C++ Developer

Development · Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Department Development
Employment Type Full Time

Ready to change the future of transportation?

Ito World solves transportation challenges across the globe for millions of travelers everyday... probably even you.  Interested in joining us?

We’re interested in talented, curious people who love data as much as we do.


The role

Ito World provides Mobility as a Service (MaaS) ready public transit data of the highest quality for cities worldwide.

Our clients trust Ito to provide a single, quality-assured transit feed at national or city-scale in a format and specification that works for them. 

We work with the leading journey planners, mapping & navigation providers and mobility service providers across the globe.


We are looking for a talented engineer to join our development team at Ito World. You will be an experienced C++ developer who is excited by the prospect of working with a range of blue-chip clients, providing a range of products and services to help them with their businesses. You will need to be an excellent team-player who is able to contribute to our highly-skilled development team. You will also have great attention to detail, and are passionate about delivering high-quality code that has been well tested and documented.


This role will be normaly based at our Cambridge office and we would expect you to be there for meetings periodically. Otherwise we fully support remote working and you can be home-based should this work better for you.


What you’ll do

As a key member of the team, you will be working in an environment that values your enthusiasm and ideas as well as your development skills and experience. Reporting to the Software Development Manager the role will involve:

  • Developing the technology underpinning our Data Management and Real-Time Platforms.
  • Expanding our range of importers and exporters that handle large volumes of disparate data.
  • Building online services for the management of complex datasets. 
  • Ensuring that the platform is well-documented, and changes are communicated to other team members

What you need to have

  • 3+ years’ experience of development in a commercial C++ environment
  • Educated to degree level. 
  • An innovative and creative approach to software development
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other developers, testers and data analysts.
  • Great attention to detail and able to deliver high-quality code that has been well-tested and documented
  • Experience developing web applications, APIs and services is also highly desirable.

What you need to be

  • A successful team player with proven experience working as part of an open, collaborative team
  • An excellent communicator who is able to communicate at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Not afraid to tackle difficult situations and provide constructive feedback to help others improve
  • Have a strong desire to get deeply involved, learn new things and identify/fix problems
  • Have the ability to multitask, meet tight deadlines and positively manage changes to workload

What is also desirable

  • Experience of Jira or another sprint management system
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum development methodologies
  • Knowledge of Django and other Python based web frameworks
  • Familiarity of transit systems, routing techniques and transit planning
  • Development in a Linux environment

Professional Development

Professional development is an area that is very important to us at Ito World. We understand that access to training and education in the workplace improves prospects for promotion and can help open up future career paths.


We take the time to work with each member of the team and help them to take control of their personal development. This ranges from helping them feel confident when taking on new challenges, to working with them to plan their goals for the future.


To facilitate continuous learning, the team has access to online resources as well as training courses and mentoring. They are also encouraged to share areas of interest with the wider team to help foster a culture of learning.


What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work
  • 25 days’ holiday
  • Working on exciting projects in a friendly, creative and challenging environment
  • Opportunities to work with some amazing clients
  • An exciting start-up culture that values people & opportunities to develop your career
  • Regular team lunches and socials
  • Flexible or remote working to suit your lifestyle

Ito World is an equal opportunities employer and does not discriminate in employment matters on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender, age, disability or social background. We support workplace diversity and believe it creates dynamic and effective organisations.


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  • Location
    Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time