A pioneer of the Romanian market, eMAG was founded in 2001 in Bucharest and has well-established businesses in Bulgaria and Hungary. For almost 20 years, the company has been constantly investing in technology-based services developed in Romania that help customers save time and money. With a range of products continuously expanding through own offer as well as through its partners in the Marketplace, eMAG is the place where anybody can search and order anything, from anywhere.

Software Developer (Web&Mobile, Recommendations Team) | eMAG
  • Work place: Office centric

  • Collaboration: Employment contract

  • Work time: Full Time

  • Seniority: Team member

  • Updated on: 1 year ago

  • Vacant from: 11 Feb, 22

  • Expires on: 20 Jun, 23

  • Pay: Negotiable

  • Categories: Mobile

  • Size:> 500 employees

  • Industry:Retail

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eMAG is one of the largest online stores in the region, we operate in Romania, Bulgaria, and Hungary. We are constantly moving forward, and we love what we do. Our engineers collaborate at every step of the development lifecycle, from gathering insights to architecting solutions to building, testing, and iterating on our vision.

About us

The Recommendations Team owns the development and operation of the Recommendation Engine. The engine provides a personalized eMAG experience for the end-user by suggesting the most contextually relevant products for customers via state-of-the-art algorithms and technologies.

Our mission is to show each customer the right products, in the right place, at the right time. We tailor recommendations for a diverse audience, so customers with different tastes and backgrounds can find something interesting on every visit.

We are open to adopting new technologies and approaches, we encourage creative thinking, and we are always striving to come up with the best solutions to challenging problems. 

If you would like to shape the future of e-commerce recommendations in Europe - join us!


About the role

We are looking for a Software Developer to join our Recommendations Team.

As part of the Recommendations Team, you will have the opportunity to develop complex recommendation scenarios from scratch that will be used on the eMAG website and mobile applications. You will be involved in every step of the application lifecycle. Together with other developers from the team, you will provide highly scalable, performant, reliable, and maintainable solutions.

Don't worry if you don't know some of the things we work with, we will teach you!

We are passionate about learning new things and teaching others what we already know, and eMAG has a lot of opportunities for both learning and teaching others if that is something you might want to do.

You will:        

  • Actively contribute to our team’s goals by researching and suggesting ideas and architectural improvements
  • Design, implement and support multiple services across various platforms 
  • Stay in tune with the latest technologies; proactively identify areas for improvement and propose viable solutions 
  • Collaborate with team members to design, implement, quickly troubleshoot and resolve any critical issues

You’ll use:

  • Go
  • Java (SE)
  • PHP
  • Neo4J
  • Solr
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • RabbitMQ/Kafka

What you need:

  • 3+ years of overall development experience using web technologies
  • Extensive experience in design and development of applications
  • A thorough understanding of code quality, scalability and high development standards (unit, functional and performance testing)
  • Solid foundations in computer science fundamentals, object-oriented programming, design patterns and best practices in software engineering
  • Analytical thinking and strong initiative
  • Experience with storage strategies and engines (SQL/NoSQL)
  • Team player skills – we embrace collaborating as a team as much as possible

Nice to have skills:

  • Go, Java, Neo4j, Solr, Kafka/RabbitMQ
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Experience developing APIs (REST, gRPC)
  • Familiarity with CI/CD pipelines
  • Knowledge of DevOps concepts, Puppet, Docker, Kubernetes



“Grow Faster. Grow Higher.

We’re always looking for the ones truly passionate about their work. If you are amongst them, you can rest assured there is a place for you in eMAG. We grew very fast and we are determined to keep doing so. What brought us here is our desire of continuous evolution and practical results.

Over 5200 people are working now in eMAG. We strongly believe in people development and therefore every year we invest more and more energy and resources to remain an organization that is constantly learning. We want to make sure that you’ll have the most talented colleagues, as well as the proper environment to grow and achieve great results, to become what you desire on a personal and professional level.”

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