Position

As KAYAK is a company that is heavily data-driven, specialized data analysis tools play a vital role in achieving success. KAYAK’s business intelligence platform is developed in Berlin and we are looking for a motivated intern who wants to help us bring it to the next level!

You will have a direct impact working on a mission-critical system and will take part in every stage of our engineering process, from idea generation to coding and testing. You will work full-stack and contribute to several key open source projects including pypika  (https://github.com/kayak/pypika).

This is a paid internship opportunity with a minimum length of 3 months and only for registered students that can work in Germany. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Converting requirements from the commercial and data science teams into software features

  • Developing across the entire software stack from the frontend (React/Redux) to the backend (Python/Django)

  • Integrating with a wide range of database platforms (MySQL, Vertica, Snowflake, ...)

  • Optimizing our testing and deployment strategies (Cypress, Docker Swarm, ...)

  • Taking part in maintaining our open source projects

 

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a Computer science degree or equivalent

  • Object-Oriented programming experience, ideally Python

  • Knowledge of web frameworks (Django or similar frameworks)

  • Experience with frontend frameworks is a plus (React/Angular/Vue…)

  • SQL knowledge is a big plus

  • You are able to communicate fluently in English

 

About KAYAK 

KAYAK, part of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ:  BKNG), is the world’s leading travel search engine. With billions of queries across our platforms, we help people find their perfect flight, stay, rental car, cruise, or vacation package. We’re also transforming the in-travel experience with our app and new accommodation software. For more information, visit www.KAYAK.com.

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

 

Diversity and Inclusion at KAYAK/OpenTable

We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more innovative ideas, products, services, and better business outcomes for our stakeholders. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team.  Whoever you are, just be you.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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