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Voyagin

React Engineer

We look for talented individuals who want to work in Tokyo, Japan!

About Voyagin

Voyagin (a subsidiary of Rakuten, Inc.’s travel division) is the leading platform to book tickets to attractions, tours, activities and restaurants in Asia. Launched in late 2012, our mission is to help travelers discover and book the best travel experiences all across Asia. Our website features over 3,000 things to do in over 50 destinations in Asia including cultural activities, romantic dinners, adventure experiences, private guides, and tickets to the best attractions bookable in advance or in-destination via our mobile optimized website.

At Voyagin, we’re dedicated to building a new travel experience and a whole new way for you to discover and book the best tours, activities, and tickets in Asia, but we can’t do this without a great team - that includes YOU! Together, we work to deliver that perfect experience, both online and offline, so that travelers to Asia can enjoy the best things to do. We’ve seen incredible growth in the past year, but these are just the early days; join our team to shape the future of the tours and activities space!

About Your Team

As the Front-end Engineer, you’ll be responsible for our future success by not only developing our system in the most effective way, but also understanding our business well enough to scale it.

Keywords: React/Redux, A/B Testing, AMP, PWA, Online Payments, Continuous Integration, System Securities, SEO, Statistics & Agile Development.

About Your Role

On a daily basis, you will:

  • Communicate with the product owner, designers, and backend engineers to code the front-end system.
  • Develop/Test the system and participate in code reviews.
  • Take care of the performance and quality of the system.
  • Handle/Manage system issues.
  • Share knowledge among the team.

Requirements

What we’d like to see in you:

We’re looking for someone creative with features, logical enough to deliver ideas, well-balanced between quality/performance & delivery speed, and having entrepreneurship to drive the business. We’re looking for someone who understands diversity and can collaborate with other teams to grow our business much further and faster. Are you that person? If so, this is the perfect match for you!

We’re also looking for the following skill sets:

  • At least 3 years of web software development experience
  • Hands-on experience in coding and writing test code
  • In-depth knowledge of React/Redux
  • In-depth knowledge of Browser Compatibilities
  • Experience optimizing front-end performance
  • A fundamental understanding of System Securities, SEO, and Statistics

Perks

  • Take part in our amazing travel experiences - we have the best things to do in Asia!
  • The chance to contribute to the business in an impactful, meaningful way.
  • Work with a multinational team - not only is our team spread across the globe, but a lot of us also have very diverse backgrounds. At the very least, we promise it'll be interesting.
  • Ability to work with the giants. As part of Rakuten, Japan’s largest e-commerce site and one of the biggest internet companies in the world, there is a lot to learn.
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