Software Engineer – JavaScript

Software Engineering - Düsseldorf, Germany
Level: Professionals
Start date: As soon as possible

Software Engineer – JavaScript

JavaScript is a central technology of the trivago Hotel Search. Faced with high performance requirements, our JavaScript engineers work relentlessly on speeding up the application while keeping the code modular and maintainable.

We are currently looking for a JavaScript Software Engineer to apply their analytical and methodical way of working to our codebase. Are you an innovative thinker? Do you create solid architectures that are well-structured and extensible? Can you keep our applications snappy and responsive despite the growing amount of features? Then we should definitely talk!

Your responsibilities:

  • Use ES2016 to add new functionality to our website.
  • Create an amazing experience for millions of users.
  • Participate in architecture decisions and innovative feature development tasks.
  • Work in a cross-functional team with passionate experts from various fields.
  • Work with our next-generation JavaScript framework (to be open sourced soon).
  • Write clean, composable, and testable code.
  • Stay up to date with current frameworks, tools, and libraries.
  • Optimize our code for various browsers and connection speeds.

Essential requirements:

  • Excellent knowledge of ES2016+.
  • You seek to constantly learn and improve — we will help by providing external and internal trainings.
  • Previous experience with webpack, Rollup and Babel.
  • You are well-versed in unidirectional data-flow principles.
  • Knowledge of Redux and the underlying principles.
  • You have at least experimented with React and to know the benefits of a component-based architecture.
  • Solid knowledge of HTML and Sass.
  • An academic degree in the field of IT or relevant experience with advanced JavaScript development.
  • You speak English fluently.

Preferred requirements:

  • Familiarity with other programming languages (especially PHP).
  • Knowledge of Mocha, Chai, and Wallaby

Life at trivago is…

  • The ability to push your ideas through to execution without being held back by bureaucracy.
  • The freedom to embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success.
  • The belief that factual proof, not seniority, determines which path to take.
  • Self-determined working hours based on measuring productivity through goals rather than number of hours spent in the office.
  • Being supported in all your needs, including relocation assistance and language classes for international arrivals.
  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally with regular free code workshops and Hackathons, as well as the chance to contribute to our tech blog.
  • Living in Düsseldorf, a city boasting the 6th highest quality of life in the world for expats.

Additional information:

  • Please note that your CV and motivation letter must be written in English.
  • When submitting your application, please provide us with any links that showcase your work, or that might be relevant to the position (ie. GitHub, Bitbucket, Stack Overflow etc.). You can include these at the top of your CV.