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Junior Java Software Engineer (Backend)

Job Category: Product Engineering
Location: Poland - Krakow

Meet Our Team:

By joining our team, you will participate in development of Pega Customer Decision Hub platform that leverages big data analysis and artificial intelligence (AI) to provide real-time decisioning framework allowing companies to anticipate customer needs, predict their behaviors and – ultimately – improve their engagement.


Picture Yourself at Pega:

You will work with a team of software engineers working on a framework for design and execution of distributed data processing pipelines. Your focus will be laid on backend integrations with external data sets residing on e.g. hadoop (hdfs), hbase, Kafka, Cassandra etc. Technology stack includes Java SE, Tomcat, Gradle, Jenkins, Docker, AWS, and other industry-standard tools. It’s a great opportunity to work with large, multi-node environments and solve business problems requiring high-throughput and low-latency solutions.


What You'll Do at Pega:

  • Work collaboratively to design, develop, test, and document new components and services.
  • Provide technical assistance to advance the capabilities of products and resolve complex issues.
  • Identify, learn, and incorporate new testing technologies and methodologies into existing infrastructure and team development behavior.


Who You Are:

We are looking for passionate software engineers who would like to challenge themselves by working with real-world deployments at scale. In addition to technical skillset, we value people with can-do attitude that exhibit creativity, integrity, and teamwork. We seek successful communicators and collaborators that are ready to learn and explore Pegasystems technology. 


What You've Accomplished:

  • ​​​​​Bachelor/Master’s degree in Computer Science or related field,
  • At least 1 year of experience in software engineering (at least 1 year in Java),
  • Very good knowledge of Java, 
  • Understanding of multithreading and concurrency,
  • Good understanding of algorithms and data structures,
  • Experience with Linux/Unix systems,
  • Familiarity with containerization technologies (e.g. docker),
  • Very good command of English.

It will be a plus if You have:

  • Understanding of one or more NoSQL databases (preferably Cassandra),
  • Understanding of one or more streaming technologies (preferably Kafka),
  • Knowledge of AWS and/or Kubernetes,
  • Experience with distributed systems.


Pega Offers You:

  • A highly collaborative environment for designing and development of new ideas and features.
  • A highly collaborative environment for designing and development of new ideas and features.
  • An ever-changing business landscape that adapts, scales and performs.
  • A culture where employees engage deeply, own outcomes and lead from the front.
  • Continuous learning and career opportunities – internal and external training opportunities, area for own initiatives, Rotation Program.
  • An inclusive, agile, and flexible work environment (you can use our DYI lab, volunteer, or do other great things with us).
  • Permanent agreement and benefits package (bonus incentive, employee equity in the company, Medical and Group Insurance, Multisport, English & Polish lessons, Employee Assistance Program and that’s not all).
  • Modern office in Krakow (Bonarka4Business Center) - we hope you will enjoy Pega relax/game rooms and social/sport initiatives soon! You can work in hybrid mode (min. 2-3 days per week from the office).
Job ID: 16918

Inclusion and Diversity - Inclusive is one of our values at Pega. Pegasystems is committed to inclusion and diversity and strives to foster a fair and inclusive environment for all. We believe Pega can achieve more when we create a culture that inspires each of us to fully contribute each and every day. We encourage diverse thinking and collaboration for better outcomes for all. Learn more about our inclusive culture.

As an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, Pegasystems will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran or disability status, or any other category protected by law.

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