Rome2rio are looking for a...

Front End Software Engineers (mid-senior level)

Full-TimeMelbourne, AU

We recently hired for this role, and are looking to add two more members to our growing team. As a Front End Engineer, you’ll work within our cross-functional product engineering teams on a wide variety of projects across customer acquisition, engagement, conversion, data coverage and content. You need to have a product and user mindset and a passion to build user value into our products.

What we can do for you

An opportunity to work with an engaged cross-functional team that is passionate about building on our product strategy and prioritizing user focussed initiatives. Flexibility when and where you work, outcomes focussed on how you work, and an environment where your input is valued. A dedicated leadership team that supports individual growth through internal mobility opportunities and an environment of learning both on the job and externally.

What you can bring to Rome2rio

Your enthusiasm for building products users love. You’ll have a passion for the craft of front-end engineering and be excited about the prospect of collaborating with a cross functional team to deliver great user outcomes.

Rome2rio encourages you to apply even if you’re still developing some of these skills!

We value diversity and welcome all applicants regardless of ethnicity, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age or disability.

Things you may work on could include

  • Improve and experiment on the core user experience of Rome2rio on desktop, mobile and tablet devices
  • Create new components, features and functionality based on our travellers’ needs
  • Integrate new train, bus, hotel, rental car and attraction data from APIs and data feeds
  • Build tools for our content team to add and maintain data in our system
  • Improve the usability and presentation of estimated fares, routes and schedules displayed on the site
  • Develop interfaces for user accounts, bookings, history, saving and sharing itineraries etc
  • A/B test changes and measure the impact to the site’s design and functionality

Who we’re looking for

We are looking for somebody who is passionate about the Front-End and building user interfaces that are intuitive and that people love. The ability to thrive in a collaborative environment and a “get stuff done” attitude are important to us. Our frontend codebase uses TypeScript and the React framework.

Skills we’re interested in

  • Experience with JavaScript frameworks like React
  • Experience in JavaScript and/or TypeScript in a high traffic web application
  • Experience in HTML & CSS
  • Experience with version control systems like Git
  • Cross browser and cross platform knowledge
  • Excellent problem-solving and collaboration skills
  • Experience in or willingness to mentor team members, review code and contribute to improving engineering practices
  • A willingness to help establish and contribute to our design system

As we meet in person from time to time, you need to be based in Victoria, Australia. To be considered for this role you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or have full Australian working rights. 

As part of our flexible approach, we’d be open to discussing part time options.

If you are interested, let us know! Apply here.