Loco2 · Jan 5th 2018
Headquarters: London, UK URL:
Loco2's mission is to make booking trains anywhere in Europe as easy and affordable as possible, from epic international adventures to everyday local commutes. Our booking coverage is unrivalled and growing.
We’re hiring two experienced software engineers to join our existing team of six, where you’ll help rebuild the front-end of our Ruby on Rails website into a modern single-page application.
We're a small team of committed individuals, dedicated to building excellent technology. Our users are at the centre of what we do, and we're proud to have an average rating of 9.3 out of 10 on Trustpilot after 22,000 reviews.
We’ve been selling tickets since 2012 and we’re growing rapidly as the business matures. Our goal is to scale effectively whilst continuing to delight our users.
Why join us?
Tech stack and role description
Our current software stack consists of:
We’re transitioning our traditional multi-page application to a React-powered single-page application so our customers can enjoy a fast, reliable and consistent experience across all of their devices.
This role is focused on that challenge, working with experienced members of our existing team to help us separate concerns and scale effectively without succumbing to the potential pitfalls of a microservices approach.
An ideal candidate:
How to apply
Email email@example.com and tell us about your skills and experience, plus include links to any relevant public repositories. You can send a CV if you want, but we particularly like reading a well-written email instead/as well.
There are some specific questions we'd like you to answer (feel free to be brief if you’d prefer to elaborate in other areas):
To try to make the hiring process as fair as possible, if we are interested in your application then you'll be asked to complete a programming challenge which is judged anonymously.
Our emphasis is on finding somebody with demonstrable skills rather than somebody who is good at self-marketing. This process helps us focus on that.
To apply: Please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org addressing the specific points listed above. We welcome applications from everybody, regardless of race, gender, or sexual orientation. Please note that we do not respond to approaches from recruitment agencies, and emails will be marked as spam.