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Software Engineer, Backend Services
Wilmington, MA

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Job Description


World Travel Holdings Inc. is seeking a Software Engineer to work with a services platform that supports over 30 popular travel brands and over 50 million page views per month. In this role, you will architect, design and implement components of a Java middleware infrastructure. The ideal candidate has 3+ years of Java, is experienced with creating and consuming RESTful web services, is a team player, and has exceptional analytical skills.

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* Design and develop components for the high-volume transactional middleware application
* Contribute to architectural/design feasibility discussions and prototype development
* Write high-quality code and related documentation, perform unit testing and participate in the code-review process
* Own and lead projects! Coordinate with internal and external partners as needed
* Support the application in QA and production environments
* Keep abreast of the latest developments in Java and open source technologies; share knowledge with the team and propose adoption of new technologies


Your star qualities include…

* Masters of science degree in Engineering or a related field plus 2 years of experience in software development using Java
* Experience with Spring Framework or JEE
* Creating and consuming RESTful web services with JSON
* Experience with XML/XSLT
* Working knowledge of Oracle database, SQL, and JDBC
* Exceptional analytical skills and problem solving ability
* Strong, delivery focused work ethic that takes ownership and produces results
* Switch tracks as needed and work in an agile team environment
* Experience with Linux
* Knowledge of high volume customer facing ecommerce web applications and cloud computing concepts

About World Travel Holdings

World Travel Holdings is the world's largest cruise agency and award-winning leisure travel company with a portfolio of more than 40 diverse brands. In addition to owning some of the largest brands distributing cruises, villas, hotels, resort vacations, cars and luxury travel services, World Travel Holdings has a vast portfolio of licensed private label partnerships comprised of top leisure travel providers, including almost every U.S. airline, leading hotel brands and prominent corporations. The company also operates a top-rated travel agency franchise and the country's original host agency, and is consistently recognized as an industry leader in work-at-home employment. Its global presence includes operating multiple owned and private label cruise and vacation brands in the United Kingdom. World Travel Holdings has offices in Long Island, NY; Wilmington, Mass.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Virginia Beach, Va.; and Chorley, United Kingdom. For more information, visit

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