Today technology is driving the world. And at we are driving the technology for one of the leading international wholesalers specializing in food - METRO. From ecommerce to checkout, to delivery software, we work on a wide range of products to meet the needs of our users - METRO’s customers and employees from across 25 countries. With passion and responsibility, we move the wholesale industry towards digitization and leverage METRO’s long history and expertise in B2B for building a more sustainable market ecosystem.

Here the exciting news: we are opening our brand-new office in Ho-Chi-Minh-City, Vietnam!

Europe meets Vietnam - be part of this exciting journey and green-field project from scratch from day one!

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Purpose of your new department

M|Message enables METRO / Makro to reach customers via messaging channels.

It covers marketing communication and transaction messages for important user journeys in customer registration and digital ordering. Top usage is email communication, following by SMS communication.

Now we are delivering around 1 billion million messages per year via email and SMS for 24 METRO cash & carry countries. Our challenge is to enable stepwise all messenger channels which are most relevant for our customers – such as WhatsApp, Viber, Facebook messenger etc.

As we believe in dialogue, we strive for channel abstraction to become channel agnostic. In other words: It should not matter which channel (messenger / email / SMS etc.) our customer prefers – our mission is to connect our landscape with hundreds of solutions to all relevant communication channels.


Curious to get more information about the team, the product, or the tech stack?


My Responsibilities:

Developing a microservice based application, that uses messaging queues to send large amount of data to external email- / SMS-sending solutions. Connect development team with business stockholders, attend technical and business alignment meetings, coordinate a group of engineers.


    Required key competencies and qualifications:

    • At least 5+ years of experience in Software Development
    • Expertise in architectural design patterns
    • You are fluent in English both writing and speaking
    • Experience working with the following technologies:
      • Java 11 (Spring framework), Linux
      • Kubernetes, Containers, Docker
      • Strong Kafka knowledge
      • “NoSQL” database: Elasticsearch
      • Google Cloud Platform services: GKE, Pub/Sub, Storage
      • UI technologies: ReactJs or Angular
      • Experience in infrastructure design and DevOps
      • Strong skills in backend engineering, developing secure REST APIs and microservices.
      • Agile (SCRUM) methodology strong knowledge
      • Knowledge about Episerver/Mailjet platform it’s nice to have


    Role Specific Skills:

    Communication: You convey or share ideas, feelings and information effectively using the most appropriate methods, tools and channels for the respective audience.

    Coding: You understand, write and read codes and apply best practices in coding and security. 

    Self-organization: You organize your own work effectively by setting goals and planning your activities. 

    Analytical Thinking: You align appropriate solutions to issues by evaluating gathered information by considering their urgency and importance. 

    Testing Process: You are able to conduct test estimations, metrics, business value of testing, test prioritisation, defect reporting and lifecycle


    Our Values:

     You respect individuals and mutual ideas, and appreciate each contributions. Furthermore, you can admit mistakes in order to learn and grow

    You strive for simple and effective solutions and processes, get things done by taking calculated risks rather than doing it perfectly, and continuously run experiments and making data-drdiven decisions to mazimize the value.

    Ownership: You love to take the initiative and moving things forward. Furthermore, you hold yourself accountable for the outcomes and empower yourself to make decisions.

     You are passionate about solving our customer's problems, have an inspirational attitude and are enthusiastic. And you strive for the highest standards and continuously improvement.

    Our general Benefits:

    We are currently defining our company benefits for Vietnam - so it is work in process! Please share your ideas and knowledge about the market and support us, in defining these, too!

    Work-Life Balance: flexible working hours, 22 days of vacation

    Personal growth: a comprehensive further training offer over our METRO House of Learning as well as individual development opportunities.

      Have we aroused your interest? Then we are looking forward to your online application. METRO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer all qualified applicants full equal opportunities.


      Your point of contact:

      Daniel Le

      +84 824462696

      Job Details

      Date posted13 January 2022

      Location(s)Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

      ProfessionJava Developer


      Employment TypeFull-time

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