Lead Software Engineer Frontend

Backpackertrail
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Lead Software Engineer Frontend

Backpackertrail
01.07.2022

University degree in computer science, an equivalent degree or extensive practical experience;
Excellent knowledge of the development of scalable web applications and the structure of "microservice oriented software architectures;
Excellent knowledgae and experience in the field of software programming and in the technical environment of web applications;
Profound knowledge and a very good overview of currently used and potential "cutting edge" technologies like Vue3.js and Node.js frameworks;
Very good hands-on experience with React and/or Angular and related development tools 3-5 years of experience in JavaScript application development;
Good experience in web service standards (XML, XSLT, REST API etc.);
Very good experience with the use of build, development and testing tools (e.g. Selenium, Jenkins Bitbucket, GitHub, Bamboo);
Expert knowledge in continuous delivery and integration (pipelines) and software containerization platforms ( e.g. Docker);
Good experience with agile approaches (e.g. SCRUM, Kanban); Familiar with SaaS, IaaS and cloud solutions;
Analytical and structured approach; High degree of personal responsibility and independent working style;
Team player who enjoys sharing knowledge and insights with others;
Strong customer orientation (internal and external customers);
Excellent communication skills and very good command of English

Develop highly scalable, "State Of The Art" software components for our B2C solutions with a focus on frontend;

Leading technical role in building our new software architecture;

Technical sparring partner for developers and close collaboration with our UX/UI experts;

Optimization of software-development-processes;

Software programming in a highly skilled team;

Planning and execution of code reviews;

Supporting the optimization of product development methods (agile methods e.g., Scrum/Kanban)

Backpacker Trail is a travel StartUp from Heidelberg, Germany. We've developed an webapp designed for the post-pandemic period that uses AI to create a travel route tailored to user's interests. During product development, we could win some of the biggest travel platforms as partners for our product (Skyscanner, Booking.com, and many more) and took our website from 0 to 40,000 monthly visitors. Through our social media networks, we achieved a reach of almost 30 million over the past year.