Junior Full-Stack Developer (Remote, UK)

Published on March 10, 2024

Bookwhen is a flexible and affordable booking solution that's used by thousands of customers worldwide. The businesses we work with range from yoga and fitness to alpaca walks and children's activities. They all make our world a more colourful place and helping our customers turn their passion into a business is our biggest motivator. Our small team is made up of passionate and autonomous people with an entrepreneurial mindset. We're a group of creative thinkers focussed on quality, excellence and collaboration.

  • Full time
  • Remote (Work from anywhere within the UK)
  • Permanent
  • £30k-£45k, depending on experience

What is Bookwhen?

Bookwhen is a flexible and affordable booking solution used by thousands of businesses worldwide. We support a diverse range of customers - from yogis to alpaca walkers and from potters to large multinationals! They all make our world a more colourful place, and helping our customers turn their passion into a business is our biggest motivator.

Initially founded in Oxford, UK, we are a remote-first business, giving our team flexibility in their location within the UK. We aim to meet and spend time together as a whole company at least twice a year, strongly emphasising genuine work-life balance.

How we approach our work

Our small team comprises passionate people who love what they do. We're a group of creative thinkers focused on quality and collaboration. These values define how we approach our work every day:

  • Empathetic: We believe in the power of empathy to drive positive change and create meaningful connections.
  • Passionate: We embrace the transformative power of passion to fuel our purpose and drive exceptional results.
  • Inquisitive: We foster a culture of inquisitiveness, celebrating curiosity and encouraging exploration.
  • Clear: We value clarity as a guiding principle that promotes transparency, understanding, and effective communication.


About the role

You’ll be focusing on planning, delivering, and maintaining high-quality features, and making improvements to the system. You’ll be working autonomously as well as collaborating closely with your team and other departments. There will be many opportunities to grow your skillset and involvement within the wider business. We're a small team, but it means your work can have huge impact and you're not just a cog in the system.

You should apply if

  • You’re a creative thinker focused on quality, excellence and collaboration.
  • You're product-focused, and care deeply about improving the user experience.
  • You can make data-driven decisions.
  • You have a real passion for writing good software and love keeping up to date with and learning new technologies.
  • You have excellent attention to detail, with a focus on code quality and testing.
  • You’re an excellent communicator, both written and verbally.
  • You’re a problem solver at heart, even (or especially) if the solution means no code!
  • You want to be part of a team that goes above and beyond to make Bookwhen a successful company and a product people love.

Our stack:

Application: Ruby on Rails, SASS, Turbo/JavaScript
Database: Postgres
Infrastructure: Github, CircleCI, Kubernetes, GCP, Terraform


  • Fully remote
  • You’re provided with a laptop, monitor and accessories
  • Annual leave - 38 days per year (including bank holidays)
  • Take bank holidays when you want - we don’t all celebrate the same public holidays
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Health insurance through Vitality
  • Budget for co-working spaces and office equipment
  • Bi-annual full company social away days
  • Regular engineering team meet-ups
  • Enhanced paternal/maternal leave
  • Budget for training and conferences
  • An annual allowance for attending Bookwhen-hosted classes and courses
  • Access to employee perks and discounts through our HR platform

Equal Opportunities

We are an equal opportunity employer and believe in the power of a diverse, inclusive team.

We welcome all applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Your unique perspective is what sets you apart, so if you're excited about this role, please apply, even if you don't meet every single requirement.

Please let us know if you require anything which would enable your success throughout our interview process.