Position

We are looking for people who love working with content and 3rd party vendors to integrate data services to improve the user experience on KAYAK and affiliates. Candidates must like new challenges and like to find how best to integrate, consume, and leverage the data provided to KAYAK via our Business partners and elsewhere.  Individuals in this role will be responsible for the day to day activities of managing KAYAK Content and interfacing with both internal stakeholders and 3rd party vendors. 

Responsibilities

  • Integrating with partner web services and data feeds to acquire content
     

  • Improving the data framework to make this as efficient and as automated as possible
     

  • Building and Enhancing APIs and Services for use within KAYAK
     

  • Triaging Partner data feeds and assisting Content Specialists with data issues.
     

Basic qualifications

  • College Junior/Senior-level Computer Science or programming skills

    • Class Focuses:  Data Structures, Algorithms, Computer Architecture, Relational Database
       

  • Java 8+ Experience is necessary
     

  • Good Organization Skills
     

Additional technical skills

  • Experience with web service frameworks (REST, SOAP, RPC)
     

  • Java Framework Library familiarity

    • Spring Frameworks ( MVC, AOP, Boot)
       

    • Mybatis
       

    • Mockito, JUnit
       

  • Unix shell scripting experience
     

  • Experience with MySQL & Small-Medium Databases
     

 

Soft skills

  • Passionate about data
     

  • Enthusiasm for code quality, rigor in testing.
     

  • High energy, hungry to learn, not afraid to ask questions

  • Excellent technical communication skills.

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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