Software Engineering Graduate Scheme

We are calling all aspiring Software Engineers!

About You

You would like to learn something new every day. You want to be part of a diverse talented team of people who want to make an impact, share their expertise and collaborate. You are passionate about kick-starting your software development career in an agile environment. 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. You are passionate about everything software development related and have been interested on working on personal development projects in your spare time. You will have some knowledge of OOP Software Engineering (Ruby, Java, ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#, PHP, Perl etc) and the ability to show off your Github / Stackoverflow accounts.

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 and like-minded tech enthusiasts to join our journey.

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 as Graduate Academy member 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. You will be exposed to all OTB products and tech stack

Your Journey with On The Beach Development Academy

Earning a full salary from day 1 you will take part in a 5 weeks intensive training program split between classroom training and homework set by the coach. You can expect to spend most of your time programming, discussing and reflecting on a programming task you’ve just completed, or presenting your own research about a topic to the group. You will work on your expertise around object oriented design and patterns, habitual use of TDD/BDD, service-orientated architecture, habitual use of Git, including branching, merging, rebasing and use of pull requests for code review, whilst being taught elements of the Ruby language syntax and tooling ecosystem.

After completing your 5 weeks intensive training, you will kick start your career as a Junior  software engineer enabling you to learn about our stack, and the languages that sit within it. Throughout your journey, you will always have your graduate buddy and lead mentor by your side to help and assist you.

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.

 Get in touch!

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

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.