Front End Engineer

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Brand: WhereTo
Work type: Full time
Location: Spain - Barcelona
Categories: Information & Technology

WhereTo is a business travel startup from San Francisco that evolved into an agile development and design studio within the Flight Centre family. We build travel solutions used by some of the largest companies on the planet - we have just one goal: making business travel better for everybody.

WhereTo provides an AI-powered travel platform for corporate travel. Their platform uses machine learning algorithms to recommend personalized travel options based on a traveler's preferences, company policies, and budget. WhereTo's technology also allows for real-time travel tracking, reporting, and cost analysis, enabling companies to optimize their travel programs and reduce costs.

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About The Opportunity

WhereTo (now a part of Flight Centre Travel Group) is looking for a passionate, motivated and skilled Senior Front End Engineer to join our growing engineering team. This is an exciting opportunity to be an integral part of the team leading the return to
travel. We are looking for a self-motivated team player, a mentor to others contributing to our culture of engineering and operational excellence, continuously improving our craftsmanship.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for building components for the user interface (UI); utilizing various JavaScript libraries and tools such as React.js, Redux, and Node.js/npm.
  • Leading and helping the Front-End team code with performance, scalability, and usability in mind.
  • You will live and breathe the virtual-DOM, pure reducers and immutable data structures.

Experience & Qualifications

  • 4+ years professional software development experience (internships and personal projects not included)
  • 2+ years experience with React.js or other web framework (Vue.js, Angular, Ember, etc.)
  • Experience with state containers (i.e Redux, Alt, Flux)
  • Experience with modern JavaScript (ES6, Babel, FlowType and/or TypeScript, Webpack)
  • HTML5 (specifically dealing with IE quirks)
  • JavaScript testing experience (Mocha, Jasmine and Jest)
  • Experienced in Agile development and TDD / BDD
  • Able to iterate quickly
  • Strong understanding of Git fundamentals
  • Experience with pure-functional programming is a bonus (Ramda, Lo-Dash FP, etc)
  • Interest in full-stack development is a bonus.

Work Perks! - What’s in it for you:

FCTG is renowned internationally for having amazing perks and an even better culture.  We understand that our people are our most valuable asset. It is the passion and dedication of our teams that keep the company on top of the industry ladder. It’s also why we offer some great employee benefits and perks outside of the norm.

  • Have fun: At the heart of everything we do at Flight Centre is a desire to have fun.
  • Reward & Recognition: Celebrate the success of yourself and others at our regular Buzz Nights and at the annual Global Gathering - You'll have to experience it to believe it!
  • Use your smarts: Our people use their quick thinking, expertise, and tenacity to always figure things out.
  • Love for travel: We were founded by people who wanted to travel and want others to do the same. That passion is something you can’t miss in our people or service.
  • Personal connections: We are a big business founded on personal relationships.
  • A career, not a job: We offer genuine opportunities for people to grow and evolve
  • We back our people all the way: We are strongly committed to supporting every single employee in their professional and personal development.

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