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Journey Planning Developer

Permanent - full time
Permanent - full time

Ideally you will have direct experience of working with OpenTripPlanner or similar open-source or closed-source multi-modal routing engines. A solid knowledge of Java/Scala and working experience with Amazon Web Services will also be beneficial. You will work directly under our lead developer as we expand the platform (and the company) into Europe.

Core duties
  • Working closely with the tech director and senior developers to help extend and customise our OpenTripPlanner (OTP) based multi-modal routing platform
  • Liaising with our product team to identify and specify existing and future functionality for the core routing platform, and liaise with the OTP community to align development with the wider project roadmap
  • Developing unit and integration tests to and help create complex systems to help validate and improve data and routing quality
  • Contributing to the clear documentation of new processes and improvements to existing documentation
Vital experience


  • Prior experience of working with OpenTripPlanner (OTP) or a similar open/closed-source multi-modal routing engine
  • Familiarity with data standards such as GTFS, SIRI, NeTEx, TransXchange etc
  • Solid knowledge of Java (Scala experience also useful)
  • Experience with source control (Git preferred), continuous integration, and unit/integration testing and issue management software (Jira ideally)
  • Bash scripting and basic *nix deployment and configuration experience


  • Experience with ETL / Stream processing
  • Familiarity with both relational and NoSQL databases (e.g. MySQL or DynamoDB)
  • Commercial experience with Amazon Web Services (Lambda, API Gateway, Kinesis, DynamoDB, S3, EC2, ECS etc)
  • Familiarity with RESTful API design concepts