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Junior Backend Engineer

Created on 28-08-2019
Location Milan


Bottega 52 SRL is an innovative software house committed to delivering high quality web and mobile applications to its customers.

We are looking for a Junior Backend Engineer with demonstrable expertise in backend technologies. 

The ideal candidate is a graduate (Master of Science or equivalent degree) in Computer Engineering or Computer Science (or affine degrees), fluent in both Italian and English, with excellent communication skills, autonomous and responsible in her/his work. 

She/he has a portfolio of previously completed works done in first person (uni projects counting as well); of each such work, she/he is capable to discuss the technical tradeoffs that were operated during their development.


  • As part of her/his everyday job, she/he will be responsible for the development of rich and complex web applications, specifically on the backend side. 
  • She/he will regularly propose innovative approaches that challenge our technical status-quo, with the goal of improving the quality and the efficiency of Bottega52's development teams;
  • being a team player is thus a mandatory quality.
  • She/he should also be able to envision the "under-the-hood" quirks and complicacies of backend applications and distributed systems.
  • As we periodically organize internal training sessions with leading IT companies and professionals, she/he should also be able to clearly focus on a professional development path and allow Bottega52 to help in the development of such path.

Skills required on the backend side:

  • Master of Science or Degree in Computer Engineering or Computer Science;
  • Fluent in Italian (essential);
  • Fluent in English (essential);
  • Experience with Java 8+ and Spring (Boot, Security, Data);
  • Experience with traditional RDBMS (MySQL and PostgreSQL, mainly);
  • Proficient use of git, exposure to CI/CD pipelines and DevOps methodology;
  • Knowledge of software design patterns (e.g., GoF);
  • Exposure to either BDD or TDD;
  • Exposure to resilient and scalable (micro)service-oriented architecture;
  • Exposure to asynchronous models of communications, as well as reactive and distributed systems;


  • Experience with Elasticsearch ecosystem, for advanced analytics and data visualization
  • Experience with Kafka ecosystem, for streaming and real-time applications
  • Knowledge about Docker and Kubernetes
  • A taste for humor

What we offer:

  • Rapid professional growth within a young, fast growing company
  • Professional development path
  • A lively working environment (come and see!)
  • Full-time, permanent contract after a possible trial period
  • Salary matching or exceeding market valuation

Our benefits:

  • Macbook Pro
  • Smart Working
  • Performance Bonus
  • Table football & Table tennis
  • Lunch Area
  • Ticket Restaurant (€7)

Workplace: MilanoAvailability required from the first week of September 2019.

The offer complies with the laws on equal treatment in employment and occupation (L.903 / 77, L.125 / 91, Leg. 216/03 and Legislative Decree no. 198/2006)

This announcement is aimed at both sexes, under the laws 903/77 and 125/91, and people of all ages and all nationalities, under legislative decrees 215/03 and 216/03.


 Table football, Table tennis

Table footb...

iPhone, if required by role

iPhone, if r...

Lunch Area

Lunch Area

Smart Working

Smart Workin...

TIcket Restaurant 7 EUR

TIcket Resta...

Macbook Pro

Macbook Pro



Performance bonus

Performance ...



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