Backend Java Developer

We are looking for an experienced backend Java developer with excellent problem-solving skills to join our new development team in Medellin, Colombia. You will collaborate on a day-to-day basis with our office in New Jersey USA. Together, we provide companies with a platform of software tools that manage and control their 3D printing process more efficiently. You will have a direct impact on our ability to help companies gain control over their manufacturing floor as they scale up their additive manufacturing capability into volume production. As a backend Java developer, you will be able to apply your creative problems solving skills to design and develop new features as the CO-AM platform expands and matures. As our growth continues, we need experienced individuals that can help ensure that we continue to meet and exceed the demands of our clients as we rapidly evolve to handle our customer’s fast-growing industrial 3D printing production environments.

What you will do

  • Develop high-quality software (new features/modules, bug fixing) and write unit, integration, and API tests to guarantee the quality of the code
  • Participate in an agile development team to rapidly design, develop, test, and deploy new features
  • Demonstrate accuracy, attention to detail, and time management skills
  • Demonstrate excellent teamwork and English communication skills
  • Interact with the product team, and users to understand new functional requirements
  • Continually learn to keep skills up to date with fast-changing trends

Your profile

  • You are proficient in Java and Javascript.
  • You have knowledge of web service programs such as REST or SOAP.
  • You are fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • You are familiar with Core Java fundamentals and apply Object Oriented Programming concepts.
  • You have experience with testing using tools like JUnit or TestNG and methodologies like Test Driven Development.
  • You have a working knowledge and understanding of data models, and databases e.g. MySQL.
  • 4+ years of experience and/or an advanced degree in a relevant field of education is preferred.
  • Experience working with cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, etc.) is preferred.
  • Knowledge of agile development principles Experience with at least 1 code versioning system (Git, SVN, etc.) is preferred.
  • Experience with CI/CD tools and methodologies is preferred.
  • Python scripting/programming is preferred.

Location and type of contract

  • Medellin, Colombia
  • Hybrid role
  • Full-time
  • Associate-level position

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Working at Materialise

Materialise is a dynamic, international high-tech company, founded in 1990 and headquartered in Belgium, with over 2,300 employees worldwide. Materialise’s mission is to innovate for a better and healthier world through its software and hardware infrastructure and in-depth knowledge of additive manufacturing (also known as 3D printing). Our customers are in diverse industries, such as automotive, aerospace, medical, research, and academia.

As a growing company, Materialise is always looking for enthusiastic professionals who want to work in an environment full of revolutionary technology and surrounded by people passionate about their work.


Having a healthy work-life balance

When creating a better and healthier world, a good place to start is with yourself. That’s why we encourage our employees to stay fit both physically and mentally by offering sports workshops and flexible hours with the possibility of working remotely.

Personal growth and career opportunities

Materialise invests in people and want to see them grow in a career that fits them best. We offer personal training to every employee, so they can access every available career opportunity.

Team building

It’s also important to enjoy working at Materialise. With initiatives such as memorable team-building activities, lively after-work drinks, and team lunches, we’re building a work environment in which our employees feel good.

Innovation is key

Innovation isn’t an empty word at Materialise. We create and deliver high-tech solutions in additive manufacturing. Innovation and leadership by our employees is both encouraged and rewarded.