Full-Stack Software Developer (m/f/x)

About us

We offer the next generation eCommerce platform - API and cloud based, highly scalable and on every channel. We put outstanding tech knowledge and enthusiasm in a modern, friendly and family oriented environment.

commercetools was founded in 2006 and we have offices in Germany (Munich, Berlin and Jena), the Netherlands (Amsterdam), the US (Durham, North Carolina) and from 2019 also in UK (London) and the APAC region (Singapore). We are one of the world's leading providers of cloud-based eCommerce technology. Our highly available, omnichannel platform enables implementation of complex retail models across all sales channels. The extensive API connects existing processes and technologies flexibly. We offer sustainable solutions for both B2C and B2B retailers. Since 2014 commercetools is a subsidiary of REWE Group. Some of our customers are Carhartt, Merkur, REWE and Medimax.

Join our vision in becoming the number one eCommerce company!

Job Description

commercetools is changing the way consumers engage digitally with brands. By use of a highly available microservice platform, and open source development patterns, commercetools is fundamentally enabling digitized shopping in the new distributed commerce era. By means of an extensive eCommerce API set, digital commerce processes and technologies are connected flexibly. For our Durham based tech office we are looking for a talented Software Developer in our new tech hub in downtown Durham, NC. Up for a new challenge in changing eCommerce? Here is your chance!

About your new role

  • Reporting to the Technical Director North America you will work on projects in different areas with focus on full-stack development
  • Independent handling of special IT projects
  • Developing extensions to the core product and integrating platform to external APIs and vendor interfaces
  • Supporting our US customers and partners
  • Supporting the Technical Director and our German Systems Engineers/DevOps team with admin and ops tasks (such as deployment automation, working on accounts, CDN, security, logs, etc.)
  • Helping to organize and conduct technical trainings to our partners
  • Supporting the architecture and estimation process for new projects

This is how we work

  • Mindset. Modern methodologies and a diverse, creative workspace with an open and international culture.
  • Product. Together we create an extendable, highly scalable product with state of the art technologies. Let’s develop something with impact.
  • Growth. Learn from each other and benefit from the knowledge we concentrate in a healthy growing company.
  • Environment. Flexible and family friendly environment, bright and good accessible offices, modern soft- and hardware.
  • Flexibility. Morning person or night owl? Need to pick up your kids from kindergarten? We believe in outcome and motivated employees rather than feeling stuck in the office.


  • 100% coverage of the employee's health care, vision and dental insurance
  • Company contribution towards dependent coverage
  • 401k (retirement savings)
  • Maternity/paternity leave
  • PTO and Company Holidays
  • Some pre-tax benefits through the PEO
  • Possibility for relocation assistance

Skills & Requirements

  • At least three years of practical full-time development work experience
  • Knowledge of common programming languages (imperative and functional, preferred in JavaScript/Node.js/ES6)
  • Must have Linux and cloud computing experience
  • Fast learner with a quick perception who can understand the intricacies and challenges of a multi-tenant, API based e-commerce platform built on the newest technologies
  • Outstanding problem-solving ability and analytical skills
  • High hands-on & ‘get-it-done’ mentality
  • Aspiration to constantly improve yourself and learn new technologies and concepts
  • Very good English language skills
  • Team player with good communication skills, high reliability and a good dose of pragmatism
  • Authorized to work for any US employer & availability ASAP
  • Working experience with Java, ReactJS
  • Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Rackspace
  • Docker, CI/CD
  • NoSQL database (MongoDB)