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Java Software Engineer

Cape Town, South Africa

This position is no longer available

Travelstart is a market-leading, Tech-focused 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.



  • SonarLint
  • JUnit & Mockito
  • Spring & SpringBoot
  • Messaging (Camel, ActiveMQ)


  • Karma, Jasmine, Spectator
  • Typescript

AWS (Lots of services)

  • EC2
  • RDS
  • Codedeploy + ASG
  • VPC
  • Route53
  • Cloudwatch
  • AMQ


Build Tools:

  • Gradle
  • Gulp

Databases (MySQL, Postgres, Redis, MSSQL)



Infrastructure Tools:

  • Chef
  • Terraform
  • Code Deploy



Monitoring Tools:

  • Kibana
  • New Relic




We Also Use:

  • Google Cloud Platform (Business Account)
  • Kotlin
  • Python
  • Ruby (With Chef)

The Team

  • Teams are cross-functional and Self-organising.
  • Teams get to choose the stack on new projects, and can suggest stack improvements to the existing ones.
  • We expect your involvement in planning and solution design.


  • 20 days of leave +1 per year worked for a max of 25 days.
  • Cross-functional teams.
  • Flat management structure.
  • Flexible office hours.
  • Free choice of platform: Mac, Windows, or Linux.
  • Friday breakfast + coffee.
  • In-house coffee shop.


Why no reCaptcha? - Bot applicants welcome - see section on machine learning.

To apply for this awesome opportunity please send us your CV (maximum 3 pages) and portfolio to:
The reference for this opportunity is “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 the 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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