Senior Back-end Engineer

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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)


  • Continuous learning is encouraged and you are more than welcome to dedicate time to learn things that interest you, even if they are not directly related to the day to day tasks
  • A fun, fast-paced experience that will allow you to grow as a professional
  • 24 vacation days per year and flexible working hours
  • “Flexible compensation plan” to help you diversify and increase your net salary
  • Free coffee and beverages, fresh fruit and other breakfast stuff

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