Cloud Service for Code Review - Java Developer

Geneva, Switzerland - Product development

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We solve problems that virtually every company developing software is facing. SonarSource is the leader in code quality & security with more than 85,000 companies using our solution, including Samsung, eBay, EA, Uber, Airbus, BMW.

The SonarQube ecosystem is used everyday by thousands of developers around the globe to spot bugs and track their technical debt. This ecosystem is built around a platform and supports the analysis of more than 20 programming languages. A SaaS offering is being built with SonarCloud. The platform is written in TypeScript, Javascript and Java.

The Platform team, composed of front- and back-end developers, is looking for a talented Java back-end developer passionate about using technologies to create great products. By joining our team, you will be part of an autonomous team without a manager. You will choose what to work on.


On a daily basis, you will:

  • Develop new features for SonarQube and SonarCloud with the end user in mind, from technical design to delivery in production
  • Improve your team: perform technical review, challenge the status quo, improve processes, share your findings
  • Support Product Managers during the specification phase, with your input on what is being built
  • Support the Open-Source community, other SonarSourcers and the Support team and integrate their feedback
  • Discover with us how we can go from an on-premise to a SaaS solution with tens of thousands of users and much more to come


  • Excellent engineering skills and good CS fundamentals
  • Developing in Java with clean code. Knowledge of Elasticsearch and SQL is a plus.
  • Fluency in source code quality: tests (unit and functional), CI/CD
  • Experience with agile practices and principles
  • Comfortable in dealing with change and complexity
  • Leadership: you take initiative and demonstrate your ability to lead a subject from beginning to end
  • Self-confident enough to challenge the status quo and be challenged

What we do

SonarSource was started by a team of developers that wanted to change the way code is built in an agile development process. The company was created to develop the open source tool SonarQube, which is now the standard in code quality management with over 85,000 instances deployed today. Every day we are focused on solving developers’ next big problem.

Who we are

At SonarSource we believe in people, excellence, and delivery. We’re a team of problem solvers and overachievers who seek out others who are also passionate and relentless in their respective missions. We want to work with people who are ready to fasten their seat belts and be part of an incredible ride. We work hard not because we’re told to, but because we genuinely love what we do and do what we love. If there’s one main message we want you to remember about us, it’s that we push others to be best in class at whatever they do: choose your battle, innovate, take risks, and lead change. Join us; we’ll be smarter and stronger together.

Why you will love it here

  • You will be given ownership and challenges, team support and encouragement to help you hit your personal goals
  • You will have the opportunity to be a leader in your domain
  • You will have a concrete impact on a fast-growing company
  • You will enjoy working as part of a casual, fun and passionate team
  • You will meet and work with a talented and diverse team of 85+ professionals from 18 different nationalities
  • You will enjoy the passion and drive of a start-up with big-company events and benefits

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In the meantime, we want to give you a heads-up on our hiring process:

  • For technical roles only, qualified candidates will first be asked via email to take a technical assessment named Codility
  • For all roles, selected candidates will be invited to 30 min video session(s) with one or two members of the hiring team
  • Then, candidates will be invited to come to our offices for half a day or so, to complete a technical interview with the hiring team, followed by a meeting with the people & culture team
  • Finally, candidates will potentially be asked to schedule a 1h final interview with our CEO

Kindly note that you can be declined at any stage and we will always do our best to deliver direct constructive feedback. To know more about who you may meet, visit our team page.

Have fun. We are looking forward to meeting you!