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Full Stack Software Engineer

KAYAK

KAYAK

Software Engineering
Kaunas, Lithuania
Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2024

KAYAK, part of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG), is the world’s leading travel search engine. With billions of queries across our platforms, we help people find their perfect flight, stay, rental car, cruise, or vacation package. We’re also transforming the in-travel experience with our app and new accommodation software.

As an employee of KAYAK, you will join a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each others strengths and insights. Together, we're able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

We are looking for a colleague to join our team in Kaunas office. We expect to meet at the office 3 days a week.

In this role, you will:

  • Build, maintain and improve products, together with your team, across 7 brands and 60+ domains using Full Stack technologies (React, Java, SQL);
  • Help the technical team grow via mentoring, code reviews and short presentations;
  • Work with various stakeholders in the company to drive business vision;
  • Implement feature refinements and track outcome using A/B testing;
  • Steer architecture towards performance, quality, reusability:
  • Have an open mindset for technical improvements on every level of stack (UI, Cache layer, SQL, Elastic, etc.);
  • Locate and eliminate sources of recurring issues;
  • Work with PMs on spec reviews and data analysis;
  • Follow KPIs (revenue, sessions, etc.) and be part of the data driven decision making process.

Task Examples:

  • Using given specification and mocks build a page for users searching for hotels in specific location (e.g.: “Hotels in Manhattan”);
  • Improve hotel’s reviews component by implementing full-text review search functionality (backend and frontend);
  • Migrate a specific page to React;
  • Redesign current backend solutions to Restful API;
  • Investigate a Web Vital Metrics issue and suggest a solution.

Benefits:

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Fund for career growth and development;
  • Day off on your birthday;
  • Flexible sick time off;
  • Additionally paid parental leave;
  • Generous healthcare insurance;
  • Free lunch twice a week;
  • Free Yoga classes twice a week;
  • Headspace subscription - to relax after work;
  • No meetings Fridays;
  • The greatest team events and excursions;
  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc

Compensation

Salary consists of three parts:

Base part: may start from 1679 EUR Gross up to 3992 EUR Gross.

In addition:

  • significant yearly bonuses, approx 10 percent annual salary;
  • Booking Holdings RSU (Restricted Stock Units) package, worth 20K USD (before taxes) with possibility to get it every year.

Salary range provided is not final and will be discussed during the process based on your skills and experience.

Diversity and Inclusion

We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more creative ideas, products, and better outcomes for our team members. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team. Whoever you are, just be you.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform job responsibilities, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.