Back-End Software Engineer

The ideal candidate will design and develop cutting-edge web solutions for different application areas and will work hands-on with back-end technologies in a creative and collaborative environment implementing innovative solutions for research, open-source and industrial projects.


  • Work as a part of a development team with specific tasks assigned during each sprint.
  • Work closely with the Architects to ensure that strategic objectives are met with the proposed architectural solutions for business/research needs.
  • Design and develop highly scalable, usable, and distributed applications.
  • Contribute in the development of new or the maintenance of existing systems.
  • Participate in the design of new or changing systems.
  • Maintain a high level of quality in testing and release of deployed code.
  • Maintain a high level of rigor in source control.
  • Maintain a high level of quality by effectively documenting work.
  • Stay current with changes in the technical area of expertise.
  • Enforce standards and best practices.


  • BS in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience).
  • Possesses significant knowledge of client-server and Internet systems architectures. Demonstrates experience in analyzing, designing and implementing the back-end components of web applications.
  • Significant knowledge of PHP and Java EE (and relevant frameworks like Spring).
  • Solid understanding of database management systems.
  • Solid knowledge of secure coding practices and experience with the open source technologies.
  • Experience using version control and defect tracking tools.
  • Possess basic project management skills to track project work and manage/review work of team.
  • Ability to learn and stay up to date on new technologies and trends.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Assists in the facilitation of team and partner meetings and delivers informative, well-organized presentations.
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and reliably deliver work of the highest standards on time.

Date of hiring: immediate, as soon as a successful candidate is found

Interested candidates are requested to send a detailed CV with portfolio of developed systems and names of referees to: Ms. Chrisanthy Efstathiou (cefs@ait.gr).