EU-wide demand for tech talent continues with companies looking to hire skilled workers in greater numbers than before. Across the bloc, software developer employment is projected to grow 21% by 2028. Compare that to the average projected rate of growth for all occupations of 5%, and it’s clear that tech is the place to be. With a proliferation of multinationals, mid-size companies, startups and everything in between to choose from, there are a lot of options for job seekers.
Below, we’ve picked out three interesting roles across Europe – and there are plenty more available on our Job Board too.
Enterprise Sales Executive, PayPal
Location: London, UK
About the company: The peer-to-peer payment giant everyone’s heard of; a job at PayPal is a very appealing prospect. With origins as far back as 1998, the company now employs over 26,000 people and has offices all over the world. Its mission is to democratise financial services to ensure that everyone, regardless of background or economic standing, has access to affordable, convenient, and secure products and services to take control of their financial lives.
The role: PayPal has 305 million active account holders, and the Enterprise Sales Executive will Sell PayPal’s services to a targeted prospect list.
What you’ll need: An ability to effectively manage a pipeline and be an organised administrator working within a defined Salesforce sales process. You’ll provide continued momentum and focus throughout short, medium and long sales cycles and develop rapport through telephone and face to face meetings to move discussions forward.
The benefits: PayPal offers a flexible work environment, employee share options, health and life insurance and more.
Senior Java Developer, Betfair Romania Development
Location: Cluj-Napoca, Romania
About the company: The development powerhouse behind the Paddy Power Betfair Group, Betfair Romania Development was established in 2009 and is a centre of excellence, working on delivering unrivaled products across the industry. 900 employees work on a wide range of tech and non-tech areas such as development, data, information security, infrastructure, product and project management, digital marketing or sports operations.
The role: The company’s systems process more than 7 million transactions every day – more than all the European stock exchanges combined – and the Senior Java Developer role will deliver high transitional products, serving more than 2.5Bn calls a day.
What you’ll need: Core technical competencies are required involving a good knowledge of secure coding and best practices, ensuring there is proper documentation for owned components and creating and confirming clear requirements with stakeholders. An ability to debug the applications you own, model high complexity problems – always considering load capacity, system reliability and availability – and react to major incidents in a timely manner are also necessary.
Stand-out benefits: 25 days of annual leave; a company sharesave scheme; a choice of flexible benefits of your choice; private health insurance (which includes dental insurance and health assessments) plus working from home and flexible working.
QA Engineer, Amadeus
Location: Breda, Netherlands
About the company: Amadeus has been voted as a Top UK and European Employer for four consecutive years and is recognised as a Financial Times Leader in Diversity. The company provides search, pricing, booking, ticketing and other processing services in real-time to travel providers and travel agencies through its Amadeus CRS distribution business area.
The role: To move travel forward, the company is looking for an enthusiastic Quality Assurance Engineer to work on its world-leading airline Departure Control System (DCS) platform.
What you’ll need: You should have a university degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent work experience. English language proficiency is a must, and you will have proven working experience in software quality assurance, mainly in UI testing but also some API and DB testing, as well as strong knowledge of software QA methodologies, tools, and processes.
The benefits: Amadeus offers a competitive salary and other benefits as well as the opportunity to learn and grow.