Software Engineer (JavaScript)

| Chicago

Rocket Travel, Inc., a subsidiary of The Priceline Group, is seeking a skilled Software Engineer (with a JavaScript focus) to join our core product team in our Chicago office. You will be involved in all facets of the software development process from inception to deployment. You should enjoy building new products, researching and developing new technologies, and coming up with new ideas. We are looking for a customer- and product-focused engineer.

You'll be an integral member of one of our emerging product team, helping to build travel-focused web applications. Your goals will include developing and improving our web applications, designing and implementing A/B tests, building new features, and contributing to the experience our customers have come to expect from Rocket Travel and our partners. You’ll be working with our front-end builds (Angular and other frameworks), and our back-end REST API’s (built in JVM languages).

Requirements

  • You communicate clearly and effectively.
  • You are interested in sharing ownership and product direction for our customer-facing web applications.
  • You are passionate about learning and helping your teammates learn.
  • You know the fundamentals of JavaScript extremely well.
  • You have developed and deployed one or more large scale Angular projects.
  • You have worked with consuming/calling REST API's.
  • You have experience with JavaScript unit testing.
  • You have experience with JavaScript build tools such as Webpack, and deployment to cloud environments such as AWS.
  • You are familiar with at least one Java/JVM language (Java, Groovy, Kotlin, etc.).
  • You have worked with relational databases.
  • You are familiar with agile programming methodologies.

Benefits

  • Having ownership in our products and our customers experiences, and take actions that can be implemented and deployed in a matter of days.
  • Learning and growing professionally while being set up for success, collaborating closely with experienced business, design, and technology teammates.
  • Working with intrinsically motivated folks with a track record for delivering great products.
  • Developing software using AWS, GitHub Enterprise, modern development practices, and the best tools available.
  • Receiving a competitive compensation package, including bonus, health/dental insurance, and 401k matching.
  • Choosing your own computer/gear.
  • Receiving a monthly cell phone stipend.
  • Enjoying unlimited vacation, with travel credits.
  • Working remotely as needed, in a team with a remote-friendly culture.
  • Learning at bi-monthly engineering “lunch and learns” for professional development.
  • Enjoying free snacks, drinks, and coffee at our dog-friendly Chicago office in the West Loop

No recruiters, please.

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Location

641 W Lake, Chicago, IL 60661
641 W Lake, Chicago, IL 60661

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Vacation credits • Flexible work schedules • Competitive salary and bonus structure • Monthly cell-phone stipend • Stocked kitchen, keg and fridge • Work with intrinsically motivated folks with a track record for building new businesses from scratch • Frequent professional development opportunities, happy hours, live-band karaoke, Smash Brothers competitions, and ping-pong tournaments.

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