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Scala Software Engineer in Amsterdam


Scala Software Engineer


Otravo is at the forefront of providing travelers around then world (soon) an enjoyable, hassle free, and affordable Travel Experience. We work by empowering small autonomous teams with the ability to influence technical and product directions in an open and friendly culture. We believe better is good enough and focus on continuous improvement in all things Travel.

Are you passionate about software development? Do you believe in making a difference? We have a challenging role within one of our highly skilled team of Vakantiedicounter.nl!


What will you be doing?

Because we build all our systems in-house with our own integrated development teams, we could really use your knowledge and skills, helping us leverage technologies such as

  • Apache Spark, for distributed data processing;
  • Scala and the Typelevel stack for a scalable stateless REST back-end;
  • Leading open source frameworks: Kafka, Solr, HDFS, etc. to solve our problems;
  • A/B experiments, for sensible decision making.

You will be pairing to write lots of (clean) code that goes to production continuously and will be spending ± 10% on private projects to find the next big thing

What are we looking for?

You are a seasoned software developer who has a solid experience with one of the technologies we use. You know functional programming and have a passion for learning and sharing your knowledge.

We consider it a plus if you have experience with:

  • Big Data, Spark, Solr/ElasticSearch;
  • Cats / Scalaz / Shapeless functional programming libraries;
  • Kubernetes, Docker, container based deployments;
  • Open Source; because we contribute back to the ecosystem.

What do we offer?

Otravo is an informal yet professional company, beautifully situated at the Amsterdam canals. We use agile development and best practices to deliver working software with little overhead, fast time to market and high quality.

The package we offer contains the following benefits:

  • A good salary 40.000 - 65.000 gross per year;
  • 30 paid holidays;
  • Opportunities to attend conferences, training sessions, workshops, etc.;
  • Discount on your holiday trips (of course :)
  • Vibrant company culture;
  • Support with relocation (visa, housing, 30% tax ruling)
  • Free snacks and amenities; cake every sprint.

About Otravo

Otravo means Online Travel Organisation and is market leader in the Benelux, Scandinavia and South Europe of online air travel sales. Travellers can book airline tickets to worldwide destinations via self-service and online, and for both leisure and business trips. Otravo offers travellers a wide selection of options, everything from worldwide flights, rental cars, hotels and sun holidays to all possible dynamic travel combinations.

Otravo is the parent company of several well-known travel brands. Brands like Vliegtickets.nl, Vliegtickets.be, WTC.nl, Schipholtickets.nl, de Vakantiediscounter, Flygstolen, Tripmonster and Greitai and most recently the brand Travelgenio are all part of Otravo. Every day over hundred thousands of visitors are welcomed to our websites and since 1983 millions of people have travelled through our brands. Otravo is a very healthy and innovative company with a growing yearly turnover of over 1,5 billion euro’s and a team of more than 500 professionals.

Extra informatie

Fulltime (startersfunctie)

Amsterdam | Noord-Holland | ICT / IT / Programmeur | Fulltime (startersfunctie)

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