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Front End Engineer

Booking.com

Booking.com

Software Engineering
Shanghai, China
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

Job Description

Our guiding principle is that by helping our users we help our business. As an engineer in the Front End team you’ll be a key part of the idea generation process, working in small startup-like teams that take full ownership of their part of our platform. You'll work side by side with designers, back end developers, product owners, copywriters and user researchers to conceive, analyze, hand code & test your ideas. You’ll be given the freedom to make meaningful and measurable improvements impacting millions of users.

Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for detail, pragmatic approach and an absolute commitment to making sure features are well implemented and bug free. We make all of our decisions based on experiments and testing, so you should be excited by taking a data-led approach to development. If you believe you’re also a passionate advocate for the user, and are looking to work in an agile, collaborative environment than we would like to hear from you!

What you'll be doing

  • Translate requirements and mockups into fully functioning features using JavaScript and HTML/CSS
  • Continuously look for ways to improve Booking.com and implement A/B tests
  • Take ownership of sections of Booking.com's desktop, tablet and mobile web sites
  • Contribute to the growth of Booking.com through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts
  • This role may be required to work on an on-call rotation" in the job description

What you'll bring

  • 4+ years of experience in a relevant role, preferably in a commercial environment
  • Expert understanding of core front-end web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
  • Experience with JavaScript libraries such as JQuery, React, Vue, Angular
  • Experience with templating languages
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code
  • Experience troubleshooting cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Experience with data-driven product development: analytics, A/B testing, etc
  • Knowledge of version control systems
  • Comfortable working on a command line
  • Required to speak English and Mandarin

Benefits

We are a performance-based company that offers career advancement and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential. We offer what we call the “Booking Deal” with other competitive perks and benefits. IT also has regular tech talks, training and attends/speaks at global conferences.

The hiring company Booking.com Customer Service Center (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. is one of Booking.com BV’s support companies in China. Booking.com Customer Service Center (Shanghai) Co. Ltd. is looking for a Front End Software Engineer. Booking.com BV is the company behind Booking.com™, the market leading online accommodation reservation service in the world. All references to “Booking.co” refer to Booking.com BV.

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