Engineer

Recruiter
Snaptrip
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
18 Oct 2018
Closes
01 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Company Background

Snaptrip is the marketplace for last minute UK cottage, lodge and apartment holidays. Representing over 60,000 of the finest holiday properties in the country, Snaptrip offers holidaymakers discounts, sometimes in excess of 50% for late bookings.

Snaptrip allows holidaymakers to instantly search cottages on site, presenting only available properties for their selected dates, all displayed with live pricing and without any hidden charges.

For years there have been numerous last minute brands offering discounted breaks to hotels all around the world. Now there is a focused brand for the consumer who wants to book last minute holiday rental properties with exclusive discounts.

Established in 2013 in the heart of London’s Tech City, Snaptrip has secured Series A funding in order to greatly expand marketing efforts and recently completed a strategic acquisition.

Twice featured as the UK’s best travel startup by startups.co.uk, Snaptrip was also crowned the “Next Big Thing in Travel” award at the World Travel Market 2015.


Our Ruby on Rails Engineer:
You get to lead many Ruby/RoR initiatives, drive adoption of best practices and help us build up Ruby/RoR expertise
You'll be willing to expand horizons, practice a bit of Scala, a bit of data analysis, a bit of devops and many more
You get to carve your own niche reporting directly to Lead Developer and working closely with the CTO and Head of Product
Working with your partners in crime, our product manager and front end dev you’ll come up with quick ways to test features before we build out to production
Work on scaling out our big product changes for 2017 and beyond

Our new team member needs to be:
Either experienced in Ruby/RoR or have the skills and dedication to learn it quickly
Pragmatic as well as opinionated
Cross functional in nature and ready to jump on anything tech that needs doing
From a background of a few different sectors so you can bring a wealth of knowledge
Eager to use the latest technologies but also get their hands dirty
Embracing responsibility, everything you do will have an impact and we’re data driven so we can measure the difference we make

*Bonus Points:*
Computer Science degree
Experience in any of the following (we use them all): REST, mongoDB, Scala/Play, Elasticsearch, Redis, Heroku, AWS, messaging, Presto, Data ETL / analysis, Docker
Show us your awesome github profile
Already playing with side projects there is one or two you’re proud of and want to show us

Benefits:
Competitive salary
25 days paid holiday
Shiny new macbook
Stylish central London office near the Thames
Be part of a young, dynamic and fun team who move technological mountains incredibly quickly
Free beer and fresh coffee on tap
Discounts off any Snaptrip!

What happens next? Email us and let’s get the ball rolling! NO RECRUITERS PLEASE. WE SIMPLY WON’T RESPOND

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