Senior Software Engineer (Java)
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Department: Product & Technology
What are we looking for?
CarTrawler brings opportunities to life through a global online marketplace connecting Partners, Customers and Suppliers.
Our market leading B2B mobility platform expands airline and travel partners’ offering to their customers, while deepening those relationships and creating substantial ancillary revenue opportunities.
CarTrawler works in partnership with many of the world’s biggest travel brands, providing mobility services for over a quarter of the top 100 airlines globally, including easyJet, Alaska Airlines, Jetstar, SWISS, KLM and Emirates and OTA’s such as eDreams, Hotels.com and Hopper. As a B2B company we focus solely on helping our airline and travel partners build brands, not our own.
For our people, they get to work in an indigenous Irish tech company, in healthy, high performing teams, solving interesting problems. Based in Dublin, all decisions are made here - in Ireland.
A Senior Software Engineer takes on the complex tasks, and coaches the engineers around them, delivering quality software on schedule that delivers on the CarTrawler business strategy. Works in a culture of high performance and enthusiasm, champions our software development practices and maintains an environment of achievement, reward and respect. Works closely with their Engineering Manager and Product Manager to ensure we deliver car rental booking technology of the highest standard that meets our car booking customer requirements and our travel partner business and revenue requirements.
Reporting to: Engineering Manager
Main accountabilities and key tasks:
· Working with Engineering and Product to ensure clear technical understanding of business requirements.
· Collaborating with engineers to break down requirements into clear technical tasks.
· Taking reponsibility for delivering prioritised complex technical tasks with high quality, performant code and accompanying tests.
· Solving complex technical blockers that the team encounters, and identifying potential issues that less experienced engineers might miss.
· Ensuring agreed technical design, test strategies and best practices are adopted by the team.
· Assisting software engineers with complex tasks, and actively participating in high level discussions and proposing solutions to architecture changes across the wider team.
· Working with the Principal Engineers to introduce modern tools, libraries & methods to experiment, learn, create proofs of concept and bring ideas to life.
· Engineering Management to ensure delivery of quality software on schedule
· Product Management and Product Design to ensure alignment on meeting product visions and goals
· IT to ensure successful operation of our software solutions
· External partners to assist integration of our software solutions.
Knowledge and Experience:
· 5+ years’ experience working with Java
· Ability to write modular, scalable, and clean code.
· Experience with automated testing.
· Experience working in an Agile development environment.
· Strong understanding of RESTful APIs.
· Strong knowledge of version control tools like Git or similar.
· Experience, intuition and self confidence to complete complex tasks yourself and also mentor others and have input toward the growth of their skills.
· Be comfortable implementing a technical vision. As we strive to continually improve, you will be essential on this journey so having excellent knowledge of software development best practices (including test-driven development and continuous integration) is required.
Hybrid Working Model At CarTrawler we are committed to creating an environment that enables our people to do their best work in the location which suits them best. Whether you enjoy the social aspect of working in the office, prefer to avoid the commute and work from home, or would like the best of both worlds, our Hybrid Working Model is designed to create the best possible working experience for you. At Cartrawler we have has the best technology to enable a truly world class remote working experience that drives collaboration and allows you to thrive in your role. We will also provide you with a “work from home kit” to help get that home office set up, including: · A high spec laptop, 2 monitors, docking station, mouse, keyboard & camera· A comfortable ergonomic office chair and scandi-style desk Our Benefits:· Flexible Working arrangements. We have a host of flexible options available· Premium VHI health insurance is provided for all team members· Up to 4% matched employer pension contribution to help you save for your future· Family life often takes over, as it should! For these instances we offer all eligible team members paid maternity, adoptive, paternity, parents and marriage leave· Life assurance & Income protection· Financial planning support· Mental Health@CarTrawler programme· Internal referral programme· Bike to Work· Travel Tax Saver The Cool Stuff:· Annual performance related bonus· 25 days annual leave· “Friday Unplugged” – Last Friday of every month we have a half day mental health break day.· We have a dedicated Talent Management and Development Framework “Thrive” which supports your professional and personal development, including unlimited premium access to;o LinkedIn Learningo Technical trainings via Udemyo We also sponsor further education by providing financial support and study leave for specific programmeso To support your personal growth, we offer a series of benefits including access to coaching, online resilience workshops and team workshops· We have several employee cohorts across the business that you can become a part of or you will benefit from as they all play a key role in the super culture we have within CarTrawler;o Sports and Social clubo CSR Committeeo Thriverso Mental Health First Aiderso Engagement Champion Network· Weekly Yoga classes and Meditation· Family & Friends Days, annual Summer & Christmas Party, Kids’ Christmas party and many more