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Senior Software Engineer

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Recruiter: Tripadvisor
Listed on: 16th July
Location: Oxford
Salary Notes: Competitive + Benefits
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

TripAdvisor is the largest travel site in the world, visited by over 500 million travellers each month. 

We are building an entirely new subscription product, Plus, that provides members with exclusive travel discounts and upgrades to enhance their stay. We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the engineering team and help us envision, design, and build the technical systems to deliver this highly visible, high impact project.

Plus is a large-scale program that spans both web and native app, and you will have the ownership and autonomy to build the supporting technical systems in partnership with the product management, analytics, and machine learning teams. We have an ambitious and exciting roadmap for 2021 and beyond. This is a tremendous opportunity to have a significant impact on both engineering and the business with a globally recognized leader in travel.

A successful candidate will be passionate about data, thrive in a fast-moving environment, bring a deep understanding of agile processes and have the ability to collaborate across teams and drive the rapid decision-making necessary to move and iterate quickly.

Qualified candidates will have significant prior successes and relevant background including:

  • 6+ years of large scale, full life cycle development experience, ideally with a highly trafficked consumer-facing web site
  • A BS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • A broad working knowledge of full stack web development, RESTful APIs, databases, analytics, and operations. The Plus team develops with JavaScript/React, Java, Tomcat, Linux, Postgre, Hadoop, Hive, and Amazon Snowflake
  • An understanding of what is required to build efficient, scalable, decoupled, testable and maintainable code
  • A proven track record of successfully delivering complex technology-focused projects
  • Strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, and intellectual curiosity
  • The ability to balance strategic technical innovation with pragmatic maintain-and-extend solutions
  • A desire to work in a rapidly changing, collaborative, and iterative product development environment
  • An urgent desire to "get things done"
  • Startup experience is a definite plus

What you'll get

  • Highly competitive salary along with the following
    • Annual bonus
    • Stock
    • 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
    • Employee assistance program


Contact Name: Tripadvisor
Reference: TJ/9831/3280054
Job ID: 2956091

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