asset and contribute with the development team to our key customer experience.
You will have the opportunity to participate in technology selections and system design for the new upcoming software projects and modernization of our current assets. As a team player, you will also help others to learn and overcome technical challenges.
Must-have qualifications
Completed studies in (Business) Computer Science or a comparable qualification
Expert knowledge in the use of CI/CD / JAVA / Spring / NodeJS
Several years of professional experience working with on-premises infrastructures
Confident command of English
Good-to-have
Experience with Windows Server Infrastructure
Basic German knowledge, as your team is mainly German
What is it like to work at Hogrefe?
We have modern and well-equipped workplaces and flexible working hours. While it’s fun and productive to gather as often as possible, we also work efficiently remotely. As a company with well-being as a market mission, we try to live up to our values also internally. We have a continuing education program and several benefits ranging from sports programs to monthly tax-free benefits.
Our team’s home base is in Göttingen, Germany. Göttingen is located right in the center of Germany and directly on the main ICE line. You can get to bigger cities in both the North and South of Germany quickly. Frankfurt and Hamburg are each two hours away, Berlin only two-and-a-half hours.
Hogrefe Verlagsgruppe GmbH
Human Resources Management, Carolin Reintke
Merkelstraße 3, 37085 Göttingen
recruiting@hogrefe.de
hgf.io/karriere