Ruby Software Engineer (Mid-Senior-Principal Level)

About Us

On the Beach isn't a normal travel company and neither are our people. We're united in our mission to become Europe's leading online retailer of beach holidays. We are taking over tech in the city, so join us now! Our award winning team has relocated to our multi-million tech HQ in the heart of Manchester and we are looking for passionate, experienced and like-minded Ruby superstars to join our journey.

About You

You are passionate about technology especially Ruby, you thrive on solving problems, you love to learn and get a kick from working as part of a team.  You care about your craft, you want to build exceptional products and be proud of what you deliver.  You are flexible, open to new ideas and always looking for ways to improve. You are interested in working on core platforms as a Ruby engineer.

The Opportunity

We are building the future of travel and we want you to be part of it.  Whether you're working on our core platform as a Ruby or .NET engineer, pushing forward user experience as a Front-End engineer, making incredible native experiences for iOS and Android, or increasing our organisation's ability to deliver applications and services at high velocity as a DevOps engineer, we'll give you the tools and support you need to do your best work.

This is the PLACE…

To elevate your career and join a passionate team of like-minded techies, striving to produce the very best.

We believe in maintaining a positive work/life balance, so to help out, we offer flexible working, discounts on local amenities (including gym membership and restaurants) and a free bar - stocked with an enviable selection provided by some of Manchester’s finest breweries - to close out R&D time on a Friday afternoon.  To help you find the time to really relax (as well as helping you become a genuine beach expert) we offer generous staff discounts for your family and friends on our fantastic beach holidays. On top of this we offer Share Incentive Plan, workplace pension, wellness sessions, healthcare plan, training and development, conferences, social events, enhanced maternity/paternity pay...the list goes on.

And YES…

We do have hammocks!

Whether it's a tour of our swanky offices, an informal chat about one of our roles, or you just want to find out more about the team, apply today or drop us a line at Finally, have a look at our tech stack -