METIS sets Information Intelligence at the disposal of the Global Maritime Industry. METIS has been designed and implemented to address the requirements of Technical & Operations Departments of Maritime Companies.  The solution incorporates fully automated, accurate and reliable Data Acquisition combined with the novel idea of virtual cloud-based agents, which analyse operational or engineering processes and provide useful feedback in the form of analysis, conclusions and event detection reported to multiple users.

Job Description

As a Senior Software Developer, you will contribute to the software design and development of server-side code for the METIS cloud platform. The role includes the following responsibilities

  • Design, implement, test, and deliver scalable, containerized services for cloud-based applications
  • Contribute to the software architecture and propose tools and technologies
  • Maintain, improve and monitor existing services
  • Perform Code Reviewing and apply Software Design principles
  • Work with other team members to define project requirements in an agile environment
  • Mentor junior engineers and highlight best practices


The minimum technical requirements for the Java Software Developer position are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical/Computer Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
  • 5 years working experience in software development
  • Strong programming skills in Java and object-oriented design concepts
  • Understanding of modern API design and RESTful principles
  • Hands-on experience with Spring Framework and Maven
  • Prior hands-on experience with Docker and Kubernetes
  • Familiarity with Git or similar version control systems

The following qualifications will be considered an asset:

  • Familiarity with CI/CD tools such as Jenkins
  • Experience with Data Management Systems, such as Postgres, ElasticSearch etc.
  • Hands-on experience with Geospatial data management and visualization: OpenLayers / OpenGIS / GeoServer / PostGIS / WMS-WCS-WFS-WPS etc.
  • Hands-on experience with Scala, Apache Spark and/or Kafka
  • Familiarity with Agile methodology

Key Competencies

The successful candidate should:

  • possess excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
  • contribute to a positive team environment
  • fully understand software engineering concepts and procedures
  • be fluent in English
  • demonstrate strong technical writing skills
  • be organized and methodical
  • enjoy learning new things