The Position

KAYAK is looking for an engineer to be part one of our small backend teams. Our team is constantly iterating, designing, and coding our way to excellence. We're building the compelling user experiences that keep our product a step ahead of the competition. If you're an engineer who wants to work on a team of similarly talented, driven individuals, then we'd love to hear from you.

 

Requirements

  • BS or higher in Computer Science or related field.
  • Java (5+ years experience), Reactor/Flux a plus.
  • Amazing programming fundamentals.
  • Working knowledge of APIs.
  • Working knowledge of SQL, Hive/Hadoop/Elasticsearch  a plus.
  • Ability to debug issues in a full-stack environment.

 

Qualifications

  • Team player who likes to engage with colleagues at a professional and personal level
  • Someone who can handle a high volume of requests and prioritize their own work while taking infrastructure and business needs into account
  • Must have excellent technical communication 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 other's strengths and insights. Together, we're able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

KAYAK is part of Booking Holdings Inc. and operates sites in more than 60 countries and territories.

 

Benefits and Perks

  • 6 weeks paid vacation

  • Day off on your birthday

  • Generous retirement plans

  • Annual education budget *

  • Free lunch catering three days per week *

  • Public transportation subsidies *

  • Free German classes *

  • Free Yoga classes *

  • Free massages from Wellnow *

  • No stupid meetings

  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc

  • Regular team events and volunteering opportunities

  • Sport teams (Football, Volleyball, Basketball)

  • Flexible hours

  • In-house gym facilities

  • Universal paid parental leave

* currently paused due to COVID

 

Diversity and Inclusion at OpenTable/ KAYAK

 

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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