Senior Software Developer

  • Madrid, Spain
  • Full-time

Company Description

As a member of the lastminute.com group you’ll be heavily involved in our mission of simplifying our travellers’ life.

We are the European market leader in the online travel and leisure industry. Our company consists of well known brands like lastminute.com, Bravofly, Rumbo, Volagratis and Jetcost. More than 10 million customers worldwide discover and book their trips through our mobile apps or websites which are available in 15 languages across 35 countries.

We are a technology company at our core. We build and develop our own scalable and resilient platforms to support an ever growing number of customers.

Job Description

 

 

Responsibilities

    • Researching, designing, writing and testing new software using Agile software methodologies.

    • Writing well-crafted and maintainable code.

    • Problem-solving and lateral thinking as part of a team, or individually, to meet the project needs.

    • Maintaining systems by monitoring, identifying and correcting software defects.

    • Constantly updating technical knowledge and skills by attending in-house and/or external courses, reading manuals and using new frameworks and tools.

    • Supporting the Product Owner to define functional and nonfunctional requirements for our products.

    • Knowing business activities of the company in order to work aligned to the vision.

 

     

       

       

       

      Qualifications

       

      Job requirements

      • 3-5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer programming in Java/JEE

      • Solid and proven coding background in any domain

      • Expererience with unit, integration and functional testing.

      • Ability to work as a part of the team.

      • Diverse technology knowledge and a sense of curiosity to explore new and better ways to solve problems​.

      • Excellent English communication skills.

       

       

      Nice to have

      • Experience in Agile methodologies.
      • Strong competence in testing techniques like TDD and BDD.

      • Use of and interest in open-source software.

      • "Hobby Project" of interest / open-source contributor.

      • MS Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.

       

       

      Soft Skills

      • Assume responsibilities, take risks, not afraid to make errors and learn from mistakes.

      • Be a team person, willingness to support your team mates.

         

         

      • Proud of your work.

      • Humble and open person.

      • Disciplined and tenacious.

      • See live changes as opportunities, we are a very dynamic company!

       

       

      Contract

      Full-time, permanent.

       

       

      Location

      You'll work in our offices in Madrid (Calle Proción 1).

       

      Additional Information

      What we offer

       

       

       

      Work environment

      You'll work in a small, self-organized team on one of our travel products.

      We adopt Scrum Agile methodology and we'll provide you with top-notch hardware, a Macbook Pro 15" with an external monitor.

      Technology

      On the frontend, we deliver our user experience using modern HTML and CSS tools (Sass, Bootstrap) and MVC JavaScript frameworks (Backbone, Marionette). We use Jasmine for unit testing. The single page applications communicate with the backend services via REST. Our code is stored in Git repositories with Gitlab as a frontend to them.

      On the backend, we run a service-based architecture implemented with Java/Spring stack. We persist our data in both relational (MySQL) and NoSQL datastores (Redis, MongoDB, ElasticSearch).

      Our high-traffic production environment comprises of more than 700+ virtualized Linux servers sustaining tens of millions of daily searches.

      Never-ending learning

      We offer both internal and external training. Every employee has an individual yearly budget to spend on courses or conferences. Since you will be dealing with your international colleagues, there are English courses available too.

      We organize bootcamps for newcomers so that you can familiarise yourself with our philosophy of development in a safe learning environment.

      We have dedicated tech coaches who will offer you a helping hand in case you get stuck with a technical problem.

      Work-life balance

      We believe in work-life balance. Passion extends beyond work and for those of you that are keen travellers, there are employee discounts available for you!

      We are international

      We are a multinational company with main offices in Chiasso (Switzerland), Madrid, London and Bangalore. You will be expected to travel occasionally and if you are interested, there is an internal Erasmus program available to you. You can spend a couple of months in another office and work together with your international colleagues.

      Other perks

      • Flexible working hours from 8am - 10am to 5pm - 7pm.

      • Internal transportation from Moncloa to the office.

      • Vending machine card with free credit.

      • Medical insurance.

      • Relocation package.

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