Engineering Lead for the Account & Subscription Tribe

Kiwi.com is an important player in the travel industry with modern technology and a unique product. To support the growth and new innovative initiatives we are looking for a Frontend Engineer who will have an important role in shaping our future.
 
Account & Subscription tribe is working directly at the core of the user experience. Imagine a cross-platform experience guiding you from the initial search through planning, booking, sharing details with other travelers, and keeping you well informed during the entire duration of your journey. Imagine all of that being unified across travel means (carriers). Making all that truly personalized and customer-centric, that’s the mission of the Account tribe. And if you love innovations, all of this will set foundations for new and truly exciting business models.
 
Are you an experienced engineer who’s still passionate, creative, and open-minded? Do you like to inspire people around you but also be inspired by them? Can you imagine working in a fast-changing and truly international environment? Do you want to work on something that matters and “be in touch” with real customers? Then join us, together we will shape the future of the phenomenal experience, which traveling is. 

    Main responsibilites

  • Lead a team of ~4 frontend developers, know how to lead by example.
  • Tightly cooperate with the Product Manager on discovery and backlog prioritization, lead the delivery (and be accountable for it).
  • Be responsible for the team tech stack and its continuous improvement.
  • Lead the cooperation with other Kiwi teams to design architecture and deliver features for our customers (BE, other FE teams, etc.). The new major value in Kiwi is rarely created in isolation and the scope of a single team.
  • Take care of the learning & personal growth of the people in your team, inspire them, and be inspired by them.
  • Spend considerable time with hands-on feature development, bug hunting, testing new technologies, etc.
  • Dev Stack

  • React, Relay, Next.js, Flow, Typescript, Styled-components, Storybook.
  • Yarn workspaces (we have a monorepo-like setup) 
  • GraphQL, Node.js
  • Cypress E2E testing and Jest with React Testing Library
  • Google Cloud Platform, Kubernetes, GitLab.
  • Jira and Slack
  • What do we expect from you?

  • Be passionate, curious, and open-minded. 
  • 6+ years of experience in software engineering with a large volume of Javascript and frontend engineering in general. 
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to lead tough engineering discussions. Ability to communicate clearly and precisely.
  • Practical experience with React.
  • HTML, CSS, DOM, browser APIs and overall understanding of how the web works.
  • General backend engineering knowledge. Experience with even backend development is a plus.
  • Ability to work with remote teams.
  • Willingness to contribute to product decisions, assess technical feasibility, understand customers’ needs.
  • A mindset to solve problems, not tasks.
  • Why it rocks to be at Kiwi.com

  • Do, fail, learn – repeat! We understand that mistakes happen and we learn fast.
  • We decide which cutting-edge technologies are appropriate for the task.
  • We love contributing and using Open Source. In fact, our whole design system is Open Source.
  • We visit and speak at conferences and technological events worldwide.
  • We code at hackathons and other competitions.
  • We support the local tech community.
  • We use our work time wisely with a friendly vacation policy and work schedule.
  • We also like to party and hang out together.
  • Dogs, kids and parties are welcome in our offices.
  • We also enjoy common benefits, such as flexible hours, 6 weeks of holiday, sick days, flight vouchers, gym subscription, fresh fruit and coffee…
  • Possibility to access our Phantom Stock scheme (depending on seniority and internal regulations).
  • Besides a fair salary, we can also look forward to quarterly bonuses dependent on overall company performance.
We offer you

Besides a motivating salary, we offer quarterly bonuses dependent on the company’s overall results and your own performance
The opportunity to join our Phantom Stock scheme (for positions from level 5 upwards).
We also enjoy benefits, such as meal vouchers, 20+5 days vacation, Cafeteria program, sick days, VIP Medical Care, multisport card. 
Flight vouchers to celebrate your kiwi anniversaries.
Occasional work from home and/or our modern office located in Karlín where you can enjoy sleeping spots, chillout zones, free refreshments, parking for car/bicycle/motorbike.
Hardware from Apple or Microsoft based on your preferences.
Relocation package (including visa support).
We offer unlimited contracts within a forward-thinking and ambitious company.
Dogs, kids, and parties are welcome in our offices.
Grow.Kiwi program which supports parents and keeps them engaged with the company.

Interested? Join us and hack the traditional ways of travel!

Kiwi.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and an affirmative action employer. We review applications for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, uniformed services, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

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Recruiter Kiwi.comHR RecruiterMartin Ryvola

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LocationPrague

TeamEngineering

Employment typeFull-time

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