Frontend Software Engineer

About Us

On the Beach is a technology driven travel company and so are our people. We're united in our mission to become Europe's leading online retailer of beach holidays and are bringing innovative technology to the heart of the city, so join us now! Our award-winning team has relocated to a brand new multi-million pound Manchester Digital HQ and we are looking for passionate, experienced and like-minded tech enthusiasts to join our journey.

About You

You are a technology enthusiast and are passionate about working in high performing agile teams. You have an appreciation for architecture and design patterns and have significant proven experience as a Software Engineer.          

You understand the iterative software development lifecycle, agile software development principles, and secure coding best practices. Code quality is important to you and you strive to follow best programming practices and encourage others to do the same.                              

You thrive on solving problems, love to learn, and get a kick from working as part of a team. You care about your craft, and want to build exceptional products. You collaborate in the decision making process and you like to support everyone in the team through pair programming and mentoring more junior developers.

You have a desire to work on an exciting, fast moving tech stack built with technologies including .NET, Ruby, Python, JavaScript/ES6 and native mobile application development including Kotlin and Swift, so if you’re interested in contributing to our stack, we would love to hear from you.

The Opportunity

We are building the future of travel and we want you to be part of it. You will join our award winning development team to build and maintain new products and features for On the Beach’s customer facing website and back office systems. You will be joining a team of skilled and experienced developers and becoming part of one of the UKs most progressive, talented and successful application development teams. Key to success will be the ability to work in a highly agile environment collaborating daily with both technical and commercial colleagues, to think innovatively and challenge convention and to enjoy being part of a closely-knit team of likeminded individuals.

This is the PLACE…

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)a subsidised coffee shop 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 Cycle to work Scheme, Simply Health Optimise Health Plan, discounted train and tram tickets , Share Incentive Plan, workplace pension, training and development, conferences, social events, enhanced maternity/paternity pay...the list goes on.

Salary: Up to £50,000 

 Get in touch!

Take a look at our tech stack here - https://bit.ly/2Lso9fW

As an equal opportunities employer we value diversity and welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, and sexual orientation. 

You will be kindly asked to provide your equality information as part of your application process to On The Beach. Any personal equality information given to On The Beach will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and will only be used for monitoring and identifying improvement areas. All the information disclosed by applicants is stored on our ATS, in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and can only be accessed by selected Human Resources team members.