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Welcome to the first startup created to fix business travel. Join and help us to shape an industry!

Principal Software Engineer

€65k – €85k
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Are you a Senior Software Engineer with extensive programming experience? Is your code fast, efficient and reliable? Do you particularly enjoy working with amazing people, having fun at work and building awesome products? If so, let’s talk!

You will work on a day-to-day basis with our product team to design, architect and implement our product. TravelPerk is a next-generation platform to take the pain out of booking and managing business travel. Discover our stack here.

We’re not looking for stack experts. We’re looking for smart people who can bring in the best tools and processes to get the job done. Read more about culture and what it takes to be a part of the engineering team behind Europe’s fastest growing SaaS startup from our VP of Engineering.


As Principal Software Engineer, this position involves:

System architecture design, implementation, and testing in a very hands-on approach.
Product development in Python, Django, and React of a travel-related web-based product.
Integrations between our product to 3rd party APIs.
Work in Agile environment with strong attention to a well-documented code, unit testing, and continuous integration.
Being able to mentor/coach/train other colleagues as a domain expert.

Required skills and experience:

"Product Engineering" mindset.
Extensive experience in similar roles building technically complex products, ideally for more than 10 years.
Expert level both at server-side and at client-side development.
Experience writing highly efficient asynchronous code.
Obsession for quality and testing.
Eager to learn new technologies and frameworks.
Ability to benchmark, analyze and implement new technologies.
Strong communication skills (in English).

Bonus points for:

Experience in the travel industry.
DevOps experience with the AWS suite or similar.
Experience working in high-performing, Agile development teams.
People who like to build stuff (we really like people who maintain/contribute to open source projects).

What do we offer?

Competitive compensation including equity in the company.
24 vacation days per year and flexible working hours.
Health perks: Choose between a private health scheme or a gym allowance.
"Flexible compensation plan" to help you diversify and increase the net salary.
Free Spanish classes.
Yoga and meditation.
Possibility to choose your hardware and tools.
Free coffee and beverages, fresh fruit and other breakfast stuff.

The Principal Software Engineer position requires full-time, in-house work in Barcelona, Spain. We can help with relocation from anywhere in the world. English is the official language at the office. No prior knowledge of Spanish is required.

TravelPerk is an equal opportunity employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, or age.
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Health perks, choose between a private health scheme or gym allowance

Competitive compensation including equity in the company.

24 vacation days per year and flexible working hours

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Free spanish classes

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