• Job Opportunity at Travelfix

  • Posted on: 14 January, 2016 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Travelfix.CO is one of Africa’s leading Travel company. Launched in Nigeria in 2012, Travelfix.CO is an arm of Cherrybrooks Event & Tours Ltd, an indigenous Tourism Company in Nigeria, headquartered in Abuja, the capital city. Travelfix.CO offers a wide range of travel products including cheap flights, hotel reservation, car rentals, travel insurance, luxury travel, visa products, tour and vacation packages.

    Travelfix.CO introduces African travellers to a new perception about travel, which is to make travel very affordable regardless of the destination distance. We modernized the way Africans purchased travel services. Our goal is to provide travel consumers with the best travel experience. Travelfix.CO offers travelers unlimited access to travel services and products, all at affordable prices, making us the perfect place to start every vacation.

    We provide comprehensive travel offerings – ingenious product and services which are backed by the expediency of online transactions and affordable prices. Our website was launched with the aim of helping Africans plan their holidays and providing them with the best travel experiences. We are a member of Nigerian Association of Nigeria Travel Agencies (NANTA), International Air Transport Association (IATA) and American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA); and an associate of HOSEASONS.

    We love to inspire travellers to discover, plan holidays and have a holiday of a lifetime. Whether you want to visit London for a city break, fly to Dubai for luxury shopping experience or head to Zanzibar for some fun at the beach or even visit Kenya for safari holidays, we can definitely help!

    Travelfix.CO has an offline presence through 4 major locations across Nigeria – Lagos, Kano, Port Harcourt, including the capital city, Abuja. Finding the best deals on holiday and flight packages across different destinations has been made easy by us!

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    Software Development Lead & Solutions Architect

     

    The travel market is evolving, competition is becoming fierce and opportunity is massive. At Travelfix.CO, we’re completely involved in all travel technology activities. Our mission is to develop innovative travel solutions for the industry 

    We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and highly driven individual in a new role as “Head of Software Development and Architecture” to shape the future of our technology products. The candidate will be accountable for the design, development, quality assurance and delivery of innovative, robust and scalable software solutions and customer facing applications for Travelfix.CO. 

    Reporting to the General Manager, the role will have interaction with a range of Senior stakeholders and will be based in Travelfix.CO Head Office based in Abuja, Nigeria.  

    PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS WHO DO NOT RESIDE IN ABUJA, NIGERIA MUST BE WILLING TO RELOCATE.  

    Skills and Competencies

    • Passion for Software Architecture and Development, with a general thirst for digital knowledge and emerging technologies.
    • Solid experience working in an Agile environment
    • Business planning and technical software strategy construction in complex environments.
    • Advanced level (knowledge and experience) of programming languages and methodologies.
    • Competent understanding of .NET technologies, Type-Safe technologies, MVC design pattern, Data Moduling & Design, Enterprise Solution Architect. Domain Analyzer, PLAY framework, Scrum Master, JAVA, Scripting Languages Scala – Reactive, extensive XML processing, exposure to JEE
    • Experience in building travel technologies. Implementing software development processes and procedures based on online travel industry standards.
    • Software testing strategies – ability to do testing to improve efficiency and quality.
    • Must be able to participate in process flow analysis/process design.
    • Must have the ability to produce detailed customer requirement to match customer requirement. 

    Experience

    • Proven experience in a Head of Software Development role with a focus on small and large scale development projects
    • 6 – 8 years’ experience in a similar role, experience in OTA environment.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills 

    Why Work for Us

    • Work with a team of talented and diverse people; Be a part of a fast growing company and highly ambitious team.
    • Opportunities to work in a global travel company and work in other countries.
    • Become an expert in online travel industry
    • Learn, grow and succeed in your career.
    • We have amazing benefits to meet your personal and professional needs.
    • We are hard-working, fun-loving bunch of people.

    Method of Application

    To apply for this amazing opportunity please send your CV to careers@travelfix.co. Please insert the role is “Head of Software Solutions Architect” into the subject line of your email. Please be informed that applicants that do not meet the requirements will not be contacted.

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