Senior Ruby Software Engineer at On The Beach (Manchester, UK)

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About Us


On the Beach is a technology driven travel company and so are our people. We're united in our mission to become Europe's leading online retailer of beach holidays and are bringing innovative technology to the heart of the city, so join us now! Our award-winning team has relocated to a brand new multi-million pound Manchester Digital HQ and we are looking for passionate, experienced and like-minded tech leaders to join our journey.


About You


You are passionate about technology especially Ruby, you have proven track experience in Ruby development You understand the iterative software development lifecycle, scrum, agile software development, pair programming and the programming practices including release procedures and test practices (TDD)


You thrive on solving problems, you love to learn and get a kick from working as part of a team. You care about your craft, you want to build exceptional products and be proud of what you deliver. Code quality is important to you and you strive to follow best programming practices and encourage others to do the same. You are flexible, open to new ideas and always looking for ways to improve. You are interested in working on core platforms as Senior Ruby developer


The Opportunity


We are building the future of travel and we want you to be part of it. You will develop and proactively manage and maintain the Ruby code that supports our own website, and back office and systems as well as being be actively involved in the design and architecture of new systems. You will work in a highly agile environment collaborating daily with both technical and commercial colleagues, to think innovatively and challenge convention and to enjoy being part of a closely-knit team of like- minded individuals. You will also have the opportunity and support to develop your skills by learning about the many open source languages and technologies On the Beach deploys. 


This is the PLACE…


To elevate your career and join a passionate team of like-minded techies, striving to produce the very best. We sell holidays, so the office is bright, people smile and we’re always excited! We work hard (rarely at our desks) and play hard (pool, table tennis, xbox), the bar opens on a Friday afternoon and the work/life balance is second to none.


And YES…


We do have hammocks!


On The Beach is licensed to sponsor Tier 2 General Visa.


As an equal opportunity employer, we value diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, and sexual orientation.


You will be kindly asked to provide your equality information as part of your application process to On The Beach. Any personal equality information given to On The Beach will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and will only be used for monitoring and identifying improvement areas. All the information disclosed by applicants is stored on our ATS, in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and can only be accessed by selected Human Resources team members.


Salary: Up to £55000 per annum