Software Engineer - Travel industry


Astek is proposing a unique opportunity for talented software engineers to support our main customer, operating in 195 countries and shape the future of travel by joining the world’s largest supplier of travel distribution services and the chosen technology partner for providers, sellers and buyers of travel

You will grow your career alongside some of the best technical minds in the world, delivering mission-critical high-availability systems and creating innovative features by tackling problems requiring massive computation, instant response time, highly effective interaction design, personalized user experience, and big data analytics. The Software engineer plays a key role in the steps of analysis, conception, development and tests

As Software Developer, you will be engaged in the full Software Development Life Cycle: Support of business analysts, Technical Design, Development, Testing, Implementation and Production Support. You will work on some innovative IT projects from initial search to making a booking, from pricing to ticketing, from managing reservations to check-in and departure

Part of the Global Team spread over Nice-France, Boston-USA, London-UK, Sydney and other sites,  you will also be the point of contact of operational and customer support teams for problems troubleshooting and change on the system during Sydney hours. 

The main responsibilities of this role will also include:

  •  Analyse user requirements
  •  Design the best technical solution
  •  Develop the software according to the standards of the company
  •  Conduct unit and performance tests
  •  Write operational and software documentation
  •  Regularly report progress and highlights/escalates issues.
  •  Support the other teams involved in the SDLC: Business Analyst, Testers, etc.
  •  Coordinate between several impacted developers, either within the same team, or in remote teams (London, Nice, Boston, etc.)
  •  Monitor and control costs related to own work
  •  Demonstrate initiative in contributing to problem solving, design solutions and team goals
  •  Take responsibility for a component of a project or a small project
  •  Provide tutoring or mentoring to new graduates


  • Engineering school / Master degree in computer science with distinction / honors (from prestigious schools & universities)
  • Honors / distinction are mandatory
    • Fluent in English
    • French is a plus

Technical Skills

  • Object Oriented Design
  • Good knowledge of C++
  • RDBMS/SQL, Oracle preferred
  • Java, Javacsript, Python, Perl or other scripting language
  • JQuery, XML, Ajax, , Web Technology, PHP
  • Knowledge of versioning control
  • Knowledge of Client/Server architecture
  • Familiar with Linux.

Personal Skills

  • Multicultural approach: You will join an IT team with functional and technical profiles that is involved in Multi-site development activities. Worldwide mobility and evolution are possible for the more motivated and performing candidate
  • Good sense of synthesis and analysis
  • Proactivity, strong initiative and autonomy.
  • Change management and adaptability
  • Independent information gathering
  • Excellent communication skills

Permanenent Openning or Contract if prefered.

If you have the right skills and looking for challenging opportunity then you can send your resume to or apply through this page.

Note : Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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