Software Engineer Job at TravelNest – in Edinburgh

Job Description

About the role

You will join our engineering team to design and implement impactful and well tested product features. We don’t mind what your current tech stack is since we’re looking for people who enjoy solving problems and can upskill on our stack quickly. A great candidate will:

Collaborate well with other engineers to design robust solutions to business problems and quickly diagnose issues as they arise

Work with our product managers and stakeholders, helping to put forward solutions and raise issues ahead of time

Uphold and champion our engineering principles within the team

Share your knowledge to help other team members grow

Tech in TravelNest

We are building a microservice architecture consisting of both front-end and back-end components. We use the tools and languages that best help us solve our customers’ problems – a lot of Python and Node.js for our services and React with Redux for the frontend. All hosted in AWS and utilizing Lambda, Fargate and other AWS-native approaches and products. Although desirable, you don’t need experience in our exact stack, just a passion for software development and an eagerness to learn.

We practice continuous delivery to production with safety through automated tests and alerts. As engineers we take responsibility for testing, deploying and monitoring the services we build.

Frontend – Javascript (Typescript), React with Redux, npm Backend – Python and Node.js Databases – Postgres, Athena, DynamoDB Infrastructure – AWS-native (Fargate, Lambda, Elastic Beanstalk) with Kong, using Docker and Terraform Monitoring and alerting – Grafana, Couldwatch, NewRelic and Fullstory

About us

TravelNest is a vacation rentals technology business. We have created a platform that enables holiday let owners to set up, manage and optimise all of their marketing from one place. We aim to become the world’s most host centric company, empowering hosts to realise their ambitions by unlocking the potential of accommodation, everywhere.

By joining us you will be working on a product that has the potential to really transform booking gains for our customers. We have an ambitious goal of winning the global market and we believe that our team can build a product our customers love and use, time and time again.

We have created an open and collaborative culture with a supportive team who regularly come together to discuss technical ideas, share knowledge, and work together through code reviews and teamwork as well as hold retrospectives to discuss how we can improve.

What we’re looking for

Computer Science, Software Engineering or similar subject at degree level

Eligible to work in the UK

Demonstrable programming experience

A high level of self-motivation and self-awareness

Strong communication skills and an appetite to collaborate cross functionally across our entire team

Curiosity and enthusiasm for solving problems and learning

An adaptable and flexible approach to your work is a must. We prioritise impact over everything and in an environment of uncertainty we require everyone to serve each other and work together across our stack to solve customer problems

In Return

We’re at the start of an exciting journey, there are huge opportunities to shape the future of the company together

We offer great benefits: An attractive salary, stock in the company, remote working and unlimited holiday leave

The chance to solve new challenges all day, every day you will collaborate to innovate and adapt new ideas

A great working environment and the opportunity to grow our product and business together we work in a fast paced and friendly environment

Our team are currently working remotely due to the Covid 19 pandemic and are open to remote candidates

Our Application process:
Applying is really easy through this advert by uploading your CV. We are not looking for perfect CV’s, if you like the sound of us send it in!

We will then contact you for an informal chat, followed by a couple of rounds of culture and technical interviews to get to know you better. We aim to make our recruitment process fun and a snapshot into our culture and what it’s like to work here. We know interviews can be scary and often not fun so if you take the time to come and meet us, we will aim to put you at ease!

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability or age.

About Company

Company: TravelNest –

Company Location:  Edinburgh

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