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Principal Java Developer - Online Travel

Ref #: DEC / MGLH
Oliver Short 22/12/2021
Location: London Not Disclosed London
Salary: £100 000 £
Type: Permanent
Seniority: N/A
Date: 22/12/2021
Principal Java Developer - Online Travel

Are you a senior Java developer looking to work on problems at scale? As a Senior Java developer in this role you will use a mix of Java and Go to help build a GCP based platform that deals with millions of flights and hotels. The combinations of which can bubble up to billions of pairings. The company are a hugely profitable endeavour and are dealing with real world problems around storing and searching across large data sets. Below are some of the challenges.

  • The platform delivers a 250-millisecond latency for 95% of their users.

  • Using event sourcing to track customer bookings in real time and make sure they always have the latest updates. Think managing booking and refunds in a global pandemic

  • The team are also in the middle of introducing a distributed data mesh to improve data quality.

  • Work closely with the Data Science team using statistical methods to drive technical decision making.

  • The travel market moves rapidly and due to a consistently high level of traffic new products can be quickly trialled.

Key Technologies;

  • Java, Go, Linux

  • REST API’s

  • Docker, Kubernetes

  • Key/Value stores

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