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Location Athens, Greece
Product Development

Are you the total guru when it comes to web applications? Did you dream of coding since you were a newborn? Does the idea of working for a cool online company fascinate you?

Well, then this role was made for you! Get ready to join the largest Online Travel Agency in South Eastern Europe, with a footprint that covers more than 45 countries, become member of the awesome Product Development team and work in our fantastic offices in the heart of Athens!

As a Software Engineer, your main responsibilities will be to implement high quality and precision in coding practices, developing new features on travelplanet24.com, airtickets.com & tripsta.com, maintaining existing features and implementing business logic rules through automated tests and readable, maintainable code using design patterns and high quality standards.


Requirements

Required Skills and Knowledge

  • Excellent knowledge/ proven experience in at least one or more of the following areas: PHP, Python, Ruby, Java, Javascript (JQuery), XML, semantic HTML.
  • Strong understanding of web architecture (HTTP, REST, SOAP), SOA patterns.
  • Understanding of distributed operating systems (Windows, Linux, Unix).
  • Good knowledge on relational (MySQL) and document based (Mongo, Couchbase) databases.
  • Excellent knowledge of Object Oriented Programming.

Desired Skills and Knowledge

  • Experience on distributed version control systems (git).
  • Using ORM for database access.
  • Excellent understanding of the MVC pattern in Web Applications.
  • Design patterns/anti-patterns knowledge.
  • Good experience with unit testing (PHPUnit, rspec, python unit test, trial, JUnit) and integration/functional testing.
  • Experience with key value storage engines (Redis, memcache, Couchbase).
  • Previous experience with agile methodologies – scrum.
  • Hands on experience in java Spring Framework, Hibernate, Gradle.
  • Knowledge in java technologies such as JPA, Drools, Maven, Spring MVC, Wicket, Tomcat application server.
  • Aspect Oriented Programming knowledge.
  • Open source contributions.

Qualifications and key competencies

  • University or College Degree in Computer Science.
  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in the field of Development.
  • Excellent command of English, both written and oral.
  • Team spirit and excellent communication skills.
  • Passionate about web-related technologies.
  • Discipline, Diligence, Accountability.
  • “Out of the box” thinking.
  • Desire for continuous learning and skills improvement.
  • Fulfilled military obligations.

Benefits

  • Attractive remuneration package.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Work in an international, dynamic and fun atmosphere among young and smart people.
  • Huge learning experience in using best practices and cutting-edge technologies