kimkim

silicon_valley
11 - 25 Employees
< 10 Engineers
$5M - $10M Funding
Pre-Series A

Kimkim is the new way to plan and book travel with the help of a local specialist. Imagine talking with a local travel specialist who knows the destination well and can offer curated travel advice. A person who loves recommending great experiences based on your personal interests. With kimkim, now you can plan the whole trip easily, share and review the itinerary with family and friends and book it all in one place.

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Why join us?

  • We've increased revenue by 2.5x in 2018.

  • Previously, we built some of the world's leading travel apps, including TripAdvisor, EveryTrail and TrekkingPartners. Core kimkim team comes from TripAdvisor.

  • We are building the next generation travel company. Kimkim travelers are extremely satisfied with 4.8 / 5 stars (1,541 reviews).


Engineering at kimkim

Engineering team and processes

We are a small team of 2 engineers. Our team operates on 1 week cycles, with a product meeting every Monday where we decide what will be achieved during the week. We use pull requests to conduct code reviews and use unit tests. All engineers are empowered to push code to production, which we often do multiple times a day.

Technical Challenges

We're building the next generation of tools to book multi day vacations

Projects you might work on
  • Advanced data Analytics system with ETL processes

  • A Trip Plan builder to present trips to travelers that connects to different APIs

  • Build mobile apps iOS, Android from scratch

Tech stack
Ruby on Rails
JavaScript
PostgreSQL

Working at kimkim

We love travel, and we love giving access to great travel experiences (off the beaten path with a local flavor) to as many consumers as possible. We are laser focused and walk through walls to win. We take ownership of our projects. On the engineering side we highly value code quality, performance and security.

Diversity and Inclusion
Perks & benefits
  • Generous Vacation

    Unlimited vacation policy. You are responsible to take as much vacation as you need to do a great work.

  • Free Food

    Free lunch twice a week

  • Health Insurance
  • Workshops/Conferences

    We encourage our engineers to attend external conferences

  • Travel

    We have an office in Lima and Amsterdam where you can work from

  • Company Retreats

    Once a year we choose a cool place for our all-company retreat. This year will be Paris. We will do a day of work and couple days of activities...

  • Beautiful Office

    Prime location right in downtown Palo Alto


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