Software Engineering

Front-end Engineer

ESP - Madrid

The Opportunity:

HomeAway is the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We're committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together.

Challenges you can work on:

- Create experiences seen by over 100 million people a month

- Develop fast, scalable, highly available, and reliable web apps

- Building component based web UI architectures with modern JavaScript libraries

- Develop smart web apps that will allow for in-session personalization

- Leverage real time user behavior data, predictive science and A/B testing to better understand our customers, fostering a community of trust to incrementally increase conversion, and have direct revenue impact from delivered code

- Share your work with your peers in our bi-weekly meetup and participate in our Internal Open Source by delivering high quality code that levels up not only your team but the entire organization

- Endless opportunities to grow your career the way you want

- Help develop beautiful & intuitive user interfaces

- Be at the forefront of building HomeAway’s next generation user experience.

Technologies we use: 

- ES2015, ES2016, Node.js, React.js, Jasmine/Mocha, HTML5, CSS3, Less, Hapi.js, Webpack, AWS, Docker, Jetty, Java 8, Git

Requirements:

- BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

- 3+ years of experience developing highly available enterprise web applications with state of the art front end web technologies.

- Excellent communication skills with ability to work well cross-functionally across multiple departments.

- Passionate problem solver with a focus on high quality user experience.

- Mobile first responsive design experience.

- Cross-browser development & compatibility experience.

- Proficient with JavaScript and latest web technologies.

Responsibilities: 

- Drive new features from inception to production, working across the company with product managers, UX designers and other stakeholders

-  Dedicated to delivering tested and optimized high performance code for a distributed container based architecture (our stack satisfies 10s of thousands of requests per second!)

- Create and maintain quality software using best-in-class tools: GitHub, Splunk, New Relic and TeamCity. 

- Work with product management and operations in an agile environment.

- Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions 

- Grow a performant production environment in a way that makes the system increasingly reliable

- Opportunities to showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences

Note to Third-Party / Recruitment Agencies / Executive Search Firms: HomeAway does not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters or recruiting agencies. Please do not forward unsolicited resumes to any employees of HomeAway.

HomeAway is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.