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Technical Lead, Air-.NET

Engineering is what drives Fareportal. We are one of the fastest growing travel technology companies in the world; our portfolio of travel brands, including flagship product CheapOair, receive over 100 million visitors annually.   

We are seeking a Technical Lead, well versed in eCommerce and travel to build and expand our presence in the United Kingdom (this person will be located in New York). This is an excellent opportunity for someone to build a product to help Fareportal expand globally.

Strong technical experience in ASP.NET web platform such as web forms/ MVC, layered architecture, and design pattern is required. The ideal candidate should understand eCommerce and the air travel domain.

There isn't a better time to join our growing team!

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of developers accountable for high performing business applications across the enterprise through full SDLC
  • Operate in an organized, systematic way to further empower already successful, high performing on and offshore teams
  • Lead entire SDLC from beginning to end, including unit testing, QA, and release
  • Define clear goals in accordance with overall company vision and create blueprints to achieve those goals
  • Provide development and architecture solutions for numerous challenging projects across a growing organization

 

Qualifications

Fareportal Fundamentals require some combination of:

  • Solid academics
  • OTA/Air experience; with a strong understanding of the industry
  • E-Commerce exposure
  • Technology awareness/background

Background

  • Bachelor’s  degree in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • 4-7 years of experience in ASP.NET, C#; Javascript, Analytic suite including good experience in development and architecture utilizing large scale web based systems
  • Experience with Analytic Software/Product like Google Analytic/ Omniture etc is highly desired.
  • Experience working with an Online Travel Industry preferred

Technical Skills  (60%)

  • Knowledge of best practices for the full SDLC of n-tiered asynchronous large scale applications; from coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations perspectives
  • In-depth experience with C# and ASP .NET 3.0/4.0 or higher MVC and SOA
  • Deep understanding of multi-threading and real-time software architectures
  • Unit testing frameworks, code coverage and static code analysis

Management Skills (40%)

  • Building and managing self-directed work teams, employee empowerment, distributed decision making
  • Ability to lead, inspire, and motivate teams through effective communication and established credibility
  • Excellent self-management and organization skills; promoting the behaviors that you want to see in employees

Personal Impact: Our casual company culture boasts innovation, collaboration and harbors a unique entrepreneurial spirit.

The right people will. . . .  .

  • Understand the unique challenges and tremendous opportunities associated with a rapidly growing fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment, with the ability to deal with ambiguity but equally the freedom to explore and innovate.
  • Manage a continuously evolving sets of priorities when everything (really-everything!) is important.  You can’t get overwhelmed or sidetracked easily.
  • Be vocal with idea generation; speaking-up fuels discussion, ideation and group-think.  98% ideas may fly by the wayside – but your impenetrable spirit allows the other 2% to soar! Your voice defines the value you bring to the organization.
  • Maturity to work goals at hand, but also able to consider overall strategies of the firm and create opportunities previously unseen.
  • Understand power of ownership culture; built on principles and values that compel everyone at Fareportal to think and act like an owner of the business

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Fareportal’s Mission is to “Make travel effortless, affordable, and enjoyable by providing customers with their perfect trip, through the relentless pursuit of innovation in technology and unsurpassed customer service.” If you love technology, travel and innovation, commence your journey here.

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