Savoya – Dallas Startup Seeking Software Engineers

September 3, 2014 Kevin Olsen

Based in Dallas, Savoya is currently building out their tech team from the ground up with the help of Pivotal Labs.

This is a great opportunity to join a thriving company. If you’re interested in the position please reach out to the savoya team here:


We are looking for a team of two developers located in Dallas, TX to work in conjunction with Pivotal Labs to create our next generation internal and external software platform. Become founders on our new development team – set the culture and build something excellent from the ground up. Create an exceptional, custom-built global chauffeur logistics management solution for the most discerning global travelers. Responsibilities include interpreting requirements to identify and evaluate solution alternatives, developing and deploying high-quality applications. You will be part of a team that prides itself on its ability to continuously release reliable, scalable, high-performance technology solutions using modern design and development patterns. You will be an integral part of a strong, tightly-knit, collaborative development team working with a product owner and other key internal stakeholders.


  • Proven experience in development of flexible and scalable web-based applications

  • Passion for technology, specifically software development

  • 1+ years of experience with Ruby language and the Rails framework, be proficient with the entire Ruby on Rails stack

  • 3+ years of hands-on web development, demonstrating:

    • Proficiency with HTML/XHTML, CSS, and JavaScript

    • Sound object oriented design skills and knowledge of application architecture patterns

    • Proficiency with relational databases, including design and development
      Working knowledge in development of MVC-based web solutions

    • Ability and desire to thrive in an Extreme Programming environment, including pair programming

    • Competency managing source control and automated build processes

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills – eager to dialogue directly with process owners and system users



Our team delivers perfectly executed ground transportation in 60 countries worldwide. Our clients are meeting planners, flight schedulers, executive assistants and travel planners who expect the highest levels of responsiveness and reliability. Since 2000, we’ve been redefining customer service and delighting clients with a stress-free ground transportation experience. When it has to go right, trust Savoya.


  • Experience with agile software development methodologies such as SCRUM and/or XP

  • Working knowledge of test-driven development and related frameworks (i.e. Jasmine, RSpec)

  • Working knowledge of associated deployment platforms and technologies (i.e. Heroku, AWS)

  • Mobile app development and Salesforce familiarity is a plus


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