This is us in a nutshell:

  • We are singularly focused on providing all the tools and building blocks our customers need to deliver outstanding online shopping experiences and innovation across all digital touchpoints.
  • In 2013 we introduced a modular, API-first cloud-native commerce platform, pioneering the headless commerce space and enabling us to build the foundation to change our whole industry for the better and re-invent ecommerce.
  • Our international expansion has reached Europe, the US and Asia Pacific. In September 2021, we announced our $140m series C funding round led by global tech investor Accel, alongside existing investors Insight Partners and REWE Group, which has accelerated our global growth and elevated us to unicorn status. We are now valued at $1.9bn, named a Leader in the 2021 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Digital Commerce for the second year in a row.

Please note that for this role, we can currently offer full-remote work for candidates based in the following countries: Austria, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Spain, the United Kingdom.  

The Opportunity:

The TeamQL team is responsible for the commercetools GraphQL API. We implement and operate different tools to support other product teams in their journey. From development (GraphQL schema validations) to production (operating a GraphQL gateway), through a continuous deployment (automatic checks for breaking changes, automation of the documentation…)

You can watch a talk describing our journey:

Your Mission:

You’ll be joining a small and dedicated team, with the main goal of supporting the growth of the product, providing the tools and infrastructure to build and access all services via GraphQL. Moreover, you will have the opportunity to work on schema federation, making sure that the implementing services adhere to Apollo’s federation spec.  

What you need to succeed:

  • At least 2 years of experience as a Software Engineer working with Scala
  • Decent insights in functional programming
  • GraphQL knowledge.
  • Practical work experience in developing server-side systems using the JVM
  • Solid understanding of parallel and asynchronous programming, as well as non-blocking I/O
  • Experience in developing REST APIs 
  • Knowledge of scalable architectures (incl. sharding, replication, load balancing, and failover)
  • Fluent English for work in international teams
  • Aspiration to constantly improve yourself and learn new technologies and concepts

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge in using Sangria Library for GraphQL.

Team Values:

Positivity. Negativity is the enemy of progress.

Trust & Transparency. Promote direct and continuous feedback.

Learning. Be proud if you’ve failed at something. Think big, start small, learn fast!

Tech at commercetools:

We Are Open Source And Innovative By Design

🚀 We make rapid progress by being early adopters of React, Scala, and GraphQL

📋 We share & contribute to the open source community:

⚙️ We <3 Automation and Machine Learning


We care about your Growth and Well-being

☀️ Remote Work: Up to 60 days/year from a country different from your base country  

💻 Open Learning & Development Budget

📚 ct Academy: Regular internal training sessions

⌚️ Flexibility: Morning person or night owl? We believe in outcome and motivated employees

🚀 Mindset & Growth: A diverse, creative workspace with an international culture & learning environment


Are you ready? Come grow with us!

🔍 Are you looking for something else? Check out our Career Page and our Website for more information.


We are all different and that is what makes us stronger! We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company better.

commercetools celebrates being a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. If your professional profile aligns with our specific hiring requirements and company culture, then we encourage you to apply. We will assess your competencies, future potential, approach to learning and self-development and passion, and not your age, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, genetics, or disability.



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