Principal Software Engineer/Developer – Back End
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.
Why this job’s a big deal?
Collaborate with a small, tight knit team of cutting edge, coding thought leaders who set the strategy for our customer interface. Self-starters are encouraged to explore, fail fast and build new things. Find places that lack ownership and own them. Collaboration, ownership and innovation are our primary tenets.
Our team of engineers, at all levels, work with the business leaders in defining the product roadmap and come up with innovative solutions to grow the future of travel. We design and develop our back end systems and REST APIs that serve hundreds of millions of searches a day, collecting and parsing data across thousands of partners to get the best deals for our customers.
In this role you will get to:
Spearhead mission critical projects with direct impact on the evolution of Priceline's business
Innovate within a cross-functional agile team that continuously experiments, iterates and delivers on new product objectives
Lead the collaboration and drive team development efforts, recommend what the best solutions are and influence key business stakeholders on your findings
Showcase your fluency and development skills with Core Java or similar programming languages
You will lead, mentor, and guide other developers in best practices
Architect, engineer, and drive the evolution of low latency and high throughput transactional services with continuous integration and automation testing
Lead the collaboration and drive team development efforts. Influence what the best solutions are and communicate your findings to key business stakeholders
Who you are:
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
10+ years of experience in software engineering and development
Successfully has mentored, influenced and coached developers
Metalicious coding with Core Java or similar programming languages
Exceptional SQL compositions skills for composing queries and analysis
Confident with the utilization of Spring Frameworks, Web Services and API’s
Experience in Microservices, Kubernetes (GKE preferable), and Dockers.
Experience with developing and deployment on Cloud, especially GCP and AWS.
Proven Leadership in Design and Architecture of complex, highly scalable and performance driven applications.
Exposure to Big Data solutions such as (Cassandra, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Elastic Search and Solr)
Demonstrated history of living the values important to priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable Integrity and Ethics
WE ARE PRICELINE.
Our success as one of the biggest players in online travel is all thanks to our incredible, dedicated team of talented employees. Priceliners are focused on being the best travel deal makers in the world, fueled by our passion to help everyone experience the moments that matter most in their lives. Whether it’s a dream vacation, your cousin’s graduation, or your best friend’s wedding – we make travel affordable and accessible to our customers.
Our culture is unique and inspiring (that’s what our employees tell us). We’re a grown-up, startup. We deliver the excitement of a new venture, without the struggles and chaos that can come with a business that hasn’t stabilized.
We’re on the cutting edge of innovative technologies. We keep the customer at the center of all that we do. Our ability to meet their needs relies on the strength of a workforce as diverse as the customers we serve. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.
If you want to be part of something truly special, check us out!
Priceline is part of the Booking Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: BKNG) family of companies. Our sister companies include Booking, BookingGo, Agoda, Kayak and OpenTable.
Priceline ensures equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.