Java Teamlead (M/F) at Rakuten

Bamberg, Germany

Posted on Sep 14 2017 (3 months ago) is our online shopping marketplace in Germany. We started life as Tradoria and joined Rakuten family in 2011, launching in January 2012. Rakuten Deutschland is based in Bamberg and Berlin, also hosting part of European IT, Finance, HR, Marketing and operational functions. Diversity is an important part of our company culture, this is why we hold the „Charter of Diversity“ .

We are searching for our office in Bamberg for a:

Java Teamlead (m/f)


  • Create an inspiring team environment with an open communication culture
  • Set clear team goals
  • Oversee day-to-day operation
  • Provide guidelines on the process and the architectural level
  • Monitor team performance and give guidance for improvements
  • Motivate team members
  • Discover training needs and provide coaching
  • Listen to team members’ feedback and resolve any issues or conflicts
  • Recognize high performance and reward accomplishments
  • Encourage creativity and risk-taking


  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject
  • Minimum of 3 years of proven experience of software team leading combined with at least 5 years of development of JAVA solutions
  • Solid Knowledge in JAVA and Spring Framework
  • Solid experience with software delivery risk management (source control best practices, separation of duties, quality assurance)
  • Proven work experience as a team leader or supervisor
  • Excellent communication and leadership skills
  • Organizational and time-management skills
  • Good decision-making skills
  • Excellent English communication skills (spoken/ written)
  • Agile Scrum and/or Scaled Agile experience is not mandatory but nice to have
  • DEVOPS experience / Knowledge is not mandatory but nice to have
  • Solid Knowledge in Micro services architecture is not mandatory but nice to have

  • Interesting and challenging fast paced environment
  • A chance to shape and build the business and inspiration to make a difference
  • Open and respectful multicultural environment
  • Professional, passionate, ambitious, but friendly team
  • Possibility for professional growth and international assignments
  • Active support in finding accommodation and moving from abroad
  • Your recruiter will answer your questions about benefits or working conditions that are specific to different European locations


  • Innovative and flexible people full of energy
  • Friendly team player with a professional mindset
  • Those who can think for themselves and take action
  • Willing to work in a dynamic, multicultural and global environment where multilingual skills are a big asset
  • Ambitious to grow as an individual within the company
  • Passionate about working in a global company which wants to make a difference by empowering society.


If you are interested in this position, meet these requirements and wish to actively participate in developing our company and join our highly motivated team, please apply by sending an email to Marc Borgstedt at


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