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Senior Frontend Engineer

Gent, Vlaams Gewest, BelgiumEngineering

Job description

OTA Insight is a commercial platform for the hospitality industry (our clients are AirBnb property owners, individual hotels and major chains like Hilton, Accor, etc.). These are exciting times at OTA Insight: we recently raised another round of funding ($80 million) and we have welcomed two new companies, Transparent and Kriya, to our organisation that will expand our product portfolio! To accomplish our ambitious plans we are growing our Engineering team and Frontend Engineering has a crucial role to play. So, are you ready to have a big impact in a fast-growing scale-up?

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 new 'Benchmark Insight' product.

  • 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.

Benefits of working at OTA Insight

  • The opportunity to shape the products that more than 75.000 users rely on world-wide

  • The chance to grow and evolve the data culture at a fast-growing scale-up

  • A flexible working environment where you can work from home or at one of our offices

  • Two annual Detox Days, on top of your personal holidays, when we take some time away from our computers with the entire company

  • A choose-your-own transportation budget should you choose to come to the office

  • A highly competitive compensation package

Job requirements

We are looking for:

  • A solid understanding of core web and browser concepts.

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

  • Capable of supporting and mentoring other frontend engineers.

  • Experience with building frontend applications that work with large amounts of data.

  • 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.