Senior Back-end Engineer

Join the ride and help us to change the business travel forever!

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerBarcelona, ES
  • globeRelocation paid
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Are you a back-end developer 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 something awesome? If so, let’s talk!

TravelPerk is building a next-generation platform to take the pain out of booking and managing business travel. Discover our stack here.

If you join our product team, you will work on a day-to-day basis to design, architect and implement the back-end of our product.

As a Senior Back-end Developer at TravelPerk, you will be involved in several challenges:

  • System architecture design, implementation and testing
  • Product development in Python and Django of a travel related web-based product
  • Integrations between our product to 3rd party APIs
  • Work in an 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

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.

Main requirements

  • Experience with Python/Django is not mandatory to be considered as a potential candidate, but 99% of our product uses this technology, so it's something we will value. Having said that, we are open to candidates strong in other technologies and open or motivated to learn and work with Python/Django
  • "Product Engineering" mindset
  • Extensive experience in similar roles building technically complex products
  • Expert level at server-side development
  • Experience writing highly efficient asynchronous code
  • Git version control
  • Obsession for quality and testing
  • Eager to learn new technologies and frameworks
  • Strong communication skills (in English)

Nice to have

  • Experience in the travel industry
  • DevOps experience with the AWS suite and/or Heroku
  • 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)


  • Make an impact: help solve a real problem for a lot of people around the world
  • Work with some of the most brilliant minds in tech coming from over 20 countries (including a Scottish dog)
  • Great culture: a fun and exciting work environment where you’re more than just an employee, you are family
  • Well funded: backed by top global VCs including Spark Capital, first investors in Twitter and Slack
  • Finest gear, tools, training and anything you need to do your best work
  • 24 vacation days per year and flexible working hours
  • Be an owner: get an actual stake in the company as we offer stock options from day 1!
  • Beautiful office with different spaces for every mood to make you feel right at home
  • Choose between a private health scheme or a gym allowance
  • Fully stocked kitchen loaded with snacks, fresh fruits, beverages, coffee and other breakfast stuff

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