Java Engineer (Magnolia CMS)

MOO, London

We help businesses of all sizes look their best

Software engineering is at the heart of what we do here at MOO - our agile engineering teams build and support a set of various applications and services that combined create our unique user experience on the MOO website, enable our internal teams to work in the most productive and efficient ways and enable a whole range of print capabilities via modern APIs.  

We are recruiting for an experienced Software Engineer with strong Magnolia CMS experience to join one of our service teams known as Browse. The team is responsible for developing and maintaining the APIs and frameworks (including Magnolia CMS) that support the customer journey through our website.

The Browse team owns and maintains and develop the systems supporting the customer’s journey from the landing page up to the product customisation employing Java, Python and Javascript.

The quality and maintainability of our software is very important for us, we are looking for engineers with real world experience, especially in terms of the whole development lifecycle.

As an experienced Software Engineer in Browse you will help us improve the state of SEO by being involved in one or more of the following:

- Fulfilling requests for website improvements from the SEO team.
- Designing and implement tightly focused APIs, services and user interfaces.


- Developing software in a polyglot environment (Java, Python, Javascript) mainly around SEO and Magnolia CMS.
- Ownership of the full life-cycle of the systems.
- Working as part of a multi-disciplinary, agile product team.
- Writing automated tests at appropriate levels of the testing pyramid

You’ll have

- Strong technical background in one more of the following: Java, Python and/or JavaScript.
- Strong Magnolia CMS development experience
- Experience in Agile environments.
- Experience with REST APIs and Microservices.
- Experience bringing systems through their full life-cycle (from inception to production).
- Experience/desire to be proactive, positive and to be an advocate for quality.

Nice to haves

- Experience with web technologies CSS, PHP, etc
- Kubernetes
- Experience with SEO
- Good working knowledge of container-orchestration (Kubernetes) and familiarity with how microservices based environments work

About MOO

MOO is a multi­-award-winning technology, design & print company. We’re passionate about making great design accessible to all. We pride ourselves on providing amazing quality print products and a fantastic customer experience for everyone, everywhere.

Founded in 2006, we’ve grown a lot since then and the total team is well above 400 people in 6 locations across UK & US. Our multi-disciplinary product teams work together in our beautiful design centric offices in Farringdon, London.

Along with the encouragement to really “be yourself at work”, great roles and opportunities to grow in your specialism & career, we offer comprehensive benefits including matched pension, paid parental leave, 25 days holiday rising to 30 through tenure, private healthcare insurance, life insurance, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme and an ice cream fridge stocked with at least 4 flavours of Magnum and more cake than you’ve ever seen.

Diverse teams build better products

We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives and backgrounds will consistently lead to a better workplace for our MOOsters (employees) and a better product for our customers.

MOO does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, religion or belief, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital status, disability or any other protected class. We are actively working to create a diverse & inclusive team

About MOO

We bring great design together with technology We’re an online print and design company that is passionate about great design and the difference it can make to our customers and the world. MOO launched back in 2006 with the aim to disrupt the trillion-dollar global print industry and make great design available to all by combining professional design with the accessibility and reach of the web. We want to set a new standard for print, with remarkable new products that bring great design and uncompromising, high standards to the web. While many other printers have chosen to use new technologies to simply reduce the costs of printing (and often the quality), we strive to make print not only cost-effective but better than ever before. We believe in the power of great design Design is key to everything MOO does. Design helps us stand out: from the clothes we wear, to the homes we live in, to the business cards we use. Design tells a story about us and what we stand for. But professional-quality design has traditionally been expensive or out of reach for most people; we want to change this. We're passionate about helping people of all abilities design the best looking and highest quality print products: products that will help them or their business look great. Our company vision is simple but ambitious: "great design for everyone". More about MOO... MOO is an award-winning online print and design company. MOO prints millions of cards a month and has hundreds of thousands of customers in more than 190 countries. MOO has also become a much-loved brand, with a 75% NetPromoter rating. The company has won 3 Webby awards, has been profiled in the Financial Times, and was ranked in the top 10 UK start-up companies by the Guardian Newspaper. MOO has since grown to have 6 locations across the UK and US.

Want to learn more about MOO? Visit MOO's website.