At GfK, we are on a mission to drive sustainable growth for our people, our clients, and the world around us. We combine prescriptive insights and consulting expertise to analyze, explain and predict what is happening in today’s fast-changing world.
Our employees, the shapers of tomorrow, are empowered to bring new bold ideas to life by connecting unique datasets, science, and digital research. We encourage innovation and offer global career and fast development opportunities. This is why the world’s largest companies and leading brands know GfK as their trusted partner.
As part of the Point of Sale (POS) division in GfK we are looking for a .NET Software Engineer helping us to grow one of our mission critical agile teams at the core of our pipeline processing billions of data points each month.
Software Engineers are crucial members of our teams, being able to integrate with our Data Scientists, QA and Product Team roles. We expect them to take ownership of delivering in a way that enables us to maintain, improve and grow our systems on the short and long term. This includes pro-active and self-reliant contribution to our components, transparent communication as well as fostering knowledge sharing with a focus on continuous improvements within the team.
As Software Engineer you will have the following key accountabilities:
Write effective and scalable code
Ability to deliver clean code as well as assets to a high standard
Interest to dive deep into our business domain and understand why we build things and how to help our stakeholders
Eagerness to learn and introduce latest trends in industry as well as supporting maintenance of existing systems
Ensure components can be delivered to high standards of automated quality assurance and reduced efforts of maintenance
Now that you know what a Software Engineer does, what skills, qualifications and experience do you need?
Strong C# / .NET (Core) application development knowledge
Strong knowledge on relational data base management systems (preferably Oracle)
Strong knowledge on application testing and test automation (unit testing, integration testing, test-data management)
It would be a great addition if you have:
Prior experience in building ETL pipelines and batch processing data
Prior experience working with and on CI/CD pipelines
Container driven environments (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes, Hashicorp Nomad or similar)
Knowledge on test and behaviour driven development (TDD/BDD)
Knowledge on micro-service based architectures including orchestration
Solid knowledge on building distributed systems
Knowledge on measuring code quality and code analysis tooling for .NET
Basic knowledge on building UIs using modern frameworks as Angular or React
Join our team and benefit from the following advantages:
Exciting work environment that brings people together
Use of the latest digital technologies
Initial and ongoing trainings to support your development
Opportunities for personal and professional growth
Competitive remuneration and bonus scheme linked to individual performance and company results
3 additional non-working days annually
Discount program with external vendors
Eco friendly travelers are welcome to the office – parking places for bikers and free card for public transportation are available to all employees
Variety of sport activities such as football and traditional Bulgarian dances
Last but not least – GfK Sofia office is located close to the city center and easily accessible from any point by public transportation – 47A Tsarisgradsko Shose Blvd
All documents will be treated in the strictest confidentiality.
Only short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview.
Don't meet every single requirement? Some people are less likely to apply unless they meet all the requirements listed in a job specification. GfK is looking for self-starters to join our innovative team keen to take on a new challenge. So, if you're excited about this role but your skills and experience don't align perfectly with every requirement we've listed, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal opportunity in employment which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential. We are looking forward to meeting you!