Senior Software Engineer (iOS)

at OpenTable



OpenTable is the largest diner and restaurant network in the world. Our mission is to help people experience the world through dining. We are seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join and help grow OpenTable’s Restaurant Operations team in Melbourne.


We are looking for an experienced iOS engineer who is passionate about software development and solving tough problems. Ideal candidates will have strong collaboration, coding and communication skills, experience leading development initiatives with cross-functional teams, and a strong appetite for quality product engineering.


The Restaurant Operations team is responsible for serving the needs of OpenTable's restaurant customers by providing cutting edge software tools that enable restaurant staff, general managers, and owners to effectively and efficiently manage their business. We work closely with a talented team of product and design partners and believe in an iterative approach to feature development, small slicing, and incremental delivery. We are always working to improve our processes and platform to best suit the ever-changing needs of our customers and the restaurant industry as a whole. 


Our ideal candidate:

  • You are passionate about iOS development.

  • You love programming in Swift and can tolerate some Objective-C.

  • You value automation, continuous integration and continuous delivery.

  • You are outcome-oriented with a strong bias towards action.

  • You can manage multiple concurrent tasks.

  • You are comfortable engaging with cross-functional teams.

  • You practice empathy and patience.

  • You build bridges and break down silos.

  • You value transparency and feedback.

  • You enjoy mentoring others and learning about deep, esoteric topics.



  • 3 years experience delivering quality iOS applications

  • Familiarity with Core Data and multithreaded application architecture

  • Solid understanding of functional reactive programming concepts and MVVM patterns

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and processes


About OpenTable

OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), powers reservations for the hospitality industry. OpenTable’s software seats more than 1 billion people per year and helps more than 60,000 restaurants, bars, wineries and other venues attract guests, manage capacity, improve operations and maximize revenue.

Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated more than 2 billion diners in over 80 countries. The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the UK and many more locations.

As an employee of OpenTable, 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.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.



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