Come and work for one of London’s most exciting scale-ups! We are looking for Senior Software engineers with a keen interest in Python to work in our Internal Operations and Experience Collectives. In these collectives we are building the tech that will support the business as it scales and solutions that enhance our customer's experience with us when they are in destination, respectively.
At Pollen, we work with world famous artists like J Balvin, Justin Bieber and The Streets to curate unique multi-day experiences in locations such as Miami, Las Vegas and Amsterdam that you can’t book anywhere else. Our aim is to run experiences that contribute to 3 out of people’s top 5 memories.
During Covid, we’ve brought our strategic plans forward and we’re ready to provide memorable experiences for everyone as it becomes safer for people to travel again - it’s an incredibly exciting time with lots of experiences coming up between now and the end of the year, and beyond.
Our teams build the web presence and app where our customers can choose an experience, book their package and manage their booking. We have just created a new part of the app that our customers can use “In Destination” to find their hotel when they arrive, book further add-ons like boat trips and look up the schedule of events for the experience.
We build tools which enable our operations teams to run our events smoothly. We ensure our inventory is modelled in a future proof way, and kept in sync across all our applications. Our teams also build functionality for our Customer Service teams so they are able to deal with queries swiftly and accurately.
We have ambitious plans to deliver on and plenty of interesting technical challenges to solve. We use Python and Django on the backend, Graph QL, React and Next.js on the frontend. If this sounds exciting we want to hear from you!
In the first 12 months you will:
- Build the tooling and enable access to the data our Customer Experience and Programme Operations teams need to provide a world class service to our customers and other parts of the business
- Use your skills across the full stack to deliver vertical slices of functionality. You’ll contribute to the team’s success by using Python 3.7 and Domain Driven Design to build services and APIs on the backend and React/next.js and GraphQL on the frontend. You will deliver well tested code that meets requirements
- Collaborate with product, design and other teams to gain sufficient business understanding to serve the needs of our clients, customers and colleagues and to support your team members in delivering solutions
- Balance the trade-offs of delivering sustainable code that provides an excellent customer experience in a fast-paced startup environment
- Model good leadership behaviour by engaging in peer to peer feedback and code reviews to foster a healthy, collaborative engineering culture as measured by Spotify-style squad health checks
- Use test automation and agile practices to deliver features continuously to production, measured by feedback and daily releases going smoothly
- Be trusted with access to all of our production systems and improve our DevOps culture by participating in daily releases
About our culture
- We are results focused so you can choose your own hours & take as much vacation as you need to drive results and perform at your best. Watch our CEO talk about our innovative culture.
- Read our CEO’s open letter about our focus on Belonging, and about the mission of our women’s programme Illuminate.
- Everyone is an equity owner in the company.
Find out more about our culture and life at Pollen on Instagram.
Pollen builds, curates, and delivers the best travel experiences using technology, a network of global partners, and a data-driven customer-led mindset – pairing world class entertainment with the world’s most exciting destinations.
Pollen brings you all the best experiences on pollen.co. We have two offerings: Pollen Presents and Pollen+. Pollen Presents curates experiences around your tastes and preferences you can’t find anywhere else. These experiences bring together music, sports, wellness and beyond to enable you and your friends to connect around one-of-a-kind itineraries in exciting destinations. Pollen+ always gets you more at music festivals and events when you book through us. Pollen+ partners with the biggest promoter brands and music festivals, including We Are FSTVL, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, C3, Electric Zoo, Live Nation and more.
Pollen was founded in 2014 by brothers Callum & Liam Negus-Fancey. Pollen is backed by prominent investors including Kindred, Northzone, Sienna Capital, Backed and Draper Spirit. Pollen has raised over $100 million in VC funding.
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