Travel Start

Java Software Engineer

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Travelstart is a market-leading Online Travel Agency. We operate globally, with a focus on the Middle East and Africa. Online Travel is a fast-moving, complex domain; one that is unlikely to bore the brightest of minds. ​We're a driven, enthusiastic team looking to disrupt the norm wherever we can.

Travelstart is seeking a highly skilled and passionate full stack developer to join our dynamic corporate travel tech team. Travelstart is continually expanding and developing product ranges, technologies and systems in the travel industry.

Roles And Responsibilities

  • Developing and designing backend and frontend architecture, ensuring the responsiveness, stability, quality of applications.
  • Design, develop and modify modules based on functional and system requirements.
  • Participate in the testing process through unit tests and bug fixes.
  • Participate and contribute in daily scrum meetings as well as sprint planning sessions.
  • Generate and maintain technical documentation.
  • Participate in code reviews.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or similar technical discipline; or equivalent demonstrable experience is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Java developer.
  • Previous experience developing with and using these technologies: SpringBoot, SOAP/REST, Apache Camel, ActiveMQ, AWS, MySQL.
  • Analytics, process driven thinker and attention to detail.
  • Self-motivated, results oriented team player.
  • Well organised, good communication and reporting skills.
  • Ability to plan product/task delivery accurately.
  • Bonus UX design experience and a passion for the travel industry!


  • The opportunity to play a key role in the growth and management of one of the African continent’s most exciting travel companies, with opportunities for career growth and direct support from senior members and team leaders.
  • Flexible hours.
  • The opportunity to rapidly grow within the company.
  • In-house coffee and snack shop.
  • Fun team outings and team building activities.
  • Incredible personal growth experience.

To apply for this awesome opportunity please send us your CV to: The reference for this opportunity is “Java Software Engineer”. Please insert this into the subject line of your email application. Any applicants not meeting the minimum requirements will not receive a response.

Please note that we reserve to right to amend, freeze the role or not hire. The final appointment will be at the discretion of Travelstart.

Travelstart is committed to transformation and redressing of past inequalities. Our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our selection process.
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