Software Developer

Software Developer | Scala, Clojure, Go | Spark, Solr

What we are doing?

Otravo is the largest online travel agent of the Benelux and parent company of the brands (Elmar Reizen) and, where we sell flights and package holidays in the Netherlands. We build all our systems in house with our own development teams of full stack developers. We do that by leveraging technologies like:

  • Apache Spark for distributed data processing
  • Clojure and ClojureScript/React powering our website
  • Play, Akka, Solr for a scalable back-end
  • Kafka, Go and ELK for our data management platform
  • A/B experiments for sensible decision making

What you will be doing

You will join one of our Product Team where you will be:

  • Sharing your expert knowledge on the above technologies
  • Gaining knowledge on the above technologies from your expert colleagues
  • Writing lots of (clean) code that goes to production continuously
  • Spent 10 percent on private projects to find the next big thing


  • 5+ years as a professional software developer
  • Solid experience with one of the technologies we use
  • Experience with functional programming
  • A passion for learning and sharing knowledge
  • Experience with Big Data, Spark, Solr/Elastic Search is a plus
  • Experience with React, Scalaz, Play framework is a plus
  • Experience with AWS, Docker or OpenStack is a plus

What we offer

  • A good salary
  • Opportunities to attend conferences, trainings, workshops, etc.
  • Discount on your holiday trips (of course :)
  • Vibrant company culture
  • Support with relocation (visa, housing)
  • Support with 30% tax ruling

Applying for this job

Do you want to know more about this job? Are you a passionate software developer? Do you think you can make a difference? Then please apply and add a short motivation letter.

Personal applications only, no recruitment agencies please

We are an informal company that uses Agile development and best practices to deliver working software with little overhead, fast time to market, and high quality. We do this all from our beautifully situated office at the canals in the center of Amsterdam.

About Otravo

Otravo means Online Travel Organisation and is market leader in the Benelux and Scandinavia of (online) air travel sales. Travellers can book airline tickets to worldwide destinations in person or via self-service, online as well as offline, and for both leisure and business trips. Otravo offers travellers a wide selection of options, everything from worldwide flights, rental cars, hotels and sun holidays to all possible dynamic travel combinations.

Otravo is the parent company of several well-known travel brands like,,,,  Flygstolen, Tripmonster and most recently De Vakantiediscounter (Elmar Reizen). Every day over a 100.000 visitors are welcomed to our websites and since 1983 millions of people have travelled through our brands.

Want to know more?
Feel free to contact us when you have any questions regarding the vacancy. You can reach Sjors Grijpink via  (please do not apply via this email address as we will not be able to manage you application that way)

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