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Senior Software Engineer, Activity Content (Front-End Focus)

GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide

Software Engineering
Berlin, Germany
Posted on Saturday, December 9, 2023

Senior Software Engineer,
Activity Content (Front-End
Focus)

As a Senior Software Engineer (Full-Stack, Frontend Focus), you will be working on developing best-in-class software products for our travel marketplace. Currently, we are in a strong growth phase and are working on building world-class travel e-commerce products to help us scale and serve millions of customers. If you are interested in contributing to the success of a web platform that is used by millions of travelers around the world then keep on reading!

About GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide is the globally leading marketplace for unforgettable travel experiences. Travelers use GetYourGuide to discover the best things to do in a destination. Since its founding in 2009, people from all over the world have booked more than 135 million tours, activities, and attraction tickets through GetYourGuide. Powered by a global team of over 800 travel experts and technologists, we are headquartered in Berlin and have 18 local offices around the world. Visit our careers website to learn more.

Team Mission:

Marketplace owns the mobile and web platforms of GetYourGuide. We aim to deliver an amazing customer journey through great user interfaces and rigorous A/B testing. Our goal is to build an unbeatable travel marketplace and seamless booking experience for our users.

We’re organized in cross-functional mission teams, which are composed of software engineers, mobile engineers and data engineers, along with product managers and designers.

The Activity Content Team’s mission is to showcase the value of GetYourGuide inventory and customer experiences with effectiveness, accuracy, and inspiration, so travelers can book incredible travel experiences. We do this by intensifying our focus on building trust through user-generated content, such as detailed reviews, photos, and videos, to highlight the authenticity and value of our offerings, and by enhancing the user experience of the Activity Detailed Page and refining the Booking Assistant for a smoother booking process.

You will:

  • Work in a cross-functional mission team with engineers, designers and analysts
  • Help to enable your mission team to iterate fast and learn about our customers by designing, launching and iterating on A/B experiments
  • Continuously improve our code base, systems and processes and work across the entire stack
  • Design and develop efficient solutions that can continue to scale
  • Mentor other team members and be involved with hiring
  • Work with Vue.js, TypeScript, SASS, Node.js, Java, Spring Boot, PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, GraphQL, Kafka, Kubernetes.

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of software development experience
  • Expertise in web application development using component based frameworks
  • High proficiency in TypeScript
  • Experience designing architecture and deployment of web applications & services
  • Experience with writing tests
  • Ability to turn ideas into fast, reliable and maintainable code
  • Positive, proactive team player who is passionate about their craft
  • Customer-centric prioritization and data-driven decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Nice to have:

  • Experience with A/B testing, hypothesis building and event-based analytics
  • Knowledge of frameworks and toolchains such as Node.js, Vue.js or similar component based Frontend application frameworks
  • Knowledge of Java or PHP
  • Prior experience working in the e-commerce space
  • Prior experience in start-up environments

How we set you up for success:

  • Invest in your development with an annual personal growth budget
  • Become a part of our success with virtual stock options
  • Enjoy flexibility with a hybrid work-from-home and telecommuting policy
  • Save on transportation costs with discounted public transportation tickets
  • Support your loved ones with generous maternity and paternity leave policies

And more...

We look forward to hearing from you

Unlock your full potential and join our mission to create unforgettable experiences for millions around the world. If you have the skills and passion for joining our team, we invite you to apply by submitting your CV/resume in English through the form below. Check out how we hire for tips and visibility into our process and check out life at GetYourGuide. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us via jobs@getyourguide.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer

We commit that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application.