UI Software Engineer II - Marketplace

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
- 3+ 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:

- Drive new features from inception to production, working across the company with product managers, UX designers and other stakeholders
- Deliver 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 attend internal & external conferences

Benefits:
 - Great Medical & Dental Plans
- Highly Competitive salary
- Target annual bonus
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- 4 weeks paid vacation
- Free vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
- Free drinks & snacks
- Bi-Weekly company update talks with our leadership team
- Free listing on HomeAway.com
- Electric adjustable stand up desk
- Casual dress code


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