GDS Developers
Department: Software Development
Location: Athens, Greece
Employment type: Full-time
Who we are

e-Travel is one of the top 10 online travel agencies in the world in selling flight tickets and one of the most successful start-up ventures in Greece. Launched in 2007 we have reached a gross sales volume of EUR 720 Million. We have a global presence with customers in over 200 countries and we provide multiple language and currency options. Our Websites are pamediakopes.gr, mytrip.com, trip.ru, trip.bg, trip.ae, trip.ua, trip.kz, avion.ro, airtickets24.com, fantasticgreece.com.

Our diverse & dynamically growing team of 210 people would be happy to welcome more innovative and enthusiastic people ready to work on exciting new projects! We enjoy challenges, we have no dress code, we party often and we even occasionally feed the trolls.

Position summary

We are looking for passionate developers with existing GDS knowledge to join our growing team. The position involves working on existing technologies but also experimenting with new ones and facing fresh challenges along with your team members every day. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable in the field and eager to contribute & work in a fast-paced, ever changing environment.

Responsibilities
  • You will be a responsible team member, designing and implementing features across our systems for high performance.
  • Work closely with software and product developers.
  • Design and maintain systems and applications monitoring and instrumentation.
  • Document and communicate your work with your team in order to deliver weekly releases as well as estimate subsequent sprints.
  • You will be reviewing code, and your code will be reviewed.
  • Develop and recommend changes to existing functionality & procedures to increase accuracy & efficiency of your team and department as a whole.
  • You will participate in a stand-up meeting with your team every morning, enjoying a hot cup of coffee.
  • Constantly update your knowledge by reading technical blogs and books and try to stay on top of the latest and greatest.
Qualifications
  • You are a passionate software developer with at least two (2) years of working experience.
  • You have knowledge of the travel industry.
  • You have extensive knowledge using the API of at least one of the major Global Distribution Systems and are intimately familiar with the search, booking and post-sale flows.
  • You feel right at home with Server-side development, OOP, multi-tier architecture, Windows Server, IIS, Visual Studio, but also know your way around Unix/Linux environments.
  • You are proficient in Web Services (REST and RPC) and SQL databases.
  • You deliver code that is well-tested and well-documented.
  • You have a positive mindset and are motivated by challenging projects; new and existing. Rest assured we have a lot going on around here!
  • Above all, you are a developer who deeply values being a member of a team. You are not a rogue ninja, rather you prefer to be a team player that shares methodologies and standards to help the developer sitting next to you deliver quality work on time.
  • Finally, you have good communication skills in English, you have a legal permit to work in Greece, and you have any military obligations fulfilled.
Awesome but not necessary
  • You get extra credit for meddling with Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, Unit/Integration testing, i18n, NoSql databases, O/R mapping, Web API, ServiceStack,  powershell scripting and AWS.
What we offer
  • The opportunity to work in a high paced environment using cutting edge technology to help expand our global brand
  • The chance to work with passionate professionals and grow professionally
  • Non stop training & learning as well as inter-departmental and company events to speak your mind and pitch your ideas
  • A relaxed & fun work environment where you can play ping pong, join in yoga lessons, dance classes & take part in kayaking excursions
  • Modern, bright open office plan stretching over 3000㎡
  • Competitive salary
  • Complimentary private health insurance