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Senior Backend Engineer

WeTravel

WeTravel

Software Engineering
United Kingdom
Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2023

Like the idea of a WFH / Remote work model?

Excited to work within an International team?

Want to be part of a rapidly scaling company?


YOUR JOURNEY STARTS HERE...


OUR VALUES

This position presents the opportunity to work in a business-critical role in a rapidly growing company. You will also uphold our four core values:
  • Be the solution - take ownership, drive collaboration
  • Be resourceful - strive for new wins every day
  • Be honest - default to transparency
  • Be respectful - treat others like you want to be treated
We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups and would invite you to apply. A diverse workforce is a highly productive one, so why not take a chance, send us your application even if you don't meet all our requirements, we may surprise you!

“Culture add” is so much better than "culture fit" and welcome applications from all groups, irrespective of your, age, disability, gender reassignment, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, veteran status and sexual orientation.

We celebrate our diversity.
Department
Engineering
Employment Type
Fixed Term Contract
Location
United Kingdom
Workplace type
Fully remote
Reporting To
Ashwin Kumar

Key Responsibilities

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Backend Engineer who is an expert in Java to join our growing team. As a Senior Backend Engineer, you will be responsible for developing and maintaining our backend systems, ensuring they are scalable, reliable, and secure.Key Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable backend systems using Java technologies.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to design and implement new features and functionality.
  • Optimize and improve existing code to enhance system performance.
  • Write clean, well-documented, and efficient code that adheres to coding standards.
  • Ensure the reliability and security of the backend systems.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production issues and bugs.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in Java and backend development.
  • Mentor junior team members and provide guidance and feedback

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in backend development using Java. Proficient in Java 11 and above.
  • Strong understanding of Java programming language and its core concepts.
  • Experience with Java frameworks such as Springboot/Quarkus, Hibernate.
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases.
  • Understanding of RESTful web services and microservices architecture.
  • Experience with version control systems such as Git.
  • Experience in Payment Domain
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills with the detail oriented traits. Who is structured and also is comfortable to work within fast paced environment
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills.
  • Experience with cloud-based services and containerization is a plus.

Benefits

  • Attractive compensation
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off!
  • WFH annual stipend / office payment
  • Maternity and Paternity benefits even for Contractors - wherever you are in the world.
  • The latest Apple tech you need to be successful.
  • A'Dam Program for you to visit us in Amsterdam for 2-4 weeks every year. Fully expensed.
  • For candidates resident outside the location where the role is advertised, salaries are weighted according to local factors and considerations
  • As a travel-related company, we have fantastic team retreats, two of our founders love surfing, so it's normally beside a great beach - it's Colombia for 2022

About WeTravel

Founded in 2016, WeTravel provides a complete booking and payments platform for multi-day and group travel companies of all sizes. We give your clients an easy booking experience while also helping you manage financials, payments to partners or your bank, registration information, and client communication all in one place.

Headquartered in San Francisco, with our secondary hub in Amsterdam, our team is driven to continuously improve our technology; ensuring that our clients always have the best possible solutions at their fingertips.