At Booking.com we combine the best traits of a start-up with the resources of planet Earth’s #1 accommodation website. We are working towards building the ultimate travel experience, building and improving great products for both travelers and the accommodation partners

Booking.com is looking for self-starters who are great at solving real life problems.

We offer an international, diverse, fun, and dynamic environment. If scale and complexity excite you, Booking is the place to B!

B.responsible

As a Software Developer, you are responsible for the development, performance, and scaling of our public website as well as internal systems. You will work independently and will also be responsible for making technical decisions within a team.

Important aspects of the job include:

  • Rapidly developing next-generation scalable, flexible, and high-performance systems.
  • Solving issues with the site and internal systems, prioritizing based on customer impact
  • Acting as an intermediary for problems, with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Testing; we run thousands of experiments running at one time. We built one of the most advanced A/B testing platforms in the industry.
  • Most products are developed in Perl, but not all. Perl is very effective when it comes to rapid prototyping, which our product development teams do a lot of. It’s not necessary to know Perl before you start, but it helps. We are not just using the language, we influence the future of the language.
  • Contributing to the growth of Booking.com through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts

B.skilled

We are looking for driven Developers who enjoy solving problems, who initiate solutions and discussions and who believe that any challenge can be scaled with the right mindset and tools.

We have found that people who match the following requirements are the ones who fit us best:

  • Minimum of 3 years software development experience; using 2 or more server side programming languages. Preferably Perl, Java, Python, Scala, C++ etc.
  • Previous experience with distributed systems
  • Hands on experience of developing in and contributing to open source data technologies, such as Hadoop
  • Demonstrable experience with MySQL and PostgreSQL or similar relational databases
  • Experience of working on products that impact a large customer base is an advantage
  • Preferably a university degree in Mathematics or Software Engineering
  • Excellent communication; written and spoken

B.offered

  • Headquarters located in one of the most dynamic cities in Europe: Amsterdam
  • Performance-based company that offers 26 vacation days, career advancement, and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential
  • Discount on Booking.com accommodations with the “Booking Deal” including other perks and benefits
  • Company-sponsored family and social activities to help our employees become integrated with each other and Dutch culture
  • Diverse and creative colleagues from every corner of the world
  • Generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam
Apply for this Job
* Required
(Optional)
Almost there! Review your information then click 'Submit Application' to apply.

File   X
File   X


Application consent for Booking.com-Not on Careersite

By clicking the “I Accept” button you expressly make the following representations and warranties and give your consents as described below:

Booking.com-Not on Careersite collects your personal data for the purposes of managing Booking.com-Not on Careersite’s recruitment related activities as well as for organizational planning purposes globally. Consequently, Booking.com-Not on Careersite may use your personal data in relation to the evaluation and selection of applicants including for example setting up and conducting interviews and tests, evaluating and assessing the results thereto and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment processes including the final recruitment.

Booking.com-Not on Careersite does not disclose your personal data to unauthorized third parties. However, as a global corporation consisting of multiple affiliated companies in various countries, Booking.com-Not on Careersite has international sites and Booking.com-Not on Careersite uses resources located throughout the world. Booking.com-Not on Careersite may from time to time also use third parties to act on Booking.com-Not on Careersite’s behalf. You agree to the fact that to the extent necessary your personal data may be transferred and/or disclosed to any company within Booking.com-Not on Careersite group of companies as well as to third parties acting on Booking.com-Not on Careersite’s behalf, including also transfers to servers and databases outside the country where you provided Booking.com-Not on Careersite with your personal data. Such transfers may include for example transfers and/or disclosures outside the European Economic Area and in the United States of America.


Share this job: