Multi-modal routing and real-time transport data are at the heart of everything we do, and we use a wide range of open-source and proprietary systems to power our unique real-time messaging platform for transport operators. We are looking for a talented individual to join our leading-edge team of engineers and developers, focusing on the customisation and extension of our core multi-modal routing platform badsed on OpenTripPlanner.
• 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 tohelp validate and improve data and routing quality
• Contributing to the clear documentation of new processes and improvements to existing documentation
• Prior experience of working with OpenTripPlanner (OTP) or a similar open/closed-source multi-modal routing engine
• Familiarity with data standards e.g. 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
Although remote working is a possibility you will need to be able to attend regular meetings in Oxford IN PERSON.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.
Other desirable skills would be:
• Experience withETL / 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
If you think you’re who we’re looking for, and you want a career in a fast-moving sector with plenty of room to grow, send your CV with covering letter and links to published work to email@example.com – no covering letter, no reply.
Offering £300 per day for an initial contract of 3 months
Important – the following criteria are non-negotiable, and applications that do not meet them will be ignored:
Although there is the option of remote working you will need to attend weekly meetings in the office IN PERSON. Skype is not an option, you need to work with the team!
Please do not apply if you are unable to attend an interview at our Oxford offices, IN PERSON. We want to meet you!
We are unable to sponsor visa applications – applicants must already have the Right To Work in the UK.
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