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Front-end Developer & Team Lead - Accommodations

JOB DESCRIPTION

At Booking.com, data drives our decisions. Technology is at our core. And innovation is everywhere. But our company is more than datasets, lines of code or A/B tests. We’re the thrill of the first night in a new place. The excitement of the next morning. The friends you make. The journeys you take. The sights you see. And the food you sample. Through our products, partners and people, we can empower everyone to experience the world.

With over 1.6 million room nights booked every day, accommodation represents the largest share of our business to date. Our mission is to deliver the best customer experience and the most varied selection of properties.

At Booking.com we combine the best traits of a start-up with the resources of planet Earth’s #1 accommodation website. We are working towards creating the ultimate travel experience, building and improving great products for both travellers and the accommodation partners.

Search at Booking.com is at the forefront of developing innovative and engaging experiences for our ever-expanding customer base. We’re focused on next-generation growth, but to be successful we need the brightest minds and most creative thinkers to develop next-generation technology. That’s where you come in. You will join a highly motivated and talented team and help evolve our platforms, processes and ways of working in one of the most impactful areas of our business. Are you ready for the challenge?

B.Responsible

  • Facilitate an agile development team (small team of 5 – 7 people)
  • Identify and support the growth of talents, provide feedback and look after people’s personal development
  • Assess individual and team performance, recognize and promote excellent performance, and address under-performance
  • Hands on development, translating requirements and mockups into fully functioning features using JavaScript and HTML/CSS

B.Skilled

  • Successful track record of leading development teams and managing people, with at least 1+ year in a leadership role
  • Experience in performance evaluation and support a team in their individual growth
  • 4+ years of experience in a relevant role in a commercial environment
  • Expert understanding of core front-end web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
  • Experience with JavaScript libraries such as JQuery
  • Experience with React and Redux
  • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code
  • Experience troubleshooting cross-browser compatibility issues
  • Experience with data-driven product development: analytics, A/B testing, etc.
  • Strong interaction and design sense, excellent attention to detail
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, team-player

B. Offered

  • Living and working in Amsterdam, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe
  • Contributing to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and seeing real-time impact of your work on millions of travellers worldwide
  • Working in a fast-paced and performance driven culture
  • Opportunity to utilize technical expertise, leadership capabilities and entrepreneurial spirit
  • Promote and drive impactful and innovative engineering solutions
  • Technical, behavioural and interpersonal competence advancement via on-the-job opportunities, experimental projects, hackathons, conferences and active community participation
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package and some great added perks of working in the home city of Booking.com

Booking.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.