Our Java Development team in London is part of a global Development Team who are based out of Austin, Texas. The team builds new and exciting products for global rollout – focusing mainly on next generation web applications for the thousands of property owners around the world who advertise on our market-leading listing sites.
We operate on a two-week Agile sprint cycle and things change fast – so there’s a lot of variety in the work. And you won’t just be coding our products, you’ll also be working closely with the product owners, designers and experienced technical architects to be a big part of producing top quality web software .
With offices in the US, Brazil as well as France, Germany and the UK, you could have the opportunity to travel to our overseas locations to help on various projects. You will be part of a global team and work in a friendly, multicultural and informal environment, which will offer you the chance to prove and further develop your technical skills.
This is an incredible opportunity to join a young, dynamic and rapidly expanding online organisation which is proud to be at the cutting edge of web technology. You’ll be happy working within a small international team of talented and enthusiastic developers with practical processes and have a performance history of delivering to high standards. You will also receive training as necessary to develop your technical skills further.
Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
Developing content-managed, multi-lingual, high-availability systems
Dreaming up novel solutions to tough synchronisation, data-integrity and real-time processing challenges
Working on new green field projects as well as improving existing code and troubleshooting problems
Designing applications for production-strength architectures .
Optimising relational databases, writing fast queries and solve data processing problems elegantly
Actively participate in weekly Agile sprint planning meetings, daily stand-ups
The ideal candidate will have:
Extensive experience of commercial, production-strength internet development
Expert knowledge and experience with Java/J2EE object oriented development
Solid Spring Framework experience
Source control and configuration management (ideally SVN, Capistrano, TeamCity)
Scrum Master certification or experienced in Agile team methodology
Advocate of test-driven development
Service-oriented architectural experience
Experience with inference engines
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
Strong computer science or software engineering degree and education
You’ll also have a keen eye for detail and a desire to maintain exemplary output . You’ll be experienced in taking ownership and responsibility for functional sections from conception through design to implementation and support .
What do we have to offer?
You will be part of the HomeAway ® team in our offices in London Victoria, in walking distance from the tube station. You will work in a modern office with probably the best views of London within a motivated team, supervised by a management team with a sense for what is possible and what is not.
We offer you an exciting project, an attractive salary with bonus and with an interesting stake to the company’s results.
Who are we?
HomeAway®, Inc., (US) is the world’s leading online marketplace of vacation rentals, with 32 sites as holiday-rentals.co.uk or ownersdirect.co.uk representing more than 625,000 paid vacation rental home listings throughout more than 168 countries.
HomeAway operate at Internet speed with over 900 employees worldwide, fast growing and highly profitable with significant opportunities in front of it. We are recruiting the leaders who will help us take advantage of those opportunities. ComputingCareers - 10 months ago