Tech Jobs: Software Developer At Online Travel Company

Job description: Software Developer

The developer will be actively involved in the design, development, installation, testing and maintenance of software systems. He/she will play an important role in making the business more efficient and helping provide a better service.

He/she will be responsible for improving, replacing or integrating systems based on the business requirements.

The role will also be responsible for:

  • Developing new systems (web-based, mobile web and mobile apps) based on company expansion plans
  • Developing reliable and scalable systems which makes it easy to upgrade and add new features
  • Reviewing current systems and identifying improvement opportunities
  • Research different system alternatives for achieving company objectives and recommend solutions to the team and relevant advisors
  • Working closely with designers, vendors and other staff to ensure product is developed to meet user requirements
  • Producing detailed specifications and writing the programme codes
  • Testing new solutions in controlled and simulated situations before go-live
  • Code documentation to facilitate knowledge sharing and transfer

Technical Skill requirement

You’ll need to be comfortable with web-based programming languages as well as traditional languages.

Programming languages / tools:

  • PHP, CSS, CSS grid frameworks, JavaScript, MySQL, Java, Ajax, JQuery, Jquery/Ajax, XML, HTML

 Other requirements:

  • Relevant experience or strong interest in travel / hospitality sector
  • Programmer with good business sense: able to understand business objectives
  • Detail-oriented and can work with tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and ability to work well in a team
  • Mobile web and mobile application development experience will be an added advantage


  • BSc, BTEC, HND or relevant IT certification(s)
  • 5 years relevant working experience

Potential candidates interested should send CVs to

hopoptions Limited is an online travel company, which aims to simplify travellers’ experiences in searching for and purchasing travel-related services across Africa.