Senior Java Software Engineer - Search Backend at trivago N.V. (Düsseldorf, Germany)

 Stack Overflow ·  11.07.2018

Our Software Engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how millions of users search for their ideal hotel at the best rate.We are looking for a versatile individual who is passionate about their craft and has the ambition to push technology forward. You will be a leader in the design, implementation and ownership of major modules and sub-systems. With your technical expertise, you will manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables. You design, develop, test, maintain and enhance software solutions.We offer an international, results-driven and dynamic environment. If scale and complexity excite you, trivago should be your first choice. Your responsibilities:

Build and maintain Java-based applications in the very heart of our Search Engine, processing millions of search requests every day, spread over multiple datacenters worldwide

Play a leading role and take ownership in the design and implementation of new functionality and platform enhancements.

Work closely and collaboratively with stakeholders and members of other teams from tech and non-tech areas of trivago.

Be creative, challenge yourself and spread the word: contribute back to open source projects or open-source something yourself.

Challenge and rethink ideas around our users' journey to their ideal hotel.

Craft applications that scale from a local developer environment to global, hybrid, multi-cloud environment.

Contribute your own improvement ideas from many different areas of computer science, including information retrieval, data processing, data storage, distributed computing, large-scale system design and many more.

Your profile:

You hold a degree in Computer Science or in a related technical field or have equivalent experience.

You are an awesome engineer that is more than comfortable writing at least one JVM language, most importantly Java, fluently.

You have good understanding of the internals of the JVM, esp. around the topics of Garbage Collection, Memory and Threading.

You have experience in designing and building distributed and scalable systems and enjoy seeing millions of users running your code.

You have excellent knowledge of software architecture, data structures and modern design patterns.

You are an experienced user of NoSQL technologies, like Redis or Cassandra.

You are fluent in English, our company language.

Preferred requirements:

You hold a master's degree or PhD in Computer Science.

You have good experience in building cloud native applications.

Life at trivago is:

The belief that factual proof, not seniority, determines which path to take.

Self-determined working hours based on measuring productivity through goals rather than number of hours spent in the office.

Being supported in all your needs, including relocation assistance and language classes for international arrivals.

The freedom to embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success.

The opportunity to develop personally and professionally with regular free workshops, seminars, sports and activities.

The ability to push your ideas through to execution without being held back by bureaucracy.

Working at our head office in Düsseldorf, a city boasting the 6th highest quality of life in the world for expats.

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