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Android Developer - Accommodations (content)

JOB DESCRIPTION

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.

With over 1.6 million room nights booked every day, accommodation represents the largest share of our business to date. Our mission is to deliver the best customer experience and the most varied selection of properties.

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.

Content Apps Team

You will be joining the content Apps Teamas one of our core Android engineers. In this team you’ll be contributing to the success of the GuestApp on many topics related to Content. Having recently expanded our scope from User Generated Content, to include Location (maps) and Partner Content, this team will be a playground for exploring new cross-Content product initiatives.

You will have an opportunity to work together with many of the other teams in the Content track, data scientists, user researchers, quality specialists, and copywriters as we transform our product from a collection of independent features to a unified platform for consuming content.

B.responsible

  • Experiment through data driven approaches, like A/B testing, to build upon iterative user focussed features.
  • Take part in conceptualisation, implementation, build and release processes, binging projects through the SDLC.
  • Ensure the utmost high quality of the Booking.com app in production, by monitoring crashes, firefighting incidents, solving complex bugs, etc.
  • Perform profiling to find bottlenecks and optimize performance.
  • Able to connect business and product goals to complex technical tasks.
  • Solve issues prioritising based on customer impact.
  • Collaborate with app developers, backend developers, product owners, and quality specialists, to constantly improve customer experience within the app platform.
  • Contribute to Booking.com's growth through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts

B.skilled

We expect our developers to know the ins and outs of the Android framework and to deliver polished products customers want to use. We need self-starters who are great at solving problems, initiate solutions and discussions and are not afraid of solving challenges due to our huge scale.

  • 5+ years of experience as a developer using Java and other languages
  • At least 2-3 years of this experience must be from working with Android SDK
  • Strong interaction and design sense, excellent attention to detail
  • Self-motivated to explore new technologies, applications and environments
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, team-player

Bonus Points for:

  • Experience with Android Market place & Distribution Process
  • An approved Play store app
  • SQL knowledge and/or willingness to learn
  • Experience working with A/B testing
  • You are passionate about open source and contribute
  • You’re not afraid to solve deep technical challenges of a whole new level at a huge scale
  • You have an intrinsic curiosity in technological innovations and you are always on top of the latest trends
  1. 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

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.