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Business mission: We aim at disrupting the eCommerce software industry with our very own headless, API-first and cloud-native platform - created and maintained by brilliant commercetoolers.See Job Openings
We all make a difference. We all create an invaluable future.
As an employer, we aim at establishing a strong culture with well-defined values and a dynamic knowledge-sharing environment where our people have the chance to be the best version of themselves and share their passion with others.
Our Core Values
We are creative, passionate and fearlessly working on our mission to transform the digital commerce industry.
At commercetools, there is no one way to contribute to the future of commerce software. We understand that one’s purpose at work is much larger than the commerce software industry: it is the sense of achievement and self-fulfillment.
If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.
We believe that a high-trust working environment is the breeding ground for the excellence of individuals and teams.
Try, learn, adapt and succeed.
At commercetools, there is always something to learn and someone to learn from. An enthusiastically curious mind, no matter how much we have grown, is one of our greatest assets.
And how we live up to them
What does it mean to be a commercetooler?
We are a passionate bunch of coders, marketers and thought leaders, but we are also amateur gourmet cooks, marathon enthusiasts, and stand-up comedians! At commercetools, our differences really are the fuel of our teamwork. We are bonded by a clear company vision and a well-defined value compass.
One of the things that I enjoy the most at commercetools is the culture of mentoring, knowledge sharing and existing collaboration, even among different stakeholders. The eCommerce industry could look challenging from the outside, but the team makes sure to onboard and give new colleagues all the tools to succeed.
Senior UX/UI Designer
What I have learned at commercetools is that it’s ok to make mistakes! My teammates are never there to judge, in fact, they are there to pick me up and help me out every time I land in trouble.
What makes commercetools different is our people are open and generous and care about others as a human being, which is uncommon in the industry.
Customer Success Manager
Stable growth around the world
An average person spends around 90,000 hours at work throughout their lifetime. Since our people have and are trusting us with their time, we take “being a good employer” very seriously. From Berlin to London, Durham to Sydney, or remote, we offer benefit programs that aim at making the one-third of their lifetime that our employees spend at work as well as the two-third outside of work as enjoyable as possible. Check our global offices and the tailored benefit programs for each location.
Live Agile. Breathe Agile.
Our multiple vertical development teams at commercetools each have their own agile ceremonies, tailored to fit the teams’ needs. Autonomy and continuous development of their frameworks are always encouraged, but our Agile Coaches are there every step of the way to assist the team members in defining the best processes for themselves. However, there are certain agile elements that all the teams follow:
At the start of every iteration, the team goes through the Backlog and discusses what could be delivered and how we are going to execute the work in the upcoming iteration.
The team members synchronize and communicate on a daily basis their plan for the current day.
The team continuously works on their Product Backlog and it is up to the team to add, remove, adjust and break down items depending on value, time, costs or priority shifts.
The team demonstrates their accomplishments to the stakeholders at the end of the iteration.
The team reflects in a safe environment on their collaboration and performance and takes actions to improve the next iteration.
Our Tech Stack
We are proud to be some of the early adopters of React to build all of our Frontend applications. All data needed for our applications are fetched via GraphQL and Apollo. We use both our public commercetools APIs as well as internal GraphQL APIs maintained by our teams for session management, proxying requests, and storing user settings. The building blocks of our internal APIs are Prisma, Apollo Server, and Express. We use React Testing Library and Cypress mostly to test our new and existing features.
We deploy all our applications and services into multiple Kubernetes clusters, and recently added the idea of an automatic deployment train.
Our product’s high-performing backend is written in functional Scala and has Event Sourcing as its core. This allows us to add new components, react to events, and use data in the most relevant ways. On the client-facing side, we present the best APIs, embracing CQRS and GraphQL to allow our customers to work in the most intuitive, flexible and modern ways possible.
Our product is multi-cloud: commercetools runs on Google Cloud Platform and AWS in multiple regions across the world. All services are running on various Kubernetes clusters with the help of toolings from CNCF landscape: Prometheus, Envoy (within Istio), Helm, and Fluentd. tools include Terraform, Packer as well as Vault from HashiCorp and our code repositories are maintained on GitHub. Wee run our CI/CD jobs on Google Cloud Builder. For in-house automation, we use Python and Golang.
Learning Scala at commercetools
You’re interested in joining commercetools to work on our API, but haven’t used Scala before? You want to start using Scala professionally, but your current employer doesn’t give you the chance?
Whatever your motivation, we happily welcome you to learn Scala while working at commercetools! We’ve done this before - some of our best Engineers started learning Scala while working with us. Listen to what our Scala Engineers are saying!