Senior Software Engineer, Rentals and Experiences SEO division
Location Oxford, UK
If you’re looking to build something new, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and are eager to join a team working with some of the best minds in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - then we’d love to hear from you!
TripAdvisor is the world’s largest travel site with over 450+ million travelers each month. As a member of the Rentals and Experiences SEO Engineering team, you will work on projects aimed at increasing the quality and amount of organic search traffic to TripAdvisor and our various Vacation Rental brands. In addition to traveler facing changes, you will also have the opportunity to enhance our internal tooling to help improve our understanding of search engine rankings and improve our daily lives with smoother processes.
Key Skills / Experience / Knowledge / Qualifications
Passion for software engineering and technology
Desire to work in fast paced environment and keep up with new platforms, technologies, and best practices
A love of travel is not required, but hey - why not?
At least 4 years’ experience in a professional software development role
Understanding of what is required to build efficient, scalable, decoupled, testable and maintainable code.
Excellent coding skills, preferably in Java
Solid experience in back-end technologies like relational databases (MySQL, PSQL) and NoSQL
Detailed knowledge of web application architecture and infrastructure
Previous experience building and maintaining RESTful web services
Ability to work in a distributed development environment and handle dependencies across multiple teams and branches
Comfortable developing for a Linux server environment
Proven track record of strong leadership skills that shows ability to both drive projects to success and mentoring other engineers
Some prior experience investigating performance issues in enterprise applications
Nice to Have
Familiarity with React, Redux and RxJS
Experience working in PHP and with Silex/Twig
Development experience using frameworks such as Spring MVC, Jersey and Hibernate
Knowledge of Tomcat and Docker
Travel industry experience
Basic SEO knowledge
TripAdvisor, the world's largest travel site*, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With over 661 million reviews and opinions covering the world's largest selection of travel listings worldwide – covering approximately 7.7 million accommodations, airlines, experiences, and restaurants -- TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do and where to eat. TripAdvisor also compares prices from more than 200 hotel booking sites so travelers can find the lowest price on the hotel that's right for them. TripAdvisor-branded sites are available in 49 markets, and are home to the world's largest travel community of 456 million average monthly unique visitors**, all looking to get the most out of every trip.
TripAdvisor: Know better. Book better. Go better.
What you’ll get
- Highly competitive salary along with the following
- Annual bonus.
- Excellent contributory pension.
- Full family private medical cover.
- Full dental cover.
- Annual wellbeing allowance (e.g. gym membership)
- Personal travel reimbursement.
- Critical illness plus full life cover.
- Childcare vouchers.
- Cycle to work scheme.
- Free shuttle buses from Oxford and surrounding villages.
- Employee assistance program.