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Lead Full Stack Developer, Node.js / React

Austin, TX, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Lead

As for engineering, we solve problems of scale and work on cutting edge and open source technologies. Our culture is one that strives on solving difficult problems focusing on product engineering based on hypothesis testing to empower people to come up with ideas.

Challenges you can work on:
  • Building component based web UI architectures with modern JavaScript libraries (React.JS)
  • Scale our services & web apps to more than 60k requests per second
  • Develop fast, scalable, highly available, and reliable payment engines that will process billions of dollars per year
  • Use real time data to understand customers’ needs before they do
  • Dockerize our apps and services for cloud deployment
  • Develop features that will drive our business through real time feedback loops
  • Develop a smart service layer that will allow for in session personalization based off user behavior and data
  • Scale our public API to allow other partners to leverage HomeAway services & experiences on third party sites
  • Simplify core booking and listing workflow to enhance our travelers & suppliers experience
Technologies we use:

Java8, Node.js, React.js, Backbone.js, Hadoop, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, AWS, Mesos, Docker, Linux, Jetty, Samza, Dropwizard, Kafka

  • 8+ years of professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of back-end Java or 2+ years of Node.js
  • Solid vanilla Javascript and familiarity with modern frameworks
  • HTML, CSS3 and Less/SASS experience
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to work well cross functionally across multiple department
  • An analytical problem solver that is passionate about delivering a high quality user experience
  • Responsive design, cross browser development and compatibility experience
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Provide hands on technical leadership and participate in architectural decision making
  • Own new features from design to production release
  • Dedicated to delivering tested and optimized high performance code for a distributed SOA environment (our stack satisfies 10s of thousands of requests per second!)
  • Work with QA, product management,and operations in an Agile environment
  • Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions
  • Grow a performance production environment in a way that makes the system increasingly reliable
  • Conduct peer code reviews and act as a resource for junior developers
  • Opportunities to showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences
  • Participate in our inner source culture (Internal Open Source)
  • Competitive health and insurance benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual target bonus or commission
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Vacation rental on a yearly basis(taxable benefit)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Free snacks and beverages
  • Frequent company update talks with our leadership team
  • Free listing on
  • Electronic, adjustable standup desk
  • Discounted Metro & Rail pass

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