Senior Software Developer // Booking.com

Senior Software Developer (Amsterdam)

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.

We are not afraid to experiment, think big or aim high!

Based in the beautiful city of Amsterdam, our technology department is over 1500 strong.

We believe that diversity makes us stronger – with over 60 different nationalities in the technology department alone, you will be able to absorb new skills and develop your career in a multicultural environment.

As well as working independently, you will also be responsible for making technical decisions within a team and across teams/sub-departments. Our development strategy is agile and we work in small Scrum teams of 5-7. We do several code rollouts every day, are data-driven and do extensive A/B testing on both user and partner facing platforms.

B.responsible

  • 50% coding, 50% working with developers
  • Take initiative to address the larger technical needs of the product you work on
  • Focus on moving the business forward, be pragmatic about technology choices
  • Always keep the customer at the center of everything you do
  • Have a keen interest in the business, not just any given technical problem
  • Lead initiatives for improvement of development processes and business opportunities for your team’s product and the company as a whole by impacting multiple products across the business.
  • Identify, foster, and proactively help colleagues to grow professionally, taking a significant role in onboarding new team members
  • Contribute to the growth of Booking.com through interviewing or other recruitment efforts
  • Represent Booking.com values, both in the company and in the external community
  • Advocate a collaborative working environment – make “my ideas” into “our ideas”
  • Lead, manage and resolve technical or design discussions or conflicts

B.skilled

  • 7+ years of experience as a software developer
  • Thought leader (leader in the field of own expertise)
  • Strong and demonstrable programming skill, using 2+ server-side programming languages
  • 1+ years of experience mentoring, coaching and training newer and less experienced team members
  • Excellent communication, influencing, and stakeholder management
  • Experience working on products that impact large numbers of customers
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Ability to drive technical, business and people related initiatives that improve productivity, performance and quality
  • Proven ability and willingness to continue learning
  • Self-starter, self-motivated, collaborative, with “can do” attitude

B.offered

  • 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

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We are also hiring iOS, Android, Frontend, Full Stack and Java Developers as well as Team Leads, Site Reliability Engineers and Product focused roles.

This position is open to worldwide candidates and, in the case of relocation, we will assist you with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam.  We have successfully relocated 300+ Technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year!

If you want to get in touch to discuss this role further leave me your details. I’ve personally done the relocation from Dublin in the past 6 months.

Please check glassdoor.com and search for Senior Software Developer in Amsterdam for guidance around salary.

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Software Architect // coroflo

Software Architect

Breastfeeding rates are in a state of crisis globally, right at a time when the benefits of breastmilk become more evident with each new research paper published. We at Coroflo are looking to tackle this disconnect through technology: our award-winning breastfeeding monitor, the Coro, is the first of its kind and the only solution to measure milk transfer accurately!

The software components of this technology provide a multitude of new possibilities and challenges, from visualisations on the app, through to data analysis on the back-end. We are looking for the right candidate to define a vision for how the pieces of the puzzle fit together and work for the end user, while being able to build and manage the sub-components at every level.

We will strive to provide a diverse working environment where creativity and inclusion trumps dogma and hierarchy; if you would like to be part of this movement we look forward to talking to you!

Compensation

We can offer a competitive compensation / equity package depending on the experience of the candidate.

Position

We’re looking for the right candidate to help us define and design the software stack and architecture to support our long term ambitions while meeting any relevant regulatory requirements. This includes app design and deployment, back-end architecture, and promoting and leading new ideas and initiatives.

Responsibilities

  • Design highly-available web-scale architectures to support our business requirements.
  • Oversee all technical aspects of implementations of the organisation’s product offering.
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of the organisation’s technologies and architectures.
  • Keep abreast of all regulatory requirements and take ownership of their implementation.
  • Communicate architectural decisions, plans, goals and strategies to the team.
  • Initiate and deliver technology evaluations and recommendations.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of the strategic business plan.

Requirements

  • Bachelor of Software / Computer / Electronic Engineering, Computer Science, or similar; Masters / PhD preferred.
  • 5+ years relevant work experience
  • Self-motivated and directed.
  • Consistently a top performer who can be counted on to exceed goals on a regular basis.
  • Excellent documentation and communication skills in formal and informal settings.
  • Strong familiarity and experience with modern development processes such as Agile and Scrum.
  • Very deep knowledge and significant experience of full-stack development and integration.
  • Experience with modern design patterns such as microservices and distributed architectures.
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery practices.
  • Architect level knowledge and hands-on experience of backend abstraction levels from bare-metal to MBaaS / FaaS.
  • Knows how to organize people and activities into an effective teams.
  • Provides direct, complete, and actionable positive and corrective feedback to others.
  • Knowledgeable about current and possible future technology trends.

Technology

  • Extensive experience with Public Cloud based offerings ranging from IaaS to SaaS.
  • Web Application Frameworks such as Node.js, Django.
  • Frontend development in a hybrid framework like Ionic, Angular, React.js; native Android / iOS nice to have.
  • Regulatory requirements of Privacy Shield, GDPR; exposure to medical regulatory standards such as HIPAA nice to have.
  • Version control: Git, or Git 😉
  • G-Suite for documentation, collaboration. (We have no idea either why people put this in a job spec, can you write a document?)

Apply to: jamie@coroflo.com