Careers with Skyhook Adventure | Skyhook

Careers with Skyhook Adventure

We're constantly on the look-out for outstanding instructors and staff. If this sounds like you, or you know someone who fits the bill, please get in touch and we will send you back the job spec and contact details.

Current Vacancies

Back-End Software Developer


We’re looking for someone who wants to use technology to help people explore wild mountain ranges around the world. You must be a skilled and experienced PHP developer who can improve our systems, helping our clients book courses and find inspiring routes to do on their own.

Skyhook Adventure is a fast-growing mountaineering school. Founded in 2017, we’re now the largest ice climbing provider in the world, with our client base doubling every three months since we launched.

Key Facts

Salary + Benefits

£35,000-£45,000 range
Free mountaineering trips (e.g. ice climbing, snow holing, Everest base camp).
The option to work in our Norwegian instructor chalet during the winter.
Pension, 28 days holiday.


March-April start preferable (flexible)


35 contracted hours/week, flexible working



Reporting to

Directly to the directors (Alan Cooney, Damien Baxter)


31 March 2018

Required Skills

  • PHP, CSS, JavaScript knowledge
  • Drupal CMS experience
  • Fluency in English

Desired Skills

  • Hill walking/mountaineering experience
  • Management potential – we’re fast growing and will be looking to expand our development team over the coming year.
  • Experience building iphone/Android apps.

Job Role

  • Improving our Drupal-based booking system and client portal. We’re adding a lot of extra functionality to help our clients interact before the trip, find all the information they need and track their progress over time as they make their way through our courses.

  • Maintaining and improving our online safety systems – instructor check-ins, client tracking with GPS transponders and others.

  • App development – co-ordinating with or managing the development of a Skyhook app

To apply please get in touch for the full job spec and contact to send your CV.