Software Developer (m/w/d)

The Bundesliga is one of the world’s most successful sports leagues being a social institution in Germany since 1963 with brand awareness levels of 99% and millions of enthusiastic fans all around the world.

The main task of DFL Digital Sports GmbH is the production of media content in order to promote the Bundesliga brand internationally. Based in Cologne, the DFL Digital Sports GmbH produces and publishes media content via a variety of digital platforms. This includes production of content for international markets and the implementation of the league’s own platforms. 

For our team in Cologne, Germany we are looking for a

Software Developer (m/w/d)

Here’s what’s waiting for you on the pitch:

  • Development of the global, digital Bundesliga products and state-of-the-art cloud-native front- and backend environment based on microservices and self-contained systems 
  • Joining a team of a highly motivated internal and external developers using agile methods and DevSecOps approach 
  • Working with modern cloud services like AWS, GCP, Azure with a high focus on the AWS ecosystem 
  • Iterative improvement of our CI/CD processes as well as maintenance of our development tools 
  • Continuous performance, security and stability monitoring as well as testing of applications and entire architecture 
  • Evaluation of new AWS solutions and services against our needs and possible future business challenges  
  • Support in development of MVPs/POCs to further help innovate within the entire DFL Group 

Here’s what should be in your sports bag:

  • University degree, preferably in computer science, business computer science, media computer science, or comparable education (e.g. certified IT specialist) 
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in the agile software development, testing and operation of modern/cloud-native applications and systems 
  • Practical experience with cloud-based software development, containerized services and AWS serverless approach
  • Familiar with software stacks based on Java 8+, Spring, Node.JS, Angular
  • Hands-on Experience with React Native as an advantage 
  • A high level of responsibility and teamwork 
  • Hands-on mentality 
  • Fluent in English 

As an ideal candidate you:

  • Can think “out of the box” and identify innovative trends 
  • Have a strong interest in learning and developing yourself 
  • Are a great team player looking forward to work in a highly motivated team of internal and external developers 
  • Are really good in managing stakeholders  
  • Can proudly state that Respect & Appreciation is part of your daily work life  

What we offer:

  • A modern new work environment with agile methods (e.g. SCRUM & Kanban), OKR framework, design thinking approach 
  • Exciting and diverse tasks in a multinational team using DevSecOps approach 
  • The opportunity to work autonomously in a growing, international organization  
  • A modern office space and flexible working environment 
  • Company pension plans from the 1st day  
  • On-the-job and off-the job trainings (optional)  

The position is initially based on a two-year fixed contract.

You want to be a part of our company?

Then please apply with your complete curriculum vitae, cover letter and stating the start date and your salary expectation exclusively by e-mail to:

DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga GmbH
Human Resources Team