Junior Rails Engineer | Travel Lounge Nigeria


Travel Lounge's vision is to be the leading traveller community platform within Nigeria and Diaspora. A big part of our vision is to to provide an enabling environment for travellers to connect and share their travel experiences.

To achieve our mission, we have designed a simple to use platform using one of the newest web technologies that powers the likes of Twitter and Airbnb.

As a Junior Rails Engineer, you'll work closely with the Project Engineer and Project Manager to test and validate models.

You will be provided with the required training materials, online courses, premium subscriptions and guidance to learn ruby on rails programming. Your primary assignment will require you to follow simple programming instructions used to write automation code and frameworks that can test and validate models before deployment.

You will be responsible for finding out potential bugs, re-writing methods, refactoring and optimising program flow.

You will be required to work along with the Project Engineer for the creation of 'engineering' marketing tools that can increase growth.

Our team is small. As such, we expect you to show a good aptitude and attitude towards learning. Ability to produce results based on simple instructions, work unsupervised and be passionate about programming. Some background knowledge of object oriented programming, most importantly Ruby, Python, JavaScript, CSS and HTML will be an added advantage.

Preferably, we want you to be under the age of 25, without a startup*, and at least educated to University level with a degree in Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or any other science related degree with a genuine interest in Technology-driven process related Startups

This is a contract/associate position suitable for a North American (or Nigerian**) based entrepreneur willing to join our team as a key member. Based on your performance and work ethic, after the first six months, we may offer you a major leadership role as well as equity within the company.

For more information and application: Jobs@TravelLounge.ng - Please use the position as the subject

* Must not have an ongoing or think about deploying a start-up of your own while engaged with us.
** Must have been schooled or lived in Europe or North America at some point in his/her life.