At Booking.com, data drives our decisions. Technology is at our core. And innovation is everywhere. But our company is more than datasets, lines of code or A/B tests. We’re the thrill of the first night in a new place. The excitement of the next morning. The friends you make. The journeys you take. The sights you see. And the food you sample. Through our products, partners and people, we can empower everyone to experience the world.
Our flight business is one of the cornerstones of the connected trip. We ought to offer the best and most convenient flights to every customer, those that start their trip by buying a flight or those that are complementing their existing journey with a flight. We will do this by having the best inventory available at the most competitive prices powering a site that solves all the pain points of booking a flight today.
The Traffic Acquisition team guards the first points of contact for potential customers to be exposed to the flight journey experience, this can be either on distribution channels, partners, on performance marketing, etc. The team is connected in many ways to the overall ecosystem of systems as it coordinates the higher ends of the funnel and delivers the visitor to our own shop, both on web and mobile apps.
The Software Developer within the Flights business solves customer and partner pain points providing the best and most efficient technical solutions. We have a complex and distributed set of systems that provide end-to-end flights experience from our provider sources’ availability towards the end Booking.com customer and its partners. This enables flight travellers to extend their experience as a Booking.com customer adding value through other critical offers such as accommodation or ground transportation. The Flights stack follows a modern architecture of services in a highly distributed environment of supply towards demand clients.
A Senior Software Developer is responsible for the design, development, performance, and scaling of our systems and tools within a Business unit. The Senior Developer works autonomously and is also responsible for making technical decisions within a team.
Combine hands on coding with working on impactful project(s) and supporting other team members,
Solve business problems, work cross-functionally and lead initiatives to improve our development process and business opportunities within Booking.com,
Take initiative to address the larger technical needs of the product you work on and always keep the customer at the center of everything you do,
Contribute to the growth of Booking.com through recruitment efforts and proactively share your knowledge to help your colleagues grow,
Represent Booking.com values, both within the company and in the external community,
Advocate for a collaborative working environment – turn “my ideas” into “our ideas”
You have strong programming skills and experience with Java
You have 10+ years of experience as a Software Developer, you’ve worked with web applications, distributed systems and product(s) that impact millions of customers
You are a humble and thought leader, you lead by example and gain your teammates respect through your actions and not your title
You are an excellent communicator and you are able to influence and cooperate with people at all levels,
You have driven successful technical, business and people related initiatives that improved productivity, performance and quality,
You have a ‘can do’ attitude and you act proactively and not reactively,
It would be great if you have prior experience with mentoring, coaching and training team members
An opportunity to contribute to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and seeing real time impact of your work on millions of travellers worldwide.
Be part of a truly international fast paced environment and performance driven culture.
Various opportunities to grow technically and personally via side projects, hackathons, conferences and your involvement in the community.
Full relocation support for you and your family (if the case) to move to Amsterdam - one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe. We have fine-tuned this process by successfully relocating 300+ Technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year alone!
Headquarters located in one of the most dynamic cities in Europe: Amsterdam
Performance-based company that offers 29 vacation days, career advancement, and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential
Discount on Booking.com accommodations with the “Booking Deal” including other perks and benefits
Company-sponsored family and social activities to help our employees become integrated with each other and Dutch culture
Diverse and creative colleagues from every corner of the world
With over 70 different nationalities within the technology department alone, you will be able to absorb new skills and grow your career in a multicultural environment.
We value Diversity of all types and in an open, dynamic workplace. This has been a pillar at Booking.com since day one, and something we continue to strongly believe in and build today.
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.