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Location

Berlin, DE

Job Term

Full-Time

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As a Backend Engineer, you will be working on developing best in class software products for our travel marketplace. Currently, we are in a strong growth phase and are working on building world-class travel e-commerce products to help us scale and serve millions of customers. If you are interested in contributing to the success of a web platform that is used by millions of travelers around the world then keep on reading!

 

About GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide is the globally leading marketplace for unforgettable travel experiences. Travelers use GetYourGuide to discover the best things to do in a destination. Since its founding in 2009, travelers from over 170 countries have booked more than 80 million tours, activities, and attraction tickets through GetYourGuide. Powered by a global team of over 700 travel experts and technologists, we are headquartered in Berlin and have 17 local offices around the world. Visit our careers website to learn more.

 

Team Mission:

Marketplace owns the mobile and web platforms of GetYourGuide. We aim to deliver an amazing customer journey through great user interfaces and rigorous A/B testing. Our goal is to build an unbeatable e-commerce site and seamless booking experience for our users. 

We’re organized in cross-functional mission teams, which are composed of frontend, backend, native apps, and data engineers, along with product managers and designers.

 

Responsibilities:

You will...

  • Design and develop scalable travel e-commerce systems that are used by millions of customers
  • Together with team work on extending GYG growing inventory, providing real time availability and pricing data coming from thousands of suppliers
  • Collaborate with engineering teams across company to support travellers and suppliers
  • Continuously improve our codebase, systems, and processes
  • Mentor other team members and be involved in hiring software engineers

 

Requirements:

Ideally, you have...

  • 2-3+ years of experience and a strong background in the design and implementation of scalable service-oriented architectures and a good understanding of design patterns (experience in migrating a monolithic application to a services-oriented architecture is a plus)
  • Proficiency in Java and the ability to build features from scratch (PHP knowledge a plus)
  • Experience in defining and tracking data to facilitate customer-centric decision makings, such as through A/B testing and hypothesis building
  • A positive, pro-active team-oriented mindset, and a passion for mentoring and sharing knowledge
  • A passion for delivering clean code and continuously learning about new tools, languages, and practices
  • Experience on how to operate at scale and have a cloud DevOps / infrastructure mindset (Kubernetes)

 

How we set you up for success: 

  • Invest in your development with an annual personal growth budget
  • Create a comfortable workspace at home with an annual home office budget
  • Become a part of our success with virtual stock options
  • Enjoy flexibility with a hybrid work-from-home and telecommuting policy
  • Save on transportation costs with discounted public transportation tickets
  • Support your loved ones with generous maternity and paternity leave policies
  • Relocation assistance and visa support

And more… 


We look forward to hearing from you

Unlock your full potential and join our mission to create unforgettable experiences for millions around the world. If you have the skills and passion for joining our team, we invite you to apply by submitting your CV/resume in English through the form below. The recruiter for this role is Stephen Rose


We are an equal opportunity employer

Our commitment is that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application. 

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