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Making upgrading effortless

Senior Software Engineer

£65k – £75k
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At Seatfrog, we believe in taking every journey beyond the ordinary. We’re empowering people to transform their travel experiences using technology that’s a joy to use.

Grabbing a last minute upgrade, escaping to the lounge or changing your journey last minute should be effortless, but it’s not. Seatfrog is here to change that, partnering with innovative companies across the travel industry to offer extras that make your journey extra-special without blowing the budget. We create win-win situations for our partners and customers, using data science to pinpoint the best time for our partners to offer an upgrade whilst delivering a seamless customer experience.

We were founded in 2015 in Australia, and have offices in London, Sydney and Tokyo. Having recently raised our Series A funding, we’re just getting started. We’re backed by the team behind Secret Escapes, Eve and Depop.

Seatfrog’s future is incredibly exciting and we’re building a stellar team to achieve our audacious goals. We strive to create an environment where you can do your best work. Join us, and you’ll be challenged and supported in equal measure. Ours is a culture with spirit and substance.
About the team you'll be joining

The Seatfrog Engineering team's mission is simple: to deliver products that are delightful to use and driven by customer needs. Our platform spans native mobile apps, APIs and data dashboards all powered by our machine-learning algorithms.

We’ve built integrations with some of the biggest travel platforms around the world, and we’re looking for a client-facing, solutions focussed Backend Engineer to join our integration team.

About the role

As part of the Integrations team, you’ll be working closely with technical analysts and senior client partners to scope, define and build integrations that connect Seatfrog with travel partners across the globe.

You’ll also be responsible for:

Scoping solutions and creating integration plans inline as part of a cross-functional launch strategy
Breaking down your project into clear deliverables, and working with implementation managers to help deliver your projects on time and on budget
Closely collaborating with other product teams for seamless client onboarding and a smooth launch
Writing and running automated tests to shorten your integration cycles and improve code quality.
Supporting developers across product teams on other development tasks as required and mentoring other team members.What you'll need

A degree in computer science or equivalent, and thorough experience in a variety of programming languages
A passion for new technology; you are program language agnostic and able to pick up new languages quickly
To be mindful of security and handling sensitive data
A solid understanding of Git and its workflows, writing test code comes as second nature
Experience experimenting with a wide variety of technologies across front-end, back-end, devops and product development
Great written and verbal communication skills that allow you to discuss problems and develop solutions with technical and non-technical stakeholders
Experience in gathering and documenting functional and technical solutions
Experience in pair programming a plus.

What's on offer

A fantastic opportunity to work in a global software company and help shape the direction of Seatfrog’s mobile product offering
A team culture that is truly beyond the ordinary, where we solve problems together to drive the best possible results
A personal development and growth plan to help you progress in your role and create a long-term career path for you within Seatfrog
A competitive salary
Private healthcare plan via Vitality, with added gym discounts and incentives to encourage you to get out, get active and stay mentally and physically healthy
The latest gear and best tools to enable you to do your greatest work
Off-peak travel - so you can swap a public holiday with any day you like so you can get away without the crowds.

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Ben Ient

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Chief Customer Officer & Founder @Seatfrog. Creative thinker, recent winner of B&T's 30 under 30 and travel obsessed gadget user.
CTO & Founder @Seatfrog. Solver of seemingly impossible problems.

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