About Travelstart

Address

Longkloof Studios, Block B, Darters Road, Gardens Cape Town, 8001 South Africa

Company Size

201-500
Summary

Travelstart is the leading Online Travel Agency in Africa and the Middle East. Operating in 15 markets across the region each with their own localisation requirements. Online travel is a fast moving and complex domain rarely without a dull moment.

Travelstart sees its technology as a core asset and is investing heavily in giving customers as well as its employees a great experience. The Travelstart development team prides themselves for being agile, continuously improving and delivering high quality features.

Travelstart development provides an environment where core values are learning & growing, taking ownership, working as a team and delivering technically superior solutions.

We are looking for passionate Software Engineers and/or Systems Engineers (DevOps) with 5 years or more experience to join our team.

Our technology stack includes:
React, Angular, Rest, Message Queues, Spring, mySql, Postgres, Apache, Camel,
Java (a lot of it), Redis/Elasticache, Hazelcast and Ruby.

We keep exploring new technologies so for all you know, this has already evolved… :-)

Software engineers are responsible for the following:

Collaborate with internal stakeholders to propose solutions based on business requirements
Write clean, testable code
Follow security principles
Perform tests and debugging to maximize program efficiency
Releases the software to live
Analyse issues
Stay up-to-date with industry developments

System Engineers focus on the operational aspects of our applications. They generally perform the following activities:

Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure to ensure highest levels of availability
Monitor and test infrastructure & application performance for potential bottlenecks, identify possible solutions, and work with developers to implement those fixes
Maintain security, backup, and redundancy strategies
Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
Provide 2nd and 3rd level support - Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution

Perks
Flexible Hardware Choice
Friday Breakfast
20+ Annual Leave Days
Friday Coffee Treats
Flexible Working Hours
Global Company
Access to Global leaders in Travel Technology
Flexible Work from home policy !
Sports that you can play with your peers Table tennis, Foosball
showers
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Amazon s3
Amazon S3
Amazon ec2
Amazon EC2
Amazon vpc
Amazon VPC
Rails
Rails
Angularjs
AngularJS
Sass
Sass
Postgresql
PostgreSQL
Java script
Javascript
Node js
Node.js
Python
Python
Mysql
MySQL
Java
Java
Spring framework
Spring Framework
Ruby
Ruby
React
React
Redis
Redis
Jquery
jQuery
Html5
HTML5
Bootstrap
Bootstrap
Nginx
nginx
Microsoft sql server
MS SQL

DevOps

Github
GitHub
Grunt
Grunt
Jenkins
Jenkins
Pager duty
PagerDuty
Git
Git
Chef
Chef
Docker
Docker
Gradle
Gradle
Puppet
Puppet
Selenium
Selenium
Vagrant
Vagrant
New relic
New Relic
Npm
npm

Utilities

Elasticsearch
Elasticsearch
Google analytics
Google Analytics

Business Tools

Google apps
Google Apps
Slack
Slack
Mailchimp
MailChimp
Jira
JIRA
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