Senior Frontend Engineer

Are you passionate about building well-designed user interfaces based on modern JavaScript frameworks? You want to be part of a team developing and maintaining strategic internal products that have a massive impact on trivago’s business?

We have a unique opportunity to shape the future of travel. The traveler mindset has changed and we are at the forefront of adapting to this, highlighting local travel adventures. Your adaptability, drive and creativity will be your key to success here and we want you to be a part of it!

trivago Marketing Solutions is looking for two Front End Engineers to help us to develop further two of our internal products: trivago Order Control and trivago Analytics.  

  • trivago Order Control is a tool to standardize TV buying processes and centralize TV-related data. 
  • trivago Analytics helps marketeers to make informed decisions by providing data and visualizations.

If you thrive in an agile and fast-paced environment where no two days are the same, we want to hear from you!

Get an inside look at tech at trivago:

 

What you’ll do:

  • Build responsive and accessible UI’s using a modern technology stack.
  • Write clean, maintainable and testable code.
  • Collaborate, support and work hand-in-hand with your team, including: Backend, devOps, QA and a Product Owner.
  • Participate in and contribute to technology, architecture, workflow and design decisions.
  • Support the design and development process through creation and improvement of style guides and pattern libraries.  

What you’ll definitely need:

  • 3+ years of software development experience using React ecosystem.
  • To enjoy and have experience in building UI’s with modern tools like ES6, SASS and Webpack.
  • Feel comfortable to write vanilla JavaScript without any library or framework.
  • To care strongly about performance, accessibility and API design. 
  • To be a team player and enjoy collaborating with different people and profiles as well as share knowledge.
  • To speak English (our company language) fluently and have strong communication skills.

What we’d love you to have:

  •  Experience with Highcharts API.
  •  Experience with Redux, storybook.
  •  Architectural skills. 
  •  Experience within other programming languages beyond JavaScript. (PHP for example) 
  •  JQuery knowledge.
  •  Angular JS knowledge.
  •  Experience with unit tests.
  •  Experience working with Docker.
  •  Experience with CI using Travis, Jenkins or similar.

What you can expect from life at trivago:

  • Growth: We help you grow as trivago grows through support for personal and professional development, constant new challenges, regular peer-feedback, mentorship and world-class training. 
  • Autonomy: Every talent has the ability to make an impact independently by driving topics thanks to our strong entrepreneurial mindset, our horizontal workflow and self-determined working hours.
  • International environment: Our agile, international culture and environment with talents from 50+ nations encourages mutual trust and creates a safe space to discuss openly and act freely. 
  • Collaborative spaces: Our state-of-the-art campus in Düsseldorf offers interactive spaces where we can easily collaborate, exchange ideas, take a break and workout together. 
  • Relocation: We offer our international talents support with relocation costs, work permit and visa questions, free language classes and insurance.

Additional information:

  • trivago N.V. is proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We strongly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and background will lead to a better environment for our employees and a better product for our users.
  • To find out more about life at trivago follow us on social media @lifeattrivago.
  • To learn more about tech at trivago, check out our blog: https://tech.trivago.com/
  • Want to learn more about trivago’s business model to prepare for your interview? Visit https://company.trivago.com/our-product/.

A note regarding COVID-19:

Due to the current situation regarding COVID-19, we’ve shifted our operations to a completely remote setup in an attempt to help prevent the further spread of the coronavirus. This also means that all our interviews and onboarding activities will take place remotely using video conferencing.

Our recruiting team will be on hand every step of the way, but if you have any questions or concerns before applying, feel free to reach out to us at joinus@trivago.com.

We understand that there is a lot of uncertainty around the future of the travel industry in this time, but following changes to our strategy and core product, we’re now fully focused on driving the restart of the travel industry with our ability to adapt quickly and focus on our purpose. If you want more insight into our current strategy/outlook, follow our LinkedIn company updates.

We look forward to your application!