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 Product Design 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.


If you join us these will be your responsibilities:

  • Design & implement quick solutions to support Marketing and International teams;
  • Develop and maintain great software with emphasis on impact;
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices.


Main requirements:

  • Ability to produce clean code;
  • Capable of keeping a conversation in English;
  • At least 2 years experience in Web development;
  • Fast learner and eager to learn;
  • Capable of identifying and creating quick but impactful solutions to enhance other teams;
  • We consider a junior / fresh graduate profile for this position. 

Nice to have:

  • Either PHP, Python, Golang or Javascript knowledge
  • ember.js, CSS and html 5 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;
  • Competitive compensation package, negotiable, based on experience;
  • A chance to have fun while working;
  • For this position, we consider the possibility of working remote.