Frontend Engineer

Product & Technology

Location: Dublin

CarTrawler is the leading B2B technology provider of the car rental and mobility solutions to the global travel industry. Our purpose is to drive successful partnerships. CarTrawler’s end-to-end technology platform expands our airline and travel partners’ offering to their customers, creating substantial ancillary revenue opportunities. We provide unrivaled breadth and depth of content worldwide, including car rental, private airport transfer, and ride-hailing services.

CarTrawler creates innovative, data-led solutions for some of the largest travel brands in the world, including United Airlines, American Express, EasyJet, Alaska Airlines, SWISS,, and Emirates. As a B2B company, we focus solely on helping our airline and travel partners build their brands, not our own.

Role Purpose
Your specific role is to join the Mobility squad in the Product & Technology function and contribute to the overall delivery of the mobility product vision. This role will partner closely with the Tech Team Lead (Frontend), your direct peers and the Backend Engineering Team through API support. You will be responsible for contributing to the architecting, designing, and enhanced development of our Web (Preact) applications and Static Landing Pages (Astro + Preact).

Reporting to:
Engineering Manager – Mobility

Main accountabilities and key tasks:

  • Contributing towards building, maintaining and deploying our frontend applications, focusing on application logic, state management, UI components and external interfaces for 3rd party integration.
  • Contributing towards innovation - you will be helping to introduce modern tools, libraries & methods to experiment, learn, create proofs of concept and help bring ideas to life.
  • Collaborate on technical coding issues and solutions - helping with technical decisions such as tools, coding practices and coding architecture used in your team.
  • Working within a multi-functional, agile development team with dedicated designers, engineers and e-merchandising specialists.

Critical Interfaces:

  • Engineering Manager
  • Frontend Engineers
  • Backend Engineers
  • Designers

Knowledge and Experience

  • Ability to set an example of good development practices to other developers on your team.
  • Have experience in developing in a number of different frameworks and an understanding of modern development tools, techniques and patterns. You will have expert level skills in your most familiar development stack.
  • You should thrive in a highly agile environment where you can work within teams on task specifications, technical planning, development and deployment.
  • Be a developer at heart with the ability to write and review code, have a passion for front-end UI and pride in the applications that you deliver.
  • You must be able to troubleshoot and solve complex problems - that's what makes software development fun and challenging for you.
  • Be able to understand and contribute towards a technical vision. As we improve our architecture, you will be essential on this journey - because you understand the need to deliver working software that does what the customers and business stakeholders want
  • Excellent knowledge of software development best practices (including continuous integration and writing unit/end-to-end test suites) is required.
  • Work with partners, answer their questions, help them to integrate our products, troubleshoot and solve issues with them, ...

Tech Skill Set

  • Advanced Javascript frameworks (React, Preact, Vue, ...)
  • TypeScript
  • State management patterns (Redux, React Context, ...)

  • Bash scripting and the terminal
  • Log Management tools (Coralogix, Graylog,...)
  • Testing frameworks (Jest, Detox, Appium, ...)

  • ViteJS/Webpack
  • Static Page Generation (Astro, …)
  • CI/CD pipelines (Jenkins, Groovy, …)

Additional Info

Environmental, Social, and Governance
You will be an ambassador of our culture and social and environmental credentials.
CarTrawler is fully committed to ensuring equal opportunities supported by an environment based on mutual respect, inclusion, and dignity at work for all our people.  We welcome diversity, valuing the benefits it brings to the workplace.  We have a zero-tolerance approach to discrimination of any kind.
The criteria with regards to decisions on positions and promotions is an individual’s ability, behaviors, and merit to perform in the role. To this end, CarTrawler strives to ensure that recruitment, employment, training, and promotion practices and policies do not directly or indirectly discriminate.
We are a purpose-led, values-driven company, with a focus on a culture of shared wins where relationships make the difference. We strive to foster a culture of continuous learning encouraging our people to invest in themselves to Thrive.  
CarTrawler will ensure that candidates who are interviewing with disabilities are provided with reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in any CarTrawler job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits of employment, please contact us at [email protected]
Some of Our Benefits
Hybrid Working: Hybrid working at CarTrawler is a combination of office and remote working. Most of the time, people will have flexibility in terms of where they want to work.
Financial Wellbeing: All employees from day one, whatever their role, are entitled to share options as part of our unique equity scheme offering, we also have an annual performance-related bonus, pension, income protection & life assurance.
Health: Premium VHI health insurance is provided for all team members, we have a dedicated team of Mental Health First Aiders, an Employee Assistance Programme, “Friday Unplugged” – last Friday of every month we have a half-day mental health break.
Leave: 25 days annual leave & 2 company days, as we know life often takes over, as it should! For these instances we offer all eligible team members paid maternity, adoptive, paternity, parents, and marriage leave 
Development: We have a dedicated Talent Management Team and Development Framework “Thrive” which supports your professional and personal development throughout your CarTrawler career.

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