About Tripco

Address

Waterfront, Cape Town

Company Size

51-200
Summary

What We Do

Tripco is a travel technology company based in Cape Town, South Africa. We build and own online travel platforms and brands, loved by thousands of customers every day.

The Tripco team is passionate about delivering the best travel experiences, enabled by technology and industry-leading customer service.

Tripco’s original travel brand, TravelGround.com, has facilitated accommodation bookings since 2009 and now lists over 25,000 places to stay across South Africa and Namibia.

In 2013, Tripco launched LekkeSlaap.co.za, the easiest way to find and book accommodation in both Afrikaans and English. Since then, LekkeSlaap has become a household name, growing into South Africa’s largest local accommodation booking website.

Tripco’s latest brand, LekkeVlieg.co.za, was launched in 2018. This cutting-edge flights booking platform makes booking flights in Afrikaans and English a seamless experience.

At Tripco, we believe in making travel a transformative experience, offering innovation at its finest.

Our Culture

You'll be part of our close-knit Product & Engineering team, working on new products and exciting roadmap projects. You'll be contributing to all aspects of the development cycle from discovery to deployment and there is also an opportunity to be involved in other types of projects like data analytics and machine learning, or innovate solutions that require new technologies, we're supportive and open to your ideas and interests!

You'll also be an active and valued member of our wider company of 90+ people. We are hard-working, curious and ambitious, and are set out to re-imagine the future of travel. We take great pride in providing the best experience to our customers.

We're based at the Waterfront, Cape Town in a modern, collaborative office space.

Our Stack

  • We utilise Hashicorps' infrastructure ecosystem utilising Terraform, Consul, Nomad
  • PHP, MariaDB & Nginx on a multi-server stack
  • We make use of the latest front-end frameworks like Vue.js projects
  • Continuous integration build process with Docker, and GitHub Actions
  • We also use Python, C++, and Rust
  • Potential to be involved in Machine Learning projects

Why Work With Us

  • Flexible hours and remote working hybrid model (2 days in office/week)
  • Extensive budget to choose your own high-end laptop and workstation setup
  • Cool Waterfront office with chill room, table-tennis, Jura coffee and a private balcony
  • Great perks such as free daily lunch when in office, free travel vouchers and discounts
  • Contribution towards a Discovery medical aid & Vitality Health membership
  • Lots of leave and digital nomad working available (work from anywhere, without taking leave)
  • Dynamic, hard-working company culture. We take great pride in giving our customers the best service!
  • Work alongside some of the brightest and the best Computer Science and Engineering graduates.
  • Learn everything there is to know about cutting-edge e-Commerce, web-dev and mobile-dev.
  • You will be encouraged to participate actively in business strategy and tactics.
  • Full sponsorship of any local coding conferences/meetups/seminars you may wish to attend.
  • Interact with 100+ non-engineers, such as writers, designers, marketers, etc

Our Hiring Process

  • We adopt an informal process and varies candidate to candidate.
  • Usually, the process involves a couple of informal video calls, a simple web development task and finally an office visit to meet the P&E team and company directors.

Roles Available

  • Full-Stack Software Engineer
  • Systems Engineer
Perks
Table tennis in chill room
Monthly company-wide fun perk
Flexible start times
Showers on site
Mentorship
Digital Nomad (1 month)
Free Travel Vouchers and Discounts
Work from home hybrid model (2 days in)
Access to company financials
Funded courses and conferences
Jura coffee and fruits
Free lunch for when in office (lots of options at Waterfront!)
Contribution towards Discovery medical aid & Vitality Health membership
Extensive budget to choose your high-end laptop and workstation setup
Tech Stack

Application and Data

Amazon S3
Amazon EC2
Sass
Laravel
Javascript
Node.js
Python
MySQL
PHP
Redis
RabbitMQ
memcached
jQuery
HTML5
C++
Bootstrap
nginx
Vue.js
MariaDB
Amazon Lambda
BigQuery
Amazon CloudFront
Amazon API Gateway
Amazon Web Services

DevOps

GitHub
Papertrail
Git
Docker
Selenium
npm
Terraform
Bash
Consul
Datadog
Sentry
Freshping
Cloudflare

Utilities

Amazon Route 53
Amazon SES
Google Analytics
Hotjar
TestProject
BrowserStack
Litmus
Metabase
FullStory

Business Tools

Google Apps
Slack
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