Mobile Web Developer

HotelTonight makes it remarkably easy to book great hotels at amazing last-minute rates on your mobile device, for tonight, tomorrow and next week. Our mission is to make people feel more alive by delivering the unexpected and we're looking for a Mobile Web Developer to help do just that.

As a mobile-only company, HotelTonight is at the cutting edge of technology. Your role gets to take advantage of emerging trends in this market to deliver the best experience to our users.

You will have the chance to work in a fast-paced environment that puts high value on design and usability.  As a part of a small, dedicated team, you will have an immediate impact in moving our mobile web product light-years ahead of the competition.  An idea can go from concept to production within a week or two. You will also get to work on the "HT Pros" platform, our in-app chat feature connecting users with a personal travel concierge.

Follow our Technology Blog at BuildTonight to learn about the Engineering Team's challenges, goals and everything in between.

WHAT YOU'LL DO

  • Full-stack development using Javascript, React and other mobile web technologies to create interactive UIs and Ruby for the backend
  • Take ownership of features from start to end across multiple mobile and web products
  • Work with our Design team to craft a beautiful mobile web experience
  • Participate in code reviews with other members of the engineering team
  • Own the delivery and deployment of the services you build into our containerized production cluster 
  • Participate in code reviews across the Engineering team
  • Evaluate and experiment with new technologies that can be added to our tech stack to solve tough problems

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR IN YOU

  • Strong front end skills - Javascript, React or similar framework, CSS
  • Experience in mobile-optimized web development
  • Experience working with relational databases (MySQL, Postgres), key/value stores, data warehouses, and NoSQL solutions
  • Nice to have: Experience with Rails or similar frameworks
  • Problem solver and creative thinker who will take an idea and build it
  • Comfortable questioning the status quo and testing ideas via prototypes
  • The ability to empathize with users of the products you build
  • Excellent communication and cross-collaboration

WHAT YOU'LL GET FROM US

  • The opportunity to define mobile commerce and change the way people book travel
  • The partnership of a driven, agile team that is building something disruptive
  • Camaraderie of an amazing team that is working tirelessly to build the world's favorite hotel app, supported by top-tier investors
  • Competitive monthly salary + stock options in one of Silicon Valley’s hottest startups
  • Fun stuff: Quarterly travel stipend, weekly catered lunches, unlimited coffee and snacks, and the opportunity to spin the HT Roulette wheel to spontaneously win airfare and a hotel stay anywhere in the world!

You must be an EU citizen or have documentation demonstrating your right to work in Germany.

Meet Some of HotelTonight's Employees

Deyola A.

Director of Strategic Partnerships

Working as part of the Supply staff, Deyola leads a regional team in finding and acquiring top-notch hotels for HotelTonight users in the Florida, Mexico, and Caribbean regions.

Jatinder S.

Director, Platform Engineering

Jatinder and his Platform Team build and maintain state-of-the-art software to make sure HotelTonight’s platform operates at peak performance and delivers the most relevant hotel options to its customers wherever they are in fractions of a second.


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