Attractions.io • Uttoxeter, United Kingdom

Lead Software Engineer

Employment type:  Full time

Job Description

As a Lead Software Engineer at Attractions.io, you'll play a key role in helping to build the connected guest experience of the future at theme parks, zoos, resorts and other out-of-home entertainment venues.

You'll be a strong team player with a growth mindset and be involved in hands-on engineering, architecture design, strategy and people leadership — working on a product used by millions of people across four different continents.

Our technology already helps some of the world's best-known attractions, such as Alton Towers, Chester Zoo and Butlin's, to deliver a seamless guest experience and better business outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Lead an agile team to deliver quality software for our web application and APIs
  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders across different teams, making strategic decisions in line with the long-term vision of the business
  • Facilitate the planning and implementation of our software architecture
  • Be a hands-on contributor to projects, writing high-quality code
  • Promote shared understanding and buy-in within both your own team and the wider business
  • Mentor and coach engineers, helping them to improve their skills and fulfil their potential
  • Ensure best practices and cultivate a world-class engineering culture

Requirements

  • Experience designing, building and maintaining microservice architectures at scale
  • Deep knowledge of the AWS ecosystem and serverless architecture
  • A track record of solving complex engineering problems
  • A solid understanding of the SDLC, including CI/CD principles
  • Commercial experience with TypeScript, React and MySQL
  • Well-versed in TDD and test automation best practices
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to explain technical information to a variety of stakeholders
  • Experience mentoring and coaching other engineers, helping them to fulfil their potential and achieve their goals
  • A customer-centric mindset, able to deeply understand business needs and deliver the appropriate technical solutions

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and share option scheme
  • 100% remote working with a remote work allowance
  • Flexible working hours
  • 33 days paid holiday
  • High-end equipment
  • Quarterly company off-sites at fantastic attractions (our customers)

Company benefits

Open to part-time employees
Open to compressed hours
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Shared parental leave
Work from anywhere scheme
25 days annual leave + bank holidays
Enhanced sick pay
Work from home allowance
Co-working space allowance
Pregnancy loss leave
Fertility treatment leave
Teambuilding days
Location
100%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
94%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
76%
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
88%
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
97%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
94%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Diversity
66%
Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Inclusion
90%
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Culture
94%
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Mission
92%
Employees feel very excited about and aligned with the company mission
Salary
87%
Employees are very happy with their salaries and feel that it is well above the market average

Working at Attractions.io

Company employees

20

Gender diversity (male:female)

86:14

Office locations

Fully remote with hot-desking space

Funding levels

£3m

Hiring Countries

Global

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Awards & Achievements

Emerging companies

Emerging companies

Flexa100 2024
SaaS & Software

SaaS & Software

Industry awards 2023