Frontend Engineer (Product focus)

Job description

2022 will be a big year here at OTA Insight as we recently had the pleasure of announcing a new series B funding of 80 million which will fuel our investment in product innovation! To accomplish our ambitions plans we are growing our innovation teams significantly where our Frontend Team plays a crucial part in. Ready to have a big impact in an ambitious scale-up? Read along!

OTA Insight is a scale-up within the hotel industry. Founded in 2012, with a vision to provide user friendly tools to hoteliers. Today we are considered the global leader in hotel BI and are working with 55,000+ hotels worldwide in 185+ countries. As there are more than 1 million hotels worldwide, we are still filled with ambition to grow further.

About the position

In a fast-growing scale-up priorities might shift from time to time. You’ll gain experience and ownership in different domains depending on your ambition, but here are some general topics:

  • Contribute to our main single-page application, which provides our customers with insights from a large amount of data.

  • Build new features from idea to implementation. Work with our product and design teams to find the best solution for our customers. Collaborate with the other engineering teams to work out the technical specifications and implementation details. Always keeping good UX, performance and scalability in mind.

  • Work on keeping a high technical standard, together with the rest of the frontend teams. This would entail, but is not limited to, keeping up with the latest technologies, constantly thinking about our current architecture and how we can improve implementations.

  • Provide ongoing support to your team members and other teams in the company. We have a very open and flat structure and have a very short feedback loop on both internal and customer questions.

Technologies you’ll work with:

Ember.js, Sass, Stencil.js, Storybook, Lerna, Gitlab, Docker, Google Cloud

Curious on why we use Ember.js? Have a read:

About the team

The OTA Insight Frontend team is the most visible part of what our engineering team does. The mission of our Frontend Product team is to build a reliable and performant BI application that’s being fed by our data APIs. The challenge lies in managing the large and complex amounts of data that we’re crunching on the fly, and at the same time offering a simple and actionable experience to our end user. The team works in close collaboration with our Product team, as well as a highly talented group of software engineers, devops engineers, and project managers to drive initiatives forward.

We have initially built out the Frontend team in Ghent, Belgium and are expanding with engineers remotely. We are looking to start a second hub in Spain with a possibility to either work remotely or visit our new office in Madrid, Spain. For remote workers, we offer the possibility to gather team members in our engineering hubs several times per year to work together and for team building.


We are looking for:

  • Bachelor or master degree in a STEM or design field or equivalent experience.

  • 2+ years experience with any modern frontend framework - we use Ember.js.

  • A solid understanding of core web and browser concepts.

  • Experience with any modern frontend framework such as React, Vue.js,... - we use Ember.js

  • A desire to work with product and design to find the best possible solution for the customer, always keeping good UX, performance and scalability in mind.

  • Interest in visualising large amounts of data.

  • High-energy self-starter with a passion for data, attention to detail, and a positive attitude.

  • Fluent in English.

We welcome:

  • Experience with design systems or component libraries.

  • Knowledge of Python, Django.