Careers at Zipabout

We’re always looking for people to join our central Oxford team. If any of the roles appeal to you, please drop us a line with a covering letter (essential) and a CV and tell us why you’d make a good addition. Interested candidates should forward their CV and a covering letter to jobs@zipabout.com

Front End Developer – Oxford – £45k+

Zipabout is an Oxford based SME developing leading edge personalisation and communications technology for the transport industry. We require a passionate and focused front end developer to join our small but growing research & development team, based in our central Oxford offices. Working closely with the rest of the team, you will be responsible for the delivery of our customer and passenger facing UI/UX, including web based analytics tools, mobile (cross-platform) information systems and direct messaging interfaces such as Alexa, Messenger and Twitter DM.

Our ground-breaking data and communications platform is already being deployed with a number of UK and European transport operators, including some of the major new UK rail franchises, and your creations will have the potential to make a difference to the lives of millions of travellers every day.

Example Skills

  • Experience with HTML5, Angular 2, Typescript and other JavaScript libraries (e.g. JQuery etc)
  • Cross platform Mobile development (e.g. Xamarin/Cordova)
  • Use of visualisation frameworks/tools such as D3.js and Google Maps API
  • Familiarity with social media tools including Twitter API and Facebook Graph API

Experience of working with, and visualisation of, spatial data (GIS) and transportation data (e.g. NROD, TfL Open Data, DARWIN) would be a bonus but is not essential.

 

Benefits

  • Offices based in the heart of Oxford, UK
  • 25 days annual leave (excluding bank holidays)
  • Occasional Remote/Flexible working available
  • Time off and funding to help further your skills through training, professional certification and other personal development.

The Company

Zipabout provides a cloud based data aggregation and communications platform for the transport industry. We work with smart cities and transport operators, including major rail franchise and bus operators across the UK, helping them to understand and engage with their passengers directly and individually. We use technologies pioneered within the online advertising sector to deliver truly cutting-edge functionality for the next generation of personalised journey information systems, both in the UK and internationally. Our platform processes millions of data points every day, including real-time train, bus and road sensor data, and is capable of delivering personalised journey information to millions of bus, rail and road users through our unique, service-oriented event-driven software architecture.

Zipabout was founded by experienced veterans from the online advertising technology and digital marketing sectors. Having recently secured private seed funding and significant grant funding from the UK government (InnovateUK), we are expanding our Oxford based team to help us to develop our platform and to deliver the next generation of transport technology both in the UK and internationally.

Get in touch

Interested candidates should forward their CV and a covering letter to jobs@zipabout.com

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