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IT Specialist - Application Development (m/f/d)

During your training as a computer specialist for application development, you are an important part of the Development team of shopware AG from the very first day. Here you learn about the development of new functions and extensions to our core product. Varied and exciting activities with many challenges await you.

For high potentials we offer an option of dual training, in which you can complete both your apprenticeship as a computer specialist and a Bachelor in Computer Science at the Münster University of Applied Sciences or at the Westfälische Hochschule Bocholt.

At the Münster University of Applied Sciences the apprenticeship in computer science is reduced to 2.5 years, and from the second year of training, you begin parallel studies at the University. You can find more information on dual studies by clicking on the following link.

At the Westfälische Hochschule Bocholt the apprenticeship in computer science is reducted to 2 years. You can find more information about the dual studies here.

That demands a lot of commitment and discipline according to the motto "Think big!" As a reward, at the end of four years you will not only pocket an academic degree, but also have collected several years of professional practice in a modern company – an ideal start for your professional career.

Start date 01.08.2021


  • Ideally PHP/MySQL skills
  • Ideally skills in JavaScript (Mootools, Prototype, extJS)
  • Ideally XHTML/CSS skills
  • Analytical thinking and routine approach
  • A good team member, communicative, interested in new and demanding tasks


  • Core development: Take part in shopware's next minor and major releases
  • Project development: Participate in training sessions, modules/plug-ins, interfaces and projects such as Shopware Connect
  • Support the shopware community (Github. Jira, Forum, Wiki)
  • Support partners in the development area if you are interested
  • Support International Sales on technical issues if you are interested
  • Support the Enterprise division if you are interested

We look forward to receiving your application!

Please do only apply with our application tool:

By submitting my application, I accept that Shopware may store and use my personal data for a maximum period of 36 months.

The application and selection process

After we review your application, we will contact you for an interview at the Shopware headquarters.

If we feel you’re a great fit for the Shopware team, we’ll arrange a time for you to join us for a trial working day, where you’ll gather a more personal idea of our daily work-life. At the end of the day, we will clarify any open questions and let you know when you can hear from us next.

Lena Thesing

With any question about the application process, please don’t hesitate to contact our talent scout, Lena Thesing.

Why work at Shopware?

Every day we are driven by the vision that we will achieve something amazing. Shopware is the perfect environment to make that vision a reality.

Your workplace

Look forward to a bright, friendly and modern and headquarters that reflects Shopware’s corporate identity. From the lounge to the offices and Shopware beach, you are surrounded by an inspiring working atmosphere. You will receive a stylish and comfortable working space that inspires your genius to shine.

Your team

At Shopware, you should feel at home with a team that’s like a second family. Your professional life shouldn’t stray far from your personal – so come as you are. Count on flat hierarchies, where teams are organized independently and invite you to the decision making process. Here you will work with your heart and head – not your elbow.

Your impact

We enjoy cultivating innovation. The faces behind Shopware are true professionals from various backgrounds with valuable insight to offer. Every individual has a voice; every wild idea is taken seriously – when it comes to progress, the crazier the better. Shopware is the sum of big ideas – and that’s why you are so important to us!

Your freedom

If your battery is running low, simply take a holiday – your personal wellbeing is of utmost importance. You will also find other opportunities to regenerate at gatherings like our weekly global breakfast, monthly Stammtisch (German for “drinking with your colleagues”) and other company outings and special events. You should burn for Shopware without the burnout!

Your value

Underpaid? Not on our clock. At Shopware, you will get the salary you deserve along with great career prospects. Receive compensation for any overtime and benefit from various additional bonuses – we offer you a share of our yearly profits, free drinks and fruit, a free gym membership and contributions to capital formation.

Your future

We endorse lifelong learning! Shopware employees consistently have the opportunity to develop themselves. Therefore, we offer support when it comes to training and give you enough time during the working day to become accustomed to new technologies and trends.