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We are looking for a talented Java or Scala Web Application Developer who can work independently in an agile development environment using cutting edge technologies and tools. You will be working alongside the company founders on all aspects of development and system architecture, your opinion will count and you will have an opportunity to make a huge difference. You will join us initially on a 3 month contract with a prospect to work permanently. We will accept Java candidates who want to learn and develop in Scala.

About Our Company

Our company is a startup aiming to change the way people plan their travel. We are building a website that will offer list of destinations, curated list of top attractions and travel planning tools for user to build a perfect itinerary.

Website Objectives

In the first phase the aim of the website is to attract the users and get them to use the site and provided travel planning tools. In the second phase, the aim is personalization of planning tools and adding booking functionality for air tickets, hotels, etc.

Implement web application and back-end services based on user stories, wireframes, graphical assets and data models
Adhere to quality standards including unit testing and coding standards

Skills and Experience
OO and functional programming
Design patterns
Data structures
Web application development. Knowledge of JavaScript, HTML, CSS.
Web services development. Knowledge of HTTP, REST, JSON.
Scala or Java
If you are a Java developer, willingness to learn and develop in Scala and knowledge of either Python, Ruby or Perl.
Jetty, Cassandra, ScalaSpec, GIT, SBT, AWS (S3, EC2, OpsWorks) or similar and willingness to learn and use the frameworks and tools above

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