Senior Full Stack Engineer @ Pollen - London

Job Overview

2 months ago

Senior Full Stack Engineer

Pollen - London

We have just released the MVP version of our In Destination app our customers can use whilst they're on our experiences. In this part of our app, customers can see the schedule of events during the experience and use the map to navigate to venues and hotels. You will be part of a high profile team with the opportunity to influence the product and the team's ways of working.

We're on plan to double our 350-strong headcount in the next 12 months with offices in London, Los Angeles, Toronto, Vegas and Wroclaw, in this role you will be key in driving excellence, growth and positive change across Pollen.

In the first 12 months you will:

  • Learn about the pain points Customer Experience is facing around bookings and understand why we are making these changes - why they're impactful to the business.
  • You love measuring things and surface this information with the team - you use data to inform decision making and to understand what impact your deliverables are having.
  • Use your skills across the full stack to deliver vertical slices of functionality. You'll contribute to the team's success by using Python 3.7 and Django 3 to build services and APIs on the backend and React and GraphQL on the frontend. You deliver well tested code that meets requirements.
  • Become a valued member of the wider Engineering community at Pollen by engaging in the tech community - giving tech talks & contributing at guild meetings.
  • You love bringing new ideas to the team and wider community and are excited to be a part of a working culture driven by Freedom, Ownership, Belonging and Mastery.
  • Engage in our feedback culture by giving and receiving actionable, specific feedback in 1:1s with your teammates.

About our culture

  • We are results focused so you can choose your own hours & take as much vacation as you need to drive results and perform at your best. Watch our CEO talk about our innovative culture.
  • Read our CEO's open letter about our focus on Belonging, and about the mission of our women's programme Illuminate.
  • Everyone is an equity owner in the company.

About Pollen

Pollen builds, curates, and delivers the best travel experiences using technology, a network of global partners, and a data-driven customer-led mindset – pairing world class entertainment with the world's most exciting destinations.

Pollen brings you all the best experiences on We have two offerings: Pollen Presents and Pollen+. Pollen Presents curates experiences around your tastes and preferences you can't find anywhere else. These experiences bring together music, sports, wellness and beyond to enable you and your friends to connect around one-of-a-kind itineraries in exciting destinations. Pollen+ always gets you more at music festivals and events when you book through us. Pollen+ partners with the biggest promoter brands and music festivals, including We Are FSTVL, Austin City Limits, Bonnaroo, C3, Electric Zoo, Live Nation and more.

Pollen was founded in 2014 by brothers Callum & Liam Negus-Fancey. Pollen is backed by prominent investors including Kindred, Northzone, Sienna Capital, Backed and Draper Spirit. Pollen has raised over $100 million in VC funding.

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