Lead FrontEnd Engineer

Lead FrontEnd Engineer
Travix - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Full Time
Engineering & Technical, IT & Software Development
Full-stack JavaScript Node.js React Typescript

Make your career at Travix

At Travix, everyone is welcome. Our global team has over 40 different nationalities and we embrace everyone’s authenticity. We have proven to grow people internally, we are proud of our passionate company culture and we love to dream big. Ever since our company was founded, our aim has been to create a work environment where people can thrive, be creative and ultimately build their own legacy within the company. More now than ever we are at a pivotal moment in our company’s existence: where we are preparing for when the world is ready to travel again. With cutting-edge technology, strong partnerships, a strategic vision and the resources and stability of the Trip.com Group, we provide an international playground where our employees can truly impact the future of traveling. 

To accelerate this momentum, we’re looking to grow our team. If you share the same values as we do, you are just as passionate and ready to build your own legacy, then there is plenty of room here at Travix.

Job Purpose

  • Develop new IT technologies, processes, policies and procedures in cooperation with the Delivery Manager and supervision over work activities is indirect.
  • Design and build new/complex (multidisciplinary) IT products and architectures.
  • Solve complex multidisciplinary problems and contribute to the development of IT strategy, processes and procedures.
  • Lead, guide, coach and train Developers level 1 and 2 act as an expert/consultant in the IT organization and facilitate knowledge sharing.
  • Be seen as custodian and champion of all things “front-end”.
  • Be mature and an excellent communicator who can engage both internally and externally with 3rd party suppliers and partners.
  • Be able to handle all situations and make decisions that will ultimately benefit the organization.
  • Have an analytical & debugging skill for the development & production environment
  • Drive quality, automation, documentation, performance and should be a perfectionist

Key Responsibilities

  • Own the new project design, taking into consideration performance and quality practices
  • Design and develop, with your team, the new Travix platform
  • Work in close collaboration with other leads, principals and seniors to define and refine processes and practices
  • Design, code, and test tools for the department
  • Lead code reviews, trainings, and presentations for the teams
  • Work closely with the Engineering Manager to achieve company-wide goals
  • Request and deliver new tools and technologies to be used throughout the department
  • Define the standards (eg: coding standards, quality gate, CI, etc.)

What you bring to the table

  • University degree or equivalent work experience in an e-commerce environment
  • 5+ years of experience in multiple environments and technology stacks, from front to back, down to networking

Proficiency in at least two of the following:

  • Javascript ES6
  • SCSS
  • React
  • NodeJS
  • Functional & unit testing
  • RxJS
  • Typescript

Knowledge of any of the following is a plus:

  • Docker 
  • Java
  • .NET
  • CI/CD
  • A balanced view on “best practices”, with a strong dose of pragmatism, while maintaining a forward-looking attitude
  • The capability to be highly effective within and without a team
  • A high drive to achieve, more than to be perfect
  • High degree of accountability, commitment, and responsibility
  • A detail oriented and proactive problem-solving mindset
  • Exceptional communication skills in English
  • Experience in travel industry also a huge benefit

What you can expect from us

  • Competitive salary and other amazing benefits, such as covered travel costs, discounted ongoing cancellation / travel insurances and a bike plan.
  • 30,5 days of paid leave, so plenty of time to enjoy your global travel adventures!
  • Many internal development courses to keep on learning and growing.
  • An environment where you can keep a healthy work-life balance: even when we can go back to the office to collaborate as teams, you will still continue having a balance between working from home and from the office.
  • Flat hierarchy where your voice can be heard, welcomed and appreciated at all levels in the organization. 
  • A diverse, inclusive and multicultural working environment 
  • Top floor office in Amsterdam (close to Central Station) with an amazing view!
  • Free fruit, company bar (free beer!), team drinks and company events.

Ready to start your own Travix journey?

Think you have what it takes? Then, we would love to hear from you. 

Please note that we continue to hire with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19.