Velocity Mobile

Velocity harnesses technology and human expertise to empower our customers to live extraordinary lives.

Founded 2014
51-200 employees
  • Hotels, Restaurants, Leisure, Travel, & Hospitality
  • eCommerce
  • Digital Payments
  • Headquarters address
    20 Grosvenor Place, SW1X 7HN, London

    Velocity is a rapidly growing and well-funded startup headquartered in Mayfair, London with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Vilnius and more to open next year.

    Having raised over $30 million since 2015, Velocity is one of the fastest-growing technology companies in the world and has been featured in New York Times, LA Times, TechCrunch, Forbes, GQ, Wired and CNBC.

    Velocity harnesses technology and human expertise to empower our customers to live extraordinary lives. We are the company behind Velocity Black, the global members club & concierge re-imagined for the digital age. Book a restaurant, vacation, sold-out concert or a swim with Orca whales, all at your fingertips from a single mobile application.

    We are reimagining the way we discover and experience our world, from restaurants, to travel, to flights in fighter jets to the edge of space.

    Our Technology Philosophy and Background

    We are working in one of the most exciting areas with a broad range of technologies from micro-services, payment technology to voice interfaces and conversational commerce. We like to push the boundaries with cutting edge UI and are looking at utilising machine learning in exciting ways to enhance and inform our product and business decisions.

    Our Product & Engineering Team

    Here at Velocity, our smart and talented team are a diverse group from around the globe. We adopt a layback culture, good balance of banter, coupled with an environment that embraces new approaches towards technologies!

    For us, team spirit coupled with a laser-focus work ethos is an integral part of our success, along with our social events from pizzas and beers in the office, drinks at our local hot spot, to team off-sites at each other's homes.

    How We Interview & Hire

    1. Our interview process begins with an introductory call with a senior person from our team to ensure you have an encompassing overview about Velocity, the Product & Engineering Team, and the position to ensure there is a consensus from both parties.
    2. Following this, a technical test which allows us to gauge the depth of your experience in a particular technology and for you to demonstrate what you can do.
    3. Onsite or video interview with our VP of Engineering and at least one other team member, covering system design and real scenarios that you will be likely to face at Velocity
    • We believe this short but thorough process is a great opportunity to impress us with your approach.
    • We'll also cover the cultural fit aspects - we are a fast-moving team with high standards of ourselves, working in a rapidly changing company, always seeking to move the business forward using the latest technologies.
    • Of course, this is also your chance to ask us questions and we want you to feel excited, motivated and inspired to join us, as transparency is key for everything we do

    Why Velocity?

    We are a place where incessantness lives, Talent Grows and Aptitude is nurtured.

    Tech stack

    Node.js, Javascript, Typescript, Kubernetes, React Native, Redux, Angular, Google Cloud, Docker, Nest.js, NestJS, .NET Core, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Microsoft SQL, React, C#

    Benefits

    Compensation and retirement

    Stock Options
    Pension plan

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Fitness reimbursement

    Vacation and time off

    Paid holidays
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility

    Personal development

    Conferences reimbursement
    Hackathons

    Values and quality of life

    Accessible via public transportation
    Snacks and beverages
    Company activities
    Showers
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