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The Launch of the Pendolino with our partners Virgin Trains

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  • Going places, scaling fast, increasingly lean and agile

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
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    Join if you want to solve travel problems for millions of customers. Straight talking management with a flat corporate structure. Website, app and brand already market leading but reinventing themselves to be nationally amd globally leading edge. Do join if you want to learn true agility which starts woth caring about solving real problems as fast as possible, learning and iterating.


    Dont join if you want a cosy corner with your headphones on working on 'cool stuff'. Dont join if you dont like communicating a lot and learning new domains and skills. Do gen up on what real lean means as a culture as its largely misunderstood as poor agile due to lack of experience.

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    Keep being an open door for new ideas to push through and recognise that the whole organisation has to learn the new skills it takes to make the next mega leap.

the Interviews

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    Senior IOS Developer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
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    I applied through a staffing agency. The process took 2 days. I interviewed at the (London, England (UK)).


    Smart approach to hiring - first you do a technical test in your own time. This will probably take longer than they said it would. The test involves reviewing someone else's (bad) code and refactoring it to be better. Then if they are happy with your work you will be asked in for a pair programming exercise and a separate interview. The pair programming exercise will elaborate on the code you wrote for the technical test, incorporating it into an app.

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Headquarters London, United Kingdom
Size 201 to 500 Employees
Founded 1999
Type Company - Private
Industry Travel & Tourism
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Trainline is the UK’s leading online provider of rail tickets and journey planning and sets the pace in mobile rail-commerce with its app ranked #1 in travel. Overall, trainline is the UK’s 5th largest e-commerce player. To date, Trainline has very successfully helped British rail passengers to save money, time and hassle by providing the best place to plan & purchase rail ... More

Mission: The next chapter for Trainline is to broaden its services and to offer those to a wider range of travelers. Integrating beyond advanced purchase and beyond rail, Trainline will be a “travel buddy” in the traveler’s pocket/bag, dynamically supporting them towards a personalized door-to-door journey experience which may include buses, taxis or other ground transport, for one-time trips or regular journeys (season tickets), and for both domestic trips or travel across international borders.

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