Backend Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails/JavaScript) at Hotel Engine

| Greater Denver Area
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Hotel Engine is a high-growth, Denver-based tech company that is innovating the business travel industry with a free, private hotel booking management platform. With over 200,000 hotel properties globally, Hotel Engine offers up to 60% off publicly available hotel rates for small-to-medium businesses, large enterprises, and government travelers.

Serving industries like construction, transportation and logistics, oil and gas, retail, healthcare, and more, Hotel Engine has customized hotel reservation management solutions built for the control, transparency, billing, and support needs of organizations of any size and industry.

Hotel Engine (https://www.hotelengine.com) seeks a senior Node software engineer with strong abstract problem-solving abilities to join our team. Our team is focused on shipping quality product.

The ideal candidate for this position loves JavaScript and wants to do full-time back-end Node development. In this position, you will be making architectural decisions with other resources, building out new integrations with third parties, and working with our other software teams.

This is an in-office position, but we do allow for two days a week for you to work remotely if you like. Remote candidates are encouraged to apply if they can commit to moving to Denver within four weeks after receiving an offer.

How We Work:

  • We ship code daily to our CI, staging, and production environments. Build, deploy, and monitoring alerts are posted to Slack.
  • We do two-week sprints with daily standups and biweekly grooming, planning, and retrospectives.
  • We are good teammates who follow our working agreement. We’re looking for hard workers who don’t let their ego get in the way.
  • We allow for two days remote work per week.

Required Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of software development with JavaScript.
  • 2+ years experience with Ruby on Rails.
  • Willingness to learn Node.
  • Strong understanding of JavaScript testing strategies.
  • A passion for writing clean, maintainable code.
  • Willingness to learn.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with high volume, scalable architecture.
  • Experience with Hapi.js.
  • Production experience Amazon Web Services (Lambda).

Benefits list:

  • Medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance
  • 401k plan
  • Free in-office monthly massages
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Paid holidays, sick time, and volunteer opportunities
  • Discounted hotel rates
  • Paid parental leave
  • Craft brews and ciders on tap
  • Company-sponsored social events and happy hours
  • Paid gym membership
  • Free organic fruit, snacks, and beverages
  • Relaxed office and dress code
  • Free on-site parking and bicycle storage
  • Unmatched views of the Rocky Mountains
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
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    • FigmaDesign
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • MarketoLead Gen

Location

720 S Colorado Blvd, Denver, CO 80246

An Insider's view of Hotel Engine

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The whole team is willing to jump in and help one another to solve complex problems and enhance the customer experience. Everyone is kind, fun and energetic so it makes for an amazing work environment.

Mallory

Digital Marketing Manager

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Everyone is open to working together to solve business challenges in a way that will help the business grow. It’s very common to work with other teams to solve problems. Whether it be to help my department or another, the environment is very collaborative.

Kailey

Operations Manager

How does the company support your career growth?

Hotel Engine gives me the opportunity to grow and learn every day. I love the "grow or die" mentality, because it means that the company is constantly striving for our best work and supporting our growth.

Brook

Account Executive

What does career growth look like on your team?

I started out at our sister company, Travelers Haven as a Senior Software Engineer and was promoted to Director of Engineering. I then moved full-time to Hotel Engine and became the VP of Engineering where I now run our entire development team. It has been great to have the opportunity to develop my career and grow professionally with Hotel Engine

John

VP of Engineering

What are Hotel Engine Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 16 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 40 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
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