Senior Software Engineer (Front-End)

Posted 4 days ago
Main Location
New York City, NY, United States
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powertofly approved What Intent Has to Offer:

Intent uses predictive analytics to help travel brands maximize their revenue per visitor. They also offer great benefits like:

  • Learning budget
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Dog-Friendly office
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • <intent> isn’t your usual company. Our work is powered by the premise that every person at <Intent> is unique, possessing a distinct set of skills, personality, and passions. We embrace our collective talents to tackle technical challenges, refine our successfully disruptive business ideas, and co-create one of the most human and inspiring work cultures out there. We are a team of collaborators, valuing and rewarding shared success over individual heroics.

    As a Senior Software Engineer at <intent> you’ll code and innovate on products that are changing the e-commerce industry. Our engineering teams help the world’s leading travel companies to serve tens of millions of ads every day around the world. These ads provide an exceptional user experience to help shoppers find and compare prices, while simultaneously increasing brand profitability.

    In our engineering work, we balance cutting-edge technologies with industry-proven practices. Across our projects, you will see a variety of languages, libraries, and databases. Our agile way of working is founded on many years of experience; you will be working with accomplished innovators in the software community. We move quickly, deploy often, and pride ourselves on owning the process of building software end-to-end. This means we are involved in brainstorming, design, development, deployment, and monitoring as much as we want to be.

    About This Role:

    You will be joining a team that is focused on discovery and innovation of new mobile experiences on the web. Your immediate focus will be on enhancing our product offerings for users as they search top travel websites. We have a proven track record of iteratively developing and improving software in a fast-paced, creative, and agile environment. We also manage to have a lot of fun along the way.

    What You Will Do:

    • Iterating with an embedded UX team to create innovative product designs that focus on travel comparison experiences for mobile
    • Collaborating with other engineers to build prototypes and full scale products
    • Mentoring other engineers and steering us towards best coding practices
    • Writing maintainable code and supporting it with test coverage
    • Enhancing our code infrastructure and improving developer workflows
    • Working cross-functionally with other squads, often via pair programming, to share knowledge and improve the overall health of our systems
    • Running queries to learn how users are interacting with the features you build

    About You

    • You have 6+ years of relevant experience
    • You have a confident mastery of Javascript (ES6), HTML, and CSS
    • You are familiar with Vue.js or have significant experience with a similar framework
    • You will be at home in a quick-paced, iterative development process
    • You have experience with automated testing and treat your test code with the same respect as your shipped code
    • You can grow quickly to become an effective team leader
    • You have a BS or MS in Computer Science or related or equivalent industry experience

    Bonus Points If:

    • You have previously developed experiences for mobile devices, and are familiar with responsive designs using touch interactions
    • You have experience with or interest in Java, NodeJS, or other server-side languages
    • You have a strong interest or an eye for UX research and design
    • You are knowledgable in AWS cloud platform (ECS, Lambda, Kinesis, API Gateway, etc.)
    • You have experience with A/B testing platforms
    • You have the ability to query databases and interpret the results of an A/B test
    • You have a passion for LESS, SASS, or CSS and promote best practices for presentational languages
    • You have a passion for participating in open source software communities
    • You have worked with Webpack or have experience with bundling and deploying JavaScript

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