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Senior Frontend Software Engineer, KAYAK Hotels

Company: KAYAK
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

KAYAK, part of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG), is the world's leading travel search engine. With billions of queries across our platforms, we help people find their perfect flight, stay, rental car, cruise, or vacation package. We're also transforming the in-travel experience with our app and new accommodation software. For more information, visit .
As an employee of KAYAK, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each others strengths and insights. Together, we're able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.
We are looking for smart, ambitious, and creative developers with a passion for learning, huge curiosity and focus on achieving outstanding outcomes. You will join the international team that is developing compelling user experiences for hotel owners and their guests. As a catalyst for complex projects and initiatives, you will work closely in a cross functional team to develop innovative features redefine the hotel industry landscape. If you're an engineer who loves solving complicated problems, building creative solutions and wants to be a part of a team of similarly skilled, driven individuals, we'd love to hear from you!
In this role, you will:

  • Work independently on solutions and designs with minimal oversight
  • Produce scalable, high quality, and accurate work
  • Estimate efforts accurately and executing with pace
  • Show good judgment in software architecture;
  • Use metrics to validate decision-making
  • Own communication with key stakeholders on assigned projects
  • Easily relating technical subjects to non-technical audiences
  • Show leadership within direct & cross-functional teams

    Please apply if you have:

    • 5+ years of meaningful work experience developing web applications;
    • Bachelor's degree or higher, preferably in a quantitative/technical field (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Physics, Math);
    • Experience building layouts using CSS and HTML;
    • Advanced understanding of JavaScript, ideally with some experience using a modern UI framework or library (eg. React, Angular, Vue.js);
    • Knowledge of performance considerations, especially with respect to browsers;
    • Ability to debug issues in a full-stack environment
    • Experience working in Java, C#, or a similar object-oriented language a plus, but not required

      Benefits and Perks:

      • 4 weeks paid vacation
      • Ability to work from almost anywhere
      • Day off on your birthday
      • Generous retirement plans
      • Awesome health, dental and vision insurance plans
      • Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Headspace Subscription
      • No Meeting Fridays
      • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.
      • Weekly catered lunches
      • Flexible hours
      • Regular team events/excursions
      • Universal Paid Parental leave

        Diversity and Inclusion
        We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more creative ideas, products, and better outcomes for our team members. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team. Whoever you are, just be you.
        We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform job responsibilities, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Keywords: KAYAK, Cambridge , Senior Frontend Software Engineer, KAYAK Hotels, IT / Software / Systems , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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