Graduate Engineering Scheme (Technology - Summer 19)

Trainline, London

We make train travel easy

Trainline is an innovative, tech business with a mission to make travel as simple, seamless and affordable as possible. We’re proud to be Europe’s leading independent train and coach platform and rank among the highest-rated travel and ticketing apps globally. Today, we offer our customers travel to thousands of destinations in and across 45 countries in Europe and beyond. That’s more than £2.7 billion in ticket sales annually, and over 80 million visits to our apps and websites each month.
Our culture is central to our success. We’re driven to sustain our phenomenal growth from recent years, and this means we’re always working closely and collaboratively to turn our ideas into reality. It’s this sense of pace, innovating and improving pretty much everything we do, that makes Trainline so exciting and unique - we truly believe our work has a genuine impact and will change travel for the better.

Purpose of the Role
To support our ambitious vision of bringing together all rail, coach and other travel services into one simple experience we are looking for smart & talented technology graduates who can share in the mission to solve our engineering challenges.
During an exciting 18 month programme you will have the opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest in UK tech. From supporting our Mobile Apps that handle millions of visits every month to working on the backend of our platform solving challenges around journey planning that involves millions of individual routes.
Throughout the scheme you will be closely mentored and guided by our engineers and given every opportunity to take your knowledge to the next level in both on-site development sessions and external conferences + talks. 

What Is The Tech?
Some of the tech you will work with in production at Trainline includes; C#, JavaScript, Node.JS, React.JS, iOS, Android, AWS. You will work within an Agile environment and be given the responsibility quickly to ship your own code. 

What is it like working at Trainline?
Our culture is central to our success. We’re driven to sustain our phenomenal growth from recent years, and this means we’re always working closely and collaboratively to turn our ideas into reality.
In our London office we support our staff with regular events on and off-site. Whether this is through partnering with Code First: Girls where we support their campaign to help 20,000 young women to code, to working with Charities such as Future Frontiers who help equip students from disadvantaged background achieve their career aspirations. 

What are we looking for?

  • A degree in Computer Science or similar STEM degree
  • An active interest in Software Engineering, potentially with a personal GitHub
  • Strong communication skills in English
  • A fast learner
  • Love of Trains + Train Travel a big bonus!

What we offer

  • Competitive Salary
  • Training Opportunities
  • Private medical + dental insurance
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Free breakfast + soft drinks
  • Regular on-site events + Pizza Fridays

About Trainline

We are a one-stop shop for train travel. Every day, we bring together routes, fares and journey times from train companies in 24 countries so our customers can easily buy train tickets and save time, hassle or money. We help our customers stay one step ahead so they don’t have to, from helping them buy the best ticket for their journey to giving them live, personalised travel information on the go via our app.

Want to learn more about Trainline? Visit Trainline's website.