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Senior Front End Engineer (0340)

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dnata Travel Group, part of the Emirates Group, includes the brands of Gold Medal, Netflights, Travelbag, Travel Republic, and Sunmaster. These brands are based at offices across the UK including Preston (Leyland), Kingston-upon-Thames, Chester and Halifax.

We are now recruiting for a Senior Engineer who will be providing technical expertise and guidance for projects and the development teams. You will take full responsibility for promoting technical excellence within the development teams ensuring the highest level of technical quality. As Senior Engineer, you will be an excellent communicator able to clearly understand, solve and educate the teams in all technical issues related to your specialisms.

The dnata Travel engineering team are responsible for the growth and evolution of an in-house developed travel platform which is being developed and rolled out across multiple brands, departments and teams across the globe within the group. You will be joining a smart, experienced, fast-moving team who continue to explore new technologies, tools & techniques to both grow this global platform and to service the growing needs of the business that the platform supports.

As a Senior Engineer, you will have a proven strong software development background providing guidance and mentoring the wider team of software developers and QA staff within the Kingston office, offshore teams, infrastructure and architecture teams, to deliver the product roadmap and allocate skilled team members to support projects and backlogs.


  • SOLID code principles
  • oWASP Security Principles
  • Strong JavaScript skills and ideally experience in some other languages such as Elm, Haskell, C#, Java, E, Python, Clojure, Golang etc.
  • Solid analytical skills and appreciation of technical risk
  • Experienced in automated testing and CI/CD (Continuous Integration & Deployment e.g. TeamCIty, Jenkins, Go-CD & Octopus Deploy)
  • Networking fundamentals - TCP/IP, WCF bindings, network security
  • Containers as a unit of deployment and scaling
  • Expert in HTTP, REST API’s GraphQL, Web sockets,, Load balancing etc.


Our newly renovated office is based in Kingston-upon-Thames, just 5 minutes’ walk from Norbiton Station or 10-15 minutes from Kingston station offering good transport links from the Greater London area.

Our employees enjoy many benefits including life assurance, pension scheme, travel discounts, industry/social events and discounted gym membership.

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Clarendon House, 147 London Road, Kingston-upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom, KT2 6NH
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