Job offer no 1421
COMPANY / INSTITUTION NAME
  Skyscanner
Enterprise / Institution name
  We have offices in EMEA, APAC and the U.S.
Address
JOB DESCRIPTION:
  TECHNOLOGY GRADUATE PROGRAMME
 
  Travel smarter with Skyscanner, a leading global travel search site offering an unbiased, comprehensive and free flight search service as well as online comparisons for hotels and car hire. As the world’s travel search engine, we’re much more than a tech company and much more than a travel company. In short, we’re a world of opportunities.


 
  Did you know we release up to 80 times per day?
 
  Are you graduating in 2016 and looking for a career where you can make impact? Where you can reach millions of users with the code you write? Where you can work with and learn from some of the best innovators in the internet economy space? Are you keen to make an impact by shaping the future of travel and land your first job in the fascinating travel tech world?
 
  Our grads are permanent members of staff from day 1 and decide what they want to work on. Are you a full stack engineer, do you have a preference for front end? Does machine learning excite you? …….And do you enjoy coffee, the occasional movie and popcorn night in the office?
 
  Whether you want to build and improve the engine that powers Skyscanner across all platforms or focus on providing the best user interface on all devices or create innovative technologies to support our growth or all of the above, we want to hear from you.
 
  We work with diverse technology stack and the following is used in many of our teams but not exclusively: Python, Java, .Net, JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Couchbase, RabbitMQ, SQL, SQL Server, Elastic Search, Graphite, AWS as well as Docker, Ansible, Vagrant, etc.
 
  Our mobile stack includes: Objective-C, Java, Android, REST API, C++, Junit, Gradle, Swift, Fastlane, Python.
 
WORK LOAD:
  Full-time
REQUIREMENTS:
  We are looking for software engineers who have a passion for innovation and eagerness to learn new technologies. We believe that good engineers are passionate engineers and that Skyscanner’s success is driven by its own people. Our unique operational delivery model allows a lot of flexibility and fluidity in our structure. We operate small empowered squads of agile project teams who have the power to choose their own technologies and typically work to sprint periods of 2 weeks. Our engineers are constantly innovating and thriving for new challenges and are therefore encouraged to rotate around the business and change teams every 6 months to 2 years.
 
  All of our product engineering teams are on the hunt for talented, ambitious and passionate tech interns and grads so apply now and tell us precisely what you want to do!
 
TIMING:
  Permanent
Period of job
  2016
When
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
  Recruitment Process:
 
  So if you are sold and want to join us please apply online at skyscanner.net/futurati and make sure to include the below answers to the following questions in your cover letter.
 
  1. What sort of engineer are you?
  2. What technologies have you used and in which context?
  3. What was your favourite project at university and how would you apply your learnings to Skyscanner?
  4. One thing you would improve on our product?
 
  Once you’ll have submitted your application we will come back to you within 72 hours with an online coding test created by our engineers. This will give you an idea of some real life Skyscanner problems. You will have 5 days to complete this test and if you pass you will be progressed to the second stage which is a Skype interview. If your Skype interview is successful, we will invite you to our assessment centre which will be held in one of our offices.
 
  Please bear in mind we proceed on a first come first served basis and do not usually apply deadlines for applications.
 
 
 
HOW TO APPLY
  Apply online at skyscanner.net/futurati
CONTACT PERSON
  Lucy Moracen
Forename and surname
  00 44 7827 315466
Telephone number
  lucy.moracen@skyscnner.net
E-mail address