It wasn’t so long ago that booking a trip to see the Eiffel Tower, stroll down New York’s iconic Madison Avenue or feel the sand between our toes on Copacabana Beach was simply a matter of a few taps on our smartphone. In fact, that’s what we do at Booking.com. We make it easier for everyone to experience the world. And while that world might feel a little farther away right now, we’re busy preparing for when the world is ready to travel once more. Across our offices worldwide, we continue to innovate. To solve for some of the most complex challenges in travel and technology, and to plan for the exciting developments that lie ahead. With strategic long-term investments into what we believe the future of travel can be, we are opening up new career opportunities that will have a strong impact on our mission.We are united in the belief that our very human desire to explore the planet’s beauty and discover more about other people and cultures will endure. The world is waiting for us. Together, we will be ready.
With over 1.6 million room nights booked every day, accommodation represents the largest share of our business to date. Our mission is to deliver the best customer experience and the most varied selection of properties.
At Booking.com we combine the best traits of a start-up with the resources of planet Earth’s #1 accommodation website. We are working towards creating the ultimate travel experience, building and improving great products for both travellers and the accommodation partners.
You will be joining the App Core Experience team, which is responsible for maintaining a cohesive and modern experience in the Booking.com app.
This teams collaborates with many teams all around our app, and in particular the teams is responsible for making sure that:
The new cross-platform design vision is adopted across the app by other teams, paving the way for more innovation to happen in all parts of the application.
Our customers have predictable experiences across all products (Accommodations, Flights, Cars, etc).
We have a more modern, scalable, flexible and performant codebase, which translates to plenty of technical challenges and learning opportunities to further your professional growth.
We are a diverse group of people, with lots of passion for quality and doing the right thing. Come join us. You are guaranteed a fun, exciting time.
In this team, you’ll be responsible for the user experience in the entire Booking.com iOS app, from the onboarding screen until when they’re leaving a review after their trip.
Shows a high quality of craftsmanship.
Owns the execution of technical and user interface elements in the Booking.com stack, products and processes.
Splits large tasks in manageable and decoupled steps.
Estimates and prioritises based on the implementation effort and customer impact.
Collaborates with other app developers, backend developers, product owners, and quality specialists, to constantly improve customer experience.
Ensures the utmost high quality of the Booking.com app in production, by monitoring crashes, firefighting incidents and solving bugs.
Contributes to the processes that support the release of new features for the entire company, such as the release process, the build process, etc.
Contributes to Booking.com's growth through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts.
5+ years of experience as a developer using Objective-C and Swift
At least 2-3 years of this experience must be from working with iOS application development using iOS SDK
Knowledge of Objective-C or Swift, Cocoa and Xcode
Knowledge of Object Oriented concepts and a strong passion for software development
Self-motivated to explore new technologies, applications and environments
Excellent attention to detail
Self-starter, highly motivated, team-player
Fully comfortable working in English, both in writing and spoken
Experience with Apple Approval & Distribution Process, Ad Hoc & Enterprise Distribution
Have built an approved store App
Experience working with A/B testing
You are passionate about open source and contribute
You’re not afraid to solve deep technical challenges of a whole new level at a huge scale
You have an intrinsic curiosity in technological innovations and you are always on top of the latest trends
Living and working in Amsterdam, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe
Contributing to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and seeing real-time impact of your work on millions of travellers worldwide
Working in a fast-paced and performance driven culture
Opportunity to utilize technical expertise, leadership capabilities and entrepreneurial spirit
Promote and drive impactful and innovative engineering solutions
Technical, behavioural and interpersonal competence advancement via on-the-job opportunities, experimental projects, hackathons, conferences and active community participation
Competitive compensation and benefits package and some great added perks of working in the home city of Booking.com
Booking.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.