Impala Company Profile

Backend Engineer in disruptive Travel Tech Startup (Remote) at Impala () (allows remote)

Impala

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A brief overview of what you will be doing here:

You will be a key contributor to our API and data ingestion platform, ensuring that it keeps scaling smoothly as we rapidly add more users and features.

You will be given a lot of responsibility for evolving the infrastructure and picking the right tools for the job.

You will work closely with other engineers but also product and business teams to deliver a product that’s technically first-class and loved by our customers.

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You should join us if you:

  • Have experience working on a large-scale platform, handling large volumes of data throughput.
  • Have strong experience with Node.js and good knowledge of JS fundamentals.
  • Have experience working with relational and non-relational databases, as well as queuing systems.
  • Are comfortable working closely with product owners and other engineers to define the best way to implement features with high technical standards.
  • Share our organisational vision of democratising travel and enabling innovation across an entire industry.

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Growth at Impala 

We pride ourselves on providing all Impalans tools and support to become world-class at their job. 

We’ll help you map out how you’d like your career to progress, and you’ll have access to a £1000 annual budget to spend on whatever helps you develop as a professional and as a person. 

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What you will get in return? 

  • Loved One’s Budget - £750 per year.
  • Flexible working hours; with Core Hours from 10-3.
  • Generous raise opportunities - at 3.5x the average payrise.
  • Totally Flexible benefits;
  • Free Food & Drinks;
  • 1,000 Professional Development budget per year;
  • Social Events & Budget, in person and remote;
  • Personalised Workspace Budget;
  • 36 Days Holiday per year;
  • 1 Unsick Day per year;
  • The flexibility to work anywhere in Europe, in your ideal home office or co-working space.
  • Weekly Recess Hour;
  • Weekly 10% Time;
  • Remote Experience Manager and the ability to get involved in our unique Pop Up Parties.
  • You'll work for a company that's proactive about its social responsibility within the travel industry.
  • You’ll work for a company truly passionate about D&I to the extent that we made a D&I Deck. You can help build a company that intends to support diversity and inclusion at the grassroots.

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Where will you work?

Engineers will always be, and always have been, fully-remote employees at Impala. We employ anyone within +/- 2h from GMT, timezone wise.

We have loads of remote initiatives to ensure you’re fully setup !

  • Quarterly Engineering Colocation Weeks - including Hackathons, socials, and team visioning.
  • A monthly £150 office stipend - for furniture, or just for things like coffee, snacks, wifi bills, cleaning, desk equipment, plants, plus anything in between. 
  • Alternatively, the option to expense the cost of a Co-Working Membership up to £350 per month.
  • Additional Personalised Workspace Budget for bigger things like monitors, keyboards, desk chairs and headphones (up to £720 per year).
  • We will give you a brand new high-spec laptop when you start, giving you the choice between a Thinkpad or Mac.

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Remote does not mean distant. 

We arrange frequent get-togethers, remote socials and our ‘Pop Up Parties’, and we do all we can to foster a community. We consider ourselves experts in the remote culture space.

We even have a dedicated Remote Experience Manager in the team, whose role is, among other things, to ensure your happiness, and help you integrate and be empowered whilst working remotely.

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About the team

We have Star teams full of Star players, across the board at Impala -- all of whom work to mutually elevate and support each other. 

We have people on board from a range of impressive backgrounds, from big industry players (like SkyScanner, Booking.com, Secret Escapes) to incredible startups (like Revolut, Truelayer, Paddle, Peak), plus lots more.

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