NetBeans Days Athens 17-18 April 2015 #netbeans #athens

The NetBeans Community invites you to a 2-days free event regarding the NetBeans IDE and Rich Client Platform. The event will be hosted in Athens from Friday, 17 to Saturday, 18 April 2015. This is a follow up of NetBeans days events in Utrect (Februray) and Munich (March) and will continue to different locations in the following months.

You will have the chance to learn about the latest tips and tricks of the NetBeans IDE and the NetBeans platform by experts on the subject.

The free event lasts from 9:00 to ~13:30 and the afternoons are devoted to excursions. This is an amazing opportunity to combine your passion with holidays and taste the amazing Hellenic cuisine.

Light snacks and drinks will be provided and we look forward to a fun-filled and active day, at the end of which you will have gained many new insights, while extending your network.

The event will take place at a great venue, the Aquis Mare Nostrum Hotel Thalasso outside Athens just 20′ from Athens airport and by the Aegean sea.

Should you choose to stay in that hotel, prices (VAT inclusive):

– Rich breakfast buffet – Rich lunch buffet and the following drinks in limitless consumption during dinner: white / pink / red wine, draft beer, juices, soft drinks

– Single main building room with mountain views: 75 EUR per room per night in Half pension – Double main building room with mountain views: 85 EUR per room per night in Half pension – Double main building room or bungalow with sea view: 105 euros per room per night half pension – Triple room in bungalow with sea view: 135 euros per room per night half pension

Lunch buffet fee: 15 euros extra per person per meal, suppl. unlimited consumption of white / pink / red wine, draft beer, juices, soft drinks.

Register here.


Αγορά Εργασίας : Junior/Mid-level Software Developer – Athens – Excite Holidays #jhug #jobs

Junior/Mid-level Software Developer – Athens

About us
Excite Holidays is an established Australian owned and operated online travel company
built upon understanding travel agent needs, expectations and business priorities.

Since the company’s inception 12 years ago, Excite Holidays has grown from strength to
strength, enjoying significant year on year growth. Today, the company is recognised as a
leading travel agent only wholesaler of global travel products across Australia and New Zealand.

What we do
Excite Holidays uses cutting edge technologies, built by our in-house global software
developers, offering travel products including over 250,000 hotels worldwide.

We provide our global travel partners with the best booking tools. Our advanced hotel distribution
platform has been successfully designed to deliver access to quality travel products via  the latest
web technologies.

Job Description
We are looking for people who are passionate at what they do, eager to learn new technologies
and contribute with their skills and ideas to the in-house applications developed by our team.

The right candidate will be responsible for maintaining, as well as implementing, new features
for both our existing and new applications, writing highly quality code by using cutting edge

At Excite Holidays you will have the opportunity to work as part of a team that spans across
Thailand, Australia and Europe.

Required Skills
Excellent knowledge in at least one of the following languages: Java,Python,PHP
Good understanding of OOP principles
Very good knowledge on XML, XML parsing and JSON
Understanding of web architecture (HTTP/REST)
Experience on using Linux operating system
Good knowledge of RDBMS (PostgreSQL, or any other)
Experience using distributed VCSs (Git)

Desired Skills
Ability to use Design Patterns
Good experience with unit testing (JUnit, pytest)
Knowledge of NoSQL databases (Mongo)
Experience with key/value data structure servers (Redis)
Knowledge of ORM (Hibernate, SQLAlchemy)
Previous experience with Agile methodologies

Qualifications and Requirements
University or College Degree in Computer Science
2-5 years of experience in software development
Team spirit and excellent communication skills
Fluency in English (both verbally and in writing)
Desire for continuous learning and skills improvement
Fulfilled military obligations

If this sounds like you, and you want to work as part of a fun team, then we would like to hear from you.

Please forward us your CV and salary expectations to or go to to learn more about our company.