Senior Frontend Engineer
Technology – Development /
Trainline is the leading independent rail and coach travel platform selling rail and coach tickets to millions of travellers worldwide. Via our highly rated website and mobile app, people can seamlessly search, book and manage their journeys all in one place. We bring together millions of routes, fares and journey times from 270+ rail and coach carriers across 45 countries. We offer our customers the best price for their journey and smart, real time travel information on the go. Our aim is to make rail and coach travel easier and more accessible, encouraging people to make more environmentally sustainable travel choices.
Technology @ Trainline
Over half of our staff are technologists who are making an impact on how people travel through the use of high-quality software.
At Trainline we have a modern and scalable tech platform that is built for volume and feature growth. Our mission is to find the perfect journey for our customer, and to do it in a fast, intuitive, reliable, and economic way. In a highly dynamic industry and with the ever-changing needs of our users, we must be ready to act, test, and measure quickly, in a way that only extensive and focused use of technology can enable us to. We have the power to revolutionise our customers’ travel experience through technology innovation.
Did you know that Trainline has:
· 20+ engineering teams
· 400+ software engineers
· 40+ daily Production deployments
· 600 services
· 96m+ monthly visits
Introducing the Frontend teams at Trainline👋
Our frontend teams are organised to be dynamic and empowered to deliver quality features efficiently. They are focused on key areas of the product and manager their own roadmap to produce innovative solutions using state of the art tooling.
As a Senior Frontend Engineer at Trainline, you will...🚄
· Deliver new functionality or features, using the most appropriate tools & techniques
· Ensure quality is at the heart of everything you do
· Continuously improve the codebase
· Use A/B Testing to find the most valuable solution for customers
· Keep our customer as the number one priority
· Take full ownership of the development lifecycle from code to production, including deployment and monitoring
We'd love to hear from you if you...🔍
· Thrive in a diverse, open and collaborative environment
· Love using Agile development practices
· Have good testing practices
· Have hands-on experience in software development and delivery
· Have great communication skills
· Are proactive, focused, supportive, honest and a team player
· Have a passion to learn new skills
Our Technology Stack 💻
All our frontend teams will give you the opportunity to work with a variety of technologies and patterns. At our core we have:
· AWS as our cloud platform
· New Relic and ELK stack as monitoring and logging tools
And these are often supplemented by:
· Docker, Kubernetes
· SNS / SQS / RabbitMQ
· TeamCity / GitLab CI
We do not accept speculative CVs from agencies.
But why should you join?
You will be working in a high performing and collaborative multi-cultural team. We have over 42 nationalities across our 5 offices in London, Paris, Edinburgh, Barcelona and Milan who work closely together.
We want our people to stretch their minds, abilities, and share their knowledge. Each year we hold The Trainline Tech Summit, which provides Trainliners with an opportunity to stand up and share their story, learnings, or new skills with their colleagues in a safe environment.
We've always paid special attention to flexible working as we value a strong work/life balance. The pandemic has taught us that a balance between remote working and being in a collaborative office environment leads to productive teams.
Coaches Over Heroes
We prioritise the focus on being one team over elevating the heroics of an individual, for us the true heroes are those who are excellent at nurturing, coaching and generous in sharing their knowledge with others.
Everything that we do takes into account the morale of every member of our team, their opportunities for growth and for participation in exciting challenges.
Mentoring and Learning
We have a mentoring community that is constantly growing, we provide people with mentors or buddies from various teams.
We hire awesome people capable of making smart decisions - empowerment is a great enabler of agility. It is within a supportive team that you will feel the strength to thrive and try new things knowing that everyone will be there for you along the way.
We value open expression at Trainline, we believe it’s the diversity of experience, backgrounds and perspectives of our employees that makes us who we are. We encourage everybody to play a part in changing the way people travel across the world.