Golang Developer at Mercury Holidays
Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
🇬🇧 (Posted Nov 19 2019)
About the company
Founded in 1980 as a tour operator specialising in holidays to Malta, Sunspot Tours Ltd (trading as Mercury Holidays) now carries over 70,000 passengers per year to more than 60 countries worldwide.
Having won more than 27 British Travel Awards in recent years, the long established Mercury Holiday brand is trusted with the travel trade and holidaymakers alike.
In 2012 the company launched a programme of tours and, from small beginnings, is now the fastest growing brand in the escorted tour sector.
Our head office, based in Sevenoaks, Kent, with easy access to London by train and the M25 by car, is home to a team of over 90 travel enthusiasts. From here our program of holidays, tours and cruises is meticulously crafted and promoted to our loyal customer base.
Do they allow remote work?
Remote work is possible, see the description below for more information.
50000 - 65000 GBP
Mercury Holidays is a multi award-winning travel company based in Sevenoaks taking customers abroad for almost 40 years. We're currently undergoing an internal transformation focusing on customer centricity, user experience, customer experience and technology.
An opportunity has arisen for a talented backend developer to join the Mercury Holidays Family. You'll be joining a small autonomous squad which consists of a product owner, a user experience designer and frontend developers. You'll be working on one or many Go/Golang projects.
What you'll be doing...
Build microservice APIs using modern tools.
Deliver high-quality, well-tested code
Engineer reliable operational automation for CI & continuous deployment to the cloud.
Communicate with other teams and individuals to plan, coordinate and seek feedback
Pitch in where needed as a valued member of an autonomous, cross-functional team
What we’re looking for...
Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and troubleshooting skills
You know the difference between git merge and git rebase
You understand when to use a SQL, a no-SQL or a graph database.
You want to maximise business value through well-met requirements
You have experience deploying production applications (e.g. Heroku, AWS, GAE)
You rave about the benefits that CI / CD has given you in previous projects
You care deeply about performance, availability and API design
Great communication skills
What you will get...
Team building events
Company Pension Scheme
Remote working options available
Generous holiday allowance plus national/bank holidays
What you need to apply...
Links to online profiles you use such as Github, Twitter, Stackoverflow etc.
A description of your work history (whether as a resume, or LinkedIn profile)
The job is based in Sevenoaks, Kent - 25 mins by train from London and close to the M25.
Flexi-time and remote working options are available, please apply for details.