At Booking.com we combine the best traits of a start-up but with the resources of planet Earth’s #1 accommodation website. We are working towards creating the ultimate travel experience, building and improving great products for both users and the accommodation partners.
We are not afraid to experiment, think big or aim high!
Based in the beautiful city of Amsterdam, our technology department is over 1500 strong.
We believe that diversity makes us stronger – with over 60 different nationalities in the technology department alone, you will be able to absorb new skills and develop your career in a multicultural environment.
As well as working independently, you will also be responsible for making technical decisions within a team. Our development strategy is agile and we work in small Scrum teams of 5-7. We do several code rollouts every day, are data-driven and do extensive A/B testing on both user and partner facing platforms.
- Take initiative to address the larger technical needs of the product you work on
- Focus on moving the business forward, be pragmatic about technology choices
- Always keep the customer at the center of everything you do
- We want you to have a keen interest on the business, not just any given technical problem
- Lead initiatives for improvement of development processes and business opportunities for your team’s product and the company as a whole
- Identify, foster, and proactively help colleagues to grow professionally, taking a significant role in onboarding new team members
- Represent Booking.com values both in the company and in the external community
- Advocate a collaborative working environment – make “my ideas” into “our ideas”
- Lead, manage and resolve technical or design discussions or conflicts
- 7+ years development experience with multiple programming languages
- 3+ years iOS application development using iOS SDK
- Experience with Apple Approval & Distribution Process, Ad Hoc & Enterprise Distribution
- Experience in solving technical challenges of a whole new level at large scale
- Excellent understanding of Objective-C
- Good understanding of Xcode and integrating back-end code into iOS app
- Self-motivated to explore new technologies, applications and environments
- Excellent attention to detail
- Self-starter, highly motivated, team-player
- Fully comfortable working in English, both in writing and spoken
- Have built an approved store App
- Experience working with A/B testing
- You have an intrinsic curiosity in technological innovations and you are always on top of the latest trends
We are a performance-based company that offers career advancement and lucrative compensation, including bonuses and stock potential. We also offer the “Booking Deal” with other competitive perks and benefits. The Technology department has monthly hackathons, allowing you to extend your knowledge and skills outside of your everyday scope of work. We are active in the tech community and often host and attend meetups. Our employees speak at global conferences and arrange hackathons all over the world.
We offer personal and professional development opportunities through both internal and external training programs. Additionally we offer a conference budget to each tech employee.
You will be given the freedom to experiment and make your own decisions, impacting millions of travelers worldwide.
This position is open to worldwide candidates and in the case of relocation, we will assist you with a generous relocation package, ensuring a smooth transition to working and living in Amsterdam. We have successfully relocated 300+ Technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year!