Senior Software Engineer - Fullstack/Backend Jobs in Hythe, United Kingdom

Salary: 56,000 - 70,000 DOE + Bonus + BenefitsLocation: Office based (Relocation packages available)Is this you?Unconventional in approach and not bound to tradition, you think differently.You’re at your best when collaborating with other experts in the tech and product space, thriving in an environment of inclusivity and innovation. You never give up; never admit defeat. You relish the opportunity to pitch your skills against the most difficult problems the travel industry can throw at you and your team. This is what gets you up in the mornings.If this is you, choosing Holiday Extras could be the perfect career move. About us40 years ago, we created the travel extras sector. Today, we’re still the unchallenged market leader, serving 8m customers a year with an annual turnover of over 500m.Aligned around our values, we’re renowned for our unique, vibrant and inclusive culture where big ideas are unleashed. Careers at Holiday Extras reveals all. Founded on tech, Holiday Extras continues to be a hotbed of innovation, all united around our mission to Remake Holidaymaking. For instance, we seriously reduce travel hassle through our app, powered by our one-search, intelligence engine HEHA! (Holiday Extras Holiday Assistant). Millions of downloads later, it’s Top 20 in the travel chart, with updates being released all the time. We use pioneering technology to build millions of interactions. We divide our engineers into Adventures and Squads across the customer journey and platform. Each Squad comprises a product manager, delivery manager, designer, tester and you, the engineers, focussing on all aspects of the customer journey and the quality of the experience. As a Senior, you’ll work on development, provide mentoring to the other engineers, and work with your Tech Lead on the technical direction.As well as providing opportunities for personal development and progression, the strength of that collaboration inspires innovative solutions. And it’s those solutions that make our customers' holiday-making more enjoyable.At the forefront of tech innovationOur architecture is microservices that leverage the power of modern coding paradigms, giving us the flexibility to move fast. And through our continuous integration approach, we drive instant value directly to our customers. To build our applications, most of our programming is done in Javascript; the frameworks we use are React, Node amp; Typescript. Our mobile app is currently React Native, soon to be fully native using Swift and SwiftUI, as well as Kotlin for Android. Our Data Engineers program in Python, streaming our data into Google Big Query.Given our 40 years in business, we’ve kept pace by continuing to modernise our codebase and data warehouse, maximising the latest innovations in cloud architecture and distributed software design to solve our sector’s toughest problems. More important to us than perfect development, are your commercial instincts, customer-focussed practical thinking and aptitude for collaborative working.Ready to join our mission?What programming language you use is not a deal breaker for us. As long as you:Use software programming in an object-oriented environmentHave extensive experience solving complex problems Have strong leadership skills, demonstrating a culture of autonomy and responsibilityBring a commercial amp; product focussed approach to developmentThrive in a collaborative and agile environment

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