The Position

Trade your daily grind for a career that lets you show-off your real passion for travel. Join KAYAK to have hands on the tools that millions of travellers use every single day. Make them good, make them great, make them your favorite. Work with us to deliver the best personalized results, latest travel trends and the travel tools that our users dream of. Plus, you will have the opportunity to try out your most thrilling ideas during our HackWeeks. And you’ll get to be the first to play with new and exciting travel features (while getting paid for it).

Responsibilities

We are looking for brainy, ambitious and hardworking developers with a passion for learning and delivering. You will be part of the team in Kaunas that is responsible for developing compelling user experiences that are the face of KAYAK for millions of users every day. You’ll work closely with other teams to develop innovative features and keep our product a step ahead of the competition. If you're an engineer who loves travelling and wants to work on a team of similarly talented, driven individuals, we'd love to hear from you.

Requirements

  • 3+ years professional development experience
  • Expertise in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Solid understanding of jQuery, or a similar JS framework
  • Knowledge of performance considerations, especially with respect to browsers
  • Familiarity with Java, C# or other backend language
  • Ability to debug issues in a full stack environment
  • SQL experience is a plus, but not required
  • Portfolio of complex sites you've worked on
  • Ability to speak competently about contemporary web technologies

Desired

Great teammate who likes to engage with colleagues at a professional and personal level. Someone who can handle a high volume of requests with frequent interruptions and prioritize their own work while taking infrastructure and business needs into account. Performs excellent technical interpersonal skills.

About KAYAK

At KAYAK we help millions of travelers around the globe make confident travel decisions. KAYAK searches other sites to show travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages and is the world's leading travel search engine.

 

As an employee of KAYAK, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each others strengths and insights. Together, we’re able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

 

KAYAK is a part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Day off on your Birthday
  • Flexible hours
  • Free Yoga classes
  • Regular team events/excursions
  • Additional paid paternity leave
  • Annual education budget
  • Generous healthcare insurance
  • No stupid meetings
  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.

When joining KAYAK/OT you will be entitled to our compensation package. In addition to the regular salary, you will have a possibility to be granted RSU and annual bonus under KAYAK’s internal rules. The base salary is from 2100 EUR to 3300 EUR (net). Other bonuses depend on your performance.

 

KAYAK is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees – no matter their race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Whoever you are, just be you.

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