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Product Engineer Front End

Remote

Posted September 23, 2022

Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Chicago, IL
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Description

This individual will work closely with back-end services teams, front-end designers, and product management to create scalable applications on the web.  This team member is led and mentored by Senior Engineers and Architects in a cross-functional team working on new and existing applications.  The team also collaborates with the Operations team to build infrastructure and care for Hyatt.com and associated properties in production, as Tier 3 support.

Responsibilities

  • Analyze requirements.
  • Develop front-end and/or back-end software, seeking help from more senior team members as necessary.
  • Leverages technical knowledge and experiences to develop new techniques and approaches to technical problems, from design through deployment.
  • Able to troubleshoot complex technical issues through debugging, research, and investigation
  • Responsible the design and development of entire components and begins to lead some design/architecture discussions.
  • Effectively leverages automated unit tests to minimize defects found in QA.
  • Generates new system documentation and can delegate corrections/updates to more junior team members if necessary.
  • Provide Tier 3 production support – able to troubleshoot and resolve support issues independently.
  • Participates in team activities and contributes to discussions, such as architecture reviews and technology standards definitions.
  • Mentors more junior engineers through coaching and tech talks and discusses design and solutions with peers.
  • Provide leadership with practical feedback on suboptimal technology/processes and provides potential solutions.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to Hyatt core values – respect, integrity, humility, empathy, creativity, and fun.
  • The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

Requirements

Experience

  • 2 years of progressively complex experience in a full-time development role.

Education

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience

Computer Skills Needed to Perform this Job

  • Experience with job specific computer programming languages / applications within area of specialization
  • Strong Agile experience preferred in an environment leveraging develops patterns and practices.

Additional Comments and Requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal skills required with a strong customer service orientation
  • Is skilled and passionate about software engineering – specifically front-end and/or back-end web development, and someone who is eager to fill in the gaps in their toolbox
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as a member of a team
  • Experience managing multiple tasks at the same time
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment
  • Maintains a positive attitude and a learning/growth mindset
  • Likes the challenge of simplifying complex systems, and you always consider the big picture even when acting locally.
  • Has experience working in agile environments that have embraced DevOps and Continuous Delivery practices.
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Hyatt Hotels Corporation

150 N Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606

Telephone (312) 750-1234
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Hyatt is a leading global hospitality company guided by its purpose – to care for people so they can be their best. With more than 160,000 colleagues across more than 70 countries, we embrace all cultures, races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, ages, abilities, perspectives, and ways of thinking. Our culture is one that empowers every person to be their best, and such authentic connection inspires how we care for each other and for our guests. We care for our colleagues with benefits and perks including travel perks, work-life benefits, training and upskilling opportunities, and personal wellbeing initiatives.

Hyatt's portfolio includes more than 1,150 hotel and all-inclusive properties across six continents, and the recent acquisition of Apple Leisure Group added 96 properties in 10 countries. Each of our brands provides a distinct experience, while all of our hotels deliver genuine care. This sets us apart from the competition and helps us fulfill our aspiration to be the most preferred brand everywhere we serve.

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Our purpose – to care for people so they can be their best - defines us at Hyatt. We see it in the way we treat each other and our guests. It's our superpower. We channel this strength into our vision for evolving the future of hospitality. We create a culture of warmth, empathy and respect. We build connections, celebrate success and create inclusive environments, together. 

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Being part of Hyatt means always having space to be you. We are passionate about diversity, equity and inclusion. Our global teams are a mosaic of cultures, ethnicities, genders, ages, abilities and identities. We constantly strive to reflect the world we care for with teams that achieve and grow together.  

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At Hyatt, there’s a home for every stage of your career. We nurture curiosity, helping you to learn new skills that support your personal and professional development. Chart your own journey by venturing into new roles, different brands and international opportunities. Here, doors are meant to be opened and horizons expanded. With us, you’ll discover a career you didn’t know existed.

We are in a time of extraordinary transformation and one of the things that people are looking forward to most is traveling. Hyatt is looking for passionate change-makers to be a part of our journey — with our digital and technology areas at the heart of where we are investing and growing.” 

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2022 

•    100 Best Companies to Work For – FORTUNE 

•    100 Best National Large Companies to Work For – Built-In 

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•    Chicago Best Paying Companies – Built-In 

•    Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality – Human Rights Campaign 

2021 

•    100 Best Companies to Work For – FORTUNE & Great Place to Work 

•    Best Places to Work for LGBT Equality – Human Rights Campaign 

•    America’s Best Employers for Diversity – Forbes 

•    Best Places to Work – Glassdoor 

•    100 Companies that Care – PEOPLE & Great Place to Work 

•    Best Workplaces for Women – FORTUNE & Great Place to Work 

•    Best Workplaces for Millennials – FORTUNE & Great Place to Work