Rehau Inc

  • Java Developer - Ecommerce Platform

    Job Locations US-VA-Leesburg
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    REHAU is the premium worldwide brand for polymer-based innovations and systems in construction, automotive and industry. You encounter our systems every day, without noticing them. While they may be invisible, their benefit is always tangible. More than 20,000 employees at 170 locations worldwide apply their expertise and innovative capabilities to ensure the continuous growth of our independent privately-held company. 

    People drive REHAU. To us, fostering the development of a diverse group of employees is of central significance. We are looking for someone who will embrace our corporate culture, values and principles. 



    Java Developer - Ecommerce Platform


    REHAU, a leading international polymer manufacturer, is seeking an experienced Java Developer - Ecommerce Platform at our Americas Regional headquarters in Leesburg, VA. The successful candidate will be responsible for what we call a lean e-commerce toolset for small and growing business models and consult on B2B2C projects in methodology like customer interviews, marketing and software stack solutions. This is a new position, created to support the exciting opportunities in our new digital and disruptive business unit. The candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining a full suite of tools to support online sales of new products, which includes e-commerce platforms, digital marketing tools such as crowd-funding applications, and digital marketing and analytics. The candidate will also be responsible for the interfaces into third party warehouse suppliers and finance systems. 


    1. Software development

    We are searching for a candidate with deep knowledge in e-commerce software development. To be more precise, this means development of webshops or similar e-commerce and e-business solutions (e.g. crowd-funding applications). Typical framework knowledge on this development area is necessary, besides experience in solution stacks like Magento, Shopify, or WooCommerce for example. The candidate should be knowledgeable about commercial out of the box solutions being available in international markets. The candidate should also be able to enhance them according to our needs by doing development of the front-end UI and the backend.

    Required developer skills and technologies include Java, and at least two of the following:


    • Frameworks (e.g. Spring, FreeMarker, Hibernate, JSP, Larawel)
    • GUI (e.g. Ajax, JavaScript, HTML5, AngularJS, Node.js, GWT)
    • Database (e.g. MySQL, MongoDB, Redis, Oracle)


    Key words: E-commerce, E-business, Webshop development, Software Developer, B2B2C


    2. Digital marketing know how:

    In addition, we expect knowledge and experience in the area of digital marketing. The candidate should be familiar with search engine optimization, and tools like Google Adwords and Google Analytics The candidate should be familiar with tools and methodologies for gaining insights into end-user preferences and behavior.


    Key words: End-customer orientation, Digital marketing skills


    3. UX/UI Design

    Third, there needs to be a close relation to UI/UX design so the candidate should bring knowledge on front-end design with end customer focus. The candidate should be able to quickly “mock-up” a front-end, to gather feedback from internal customers.


    Key words: Prototyping, Design, Usability Engineering, UX/UI Design.



    Java Developer - Ecommerce Platform

    • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in computer science or a related discipline
    • Three or more years of experience in the environment of ecommerce software and development (either in an industrial company or marketing agency)
    • Expertise in digital marketing (cross-channel marketing, marketing automation, content marketing, data management, social media marketing, digital sales)
    • Experienced in UI/UX front end design preferred
    • Works accurately under time pressure with multiple assignments and projects
    • Works effectively with co-workers in multiple departments and at all levels of seniority

    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills


    REHAU offers significant opportunities for the right candidate, including competitive salary, job growth and an excellent benefits package.


    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    REHAU is committed to fostering an inclusive environment that appreciates and leverages the diversity of our team. We provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex, physical or other disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. 


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