SCYTALYS – Software & Testing Engineering Bootcamp


Τhe SCYTALYS – Software & Testing Engineering Bootcamp commences!

SCYTALYS is a part of EFA GROUP which consists of independent companies that are leaders in Aerospace, Security, Defense, High Technologies, and Industrial Cooperation. With over 30 years of experience, the group operates in 20 countries worldwide. Its companies specialize in various areas such as industrial cooperation projects, datalinks and command systems, sensors, aerospace ventures, and global industrial cooperation services. The group has headquarters in Athens and a physical presence in 4 countries. It also expands its business through investments in emerging technology sectors such as unmanned aerial systems and target drones.

SCYTALYS is a software company specializing in datalinks, interoperability, command and control systems. SCYTALYS provides advanced technological solutions for defense purposes. Their expertise lies in developing systems that enable seamless communication and coordination between various entities in complex operational environments. With their innovative solutions, SCYTALYS plays a vital role in enhancing situational awareness and improving operational efficiency for defense and security forces.

Now, in partnership with Code.Hub, SCYTALYS is extending its legacy of excellence to aspiring Software Engineers and Software Testers through this immersive bootcamp that offers two different specialization paths.

  • Software Engineering (Path I)
  • Test Integration Engineering (Path II)


This program begins with a shared journey (common path) in software engineering, providing participants with a comprehensive foundation through interactive training modules and hands-on projects. Following this initial phase, participants have the opportunity to customize their learning experience according to their career aspirations.

Path I: For those interested in software engineering, the bootcamp offers a tailored pathway of approximately 140 training hours focused on both back-end development using Java and the Spring framework, as well as front-end development using the React library.

Path II: Alternatively, for participants passionate about software testing, there is also a tailored pathway of approximately 50 training hours focused on best practices in software quality assurance and testing, based on the ISTQB Testing Framework.

Job Offering: SCYTALYS offers a full time contract during the Bootcamp training period (9 weeks) with a renewal option upon successful completion.

Duration & Schedule

This specific program lasts 9 weeks, from 1st of April until 31st of May. The Bootcamp training consists of instructor-led lectures and hands-on exercises on real case studies and projects via both virtual and physical classroom environment* and online collaboration platforms.

Start Date: 1 April 2024
End Date: 31 May 2024

Detailed Schedule will be published shortly.

*The Bootcamp requires daily physical presence at SCYTALYS premises (09:00 to 17:00), where the participants will attend training sessions and perform their projects as newly hired personnel.

Key Objectives – Curriculum

The key learning objectives of this program can be summarized as follows:

Common Path
  1. Linux fundamentals & Shell Programming
  2. Python basics
  3. Javascript basics
  4. Virtualization
  5. Databases
  6. Networking Essentials
  7. REST and APIs
Path I Java SE
  1. Language Basics
  2. Object Oriented Design Principles
  3. Data Structures
  4. Testing
  5. Design Patterns
Spring & Spring Boot
  1. Tools (Maven, Gradle)
  2. Spring Introduction
  3. Spring Core
  4. RESTful Services
  5. Advance Concepts
  1. Introduction
  2. Forms
  3. Router and HTTP Requests
  4. Hooks & State Management
  5. Performance & Best Practices
Path II
  1. Java Fundamentals
  2. Networking Monitor and Analysis
  3. ISTQB – Introduction
  4. ISTQB – Test Management
  5. ISTQB – Tool support
  6. Selenium
Project Development and Project Presentations