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Front End Engineer - Remote, Canada

  • Alberta, Canada
  • British Columbia, Canada
  • Manitoba, Canada
  • Newfoundland, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
  • Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Ontario, Canada
  • Quebec, Canada
  • Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Flight Centre Travel Group
  • Full time

Front End Engineer

Umapped, a startup company that was acquired by Flight Centre Travel Group in 2018 is looking for a skilled and motivated Front End Engineer to join our data-driven minded team. Our office is located in the trendy area of Queen west steps away from the AGO, local shops and restaurants that make up Toronto’s creative heart.  Located in a brick and beam heritage building our office boasts an open modern concept that tells a story of world travel.

Umapped’s parent company, Flight Centre Travel Group is based in Brisbane, Australia and is one of the world’s largest travel agency groups with company owned operations in 23 countries and a corporate travel management network that spans more than 90 countries.

About Umapped’s product & vision

At Umapped, we continue to evolve our platform connecting every part of a trip for our customers – providing customers with a dynamic travel quote and itinerary experience with a vision to improve the travellers end-to-end journey from departure to getting around and exploring the sights of local life.

Each year, more than 2 million travellers from around the world use our product providing a significant data set for which to optimize at scale. Umapped is the global travel industry leading B2B2C trip management technology platform.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the design, development and testing of new features of Umapped’s global itinerary management platform
  • Build an intuitive customer experience for our mobile and web applications
  • Converting UI/UX design into live code
  • Ensure that appropriate software engineering practices are employed to deliver high quality results
  • Ability to navigate through a large complex codebase
  • Ability to rapidly prototype and adjust in response to customer feedback
  • Writing unit/e2e tests to ensure code quality and increase test coverage
  • Work closely with the team to define the business requirements for new projects
  • Collaborate across team boundaries with other teams (including global team members)
  • Communicate issues and technical roadblocks effectively
  • Drive and passion towards building great and sustainable products
  • Contribute to the ongoing support and monitoring of the technology infrastructure

Requirements:

  • 4+ years professional software development experience (internships and personal projects not included)
  • 2+ years experience with React.js or other web framework (Vue.js, Angular, Ember, etc.)
  • Experience with state containers (i.e Redux, Alt, Flux)
  • Experience with modern JavaScript (ES6, Babel, FlowType and/or TypeScript, Webpack)
  • HTML5 (specifically dealing with IE quirks)
  • JavaScript testing experience (Mocha, Jasmine and Jest)
  • Experienced in Agile development and TDD / BDD
  • Able to iterate quickly
  • Strong understanding of Git fundamentals
  • Experience with pure-functional programming is a bonus (Ramda, Lo-Dash FP, etc)
  • Interest in full-stack development is a bonus.

Benefits Include:

  • Generous remuneration structure
  • Travel perks/discounts.
  • Health & Wellness Programs and Employee Financial Wellness Services
  • Generous paid-time off policy 
  • National/International Award Nights and Conferences
  • Diversity & Inclusion initiatives
  • Benefits including vision, medical, and dental
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • RRSP with matching
  • Employee Share Plan
  • Global career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses
  • Ongoing training and professional development
  • Fun and flexible work environment
  • Proud Corporate Social Responsibility platform through the Flight Centre Foundation and Brighter Futures program supporting nominated charities through Workplace Giving, Volunteering and Fundraising.
    • Employee giving program
    • Annual Charity Trip
    • Office Environmental Program
    • 1 Volunteer Day per Calendar Year

#LI-REMOTE
Location – Remote, Canada

The role can be performed onsite, remote or on a hybrid schedule, in compliance with the Company’s Remote and Flexible Work Policy.

If this sounds like the opportunity you have been waiting for and you would like to be part of our award winning culture then APPLY NOW.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected to continue in the process will be contacted.

Our promise is to provide an environment with equality of respect, dignity and opportunity for all our employees.  We value an inclusive and supportive workplace which truly reflects the diversification of our society.  Flight Centre Travel Group is committed to providing a barrier-free pathway throughout our recruitment selection process.  If you require accommodation because of a disability at any stage of our hiring process, please let us know in advance by contacting our Recruitment Team at fccareers@flightcentre.ca

 

 

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