Company Info:Keteka is an online marketplace where travelers can book genuine, authentic experiences with validated local guides, and where local guides can get the online exposure they need to be successful.
We’ve been through Booking.com’s Booster accelerator, Start-Up Chile Seed and Scale, and are members of the Agora Fellowship network. We currently have an inventory of 1500+ tours in 16 countries throughout Latin America, and are backed by Magma Partners, and a handful of passionate angel investors.
About this Job:
Are you interested in positively and significantly impacting the global travel industry? Do you believe travel and technology have the ability to bring the world closer together? Are you excited to conquer the challenge of using technology to connect travelers to the massively fractured industry of local tours and activities? If so, we would love to hear from you.
Keteka is an online marketplace for genuine, authentic, local experiences. We are where travelers go to find and book validated genuine experiences throughout LatAm, and where excellent local guides can get the online exposure they need to be successful. We are looking for a talented lead developer who can not only execute current initiatives, but can also provide technical leadership, expertise, and oversight for the company.
We are looking for someone who likes to solve business problems, so the ideal candidate will have both technical expertise, and a creative mindset that results in innovative, scalable solutions.
Use technology to innovate the way the travel industry connects
Improve our booking system and search engine
Implement key design and UX changes
Propose ideas for growth and automation
Represent the technological agenda in staff meetings
Maintain current knowledge of technology landscape and developments
Consolidate our technology platforms and create plans for each - this includes connecting and improving operations and marketing platforms
Track, analyze. and monitor technology key performance metrics
Identify new digital marketing opportunities and create plans to implement them for us and our clients
Take the initiative in thought leadership, innovation, and creativity
Oversee all system design and changes in system architecture
Build the new Keteka website and web app
Required profile and skills:
Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or minimum 5 years experience software development
Languages and Frameworks Front End:
CSS, Sass y Bootstrap
Languages and Frameworks Back End:
Experience using Node
Significant experience with Wordpress
Experience using: GITHUB, SourceTree
Experience and knowledge of:
Servers, networks, and AWS
How to interact with APIs
UI and UX
At least conversational in English. Fluent in both English and Spanish would be a plus. We speak English in the office and the interview will 100% in English.
Experience building booking engines would be a plus
Knowledge of Ruby on rails, Django, Python
Willing to travel internationally