Senior software engineer

WOW Labs is looking for passionate and enthusiastic software engineers to join our team.  We are seeking ambitious senior developers with at least 5 years of experience in software development. At WOW air we strongly believe that innovative software solutions and digital products are key to revolutionizing the airline and travel industry. Our goal is to develop next-generation products and technologies that change how people travel and fly.

As a senior engineer, you will join one of our cross-functional product teams and work with other team members to deliver a well-defined product or product feature. We expect our senior engineers to take initiative in managing project priorities, deadlines and deliverables.

Our senior engineers also take initiative in our techology discipline forums. On server discipline our back-end developers discuss common issues such as our backend architecture, API, frameworks, continuous integration, databases, hosting etc. On client discipline our front-end developers discuss front-end architecture, web frameworks, API, design, UI/UX, etc.

On the server side we work with a range of technologies and platforms such as .NET, .NET Core, Scala, Kubernetes, AWS, REST, GraphQL, PostgreSQL and Dynamo DB. On the client side we use technologies such as Javascript, React, React Native, Reason, HTML and CSS.


  • Self-motivated and able to take initiative
  • Good communication skills and a desire to work in an Agile development team
  • At least 5 years of experience in software development
  • B.Sc. degree in computer science or related field. M.Sc. is a plus (or equivalent experience)
  • Experience in taking a lead role in product development teams
  • Solid experience with a number of the technologies listed above


WOW air is a low-fare, high-performance airline based in Iceland, which has grown rapidly since its inaugural flight in 2012. The airline currently employs around 1100 talented and hard working people, most of whom have extensive experience in the tourism and airline industry. Whether it's overseeing the flight operations, helping customers on the phone, or keeping our guests safe on board, there is a seasoned professional taking care of things.

Umsóknarfrestur til og með 19. febrúar 2018