Senior Backend Developer

Dr. Max is the leading pharmacy chain in Central Europe. In every country where we are active, Dr. Max is dedicated to improving the level of health care available by guaranteeing access to a broad assortment of medicines and pharmacy services. Pharmacies are currently present in 6 countries (Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Italy) with great expansion plans across Europe for the near future. The Group level headquarters Dr. Max BDC is expanding the structure of the IT team, so we are looking for an experienced Senior Backend Developer to join us. If you are looking for an opportunity to implement your knowledge and experience in organization where you can have an impact and truly make a difference, this is the right opportunity for you! This is a newly established role which will be a part of our Group E-Commerce IT team and will be responsible for development of our e-commerce solution based on (micro)services and cloud architecture.

Address: Na Florenci 2116/15
Required education: University Degree
Required languages: Czech or Slovak, English (advanced)
Employment form: Full-time work
What will be your responsibilities?
  • Development of (micro)services in GoLang as part of our e-commerce solution
  • Tuning e-commerce platform for the Czech-led pharmacy chain
  • Cooperation with a product owner, business analyst, UX specialists, and other developers
  • Work within the internal full-stack team responsible for the platform deployed in multiple countries 
What do we expect from you?
  • 3+ years of working experience in a similar position 
  • Knowledge of GoLang
  • Understanding of APIs (REST, GraphQL), Docker, GIT, HTML, and CSS 
  • Must be organized, have an eye for detail and be able to put ideas into a tangible form 
  • Ability to work in an agile-based full-stack team 
  • Fluent Czech and English is a must 
  • Willingness to evolve your knowledge, break things and proactively improve the platform


What do we appreciate as a plus? 

  • Experience with E-commerce solutions of a bigger scale is an advantage 
  • Knowledge of PHP, NodeJS (Vue, Nuxt)
  • Kubernetes and Microsoft Azure
  • Metrics measuring and tools like Prometheus, Sentry, New relic 
What do we offer?
  • Working for the largest pharma retail company in CEE with great expansion plans
  • Global level responsible job with an impact on the business as a whole
  • Space for professional growth within the growing organization
  • Attractive financial compensation (salary and bonuses)
  • Flexible working hours, possibility of home office
  • 5 weeks of holidays, discount in Dr. Max pharmacies, meal coupons, contribution to free time activities and many other benefits

If you are interested in this opportunity, please send your CV to


Dr. Max BDC, s.r.o.

Na Florenci 2116/15
110 00 Prague 1

The Dr. Max Group is owned by the Central European investment group Penta, established in 1994. Penta’s business areas include health care, financial services, manufacturing, retail businesses and real estate development. Penta manages a single fund for its partners, the shareholders in the company. The companies in Penta’s portfolio employee more than 43,000 people, and the Group’s asset value reached € 11.1 billion in 2020. Penta operates in more than 10 European countries and has offices in Prague, Bratislava, Warsaw and Munich.

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