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Cubic Transportation Systems

When you join Cubic, you become part of a company that creates and delivers technology solutions in transportation to make people’s lives easier by simplifying their daily journeys, and defense capabilities to help promote mission success and safety for those who serve their nation. Led by our talented teams around the world, Cubic is committed to solving global issues through innovation and service to our customers and partners.

We have a top-tier portfolio of businesses, including Cubic Transportation Systems (CTS) and Cubic Defense (CD). Explore more on

Job Summary: 

As part of the Software Engineering Team, the Software Engineer will be responsible for applying engineering principles, procedures and techniques to perform systems engineering assignments related to the development of large, complex software systems. The role will develop and maintain central systems software for Cubic solutions for the transport and ticketing sector. The position is based in Hamburg, Germany.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes functional requirements.
  • Create designs and detailed technical specifications for the software to be developed.
  • Implement the software, incl. software configuration control, unit tests and continuous integration.
  • Support or carry out the deployment process.
  • Produce and maintain internal technical documentation as required, such as software designs, test specifications, technical notes.
  • Provide technical skills in software development.
  • Collaborate with other software engineering teams, the database team, the test team and the documentation team.
  • Report to project manager and/or team lead on performance against timescales, specifications and quality requirements. Identify any deviations from the plan and suggest corrective actions.
  • Maintain IT documentation and follow IT procedures.
  • Keeps abreast of improvements and developments within software engineering.
  • Comply with Cubic’s values and adherence to all company policy and procedures. In particular comply with the code of conduct, quality, security and occupational health, safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • In addition to the duties and responsibilities listed, the job holder is required to perform other duties assigned by their manager from time-to-time, as may be reasonably required to them.

Minimum Job Requirements: 

Skills knowledge and experience: 


  • Relevant experience in the IT industry.
  • Current knowledge of methodologies, programming languages and technologies.
  • Experience in commercial Java (JEE) projects
  • Experience in IntelliJ, Eclipse, Git, Maven, Jenkins or comparable tools.
  • Experience in Enterprise Architect or comparable UML design tool.
  • Good German language skills
  • Fluent English language skills.


  • Experience with Spring Boot
  • Experience with Apache and Tomcat
  • Experience with Docker and/or Kubermetes
  • Experience in Web Service Security (WSS) and PKI infrastructures
  • Experience (table design, queries, query optimization) in PostgreSQL or other relational database
  • Experience in XML and JSON
  • Experience in JavaScript, CSS and HTML
  • Experience in applying software best practices such as Continuous Integration, Test Driven Development and Clean Code
  • Expertise in public transport ticketing

Education and qualifications


  • A university degree in a numerate subject (e.g. computer science, maths, engineering, natural science) or similar qualification.


  • Certificates regarding relevant methods (UML, Scrum) and technologies (Java)
  • Personal Qualities
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work on own initiative as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and adherence to procedures
  • Good analytical and problem solving abilities
  • Good communication skills
  • Aware of software development best practice and able to apply standards and procedures effectively.
  • Candidate may be required to complete security checks.

The description provided above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities and requirements.  Duties, responsibilities and requirements may change over time and according to business need.



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