Junior Software Developer

Job description

Company Presentation

Uniplaces is building a trusted, global brand for students. We believe in empowering student mobility and we have started by making the process of finding accommodation easier. We’re solving real-life pains and we’re backed by top-tier investors such as Atomico, Octopus Investments, Shilling Capital Partners, and Caixa Capital to help us achieve this better and faster.

We are an internationally-minded company with an extremely talented team and global ambitions. Our decisions are driven by our core values of Passion, Impact, Trust, and Team Spirit - with which we aim at having a company where everyone feels accountable and empowered to achieve their full potential.

About the Tech Team:

We’re a technology-based startup and we depend on our online platform to provide the best possible service to students and landlords. This is where the tech team comes in and why it is core to Uniplaces. The team works very tightly with Product and operational product roadmap decisions are taken with everyone’s input - whether you’re playing with code, data, scripts, or infrastructure you’ll collaborate with the wider team.


Main requirements:

  • Fast learner and eager to learn;
  • A degree in computer science or at least 1-year experience in Web development;
  • Capable of keeping a conversation in English;
  • Wants to work in an agile environment with cross-functional teams;
  • Javascript and OOP knowledge.

Nice to have:

  • Either PHP or Golang knowledge
  • CSS and HTML5 experience
  • Familiarity with Git
  • Experience in Unix environments
  • Github account with code to look at
  • Previous startup environment experience


  • Startup experience in our fast-growing, venture-backed company;
  • Quick progression & exposure to all areas of the business;
  • The competitive compensation package, negotiable, based on experience;
  • A chance to have fun while working!