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May 21, 2020
1 position



Krakow / Remote, Poland

Svitla Systems Inc. is looking for Senior Back-end Java Engineer for a full-time position in Poland. Our client, the world's largest travel platform, helps milllions travelers each month make every trip their best trip. Travelers across the globe use the client's site and app to browse more millions reviews and opinions of accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. Whether planning or on a trip, travelers turn to the client's site and app to compare low prices on hotels, flights and cruises, book popular tours and attractions, as well as reserve tables at great restaurants. We are looking for expertise in Java, PostgreSQL, and Cassandra, and ideally for experience with Service Oriented Architecture and Microservices. A major part of the role will be frontline incident support related to the client's live site. The candidate would ideally be able to handle frontline support starting at 12am EDT (6-7 am CEST).


  • Strong Java distributed system skills (microservices, service oriented architecture, debugging, performance)
  • Strong linux skills (grep, rsync, df/du, etc) + general OS knowledge (centos)
  • Database experience strongly preferred (Postgresql, Cassandra or both) - both in design (indexes, applying migrations) as well as configuration/maintenance
  • Solid English/comm skills - onboarding onto a complex system, lots of documentation written by engineers
  • Jenkins
  • AWS / K8s



  • Frontline on-hours incident support (ideally from midnight eastern US time depending on timezone), escalating to US team as needed;
  • Work on tickets (rebuild webservers, apply schema changes, etc);
  • Work on larger-scale initiatives - build tooling/monitoring for self-service microservices platform.

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation plan that takes skills and experience into consideration.
  • Annual performance appraisals.
  • Possibility to choose your workspace either remote or combination of your home and one of our development offices. 
  • Flexible working hours and adjustable work/life balance. Projects that use advanced, cutting-edge technologies.
  • Competitive bonuses for a personal recommendation of new employees.
  • Vacation time, sick-leaves, national holidays, family supplementary days off.
  • Maternity leave policy.

About Svitla:

Svitla is a proven custom software development company and testing provider headquartered in California, with development offices throughout Mexico and Europe (Ukraine, Poland). For 15 years, we have served a wide number of customers ranging from big corporations to innovative young companies in Silicon Valley to large educational institutions. The list of our customers includes such well-known companies as BMC Software, Ancestry, Affymetrix, Ingenico, Logitech and Stanford University. Our mission is to build a company that contributes to the well-being of our clients, personnel and their families, improves our communities, and makes a lasting difference in the world. Join us!

If you are interested in our vacancy, please send your CV. We will be happy to see you in our friendly team :)

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