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Umapped - Front End Engineer - Toronto

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Brand: Flight Centre Travel Group
Work type: Full time
Location: Ontario
Categories: Information & Technology

Front End Engineer - Toronto

Are you looking for a challenge to be part of scaling a growing global technology platform and business?

Umapped, a startup within Flight Centre Travel Group, is seeking skilled and motivated Front End Engineers to join our Product and Engineering minded team to help us build highly interactive interfaces, innovative new functionality for the Umapped itinerary management platform.

Who you are:

You are passionate about building user friendly, engaging customer interfaces and high scalable distributed systems. You are a growth-oriented person, continually honing your craft and keeping up with the best tools for the job. You listen to podcasts and read blogs, you attend (virtual) meetups and conferences, and you take courses. You are meticulous, building and shipping high quality and maintainable code using the latest technologies. You take pride in your work, so you always test it before shipping it. You are a team player. You inspire others to do their best work and can consistently be counted upon to deliver results. You are comfortable with the unknown: We are well-funded and organized, but still have many characteristics of a startup. You need to be comfortable working in a fast-paced Agile environment. You have great communication skills, able to convey information to others in a simple and unambiguous way.

Umapped is the leading collaborative B2B2C trip management technology platform in the global travel industry. Our products help travel companies and professionals engage with their customers throughout the entire travel lifecycle.

The company’s core products include:

• Consumer facing web and mobile applications

• Trip Publisher, an online itinerary and proposal builder for travel professionals

• TripLinQ, a content and itinerary data interface accessed via API service

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the design, development and testing of new features of the Umapped Technology platform.
  • Contribute to the ongoing support and monitoring of the technology infrastructure.
  • Ability to navigate through a large complex codebase.
  • Build an intuitive experience and feel for our mobile and web applications.
  • Converting UI/UX design into live code
  • Ensure that appropriate software engineering practices are employed to deliver high quality results.
  • Writing unit/e2e tests to ensure code quality and increase test coverage
  • Work closely with the team to define the business requirements for new projects.
  • Collaborate across team boundaries with other teams
  • Communicate issues and technical roadblocks effectively
  • Drive and passion towards building great and sustainable products

Our Core Technology:

  • Languages: Java 8 and higher, Kotlin, Golang
  • Scripting Languages: JavaScript, Typescript, Groovy, Python
  • JS based web frameworks  - Material-UI w/ React JS
  • SQL, NoSQL and graph databases and caching (PostgreSQL, DynamoDb,  ElasticSearch, Redis, Neo4J, etc)
  • Linux
  • Git

Core Expertise:

  • Great communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to rapidly prototype and adjust in response to customer feedback
  • Cross browser/Cross Device web development
  • Exposure to Front-end libraries/framework - React, Angular, Vue
  • Ability to articulate the benefits and challenges of depending on front-end libraries, frameworks, and tool-sets.
  • Testing Exposure (functional, automated, load, platform reliability)
  • Drive and passion towards building great and sustainable code
  • University/College Degree in Computer Science/Computer Engineering or equivalent

Nice to Have:

  • Experience in e-commerce platforms
  • Experience in the travel industry
  • Exposure to native mobile development (IOS and Android)
  • Exposure to React Native framework
  • Experience with AWS technologies is preferred (Cloudfront, RDS, infrastructure)

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for, then APPLY NOW.

Our promise is to provide an environment with equality of respect, dignity and opportunity for all our employees.  We value an inclusive and supportive workplace which truly reflects the diversification of our society.  Flight Centre Travel Group is committed to providing a barrier-free pathway throughout our recruitment selection process.  If you require accommodation because of a disability at any stage of our hiring process, please let us know in advance by contacting our Recruitment Team at

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