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Senior Scala Engineer

People are at the core of Fareportal. We are one of the fastest growing travel technology companies in the world; our portfolio of travel brands, including flagship product CheapOair, receive over 100 million visitors annually.

We are seeking at Fareportal, a talented and experienced Senior Scala Engineer to work in our Kyiv R&D Center office. This position is responsible for the analysis, design, requirement definition and coordination of activities leading to implementation of Fareportal’s products and services. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing existing products including enhancing them as well as developing new product ideas. This person will work closely with both the business and technology groups to develop and implement product solutions.


  • bachelor's degree in Computer Science/ Software Engineering degree or related discipline;
  • 3+ years of software web development experience;
  • at least 3 years of Scala experience (proficiency in Scala);
  • experience with Nosql databases;
  • experience with the Scala Play framework and Cassandra is a big plus


  • expand our backend into microservices and prepare it to handle massive amounts of data coming in;
  • work with Json, Protobuf and XML data sources and change our current JSON based data model into a protobuf based model;
  • XML feeds of tens of APIs need to be integrated and data from various sources merged;
  • our A.I. based algorithm needs to be trained and finely tuned for better performance. The developer will work with modern concepts of machine learning;
  • reporting tools must be developed to satisfy our clients’ as well as our inhouse needs;
  • processes must be streamlined

What we offer:

  • competitive compensation;
  • opportunity to work in the international environment;
  • great young team;
  • professional and career growth;
  • tea/coffee, and other benefits;
  • business trips and international cooperation;
  • corporate events and team buildings;
  • corporate discounts for air tickets, hotel reservations, car rent around the world.
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