Backend (Java) Developer – Ava Team

We are currently looking for an experienced Backend (Java) Developer to join our Ava team – digital health startup with the aim to revolutionize women’s health. Ava works on wearable device, smart app and proprietary predictive algorithms empower women by giving them unique clinically researched insights and personalized data about their menstrual cycle, fertile window, and pregnancy delivered in a way that’s convenient and non-invasive. Ava is a global, award-winning brand with strong social network communities.




Things you’ll work on:


  • Implement new features for our backend and contribute to the existing backend team
  • Take ownership of specific feature implementations and produce structured, easy to read and efficient code
  • Write unit tests and verify your code against defined test cases
  • Participate in code review meetings and ensure timely delivery of high-quality code
  • Discuss possible implementations with lead developers and contribute to the overall design and architecture of our backend
  • Estimate development efforts and do sprint planning together with the team
  • Keep track of your work and make sure to follow Ava’s development process
  • Plan releases together with the team and support the release of backend services

About you:


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in computer science, electrical engineering or a related field
  • 5+ years’ working experience as a Java developer
  • Good knowledge about software design patterns, data structures and algorithms
  • Experience in 2 or more of the following technologies/tools: MySQL, MongoDB, Docker, REST, AWS
  • Understanding of software development lifecycles in a regulated industry with experience in medical device software development is a big plus
  • Willingness to work flexibly, in an interdisciplinary and international environment, depending on the current project status
  • Strong analytical skills and process-oriented work style with a structured, independent approach to work and focus on getting things done
  • Fluency in English

What we can offer you:




  • High-growth company in which you can find an exciting and trend-setting challenges
  • Familial working atmosphere in an open-minded multinational team
  • All necessary equipment
  • Budget for professional development (courses, conferences, books…)
  • Budget for the mastery of the English language during the working hours
  • Budget for the mastery of the German language after the working hours
  • Skilled and senior co-workers
  • Opportunities to build products that really make a difference
  • Opportunities to learn and grow with us

Apply here for this position, or check out other positions that we have.