Senior Backend Developer (m/f/x)

Job description

We make everyday life at school easier ( by connecting millions of timetablers, teachers, students and parents in more than 25.000 schools around the world.

To maintain our family-like culture with currently ~90 employees, we value reliability, courage, passion & enthusiasm, and mutual support (

For the last 50 years we have been building solutions in the field of school administration ( and recently made the decision to create a new generation of our products.

This is where you come in.

These are some of the technologies and tools we use

  • Java, Spring, Hibernate and Gradle
  • IntelliJ IDEA, JIRA, Confluence, GitLab, Kubernetes
  • Older technologies: JSP, SQL
  • Newer technologies: Restful Java Services, Kafka, React

Pay and benefits

  • A competitive salary depending on your qualification and experience (Minimum 2020 IT-KV salary for ST1: 48,286)
  • Possibility for remote work up to three days per week
  • A dedicated team budget for personal development 
  • Flexible working hours and home office possibility
  • Flat decision-making structures, eye-level communication, and product focus
  • An (award-winning) modern office in Stockerau with team rooms and collaboration areas
  • A big sunny garden to enjoy catered lunch and beers and even an office gym
  • A garage for parking your car, scooter, or bike

The hiring process

At Untis, we believe that our work speaks for itself - therefore: 

  1. Submit your initial application & a work sample to give us a first impression.
  2. Work on a real life Untis problem.
  3. Discuss the reasoning behind your work, collaboratively. 
  4. Learn from each other's goals and interests. 
  5. You are part of Untis!


P.S.: This profile was a product of many iterations and ideas from across the organisation


About you

As an experienced internal developer working in one of our cross-functional Scrum teams you will:

  • Design, develop new features and maintain our multi tenancy Java web applications.
  • Work closely with our Product Managers, DevOps and Operations
  • Work on every Scrum artifact (implementation, documentation, testing) and take responsibility for our products.
  • Implement the backend of a complex web application using latest technologies (Java/Spring stack).
  • Work comfortably inside a cross-functional team, by learning and helping in different approaches.
  • Make company-wide technical decisions within the backend community of practice.
  • Evaluate and experiment with new technologies and work on architecture decisions.
  • Maintain and extend our legacy backend services and integrate new services with the existing application.
  • Have good English skills, as well as a working knowledge of German (B1).