Senior Frontend Developer (Hybrid from BCN)

Permanent employee, Full-time · HQ

About Caravelo

Caravelo is a travel-tech company with a global team and roots in Barcelona that specializes in subscriptions. We make travel better and more accessible by enabling our clients to offer better products and helping them to become more profitable and more stable businesses.

Our team has been growing over the past few years and at the moment we are a team of circa 50 people working mostly from our HQ in Barcelona. If you’d like to be part of our growth journey, read on. 
The mission

We are looking for a Senior Frontend Developer, willing to contribute to the building of a unique component library for our domain (travel subscriptions) and lead the transformation of our Frontend architecture from the baseline. 

There’s an existing platform written in Laravel that will be encapsulated to open the opportunity for this transformation. The new, modern, architecture will include: APIs, backend for frontend and micro front ends for high scalability.a

The Fronted team is responsible for the development and maintenance of the UX/UI web components used in our product rollouts for our airline clients. We aim to do it in a scalable and clean way, leveraging good quality code and documentation that allows other developers and external tech teams (such as airline tech teams) to implement them as well.
Duties and responsibilities
  • Implement and extend user interfaces for our SaaS platform, support new use cases with analysis and implementation.
  • Adhere to Frontend Engineering standards and best practices.
  • Good estimation of complexity and delivery time.
  • Develop reusable components, through clean code that is simple and efficient.
  • Consume APIs.
  • Good estimation of technical debt, detecting current debt and alerting the team when we are generating more. Actively propose improvements to reduce technical debt.
  • Personalize our existing product lines to fit our client’s needs. Also turn personalization into plugins and web components that contribute to our mission of scaling up and avoid cluttering our main platform.
  • Continuous refactor of code from oneself and others, with the aim of simplifying, modularizing, improving performance and having stable code.
  • Create great technical documentation.
  • Setup and perform UATs with clients.
Required skills and experience
Must have:
  • +5 years of experience in frontend development positions!
  • Solid knowledge of JavaScript, Typescript and OO programming and HTML, S/CSS and UX.
  • Be familiar with one of the latest frameworks (Vue.js or React as a plus). We currently use VueJs.
  • Experience with web components, adaptive design.
  • Experience with SOLID principles, unit testing and integration tests
  • Experience contributing in shared code, performing Peer Reviews and submitting work for other’s review. (Git, GItLab, BitBucket, Mercurial or any other SVN)
  • Experience with project management software and issue tracking (Atlassian suite)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, English is required (B2, C1 Level)
  • Be resourceful and self-organized, with ability to work independently

Good to have:
  • Experience with Laravel or with any other Backend programming language (C++, Java, Rust, or other)
  • Experience with micro frontends and involved in defining new architecture.
What we offer
  • Flexible working hours & short Fridays.
  • Hybrid setup and free monthly transport card (T-mes) to support commuting
  • A spacious office in the heart of Barcelona.
  • Plenty of space for personal and professional development.
  • The possibility to see the results of your work, and have a real impact on the business.
  • Inclusive and international work environment.
  • If you live in Spain, you will also get access to:
    • Discounted Health Insurance
    • Cobee: Benefits paid from your gross salary (Transport / Restaurant / Kindergarten)
    • Discounted gym membership (Andjoy)    
About us

At Caravelo we are always looking for people with the right mix of passion, authenticity, and attitude to join our team. We are also proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer.

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