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Senior Software Engineer - Experiences

400 1st Avenue
Needham, MA 02494

TripAdvisor Experiences is the fastest-growing team at TripAdvisor, as well as the market leader in its space. We are on a mad dash to grow the business as quickly as possible. Our Experiences team consists of world-class experts in SEO, usability, marketing, and of course, technology.

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team of full stack engineers in our Needham HQ. You will be working on creating a best-in-class traveler experience to help people all around the world discover things to do and optimize the purchase experience they go through. The role includes working in our agile development teams using the latest technologies to deliver solutions in a fast paced and complex environment. Senior developers in the TripAdvisor Experiences team are cross-functional and get to work on complete vertical slices of functionality from the front end all the way to the database.

Do you like building features end to end? Do you like working with a large number of technologies? Do you like moving quickly, releasing features daily, working with other smart and talented engineers? Do you like to occasionally travel for work? If this sounds like you, wed love to talk to you.

Key Skills / Experience / Knowledge / Qualifications:

Personal Qualities:

  • Passion for software engineering and technology

  • Desire to learn about new platforms, technologies and marketing technology approaches

  • A love of travel is not required, but hey - why not?

Must Have:

  • At least 4 years experience in a Java software development role

  • Understanding of what is required to build efficient, scalable, decoupled, testable and maintainable code.

  • Solid experience in in back-end technologies like relational databases (MySQL, PSQL) and NoSQL

  • Detailed knowledge of web application architecture and infrastructure

  • Previous experience building and maintaining RESTful web services

  • Ability to work in a complex development environment and handle dependencies across multiple teams and branches

  • Comfortable targeting a Linux server environment

  • Some prior experience investigating performance issues in enterprise applications

Nice to Have:

  • Familiar with React, Redux and RxJS

  • Development experience using frameworks such as Spring MVC, Jersey and Hibernate

  • Knowledge of Tomcat and Docker

  • Travel industry experience

  • Basic SEO knowledge

Category: Software Engineering/QA

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