Senior Software Engineer

London (Central)
From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
04 Oct 2016
23 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Senior Software Engineer Location – London Salary Range - £65,000 to £85,000 Skyscanner is the world’s travel search engine with ambitions to be everybody's personal travel assistant. Our senior software engineers are the backbone of our business. Technically leading teams, they build the engines that power Skyscanner. Platforms that can cope with the millions of user visits every day. We’re always looking for exceptional engineers to join them. We need those with proven experience of building web services using a range of internet technologies and creating robust, scalable. Key Responsibilities Examining existing software and determines requirements for new/modified systems in the light of business needs Working in Java, Python, Perl, JQuery, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5 A passion for writing and coding individual programs according to specifications; Validating the quality of solutions; Updating existing integrations to expose new data and support new product features; undertaking feasibility studies to design software solutions, implementing and evaluating the software; Writing operational documentation and providing subsequent support and training for users and colleagues . Qualifications A hunger to lead in a continuous learning culture, a desire to solve complex technical challenges, a passion for technology and tech leadership and ultimately a commitment to applying engineering best practices in order to produce top quality solutions. Educated to Degree level in a relevant subject (e.g. Computer Science, Software Engineering or Informatics) or equivalent relevant demonstrable experience; Good flexibility and autonomy, able to overcome blockers, prioritise tasks and jump between multiple jobs and requests; Ability to communicate and collaborate with both technical and non-technical people, including commercial partners; The Closing Date for this position is Tuesday 1st November 2016. This job was originally posted as