Software developer

You speak JAVA!



H.Essers is an international and reliable player in the logistics sector, but above all a family business that has offered jobs and job security since 1928. Our 6560 colleagues are ambitious people who dare to do business, are ready to seize opportunities and make a difference every day with simplicity. This enables us as a company to invest continuously in growth with a positive outlook on the future. Our people are our engine. We take care of their personal and professional development, provide them with modern equipment and pay attention to the work-life balance. Yes, our 6560 colleagues know why they choose H.Essers.
Hopefully you will be too later on! We are looking for a Junior Software Developer.



As Software Developer you work as part of the software development team. You are responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the Java based applications that support our business. You will be coding, testing and implementing changes to java components and interfaces according to functional and technical requirements.

Your responsibilities:

  • Develop, test, implement and maintain java applications
  • Manage your individual weekly or sprint planning and report progression
  • Analyze user requirements to determine how to translate into Java
  • Ensure performance and compliancy to development and quality standards
  • Test to ensure designs are according to specifications, perform unit tests and regression testing
  • Alignment with team members and stakeholders
  • Perform application support, debug and resolve technical issues
  • Write documentation

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Java development within our in-house developed transport- and warehousing applications
  • Aligning with the analyst teams regarding requirement specifications
  • Work on the best practice technical implementation of a requirement, assisted by the lead developers
  • Align with Project Management Office regarding planning and project status
  • Within the development team take part of daily stand-up, team retrospectives and code review
  • Test and document the built solutions
  • Assisting in application support where required
  • Periodic training to improve development skills



You are a passionate Software developer who is curious and wants to learn continuously. Sharing knowledge is important to you. You take the initiative to tackle problems. Thanks to your sense of responsibility, you will not find peace until you have found the most appropriate solution.



The opportunity to join in the further growth of H.Essers by remaining at the forefront of technology and working on the full-stack renewal of our core warehousing and transportation applications. You will be part of a workplace where your ideas are heard and appreciated. A close cooperation with our operational department ensures that you also have an impact and can leave your mark. A challenge in a growing and leading company, close by and without traffic jams.



85 branches in 19 countries, 6.560 employees, one million square meters of warehouse, 1.475 trucks and 1.800 ISO tanks. Yes, H.Essers is a major logistics service provider and an established value for our strategic customer segments Pharma, Chemicals, Infra and Parts. At H.Essers, you will help build complex IT systems that will make a difference for our customers. Challenging and diverse projects, a top team where cooperation is paramount and where you can have an impact.

Apply now!