Back End Software Engineer 

With millions of diners, tens of thousands of restaurants, and 23+ years of experience, OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), is an industry leader with a unique insight into the world of hospitality. We champion restaurants, bars, wineries, and other venues around the world, helping them attract guests, manage capacity, improve operations and maximize revenue.

Every employee at OpenTable has a tangible impact on what we do and how we do it. You’ll also be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of travel brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined.

Hospitality is all about taking care of others, and it defines our culture. You’ll work in a welcoming and inclusive environment, and get the benefits, flexibility, and support you need to succeed.

About Us:

At OpenTable, we take pleasure in Software Development. We believe that velocity comes from a dedication to clean code and proven engineering principles. We deliver creative products through rapid, continuous development. We move fast, release frequently, and believe strongly in automated testing to help maintain our quality and velocity. We break things sometimes - and that’s fine. We learn from it. Millions of diners and thousands of restaurants around the globe use our products. If you are excited by constantly challenging engineering processes and can deliver exceptional quality in a fast paced, agile environment, we'd like to meet you. Bonus points if you love restaurants too.

About You:

You love to code. You’re curious, passionate and constantly thinking about making code clean and better. You love technology and enjoy finding better ways to do things. You want to share what you discover and feel energized when you can learn from the people around you. When you build software, you consider how people will use it from all angles. You take pride in carefully honing your work until it feels reliable and effortless to use. You are calm during incidents when debugging production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack

Responsibilities:

As a member of this team, you'll be responsible for developing a variety of products and integrations which help connect OpenTable Restaurants with other products and systems so that they are able to seamlessly take advantage of a plethora of products built by other companies. Along with this, you will also contribute to other product feature areas and core engineering initiatives across the OpenTable for Restaurants product.

All of us are engineers, and we like to operate in a self-driven culture of ownership. You will own one or more of the product components, working with product managers to help in scoping features, contributing towards technical architecture and having primary responsibility for actual implementation of code and automated tests.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years in software engineering

  • Strong experience with Java

  • Document (NoSQL) or relational database experience

  • Proven experience designing and building highly available, high-traffic APIs and Microservices architecture

  • Good understanding of data structures and OO design

  • Discipline at unit, integration, and acceptance testing

  • Passion or desire to participate in pair programming

  • Proven experience in designing and owning microservices independently

  • Knowledge of system performance and operational readiness monitoring

  • Ability to react to changes, work with teams and to multitask on multiple products and projects.

Nice to have:

  • Experience with Docker / Kubernetes / Singularity / Mesos

  • Experience building message-driven systems

  • Experience with caching frameworks and technologies like Redis

  • Experience collaborating with remote teams across time zones

  • Experience working as a full-stack engineer will be an added advantage

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

OpenTable aspires to be a workplace that reflects the diverse communities we serve and a culture that is inclusive and welcoming. Hiring people with different backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and ideas is critical to innovation and to how we deliver great experiences for our users and our partners. Representation matters.

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

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