At Schwarz IT Bulgaria, we deliver advanced Artificial Intelligence solutions for the entire Schwarz Group, Europe’s largest retailer (Lidl, Kaufland), leveraging Big Data and reengineering number of business fields from customer experience to category management to logistics. To this end, among other things, we build recommendation engines, provide our business units with sales forecasts, and employ computer vision technology. Join our Team as Software Engineer if you want to make an impact, creating innovative data products utilizing state-of-the-art Big Data and Cloud technologies following the DevOps approach.

The impact you will create:

  • Analyze requirements to effectively coordinate and design the software architecture for small and large analytical projects, the installation of new systems or the modification of existing systems
  • Set software engineering standards and best practices for our data products
  • Develop innovative solutions in the area of artificial intelligence in collaboration with Data Scientist and Data Engineers
  • Support the complete software development lifecycle of the company’s Artificial Intelligence Solutions
  • Communicate key project data to team members and build cohesion among teams
  • Collaborate and mentor team members and contribute to the resolution of technical challenges

Experience and Skills You will Need:

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or a related field and a comprehensive understanding of computer science concepts
  • 3-5+ years of professional software engineering or software development experience, preferably in the field of Machine Learning or Analytics
  • Experience with large distributed systems, container or cloud solutions (Azure, Kubernetes, Databricks, Snowflake)
  • Excellent Java or Python skills and knowledge of concepts like Object Oriented Programming and Test-Driven Development
  • Experience with the implementation of data products (e.g., data pipelines, distributed frameworks like Spark, Feature Engineering)
  • Analytical and agile mindset as well as hands on mentality
  • Strong English verbal and written skills

Our offer:

  • An attractive remuneration package depending on your seniority with a start of 3 900 gross for a Junior, 5 700 for a Regular and 7 900 for a Senior Specialist and guaranteed annual growth
  • Work in an international corporate environment in virtual teams with colleagues in Germany
  • A huge array of tools & technologies available on the spot and ready for a steady personal development
  • An attractive remuneration package and variety of opportunities with one of the strongest and largest retail companies in the world
  • Food vouchers, MultiSport card, additional health insurance, travel expenses and a modern office on central location in Sofia
  • A good work-life balance with flexible working time & option for mobile work
  • A pleasant and diverse environment with regular events, team buildings and stimulating activities

If you are interested in our offer, please send us your up to date resume in English. We want to know you!

Your application will be reviewed in strict confidentiality. Only the approved candidates will be invited to an interview. Providing your personal data you explicitly agree that it will be processed for the purpose of recruiting and for the purpose of possible signing of a labour contract and will be stored and operated by “Schwarz IT Bulgaria” EOOD and “Lidl Bulgaria EOOD and Co” KD in their capacity of personal data controller and personal data processor in accordance with the Bulgarian Data Protection Legislation and the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 (GDPR). Please have in mind that with this you give permission for your resume to be shared with other parties of the Schwarz Group.

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Technical Skills
Is a Remote Job?
Hybrid (Remote with required office time)
Employment Type
Full time

Sofia , Bulgaria