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Job Properties
  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    IT and Computer Science
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Noord Holland
    • Date Posted
      January 23, 2015

    Front End Developer

    Booking.com is looking for the world’s best Front End Developers all around the globe! Join us at our beautiful headquarters in Amsterdam and work on planet Earth’s #1 accommodation website with some of the industry’s smartest people!

    Our guiding principle is that by helping our users we help our business. As a Developer in the Front End team you’ll be a key part of the idea generation process, working in small startup-like teams that take full ownership of their part of our platform. You’ll work side by side with designers, back end developers, product owners, copywriters and user researchers to conceive, analyze, hand code & test your ideas. You’ll be given the freedom to make meaningful and measurable improvements impacting millions of users.

    Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for detail, pragmatic approach and an absolute commitment to making sure features are well implemented and bug free. We make all of our decisions based on experiments and testing, so you should be excited by taking a data-led approach to development. If you believe you’re also a passionate advocate for the user, and are looking to work in an agile, collaborative environment than we would like to hear from you!

    B.responsible

    • Translate requirements and mockups into fully functioning features using JavaScript and HTML/CSS
    • Continuously look for ways to improve Booking.com and implement A/B tests
    • Take ownership of sections of Booking.com‘s desktop, tablet and mobile web sites                    

    B.skilled

    • 3+ years of experience in a relevant role, preferably in a commercial environment
    • Expert understanding of core front-end web technologies (JavaScript, HTML, CSS)
    • Experience with JavaScript libraries such as JQuery
    • Experience with templating languages
    • Ability to write high-performance, reusable code
    • Experience troubleshooting cross-browser compatibility issues
    • Experience with data-driven product development: analytics, A/B testing, etc
    • Knowledge of version control systems
    • Comfortable working on a command line
    • Excellent English communication skills, both written and verbal

    B.offered

    We are a performance-based company that offers career advancement and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential.  We offer what we call the “Booking Deal” with other competitive perks and benefits.  IT also has monthly hackathons, training and attends/speaks at global conferences.

    This position is open to worldwide candidates and in the case of relocation, we will assist you with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam.  We have successfully relocated 200+ IT professionals to Amsterdam in the last year!

    Booking.com BV, part of the Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is the global market leader in online hotel reservations.  Established in 1996, www.booking.com is available in 42 languages, offers more than 500,000 hotels and accommodations in 200 countries, features 27+ million reviews written by guests after their stay, and attracts online visitors from both leisure and business markets around the globe.  The Booking.com group has over 8,500 dedicated employees in 120+ offices and offers a dynamic work environment with a culture that is open, innovative and performance oriented.  We believe our people and their passion is what makes us successful. 

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