Developer Internship - Alternative Airlines

Horley

Closing date: 29/03/2019

We are a young and growing company in the fast-moving travel sector. Our team are hard-working, driven and extremely committed to everything they do. At Alternative Airlines, our staff are important and we are committed to their on-going personal development.

Alternativeairlines.com is an on-line travel agency offering a wider choice of flights for its customers. By working with more airlines worldwide, including smaller regional carriers, we offer a greater choice of flight options at lower prices. If you would like to join our business, then please keep on reading....

We are expanding the team and looking for a talented developer to join our team!

Job Description:

The role will be focused on creating reports to analyse data and trends produced from a variety of data points on the Alternativeairlines.com platform. Reports will include commercial reports, customer demographics, searches on the site by region, airline, route, checkout rates by payment method and device (desktop, mobile and tablet).

 

The role will have real responsibility and decision-making authority to drive insight and changes on the Alternative Airlines platform. Our diverse team of developers use both established and proven techniques such as PHP and MySQL, but also work with modern technologies such as Docker and React. We operate in a very agile, progressive and fast-paced manner in order to offer our customers the best flight booking experience. There will be an opportunity to work on back-end projects using PHP and MySQL as well. 

 

The position will provide clear insight for improvements to the platform as well as understanding on the customer base and their interactions on the site. This is a 12 month internship designed for someone studying a Computer Science related degree or recently graduated who is keen to gain real exposure and experience with a fast-moving technology company. Successful candidates will be offered a full-time role upon completion of their internship.

 

Our diverse team of developers use both established and proven techniques such as PHP and MySQL, but also work with modern technologies such as Docker and React. We operate in a very agile, progressive and fast-paced manner in order to offer our customers the best flight booking experience. There will be an opportunity also to work on front-end projects as well as part of an expanding team.

 

The role will have real responsibility and decision-making authority to drive insight and changes on the Alternative Airlines platform. Alternative Airlines is enjoying a period of high growth and have clear traffic goals from our current base of c.400,000 monthly users to 750,000 by 2019 and 1 million by 2020. Some example of development projects include expanding the platform of Alternative Airlines from an English-only site into a multi-language site attractive to our global customer base and API integrations to broaden the scope of Alternative Airlines flight offering.

 

Employee benefits include:

• Highly competitive salary
• Flexible working hours
• Access to discounted air travel
• Opportunity to attend airline hosted events
• We have regular socials and try to afford our staff the right work-life balance to make sure they can focus on the things that matter to them.

 
Skills Range:

• Experience working with MySQL databases is essential

• To have a good understanding and experience of server side technologies such as PHP

• To be educated to degree level in a software / web development degree or similar is preferred

 
Person Specification:

 • Willingness to learn new techniques and skills

• Entrepreneurial

 
Key Area: Programming/Development 15-1131.00Programming/Development
Salary: Depending on experience
Attendance: Full-Time
 
 

No agencies please

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