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Java Software Developer - Privacy

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One of Booking’s core values is “do the right thing”, which means doing the right thing for our Customers, Partners, and employees, as well as following local laws and regulations wherever we operate. The risks associated with Privacy breaches, from financial to reputation, such as loss of trust, and law enforcement, are amongst the highest our company faces and have become a focus area in many of our core markets over the last five years.

The newly formed Privacy Engineering Track in the Horizontal Business Services department is a growing team of highly skilled software engineers whose vision is to assure that privacy measures are enforced across Booking products and services. By identifying areas of improvement in practices relative to managing privacy data, we aim to mitigate risks across the company as we implement new infrastructure, services, frameworks, and controls. Amongst other challenges we look forward to overcoming this year, the team is currently designing and building a new consent management service from scratch to become the single source of truth of user consent, propagate changes, and limit access to user-tracked data based on privacy settings.


As a Software Developer in Privacy Engineering you are responsible for the development, performance, and scaling of our security infrastructure, as well as internal systems related to the platform. You will work independently and will also be responsible for making technical decisions within a team.

Important aspects of the job include:

  • Rapidly developing next-generation scalable, flexible, and high-performance services
  • Solving issues with the site and internal systems, prioritizing based on customer impact
  • Acting as an intermediary for problems, with both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Most products are developed in Java
  • Contributing to the growth of through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts

We are looking for driven Developers who enjoy solving problems, who initiate solutions and discussions and who believe that any challenge can be scaled with the right mindset and tools.

We have found that people who match the following requirements are the ones who fit us best:

  • Minimum of 3 years software development experience using Java
  • Experience with other languages like Perl, Go, Python, Scala, C++ etc is a plus
  • Previous experience with distributed systems especially Apache Kafka and Hadoop.
  • Experience with data stream processors such as Apache Flink or Apache Spark Streaming is a plus
  • Experience with Elastic Stack (elasticsearch, kibana, logstash and beats)
  • Knowledge of cloud computing fundamentals and experience with AWS and/or GCP
  • Experience of working on products that impact a large customer base is an advantage
  • Preferably a university degree in Mathematics or Software Engineering
  • Excellent communication; written and spoken
  • 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 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.

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