Mid/Senior Java Developer

A custom development company, MentorMate is a design and software powerhouse with mature and established practices in Enterprise Web & Mobile Development, Technical Architecture, Human-Centered Design, Cloud & DevOps, Advanced Data Мanagement & Analytics. As a top engineering employer, run by engineers, MentorMate provides challenging careers in a friendly, people-oriented environment. We value our employees and share our success through competitive pay and benefits, advancement opportunities, and flexible working models.

About the role

As a Java Software Engineer at MentorMate you will work on enterprise-class applications using modern technologies. In this role, you will have the chance to gain diverse knowledge by participating in various meaningful projects within different domains such as healthcare, education, agriculture and many others. Being part of our Java department, you will have the opportunity to exchange knowledge and experience among 55+ experts and grow along with the team.

  • Develop new functionalities and enhance existing components
  • Write clean code and ensure high code quality standards
  • Participate in all SCRUM ceremonies
  • Оwnership over Sprint goals
  • Review and analyze business requirements and provide a technical perspective on approach, risk, and estimated development time
  • Define and consult the clients on the best technical solutions for new features
  • Mentor other developers and participate in code reviews
  • Being up-to-date with the latest technology trends and their potential impact
Technical requirements
  • 2-5+ years of professional experience with Java
  • Experience with Spring framework
  • Strong knowledge and/or experience with Hibernate, JVM, JPA
  • Experience in database design and implementation - MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, MS SQL
  • Understanding of design patterns and best practices
An advantage would be
  • Experience with Cloud technologies - AWS/Azure
  • Knowledge of Docker and/or Kubernetes
  • Good understanding of CI/CD
  • Experience with Kafka
  • Experience with JavaScript
  • Experience with JUnit and automation tests
Other requirements
  • Excellent written and verbal English
  • Experience with SCRUM development methodology
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Proactive attitude towards learning and problem solving
  • Ability to effectively manage relationships with clients
  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent is a plus
Let’s work together
Available for the following work models:
Offices in Sofia, Varna, Plovdiv, Veliko Tarnovo, Ruse
We offer

Career Development

  • Professional growth in a global company
  • Meaningful enterprise projects
  • Latest technologies to choose from
  • Work side-by-side with top engineers
  • Challenging problems to solve
  • A career path with regular salary increases
  • Individual learning budget
  • Internal technical and soft skills trainings
  • Leadership program
  • Business English classes

Work & Life Balance

  • Remote or hybrid working model
  • Five offices in Bulgaria to work from
  • Additional paid time off for loyal employees
  • Regular team gatherings
  • Employee Referral program
  • Gamification incentive program
  • State-of-the-art offices
  • Internal communities of interest
  • Charity and volunteer activities
  • Diverse working environment
  • Metro Station next to the office (Sofia)
  • MentorBikes to use

Flexible Benefits

  • Additional health and dental insurance
  • Investment savings account plan
  • Additional voluntary pension insurance
  • Different types of insurances to choose from
  • Takeaway wallet for your favorite meals
  • Multisport card
  • Pulse SPA & Fitness card (Sofia & Plovdiv)
  • Covered transport expenses
  • Parking (Sofia)

Career Path

Intern Level
Junior Level
Regular Level
Senior Level
Lead / Architect Level
Manager / Principal Level

Let’s Work Together