Engineering Lead for the Account & Subscription Tribe
Kiwi.com

Kiwi.com

Engineering Lead for the Account & Subscription Tribe

  • Permanent contract 
  • Bratislava
  • > 5 years

The company

Kiwi.com

Kiwi.com

  • Software, Tourism
  • From 250 to 2000 employees

The job

Engineering Lead for the Account & Subscription Tribe

  • Permanent contract 
  • Bratislava
  • > 5 years

Who are they?

Kiwi.com is an online travel agency that developed its own algorithm for finding flight tickets. Their mission is to move people from any A to any B anywhere in the world, affordably and conveniently. They are achieving this by creating virtual interlining, by combining flights, trains and buses, in their search.

Kiwi.com was founded in 2012 in Brno, the Czech Republic and today they’re called a young scale-up. They even got awarded by Forbes that they are the most successful Czech startup! Today, Kiwi.com is counting more than a thousand employees in their core offices and they have offices in Brno and Prague (the Czech Republic), Bratislava (Slovakia), London (UK) and Barcelona (Spain).

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Job description

Kiwi.com is an important player in the travel industry with modern technology and a unique product. To support the growth and new innovative initiatives we are looking for a Frontend Engineer who will have an important role in shaping our future. Account & Subscription tribe is working directly at the core of the user experience. Imagine a cross-platform experience guiding you from the initial search through planning, booking, sharing details with other travelers, and keeping you well informed during the entire duration of your journey. Imagine all of that being unified across travel means (carriers). Making all that truly personalized and customer-centric, that’s the mission of the Account tribe. And if you love innovations, all of this will set foundations for new and truly exciting business models. Are you an experienced engineer who’s still passionate, creative, and open-minded? Do you like to inspire people around you but also be inspired by them? Can you imagine working in a fast-changing and truly international environment? Do you want to work on something that matters and “be in touch” with real customers? Then join us, together we will shape the future of the phenomenal experience, which traveling is. Main responsibilites
  • Lead a team of ~4 frontend developers, know how to lead by example.
  • Tightly cooperate with the Product Manager on discovery and backlog prioritization, lead the delivery (and be accountable for it).
  • Be responsible for the team tech stack and its continuous improvement.
  • Lead the cooperation with other Kiwi teams to design architecture and deliver features for our customers (BE, other FE teams, etc.). The new major value in Kiwi is rarely created in isolation and the scope of a single team.
  • Take care of the learning & personal growth of the people in your team, inspire them, and be inspired by them.
  • Spend considerable time with hands-on feature development, bug hunting, testing new technologies, etc.
  • Dev Stack
  • React, Relay, Next.js, Flow, Typescript, Styled-components, Storybook.
  • Yarn workspaces (we have a monorepo-like setup) 
  • GraphQL, Node.js
  • Cypress E2E testing and Jest with React Testing Library
  • Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, GitLab.
  • Jira and Slack
  • What do we expect from you?
  • Be passionate, curious, and open-minded. 
  • 6+ years of experience in software engineering with a large volume of Javascript and frontend engineering in general. 
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to lead tough engineering discussions. Ability to communicate clearly and precisely.
  • Practical experience with React.
  • HTML, CSS, DOM, browser APIs and overall understanding of how the web works.
  • General backend engineering knowledge. Experience with even backend development is a plus.
  • Ability to work with remote teams.
  • Willingness to contribute to product decisions, assess technical feasibility, understand customers' needs.
  • A mindset to solve problems, not tasks.
  • Why it rocks to be at Kiwi.com
  • Do, fail, learn - repeat! We understand that mistakes happen and we learn fast.
  • We decide which cutting-edge technologies are appropriate for the task.
  • We love contributing and using Open Source. In fact, our whole design system is Open Source.
  • We visit and speak at conferences and technological events worldwide.
  • We code at hackathons and other competitions.
  • We support the local tech community.
  • We use our work time wisely with a friendly vacation policy and work schedule.
  • We also like to party and hang out together.
  • Dogs, kids and parties are welcome in our offices.
  • We also enjoy common benefits, such as flexible hours, 6 weeks of holiday, sick days, flight vouchers, gym subscription, fresh fruit and coffee…
  • Possibility to access our Phantom Stock scheme (depending on seniority and internal regulations).
  • Besides a fair salary, we can also look forward to quarterly bonuses dependent on overall company performance.
  • Salary starting from 4350EUR per month gross depending on relevant experience and skillsWe offer you•The opportunity to join our Phantom Stock scheme.•We also enjoy benefits, such as meal vouchers, 25 days vacation, sick days, Multisport card, Employee Assistance Program.•Flight vouchers to celebrate your kiwi anniversaries.•We give our employees a freedom to choose between the environment of work from home and our modern office located in Zuckermandel where you can enjoy sleeping spots, chillout zones, free refreshments, parking for car/bicycle/motorbike.•The latest version of Hardware from Apple or Microsoft based on your preferences.•Relocation package (including visa transfer support).•We offer unlimited contracts within a forward-thinking and ambitious company.•Dogs, kids, and parties are welcome in our offices.   Interested? Join us and hack the traditional ways of travel! Kiwi.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Throughout the recruitment process and for some time after it’s finished, we’re going to process your Personal Data. You can find all the necessary information in our Privacy Policy available at: https://jobs.kiwi.com/recruitment-privacy-policy/.
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