Senior Java Developer


Description of the company

HOTOVO is a rather non-conventional, quite progressive software development company, started in 2010, led by people with 15+ years in IT, focusing on custom software development, integration, long term partnership form of outsourcing and development of own start-ups. We cooperate with top-notch foreign companies that allows us to attract the best talent in town… Want to grow? You'll really appreciate it.

HQ based in our hometown Košice, Slovakia, extended by our branches in Southampton, UK and Buenos Aires, Argentina, and currently we are looking for new colleagues to start a new branch in Serbia.

We have no foreign venturers or management.

In other words, there is no one out there dictating us what we can or can't 🙂


We are looking for a Senior Java Developer responsible for building Java applications under the wing of Hotovo. This includes anything that can be understood as complex services from back-end to front-end development. Your primary responsibility will be to design and develop these applications and coordinate with the rest of the team, working on different layers of the infrastructure, e.g. QA. Thus, a commitment to collaborative problem solving, sophisticated design, and product quality are essential.


  • Be a part of the team developing GREAT SOFTWARE with industry leaders and innovators like Atlassian, Red Hat, Salesforce, Percolate and many others.
  • Work with us on startups, challenging your creativity and invention, while using the latest technologies.
  • Have a chance to bring your own ideas and influence how things are done.
  • COOPERATE with guys from San Francisco, New York, Philadelphia, Sydney, Buenos Aires or London, with an opportunity to visit these places.
  • Help us bring new innovative jobs for all of us.


  • Enjoy the exciting start-up atmosphere or work for stable customers with a great reputation. We offer both under one roof.
  • Get your HANDS ON the latest technologies
  • Non-formal "dorms-like" working atmosphere
  • Fruit of your work will be used by millions of users around the world
  • Agile methodologies, lots of unit tests, functional tests, code reviews, scrums, etc.
  • Flexible working hours for sure
  • Lots of fun activities (yes, we do have a secret underground..)
  • And of course a great salary corresponding to your skills and hairstyle 🙂



You are smart, talented, enthusiastic, reliable, modest and have…

  • Strong Java development background, including knowledge of Java SDK and Spring
  • Understanding of web applications
  • Usage and development of Webservices, especially REST/SOAP
  • Solid knowledge of industry-standard environments such as HTTP/HTTPS, JSON/XML and RESTful/SOAP Webservices
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Strong analytical and solution design skills
  • Speak some English


  • Experience with Hibernate or Spring, J2EE, Microservices, JMS
  • Professional experience in software development – using Agile methodology
  • Experience with Maven, Jenkins, GIT and Jira


  • Analytical thinking
  • Reliability and responsibility
  • Team player
  • Ability to communicate (present in front of customer, within the team)


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