Senior Frontend Engineer

Engineering Kaunas, Lithuania


Description

Position at KAYAK

Position

Quick fit check list

  1. Do you love creating world changing technology and empowering people?
  2. Do you have entrepreneurial spirit and want to learn how successful companies work?
  3. Do you enjoy talented and motivated engineers around you?

If you answered YES

KAYAK is looking for smart, enthusiastic web developers with focus on UI to take our industry-leading website to the next level. We’re building the compelling user experiences that keep our product a step ahead of the competition. If you’re an experienced engineer who wants to work on a team of talented, motivated and focused individuals, then we’d love to hear from you. It is a great one of a lifetime opportunity. Catch it now!

Required Skills

  • 3+ years professional development experience
  • Expert HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Solid understanding of jQuery, or a similar JS framework
  • Knowledge of performance considerations, especially with respect to browsers
  • Familiarity with Java, C# or other backend language
  • Ability to debug issues in a full stack environment
  • SQL experience is a plus, but not required
  • Portfolio of complex sites you've worked on
  • Ability to speak competently about contemporary web technologies

Soft Skills

Team player who likes to engage with colleagues at a professional and personal level. Someone who can handle a high volume of requests with frequent interruptions and prioritize their own work while taking infrastructure and business needs into account. Must have excellent technical communication skills.

Come join the team at KAYAK and help us build the best travel metasearch website in the world!

About KAYAK

Our mission at KAYAK is to provide the world’s favorite travel planning tools. With every query, KAYAK searches other sites to show travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages.

And because our team is always on the lookout looking for ways to make travel planning and trip management even easier, we offer a variety of tools and features such as KAYAK Trips, Explore and Price Forecast and are constantly evolving our app, Facebook Messenger and Slack bots, Alexa skill and related A.I. innovations.

In addition to KAYAK, we manage a portfolio of metasearch brands including: momondo, Cheapflights, SWOODOO, checkfelix and Mundi that together process more than two billion consumer queries a year.  

KAYAK is an independently managed subsidiary of The Priceline Group.

Benefits and Perks

  • Day off on your birthday
  • No stupid meetings
  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.
  • Flexible hours
  • Free Yoga classes
  • Regular team events/excursions