Hotel Engine, a startup based in Denver, is a leader in travel tech with a demonstrated track record of growth and impact. Our foundations are strong, and we’ve navigated the COVID-19 crisis by bringing our customer obsession, innovative platform, data-driven problem-solving, and bias for action into every decision. By partnering with tens of thousands of businesses and government agencies and hundreds of thousands of hotels around the world, we have built a resilient and adaptable business model and 2021 will be our best year yet. Working hard behind the scenes are exceptional people–from our large engineering and product teams, to our fast-growing sales, supplier and member experience orgs, to our data, marketing, and operations teams. As individuals and together, we show our DNA every day with our curiosity, will to win, ownership and high standards. 

Hotel Engine is eager to add a Lead Software Engineer - Node.js, to our growing Engineering Org! In this role, you'll be guiding architectural decisions, developing and maintaining an internal set of systems and tools, mentoring and shaping mid and junior-level engineers, and building out integrations with third parties. The Lead Software Engineering role is a leadership position, and your day-to-day will consist of managing projects, working closely with the Product department, and driving architectural patterns by getting your hands dirty in the code. Intriguing? Check out more information below!

Tech We Use:

  • Node.js
  • Typescript
  • Lambda
  • Dynamo DB
  • PSQL DB
  • Serverless Framework
  • Jest

How we work:

  • We ship code daily to our production, staging, and continuous integration environments
  • We work in a mix of Agile and Kanban
  • We keep meetings to an absolute minimum to maximize development time
  • We keep to a 40-hour workweek and respect your time away from the office

Here's what we're looking for:

The ideal candidate for this position loves JavaScript and has a history of working on scaleable production APIs in the Node.js runtime. In this role, you will continue to write and maintain code with the additional responsibilities of representing your team to management, vetting plans for feature delivery, and dealing with the details of the project management process. This role includes managing a team, so the ideal candidate is comfortable running regular (weekly) 1:1's, giving frequent feedback on career growth/goals, and working with reports to identify growth opportunities. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and understands how to communicate well with a team through written and verbal conversations.

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience
  • 3+ years leading a team or equivalent technical management experience.

Cash compensation:

  • The base salary range for this role starts at $140,000-$160,000/year. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including prior experience, expertise & may vary from the amount above.

Remote opportunities:

  • This role is eligible for remote work. Hotel Engine is authorized to do business in AZ, CA, CO, CT, FL, NC, NY, TN, and TX. If you are not located in or able to work from a state where Hotel Engine is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. Please speak with your recruiter to learn more.

Hotel Engine Total Rewards Philosophy | We recognize that there is more to work than the day-to-day responsibilities. Hotel Engine is on Built in Colorado’s 2021 Best Places to Work list and provides each employee with the opportunity to take on new challenges that support their near and long-term goals in a high-growth, startup environment. We also give back and have comprehensive corporate social responsibility programs supporting community, social justice and environmental causesIn addition to a collaborative, high-performing team environment, we’re pleased to offer benefits including:  

  • Competitive base salaries. Salary offers are based on the candidate's qualifications. 
  • Stock Options for all new hires
  • Performance-driven commission opportunities for select roles 
  • Performance-driven equity awards  
  • Parental leave programs 
  • Generous time-off including open PTO, sick days and two paid volunteer days each year 
  • Insurance benefits including medical coverage, dental and vision offerings (with plans available at no cost to employees), as well as HSA/FSA, wellness, and disability offerings 
  • 401(k) plan with a match program

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