Senior Software Engineer | TodayTix Group

TodayTix Group

Job Title: Senior Software Engineer
Employer: TodayTix Group
Location: London, United Kingdom
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference Number: 10826_ccfd9ab9174ea4bf057b9d34673cbd1a


Job Details:

TodayTix Group , TTG, is the global e-commerce leader for cultural experiences. Founded in 2013, TTG designs frictionless e-commerce experiences via innovative product design and industry-leading technology.

Through powerful consumer matchmaking technology and our expansive portfolio of brands, including TodayTix, New York Theatre Guide, London Theatre Guide, and Secret Cinema , TTG has an intimate understanding of its millions of customers. We optimize partner relationships by providing unparalleled access to engaged audiences to generate meaningful revenue, transforming the way tickets are sold. With an ever-expanding global network of theatres, producers, and cultural institutions, frictionless technology, and vast data and insights, TTG is at the forefront of the digital transformation of culture.

We are seeking outstanding applicants of all backgrounds to join our team to bring new voices, talent, and perspectives to the table. We encourage all to apply.

About The Role:

The TTG Engineering team is looking for a Senior Backend Engineer to join our platform engineering team in the UK. You’ll play a crucial role in ensuring our ticketing platform remains efficient, performant, and scalable. We’re looking for someone who not only brings strong technical skills to the table but also values clear communication and teamwork, and is ready to thrive in a dynamic environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has experience of working in a high traffic e-commerce environment and a strong knowledge of Java. Our Engineering team is committed to refining our platform, making it easier for customers to discover and purchase tickets for live events, attractions, and more.

If this resonates with you, we’d love to hear from you!

Please note: this is a full time position and qualified candidates must be based in the greater London area. We encourage collaboration by working a minimum of 2 days per week in the office, while also offering flexibility for employees to choose where they work for the rest of the week.

What You’ll Do:

  • Design and implement integrations with supply-side ticketing systems
  • Develop and maintain our suite of internal and external APIs
  • Enhance the observability of our platform to maintain high performance
  • Review and optimize our existing integrations and platform features to ensure we can continue to meet our scaling goals
  • Serve as a member of the on-call rotation during off hours, demonstrating a commitment to promptly address and resolve any technical issues or emergencies that may arise, ensuring seamless operation of systems

We’re Looking for Someone With:

  • Strong knowledge in Java
  • Experience of working in a high traffic e-commerce environment
  • A passion for observability, best practices and design patterns
  • The ability to write simple, comprehensible and maintainable code
  • Experience designing and building internal and external APIs
  • An understanding of performance profiling and optimization
  • Excellent collaboration skills, and someone who enjoys working with other engineers and solving problems as a team
  • An excitement for working in start-up environment and a desire to wear new hats as we continue to scale

Good to Have:

  • You have experience with AWS and/or Terraform provisioning
  • Experience of working with complex integrations, especially with primary ticketing platforms, Payment Service providers and fraud tools
  • Experience of working with GraphQL
  • Experience or exposure working with some of PHP, node.js or Python
  • An interest in delivery automation (CI/CD) and / or Docker

We believe in using the right tool for the job, rather than adhering to any given platform. Our production systems currently use Node, Python, Java/Groovy and React/Redux/Nextjs. We use AWS Aurora, MongoDB, Redis, Elasticsearch, Datadog and AWS as backing services but with your insights any of that may change if there’s a good enough business reason.

Good to Know:

TodayTix Group takes care of our team. We’re proud to offer a generous suite of benefits. Here are a few of our favourites:

-Hybrid work environment (minimum 2 days per week in office)

-Access to a bespoke Pension scheme

-Complimentary tickets to shows and events

-Employee Assistance Programme

-Access to a corporate rate Vitality PMI plan

-Season Ticket loans

-Birthday off

-Three months of fully paid Parental Leave

-Salary Sacrifice Car Scheme & RAC Membership

-Employee Charity Donation Matching

-Work From Home budget

-Annual Professional Development Budget

-Cycle to work scheme

-Employee Referral Bonus

TodayTix Group is committed to creating a diverse and equal workforce. Our aim is to create an inclusive and diverse environment which reflects the world we live in, as well as making a positive impact regarding diversity and accessibility within our industry. We highly encourage applications from all, regardless of race, age, gender, gender identity, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, religious belief, or sexual orientation.

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