About Priceline:-The Priceline Group is the world’s leading provider of online travel & related services, provided to consumers and local partners in 224 countries and territories through six primary brands: Booking.com , priceline.com , agoda.com, KAYAK , rentalcars.com and OpenTable.
Our Technology team is the backbone of our company: constantly creating, testing, learning and iterating to better meet the needs of our customers. If you thrive in a fast-paced, ideas-led environment, you’re in the right place.
Priceline is looking for talented, result oriented, and innovative software engineers to join our Common Platform Services team.
Collectively, The Priceline Group (started in 1997) operates in 224 countries and territories in Europe, North America, South America, the Asia-Pacific region, the Middle East and Africa in over 42 languages. The Priceline Group’s mission is to help people experience the world.
This position is available with Priceline.com (www.priceline.com) for their office based in Mumbai.
Job profile: Software Engineer
Priceline is looking for talented, result oriented, and innovative software engineers to join our Common Platform Services team. You will be responsible for building a high availability, multi-channel communication platform that enables our customers to find the best deals at Priceline. In addition to building applications that can hold up to the scale & growth of our business, our team of engineers work directly with the business leaders in defining the product roadmap and coming up with innovative solutions to grow the business. We believe in software craftsmanship and that there is real value in developing software so that it can be easily understood, maintained, and extended. At Priceline we are all about teamwork, accountability, innovation, and a customer-first approach. We work hard, but do so in a collaborative, fun and flexible work environment.
As a member of the team, you will have the opportunity to work on mission critical projects with direct impact on the evolution of Priceline’s business. You will be able to apply your programming skills towards building low latency and high throughput transactional services. You will work on systems that generate millions of messages, and are monitored 24×7 using early warning and analytics systems built using the best of the big data technologies, including Cassandra, Kafka, Hadoop and Splunk. We constantly explore new technologies and engineer better solutions for ever demanding business needs.
Java: You will need to have strong object-oriented design and development skills and advanced knowledge of core Java or other JVM programming languages. Knowledge and experience with third party libraries, open source frameworks, and technologies is a plus.
Database: You will need to have strong SQL composition skills. Knowledge of big data and NoSql databases is a plus! We not only write software that collects and queries data, but we also compose queries for investigation and analysis. We collect a lot of data in real time from our applications and being able to compose ad hoc queries is necessary to develop and support our products.
Analysis & Problem Solving: You will need to understand our codebase and systems and the business requirements they implement so you can effectively make changes to our applications and investigate issues.
Communication: Whether via face-to-face discussion, phone, email, chat, white-boarding, or other collaboration platforms, you must be an effective communicator who can inform, explain, enable, teach, persuade, coordinate, etc.
Team Collaboration: You must be able to effectively collaborate and share ownership of your team’s codebase and applications. You must be willing to fully engage in team efforts, speak up for what you think are the best solutions, and be able to converse respectfully and compromise when necessary.
Knowledge and Experience: A well-rounded software engineer will have broad and/or deep knowledge of various topics, tools, frameworks, and methodologies related to software engineering. None are required, but the more you can bring, the better. Here are some examples: Webservices and REST API development Startup and e-commerce experience Spring frameworks, Git and Gitflow Big Data solutions such as Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Elastic Search and Solr Hands-on with high capacity and low latency systems Continuous integration and automated testing Agile/Scrum Open source projects. Working knowledge of monitoring systems and experience with monitoring systems like Splunk is preferred.
Required Qualification & Experience: A 4-year degree in Computer Science (Btech/BE). Master’s degree helpful. Atleast 6+ Years of experience working with Software Product Companies/Large Investment Banking firm/Web based product start-ups/e-commerce companie