Senior Software Engineer-Freelancer

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, lastminute.com is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink".

lastminute.com is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services

Job Description

We are a digital travel company, with tech at its core, currently looking for motivated problem-solvers who will embrace the end-to-end responsibility of building,delivering and evolving relevant products.

 As senior software engineer, you will work with our Product Engineering team and directly impact the lives of a global population of travelers. You will be involved in building and developing our own scalable and resilient platforms to support an ever growing number of customers

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Design, write and test high-quality software by using a range of practices like TDD, DDD, Clean Code, SOLID Principles
  • Create resilient, secure, and performant applications able to serve millions of requests per day
  • Define the best technical solution and infrastructure for new features together with architects, always focusing on CI/CD
  • Be responsible for the quality of the delivery 
  • Use tech expertise to proactively find solutions to solve complex issues, understanding and considering the business needs
  • Make real impact Influencing and guiding engineers working in the whole product engineering department
  • Collaborate effectively with engineers, architects, and stakeholders from multiple teams to solve complex problems to deliver end-to-end solutions

Qualifications

Essential

  • Strong experience as a Software Engineer programming in OO/FP languages but preferably in JVM: Java or Kotlin
  • Previous experience working with Clean code,SOLID principles and TDD,-DDD, 
  • Strong analytical skills an ability to take decision based on data
  • Ability to understand the business requirements
  • Positive and collaborative attitude
  • Growth mindset
  • Fluency in English both written and spoken

Desirable

  • previous working experience in startup or product company