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Hyatt Product Engineer Front End (Remote Opportunity) in CHICAGO, Illinois

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.

Qualifications:

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.

Primary Location: US-IL-Chicago

Organization: Hyatt Corporate Office, Chicago

Pay Basis: Yearly

Job Level: Full-time

Job: Technology

Req ID: CHI012432

Hyatt is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, veteran status, genetic information, citizenship status or any other group protected by law.

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