Over on our engineering blog Nikolaos Tsipas has just published a great piece about how we built a self-served ETL pipeline for ingesting third-party data - and how you can too. Also worth a read to see how we're using cool technologies like Cookiecutter, AWS Batch and Glue for cutting-edge projects!
Here at Skyscanner we’ve been Trello fans (and users) for a long time – and so we were incredibly excited to get the chance to work with them on a very special project – creating ‘power-ups’ for travel planning / trip-themed Trello boards. Read about what we’ve built and create a Trello board for your next holiday today: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMXjr
Seven talented people. Four short weeks. One killer idea. The story of Skyscanner’s first ever Maker Studio continues now, over on our Growth blog #MoveFastAndMakeThings
Skyscanner graduates work on the same challenging problems and projects as their teammates and deliver work that makes an impact with travellers – from day one. Recently we held a huge global celebration to mark the graduation of our Class of 2017. Congratulations to all our grads – we can’t wait to see what you’re going to do next!
There are (at least) twelve cool organisations hiring in Scotland - and we're one of them! Click through to see what a current director wrote on Glassdoor about life at Skyscanner - and check out our open roles #hiring #scotland
In the run up to International Women’s Day Skyscanner staffers have enjoyed a programme of talks given by inspirational female role models both inside and outside the company. So far this week we’ve been lucky enough to hear empowering words from Meg Cale, Joanna Lord, Lisa Warwick, Reshmi Roy, Myra Fulton, and Christina Bhachu. Today, on IWD itself, we’re delighted to be able to host award-winning journalist and author Chitra Ramaswamy, who will be coming in to our Edinburgh office to tell us her story.
Coders need a code. And you can read all about ours in the latest post on our #Engineering blog
"Work-life balance is not a buzz-word here; it’s indeed encouraged and respected." Great to see Glassdoor hailing Skyscanner for its flexible working policies! #flexibleworking #wfh #worklifebalance
"It’s telling when a young person with a love of reading enters the workplace...They tend to have a constructive attitude and a willingness to learn and then excel. As a consequence of reading, they have had a deliberate exposure to the considered written thoughts of others from different places and times." Skyscanner Chairperson Gareth Williams on his love of reading and the business books that helped him thrive on his startup journey http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ3V5
How do Growth professionals run effective experiments in markets where they have relatively few users? Skyscanner's Elisabeth Norberg shares her playbook for learning big lessons in small markets. Check it out: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ3VC