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Software Developer

R2003

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Technology

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Software Developer

R2003

Location

Winnipeg

Career Track

Technology

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.

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.

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.

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.

We need world class developers to join our engineering team in building the next generation web and services platform for Priceline.com.

Description

We need world class developers to join our engineering team in building the next generation web and services platform for Priceline.com.

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.

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 serve hundreds of millions of searches a day, generate billions of events, and are monitored 24×7 using early warning and analytics systems build using the best of the big datatechnologies, including Cassandra, Kafka, Storm, Elastic Search, and Hadoop. Oursearch systems perform highly concurrent, real-time searches across thousands of partners and collect and parse data from a diverse set of interfaces to get the best deals for our customers. We constantly explore new technologies and engineer better solutions for ever demanding business needs. This position requires a passion for coding and someone who is willing to take ownership and drive technical implementations. Our teams are small and allow great opportunities to learn new technologies and use these tools to develop innovative applications. The team environment encourages developers to be creative and rapidly build software with the satisfaction of creating something new every day.

Required Skills

Java: You will need to have strong object-oriented design and development skills and advanced knowledge of core Java or similar programming languages. Knowledge and experience with third party libraries, 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 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 Server-side JavaScript, Node.js Required Experience: A 4-year degree in Computer Science (or related field). Graduate degree helpful. At least 1 year of work experience in Software Engineering and development.

Mid-level Required Experience  2+ years’ experience or equivalent proficiency with the skills outlined above. Senior Required Experience  5+ years’ experience or equivalent proficiency with the skills outlined above.

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