Lead Web Developer in Barcelona

Travelport

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Onsite
Hours
Full-Time
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Job Description

Travelport is a place of opportunity. It’s our incredible team that makes our company great – our people drive our winning culture.  

 

What’s Travelport?

Travelport is a worldwide travel retail platform. Our next-generation marketplace connects buyers and sellers that share our passion for delivering exceptional travel experiences. Unconflicted and independent, we are reinventing a simpler future for travel’s complex ecosystem.

 

What’s Smartpoint Cloud?

Smartpoint Cloud is a web-based point of sale platform designed to be the best product in its class in the market. It offers a flexible, fast and intuitive way of shopping and booking travel content by our large network of travel agency customers. Built using the latest technologies available in the industry, Smartpoint Cloud will enable Travelport to be the partner of choice for those in our industry who are excited by new ideas and new ways of doing things!

 

What does a great Lead Web Developer do?

Based in Barcelona, and integrated in a Scrum Team, you will be a Senior Developer and Technical Leader working on the latest web technologies to deliver our next generation point of sale, following Coding and DevOps best practices in an agile environment. This role involves a mix between coding, reviewing, integrating and delivering features implemented through web components and cloud services, collaborating with stakeholders in the entire process from definition to delivery, and leading the team from a technical perspective to ensure quality and on-time deliveries.

You will come on board at a truly exciting time, and you will play a crucial role in building our next generation point of sale, which is a pivotal part in Travelport’s strategy

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, maintain, integrate and deliver Javascript/React components and Cloud Services in an agile, test driven development environment following best Code and Integration / Delivery practices in a Cloud based - Microservices architected application

  • Perform frequent code reviews amongst the team

  • Write and run automated test scripts using test framework

  • Maintenance of web components and services

  • Apply BDD and TDD principles as part of the development cycle

  • Participate in release activities and deployments

  • Collaborate on features sizing, user stories refinement and planning, being able to translate requirements into technical stories and reviewing features to ensure acceptance criteria are well defined

  • Oversee from a technical standpoint the developments and committed features to ensure on time and quality deliveries

  • Work on and with multiple Agile teams across the program to manage technical dependencies

  • Proactively work with the team to improve the CI/CD and automation capabilities  

  • Contribute to establishment and enforcement of standards and best practices. Focused on efficient, high performance, high reliability/stability experience and architectural alignment of solution.

  • Provide technical guidance and help to other team members

 

What we look for/who would prosper in this role?

 

  • Educated to HNC/Degree level in a Computer Science, Engineering, math, or a numerate discipline or equivalent work experience.

  • Knowledge of software design best practices (SOLID, Patterns and antipatterns)

  • 6+ year’s proven experience in software development, using:

  • Javascript (ECMA6), design patterns and concepts such as scope, closures and prototypal inheritance

  • React, Babel, Redux, NodeJS

  • HTML5/CSS

  • RESTful APIs, XML, SOAP, REST, GraphQL and other Web Services technologies

  • Container-based development using Docker, Kubernetes

  • Testing frameworks like Jest, Enzyme, React Testing Library, xUnit, mocking libraries

  • Experience in Git/Gitflow process in terms of branching, Pull Request process, Code/Peer reviews, merging and Trunk Based Development, feeling confident working with source control tools

  • CICD familiarity, preferably implemented in MS Azure DevOps through CI and Release pipelines or GitHub enterprise

  • Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe) and DevOps culture/practices

  • Understanding of security practices

  • Proven experience using TDD daily

  • Proven experience leading technical teams  

  • Superb interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize within a continuously changing environment

 

As we evolve and grow as a business, so will you.

You will thrive within an inclusive and diverse workplace where you are encouraged to think differently, and have the courage, confidence & ambition to challenge what’s been done before, and be bold to win!  

 

These are just a few of our employee’s favourite benefits/perks…  

Competitive base salary, quarterly bonus, private medical insurance, pension plan, meal tickets, gym sub, very generous holiday allowance and more!!

 

Interested? We’d love for you to get in touch!*

*Please note that if your application is progressed, you may be asked to complete a self-recorded video interview, at a time that works best for you. This is your chance to bring your skills & experience to life in your own words and style. Ensure you keep an eye on your junk folder just in case our invitation finds its way there.

 

We are an equal opportunities employer and will consider all qualified applicants purely on their skills and abilities. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation, if needed.  

 

 

About Us

Travelport is a worldwide travel retail platform. Our next-generation virtual marketplace connects travel buyers and travel sellers, that share our passion for delivering exceptional travel experiences.

Unconflicted and independent, we are re-inventing a simpler future for travel’s complex ecosystem.

Our platform gives the industry the power to help people see the world. We make it simple for businesses like airlines, hotels, and car rental companies to connect to agencies and travelers, through personalized and engaging content.

We are a diverse and inclusive workforce, representative of the communities and customers we serve. We are socially responsible, and we give back to our communities.

We encourage our people to think differently and have the courage, confidence, and ambition to challenge what has been done before.

Travelport is on a mission to make Travel easier and more rewarding for everyone.

About the Team

Content is a key part of our Technology strategy. The focus of the Content Delivery and Services team is to serve our customers with high-quality, relevant and differentiated content.

The Content Delivery and Services team is dedicated to designing, building and optimizing all content and merchandising capabilities across Air, Hotel, Car and Rail content channels and Digital Media. Additionally, the group works with the Links Application Development team to establish, maintain and optimizes all link-related applications development and connectivity to our air, hotel and car suppliers along with their host systems.

Finally, we serve as the delivery team for ACT, which delivers IT services and products directly to a core set of airline customers as a value stream for Travelport. This includes products and services for pricing, hosting, merchandising, IROP and more.


*Please note that if your application is progressed, you may be asked to complete a self-recorded video interview, at a time that works best for you. This is your chance to bring your skills & experience to life in your own words and style. Ensure you keep an eye on your junk folder just in case our invitation finds its way there.*

We are an equal opportunities employer and will consider all qualified applicants purely on their skills and abilities. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation, if needed.

 

About Travelport

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