Discover a software engineering career with Skyscanner!
Welcome to Skyscanner’s Software Engineering virtual job simulation. We’re thrilled to have you here with us!
So what is a virtual job simulation? It is a unique opportunity for you to take on practical tasks similar to what our own Skyscanner engineers would work on and get a true feel of what it’s like to work here as a front-end, back-end, mobile, and product engineer.
In this programme, you’ll develop key technical skills across different software engineering roles. This will give you the chance to see how our top engineers would have approached this task so that you can learn from them. You’ll also get a certificate upon completion that you can include on your CV and reference in an interview when you apply.
We can’t wait for you to showcase your skills during this programme and learn more about a potential career at Skyscanner! We’re a group of talented, passionate individuals located across eight worldwide offices. Unafraid of innovation, we’re committed to making things better for everyone by leading the global transformation to modern and sustainable travel.
This program is self-paced. It takes approximately 4-7.5 hours to complete.
Create a Backpack React web app
Use Skyscanner’s Backpack React library to build a basic web app.
Create a microservice
Create a Dropwizard microservice to assist users in finding car rentals and hotels
Create a mobile flight itinerary
Develop an Android application to display a user’s flight itinerary using Backpack
- Android Development
Build a user-friendly platform
Create designs that enable ease of use for the developer team