Lead 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 Lead Software Engineer (Front End) at Agoda, you will drive the technological evolution of our front-end systems. You will be responsible for architecting, implementing, and optimizing user interfaces that enhance the user experience for millions of travelers worldwide. This position requires a deep understanding of front-end development principles, a passion for crafting exceptional user experiences, and expertise in various front-end technologies.


In this role, you’ll get to:

  • Lead the design and development of highly distributed, large-scale front-end applications.
  • Drive collaboration with product managers, product designers, and engineers to design, implement, and improve scalable applications and services.
  • Serve as a front-end expert on large-scale projects, providing technical guidance and mentorship.
  • Hands-on development of proof of concepts and evaluation of new technologies.
  • Implement technical, strategic decisions in cross-functional teams.
  • Leading in building a culture that optimizes applications using best practices for performance.
  • Maintaining coding standards and staying up-to-date to industry and technology development.
  • Part of strategic discussion relating to Agoda’s future technology directions and development practices.
  • Contribute to the professional development of the team.


What you’ll Need to Succeed:

  • 10+ years of software development experience in building large scale web application, with a minimum of 3 years in a Tech Lead role.
  • Proven experience designing, building, improving, and operating high-performance, scalable front-end systems.
  • Extensive experience with client-side technologies & modern frameworks (e.g., Javascript, Typescript, React).
  • Eager to work in multiple programming languages and frameworks, constantly striving to raise technical excellence.
  • Provides technical direction within and across groups by leading projects and building systems with company-wide impact.
  • Constantly read and learn, moving Agoda forward technically, influencing other teams, and proactively improving others.


It’s great if you have:

  • Knowledge of physical architecture at scale, building resilience and highly available solutions.
  • Strong experience in all aspects of client-side performance optimization.
  • Proficiency in modern coding and design practices. For example, Clean Code, SOLID principals, and TDD.
  • Knowledge of back-end technologies and how they integrate with front-end systems.


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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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