Full Time

Graduate Developer

Employment Type

Full Time



The Role

Would you like to build awesome software with modern technology that gets used by millions of people? Do you like working as part of a friendly, supportive and high-performing team? If so, we would love you to help us create and deliver outstanding digital services to hundreds of internal users, thousands of property owners and millions of holidaymakers.

The Travel Chapter Group is a technology driven travel business that is supported by a team of industry experts. We are currently building a Centre of Technical Excellence in Bristol, as a satellite to our headquarters in Bideford in Devon. Our leading brand holidaycottages.co.uk specialises in holidays across England, Scotland, and Wales.

We have a portfolio of brands that we have either acquired or launched in-house that help give us a wider reach across more travel verticals and geographically. Our brands offer some exciting properties to book in a wide range of destinations, with for example The Big Domain currently offering a choice of holiday homes, villas, ski chalets, and wedding venues.

We are looking for

We are looking for a Graduate Developer to build and maintain awesome software, to help drive our business forward and provide an engaging experience for holidaymakers, property owners and internal business users.

We are expanding our team of enthusiastic, friendly and driven coders in Bristol and North Devon.  We are looking for people who either have or are keen to develop deep technical skills in a wide range of modern technologies. Successful candidates should have excellent team working skills, and will be operating in a collaborative and fast-paced Agile environment.

We are looking for;

  • A numerate degree, e.g. Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics
  • Enthusiasm and aptitude for software development, including strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • A passion for self-improvement and learning new things.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A focus on quality and accuracy.
  • A positive, can-do attitude, and a good team player.

The following would also be beneficial, but are not essential:

  • Experience in web-based software development using modern technologies, e.g. during an internship or university projects
  • Knowledge of software engineering principles and processes, e.g. Agile development
What will you be doing?

Main Responsibilities;  

  • Working under the close mentorship and training of experienced peers.
  • Developing technical solutions in a wide variety of languages and technologies, across the full software stack. These are likely to include:
    • HTML5 and CSS with LESS
    • Javascript, including various modern libraries and frameworks
    • .NET Core
    • PostgreSQL
    • Kubernetes
    • Google Cloud Platform
  • Taking full responsibility for the functionality you develop, ensuring that it delivers on the business needs, delights users, is maintainable and is robust.
  • Writing both functional code and automated tests for that code.
  • Peer reviewing work by others on the team.
  • Contributing to a team-wide process of continual improvement.
  • Maintaining and well as creating code.
  • Continually learning new technologies and how to do things better.
  • Maintaining a positive and gracious manner.
What's in it for you?
  • Competitive Salary 
  • Company Pension Scheme  
  • Perk Box - Exclusive staff discounts
  • Free Healthy Snacks 
  • Exclusive staff holiday discounts  
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Regular social and team events
  • A relaxed, friendly and fun work environment
  • Time for training and self-improvement
  • Highly effective, motivated and supportive team members!