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Team Lead, Developer

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 Team Lead, .NET Developer, well versed in high capacity processing systems to propel teams responsible for increasing customer engagement with Email/SMS/Push Notification Marketing systems.  

If you thrive in a fast paced, Agile, TDD, Microsoft environment this role will offer tremendous exposure to developing apps around large volume traffic in a performance driven environment. 


  • 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
  • Strong technical experience in ASP.NET web platform such as web forms/ MVC, layered architecture, and design pattern is required.

Desired Skills and Experience


Fareportal Fundamentals require some combination of:

Solid academics

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


  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Masters degree preferable
  • 3+ years of experience leading on and offshore teams (5+) in high traffic, user experience based environments
  • 5+ years of experience in ASP.NET, C#; specifically large, highly scalable, web based systems  
  • Experience in building highly scalable systems in e-commerce environment
  • Experience in building CRM systems to manage customer data
  • Have a good understanding of Mail Delivery protocols and systems. 
  • Have a strong background on working with databases. 
  • The ideal candidate will possess a high level understanding of customer acquisition and engagement (feature adoption) and the platforms used to achieve this (Google Analytics etc).
  • C#/.Net, MVC

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
  • Knowledge of Mail delivery protocols and messaging systems.
  • Desirable experience with SMS or push notification implementation.

Management Skills (40%)

  • Encourage and create 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 way side – 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


Mission: To be the world's best flight booking and customer experience company with a human touch


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