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Experienced Senior Developer / Head of Tech for Exciting VC Backed Start Up

You will be working for Fly Now Pay Later as Experienced Senior Developer / Head of Tech for Exciting VC Backed Start Up

Market first, ground breaking & disruptive. Fly Now Pay Later (aka Travelfund) is the travel industries first “Fly Now, Pay Later” alternative payments platform that allows consumers to instantly spread the cost of their holiday over a flexible duration.

Based in London (EC4R), we’ve just raised a second stage financing round to embark on our initial pilot which went live on the 1st June.

Travelfund is founded by highly experienced commercial team of with extensive experience within travel (Tui Travel PLC), consumer finance (Visa), payments (faster payments) & tech start ups (various).

We are looking for a Senior Developer who loves creating breakthrough software with strong experience of both back-end and front-end.

As the senior developer you will lead the technology strategy, architecture and development. You will also subsequently build and manage the in-house technology team inline with the growth of the business.

Knowledge within the financial services sector (consumer lending) or payments arena is preferred but not essential. The ideal candidate should have a demonstrable track record of success working within tech start-ups.

Skills & Requirements

About You

  • Relevant experience; demonstrable success in web, mobile, front end & back-end
  • A focus on quality, reliable and scalable code is an absolute must
  • 5+ years of software development experience (scrum/agile/lean methodologies)
  • Proven expertise and/or a university degree in Computer Science
  • A portfolio of awesome products you’ve been built, led or been involved in
  • Experience in architecting and building complex back-ends and best-in-class front-ends
  • Working fast independently and collaborating in a diverse team
  • Keen to roll your sleeves up and a focus on attention to detail whilst being effective
  • Flexible mindset, work well under pressure and deliver to deadlines
  • Team player, great communicator and ability to manage a small team
  • Strong understanding of object-oriented PHP
  • Experience with the tools such as MySQL, Memcached, Apache.
  • Have worked in a structured, team-based environment, and understand good software engineering practices
  • Grasp of the full web-stack, from relational database to working knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Understand issues surrounding analysis, tuning, scalability, high availability, hosting infrastructure and work alongside the wider operations team towards these goals
  • Be able to demonstrate effective oral and written communication ability covering all routine activities and contacts
  • Be able to absorb, rapidly, new technical information as required
  • Be able to competently plan, schedule and monitor their own work

The Company

Why work for us:

  • Huge opportunities
  • Flexible working
  • Contemporary office space
  • Creative and ambitious team
  • Unlimited coffee, tea etc
  • Easy commute to Central London

The Job

Team/Dept: Dev Team

Job type: Permanent full time

Remote working possible: no

Level of experience required:

Salary/package: £50-60K + equity


This job is located in London, United Kingdom

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Market first, ground breaking & disruptive tech start up with huge opportunities