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Orbitz Worldwide is a leading online travel and technology company, but we didn’t need to tell you that—that’s why you want to work for us, right? We’re the ones fighting for you to Take Vacation Back, because we believe no vacation day should go untraveled (it’s not just a slogan, we actually believe it). We offer a huge selection of low airfares and unbeatable hotel deals, with the inside scoop on everything to make your trip memorable from the cheap, the cool, to the even cooler.

We have a dynamic, fast-paced environment, at the forefront of technology, and offer an excellent opportunity for leadership, creativity and personal success. (Travel perks? We have those too.) If you’re as passionate about travel as you are about technology, and want to work with the best in the biz, this is the place for you. A high degree of responsibility and accountability for decisions made are key aspects to this role.

  • Will be responsible to build next-generation travel web applications with a focus on the client side;
  • Develop features across both our desktop and mobile web sites;
  • Help make UI and UX decisions;
  • Prototype experimental features and technology evaluation; Work closely with product leads, designers, architects, and back-end engineers;
  • Pro-actively look for ways to make our sites better;
  • Advocate for best practices, great usability and exceptional quality;
  • Mentoring other developers to take advantage of new capabilities;
  • Participate in design and code reviews;  
  • Help design and build reusable frameworks and libraries to simplify development.
  • Must have a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field
  • At least 5 years of relevant progressive experience
  • Experience working with HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, JS MVC frameworks and Ajax - with and without use of a library/framework
  • Expert knowledge of web standards, responsive design and cross-browser compatibility
  • Demonstrated design and UX sensibilities
  • Expert knowledge with a server-side scripting languages (Ruby, Python, PHP or JSP)
  • Experience in client-side performance and how to improve it
  • Good Verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development lifecycle
  • Excellent problem-solving, analytical and troubleshooting skills, the ability to work with minimum guidance and communicate technical concepts clearly and effectively.
  • Exposure to Agile development methodologies
  • Experience in e-commerce environment (is a plus)



Note: Orbitz Worldwide does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to any recruiting alias or employee. Orbitz Worldwide is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.


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