Ruby on Rails Engineer

at Snaptrip in London

Meet Snaptrip

We’re a marketplace for last minute holidays, in 24 months we’ve now grown to have more UK rural property than Airbnb and we’re not finished yet!. We’re a Post-Accelerator company that recently closed our Series A and are now looking to take on a very small number of great people to dominate the market. Today we’re a team of 15 and we’ll never need to be more than a team 20.

Awarded the “Next Big Thing in Travel Award” at the World Travel Market 2015 amongst others amongst numerous other awards

Check us out at, why not find somewhere in Devon this weekend?

Our Ruby on Rails Engineer:

  • You get to lead many Ruby/RoR initiatives, drive adoption of best practices and help us build up Ruby/RoR expertise
  • You’ll be willing to expand horizons, practice a bit of Scala, a bit of data analysis, a bit of devops and many more
  • You get to carve your own niche reporting directly to Lead Developer and working closely with the CTO and Head of Product
  • Working with your partners in crime, our product manager and front end dev you’ll come up with quick ways to test features before we build out to production
  • Work on scaling out our big product changes for 2017 and beyond

Bonus Points:

  • Computer Science degree
  • Experience in any of the following (we use them all): REST, mongoDB, Scala/Play, Elasticsearch, Redis, Heroku, AWS, messaging, Presto, Data ETL / analysis, Docker
  • Show us your awesome github profile
  • Already playing with side projects there is one or two you’re proud of and want to show us

Our new team member needs to be:

  • Pragmatic as well as opinionated
  • Cross functional in nature and ready to jump on anything tech that needs doing
  • From a background of a few different sectors so you can bring a wealth of knowledge
  • Eager to use the latest technologies but also get their hands dirty
  • Embracing responsibility, everything you do will have an impact and we’re data driven so we can measure the difference we make


  • Ownership – you make this company more successful then it’s only fair that you benefit from that added value
  • Shiny new macbook
  • Stylish central London office overlooking the Thames
  • Be part of a young, dynamic and fun team who move technological mountains incredibly quickly
  • Free beer and fresh coffee on tap
  • 25 days paid holiday
  • discounts off any Snaptrip!
    What happens next? Email us and let’s get the ball rolling! NO RECRUITERS PLEASE. WE SIMPLY WON’T RESPOND 

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Published at 19 Apr 2017
Expires on 19 Jun 2017