Staff Software Engineer – Front End (Remote)

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Taipei, Taiwan

About Agoda 

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 3.6 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 6,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world.

Our Purpose – Bridging the World Through Travel 

We believe travel allows people to enjoy, learn and experience more of the amazing world we live in. It brings individuals and cultures closer together, fostering empathy, understanding and happiness.
We are a skillful, driven and diverse team from across the globe, united by a passion to make an impact. Harnessing our innovative technologies and strong partnerships, we aim to make travel easy and rewarding for everyone.

About the Job 

Note: Agoda’s hybrid workplace includes a few select remote roles and in-office roles. By applying to this position you will have an opportunity to share your preferred working location from the following:

In-office locations: Gurugram, India; Bangkok, Thailand.

Full Remote location(s): Bangalore, India; Pune, India; Tokyo, Japan; Taipei, Taiwan; Manila, Philippines; Melbourne, Australia.


Get to Know our Team: Agoda’s front-end teams focus on various product aspects including accommodations, flights, and payments. We build localized, optimized user experiences globally across mobile websites, native apps, and desktop sites, fostering innovation and constant improvement through data-driven practices.


The Opportunity: As a Staff Software Engineer (Front End) at Agoda, you will be a crucial player in our product development team, responsible for building, designing, and optimizing user interfaces. This role involves engaging users with visually appealing and highly functional web applications. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless application functionality and deliver high-quality products.


In this role, you’ll get to:

  • Drive collaboration with cross-functional teams such as Product, Product Design, and Engineering to construct and deliver high-quality products on the web.
  • Led by example by demonstrating how to write quality code that meets the requirements and is in accordance with our architectural and front-end coding standards and patterns.
  • Contribute to building a culture that optimizes applications using best practices for performance.
  • Propose upgrades and updates necessary for keeping up with modern security and development best practices.
  • Contribute to our shared component libraries and build modular and reusable components and libraries.
  • Build efficient, reusable web components and architect reliable, performant, and scalable solutions.
  • Identify areas of improvement and drive web best practices.
  • Provide mentorship for more junior team members and share knowledge with the broader team.

What you’ll Need to Succeed:

  • At least 8 years of experience of extensive background in front-end development, working with client-side frameworks on large-scale applications (React is highly preferred).
  • Strong core front-end skill set in JavaScript and the TypeScript ecosystem.
  • Strong architecture skills and drive decision-making in the team.
  • Experience working with component libraries.
  • Strong product sense and a passion for client-side performance optimization.
  • Demonstrated ability to drive changes and impact across various teams.
  • Love collaborating via code reviews and architecture discussions and is motivated to improve their teammates’ productivity.

It’s great if you have:

  • Led teams and projects to solve significant, complex problems.
  • Experience working on an app or internet company that is at scale.
  • Experience working in a data-driven company, as well as experience analyzing and working with big data.
  • Experience with modern JavaScript/TypeScript libraries and tooling (e.g., VueJS, AngularJS).
  • Proficiency in modern coding and design practices. For example, Clean Code, SOLID principals, and TDD.

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Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Agoda, we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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To all recruitment agencies: Agoda does not accept third party resumes. Please do not send resumes to our jobs alias, Agoda employees or any other organization location. Agoda is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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