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Senior Software Engineer

Cape Town

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Software development and travel are our passions. We are a pioneer of online travel with a focus on making business and leisure travel booking simple and more affordable in Africa and the Middle East. We have development teams in Cape Town, Johannesburg, Portugal, Greece and India, and are looking to augment this with an experienced, profoundly knowledgeable Senior JAVA developer to join our Cape Town team. We offer a fantastic and flexible work environment, creative developmental challenges, a diversified dream team and the potential for growth.

Our technologies are:

  • Java, JavaScript, Restful API’s
  • Jenkins and Git
  • MySQL databases
  • Various Web technologies
  • Mobile Apps (Ionic, Angular)
  • Cloud Services
  • Linux, OpenSource

You love:

  • to analyze, design, engineer, implement, optimize software
  • solving sophisticated and complex problems on a high-quality level
  • counting on reliable partners and being a reliable partner for others
  • learning and improving every day, sharing knowledge with others

We expect:

  • BSc in Computer Science and/or Information Systems Degree a plus, with 5 to 10 years working experience in software development
  • Back-end development using Spring Boot Framework for API design, MySQL Database
  • Front-end development using Ionic Framework, Angular, JavaScript, CSS/SCSS, Bootstrap and ReactJs
  • High analytical and logical thinking skills
  • Diligence, reliability and perseverance
  • Passion for software engineering, creativity, and curiosity
  • Self-management and self-motivation
  • Good teamwork
  • Fluent English language level (spoken and written)

What’s in it for you?

  • Flexible work environment
  • Product company: we‘re developing our own products
  • Large and challenging field of development
  • Flat hierarchy, no micromanagement
  • Freedom for mature people who like to work independently
  • Very helpful and friendly teammates, a really good atmosphere in the team

To apply for this awesome opportunity please send us your CV to: recruitme@travelstart.com. The reference for this opportunity is “Senior 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.

The closing date for this application is 30 October 2020.

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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