We are part of BookingGo, the ground transport unit of Booking.com, and our mission is to empower people to experience the world. As part of BookingGo, our Rides team is building the best way for our customers to get from A to B.
About the role
You will be part of our London team - a product innovation group building the next generation of transport solutions for our customers.
We launched our Rides team two years ago with the goal of becoming the best way to get to and from the airport. We started offering airport transfers on booking.com while also building our direct business, rideways.com. We are now rapidly expanding Rides as well as building additional new transport products to get our customers from A to B in the best way possible.
We are looking for a highly motivated Software Engineer to help lead the development of our next generation mobile app.
You will be based in London, but with occasional travel to the head office in Manchester. You will report to a Senior Engineering Manager and work closely with a cross-functional product team.
We are looking for someone who
- Technical knowledge
- Has an excellent understanding of Java and Spring Boot
- Has experience creating high quality APIs
- Ideally, has experience of developing Microservices on AWS
- Understands, and has worked with, a range of SQL and NoSQL databases
- Engineering excellence
- Understands how to deliver maintainable software
- Delivers effective tests
- Able to guide more junior engineers in good engineering practices
- Technical problem solving
- Can lead the creation of robust technical solutions
- Understands and applies design principles and patterns
- Collaborative working
- Enjoys working in, and contributing to, an Agile working environment
- Continually improves their knowledge and shares best practice
- Enjoys coaching others in Agile practices
We are the ones who empower people to get where they are going. Whether they are taking the wheel or sitting back and leaving it to the driver. Whether they are heading straight from A to B or enjoying the freedom to go wherever their journey takes them.
To do that, we operate multiple brands:
Booking.com We are the transport arm of the worlds leading travel booking site.
Rentalcars.com The worlds biggest online car rental service, putting customers behind the wheel at over 50,000 locations worldwide.
Rides Finding the best way for each customer to get from A to B.
Connect Bringing our tried-and-tested magic to our partners sites, delivering seamless travel experiences through brands our customers already know and love.
With our HQ in Manchester, we are part of the worldwide Booking.com family. At the same time, we are proud of our own unique identity. Speaking 42 languages, our 1,600+ staff come from all over the world, just like our customers. What brings us together is our love of adventure: our own as well as other peoples. Its easy to be passionate about a job that enriches so many lives on a daily basis, and our workplace reflects our passion, our diversity, our global focus. Just search Manchesters coolest office and see for yourself.
And we are in good company. Together with priceline.com, KAYAK, agoda.com, and OpenTable, we are part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.