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Junior Java Software Engineer


Descripción del trabajo

Information Technology


Barcelona, CT

About the job

As part of your daily work you will:

  • Design and code Java backend applications using a test-driven development approach.
  • Focus on the quality of your codebase (refactoring, testing, clean code).
  • Be involved in all phases of the development cycle (from Analysis to Delivery).
  • Deliver a valuable increment to the Business in every sprint.
  • Participate in translating High-level requirements into comprehensive technical design.
  • Help improve your teams way of working.
  • Support consumers of your team's components.


You must have:

  • Technical background (Degree in software engineering, computer science or engineering telecommunications)
  • Solid experience with Java/J2EE (1+/2+ years)
  • Solid knowledge of Object-Oriented Design and programming an advantage
  • Enthusiastic
  • Team player (teamwork is our main objective)
  • Good English
  • Work permission for the EU.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum methodology)
  • Experience developing RESTful Web Services
  • Experience with Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Behaviour-driven Development (BDD)
  • Knowledge of relational databases and SQL (Oracle)
  • Spring, Hibernate, iBatis, Maven, GIT, Docker, or Jenkins.

Additional Information

Whether it's the joy of working with people at the top of their game or the Merkle social calendar, people love working here – and we hope you will too:

  • Attractive and great compensation package.
  • Spanish/English Lessons
  • Free Life and Health Insurance
  • Career development through Merkle University and LinkedIn Learning.
  • Day off on your birthday.
  • Annual wellness days.
  • Merkle Care Employee Assistance Program.
  • Merkle Benefits Club.
  • Reduced fee in Andjoy.
  • 2 volunteering days per annum.
  • Flexible salary compensation scheme.
  • Flexible hybrid home office work conditions.

Inclusion and Diversity

Our diverse and inclusive culture enables our employees to bring their whole selves to work and be proud of doing so. For us, this is the foundation for great innovation which, in turn, generates better outcomes for our people, partners, and communities. This is why we encourage applications from people with disabilities, and of all ages, nationalities, backgrounds, and cultures.

About dentsu

Taking a people-centered approach to business transformation, we use insights to connect brand, content, commerce and experience, underpinned by modern creativity. As part of Dentsu Group Inc. we are headquartered in Tokyo, Japan and our 65,000 employee-base of dedicated professionals work across four regions (Japan, Americas, EMEA and APAC). Dentsu combines Japanese innovation with a diverse, global perspective to achieve client growth and to shape society.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion sits at the heart of our Social Impact strategy – our integrated sustainability strategy which includes our ambition to build a fair and more equal society, where everyone is equipped to excel.

Merkle do not discriminate against job applicants on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation. Experience required in this job description serves as a guide only and all applications will be considered on their merits, irrespective of experience.

As part of our Diversity and Inclusion agenda, and as an Equal Opportunities employer, if you require reasonable adjustments during the selection process please engage directly with your Recruiter.



About the Company

We Dream. We Do. We Deliver.

About Merkle

Merkle, a dentsu company, powers the experience economy. For more than 35 years, the company has put people at the heart of its approach to digital business transformation. As the only integrated experience consultancy in the world with a heritage in data science and business performance, Merkle delivers holistic, end-to-end experiences that drive growth, engagement, and loyalty. Merkle's expertise has earned recognition as a "Leader" by top industry analyst firms, in categories such as digital transformation and commerce, experience design, engineering and technology integration, digital marketing, data science, CRM and loyalty, and customer data management. With more than 16,000 employees, Merkle operates in 30+ countries throughout the Americas, EMEA, and APAC. For more information, visit

We're located in sunny Barcelona, Spain, just a short walk away from the beach, and we're hiring several Junior Java Developers/Engineers to integrate into our growing agile teams. Working for one of the biggest telecommunications and media companies worldwide! Reporting to your Team Lead you will be ready to push the boundaries of digital change and join a growing team with an amazing work environment in this hybrid working model.

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