Senior UI Software Engineer

The Opportunity:


HomeAway is the world leader in vacation rentals with over 1 million listings. We offer the largest selection of properties for any travel occasion and every budget. We're committed to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together.


Challenges you can work on:

- Create experiences seen by over 100 million people a month


- Develop fast, scalable, highly available, and reliable web apps


- Building component based web UI architectures with modern JavaScript libraries


- Develop smart web apps that will allow for in-session personalization


- Leverage real time user behavior data, predictive science and A/B testing to better understand our customers, fostering a community of trust to incrementally increase conversion, and have direct revenue impact from delivered code


- Share your work with your peers in our bi-weekly meetup and participate in our Internal Open Source by delivering high quality code that levels up not only your team but the entire organization


- Endless opportunities to grow your career the way you want


- Help develop beautiful & intuitive user interfaces


- Be at the forefront of building HomeAway’s next generation user experience.


Technologies we use:

- Node.js, React.js, Backbone.js, Less, AWS, Docker, Linux, Jetty, Dropwizard, Java 8, Webpack, Git, Yeoman


Requirements:


- BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience


- 8+ years of experience developing highly available enterprise web applications with state of the art front end web technologies


- 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


- Mobile first responsive design experience


- Cross-browser development & compatibility experience


- HTML5, CSS3, and a CSS Pre/Postprocessor experience


Responsibilities:

- Provide hands on technical leadership and participate in architectural decision-making


- Drive new features from inception to production, working across the company with product managers, UX designers and other stakeholders


-  Dedicated to delivering tested and optimized high performance code for a distributed SOA environment (our stack satisfies 10s of thousands of requests per second!)


- Create and maintain quality software using best-in-class tools: GitHub, Splunk, New Relic, Sonar and TeamCity


- Work with QA, product management and operations in an agile environment


- Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions


- Grow a performant production environment in a way that makes the system increasingly reliable


- Opportunities to showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences


- Conduct peer code reviews and act as a resource for junior developers



Meet Some of HomeAway's Employees

Yaneli R.

U.S. Marketing Specialist

Yaneli showcases HomeAway’s spectacular home rentals from social media to email campaigning—helping family and friends explore new and exciting travel destinations.

Chris T.

Senior Manager, Business Intelligence

Chris powers HomeAway’s Business Team—crunching numbers, developing ideas, and strategizing future goals to make HomeAway the industry’s top selling vacation rental brand.


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