Lead front-end software developer (HTML5, Angular, CSS)

Are you a hands-on and result oriented front-end developer with a passion for user experience and applying innovations in frameworks? And are you a team player with coaching skills and ready for the next step in your career?

The company
Otravo is an international online travel company well known by brands like Vliegtickets, WTC and most recently Flygstolen and Tripmonster. Every day over a 100.000 visitors are welcomed to our websites and since 1983 millions of people have travelled through our brands. Otravo is a very healthy and innovative company with a growing yearly turnover of over 500 million euro’s and a team of more than 200 professionals.

The department
The ambition of our business is heavily relying on technology advancements. Hence continuous investments are being made in IT innovation. The IT department combines new technologies to reinvent and re-create our omnichannel customer portals to provide personalized dynamically packaged travel bookings in one automated full service environment.
At the same time, the international high volume game in e-commerce ticketing challenges us to provide our customers with the most seamless experience possible.
Daily these challenges drive our teams to combine the power of new technology and be agile and creative. This is why we are scaling up with minds alike.

Your role
Of course you already know what you will do as a lead front-end developer! You will take ownership of the development of the front-end of Otravo web applications (vliegtickets.nl, WTC.nl). You guide the mobile first front-end development with e.g. Angular 2 under new data driven architecture in combination high SEO targets on content. You will liaise with designers about Interaction Design and Visual Design, and guide and coach your SCRUM team of front-end engineers. By nature you will make sure all the stages of the process are being followed including but not limited to testing, documenting and active maintenance.
You already know all of that! But have you ever worked in the high paced travel industry where the world is at your feet? Get on this flight with us and be part of the journey!
Have fun doing what you do best and that is becoming, the specialist you are.

Your profile
So if you are a result oriented front-end developer with a passion for user experience and applying innovations in frameworks ready to coach a team.
Check out your profile:
  • Bachelor+ degree in Computer Science
  • Minimum 5 years experience in front-end web development
  • Experience with Javascript frameworks, like Angular, Backbone.js and React
  • Experience with object oriented software engineering
  • Experience with working with HTML5, CSS, Sass.
  • Experience with responsive design and development is a must
  • Experience in programming with MVC models and frameworks
  • Experience with Sitecore is a great advantage
  • Fluent in English

What we offer We offer you money in return for your time and drive, sharing your knowledge and experience. Next to money you get a free travel insurance plan, a pension plan, discounts for personal travel, office gym, discounted office lunch, daily free fresh fruit, personalized learning plan, but overall an environment where you can flourish, grab opportunities en enjoy yourself whilst working. Interested? Please apply via the link provided and we will look into your application as soon as we can. Looking forward to meeting you.

Want to know more?
Feel free to contact us when you have any questions regarding the vacancy. You can reach Jeroen Korteland via j.korteland@otravo.nl (please do not apply via this email address as we will not be able to manage you application that way) Solliciteer nu!

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