Associate Backend Engineer (Junior)

GetYourGuide

Berlin, DE
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Software
  • Post Date: 02/27/2021
  • Website: getyourguide.com
  • Company Address: Erich-Weinert-Strabe 145, Berlin, 10409

About GetYourGuide

GetYourGuide is the place to book the best experiences in destinations across the globe. Since 2009, we’ve made it easy for millions of travelers to find unique and unmissable things to do wherever their travels take them. By connecting people to activities and attractions they love, we create trips full of meaningful memories. All of this is brought together in one easy-to-use website and app that makes planning and booking simple so travelers can focus on what counts: having an incredible time.

Job Description

We are looking for a Backend Engineer to up the backend firepower of the team. You will closely collaborate with the frontend developers in the team and boost their backend skills in pair programming sessions. You will get to collaborate with product managers, marketing managers and designers to better understand what you are building. If you are interested in contributing to the success of a web platform that is used by millions of travelers around the world then keep on reading.

Responsibilities:

  • Help to enable your mission team to iterate fast and learn about our customers by designing, launching and iterating on A/B experiments
  • Continuously improve our code base, systems and processes
  • Design and develop efficient solutions that can continue to scale

Requirements:

  • Under two years of full-time software development experience
  • Highly proficient with Java, PHP and modern web standards
  • Ability to touch frontend code when necessary
  • Ability to turn ideas into fast, reliable and maintainable code
  • Positive, proactive team player who is passionate about their craft
  • Customer-centric prioritization and data-driven decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Nice to have:

  • Knowledge of frameworks and toolchains such as JavaScript, TypeScript, Node.js, or similar component based Frontend application frameworks
  • Prior experience working in the e-commerce space
  • Prior experience in start-up environments

In the first six months, you will learn more about...

  • A/B testing, hypothesis building and best practices
  • Architecture and deployment of complex websites
  • Writing unit or end to end tests

We Offer: 

  • Work on a product that helps create memorable travel experiences
  • Smart, engaged co-workers
  • Speak English in the office with people from over 70 nationalities
  • Virtual stock options - be part of our success story
  • Quarterly Hackathons and weekly tech talks
  • Annual external training budget 
  • GetYourGuide vouchers and reimbursable German lessons

 

Curious?

Do you have the skills for the job, enthusiasm about our vision and fit our culture? We are already looking forward to hearing from you! If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected]

It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application. 

In the meantime, you can check our blog to see what happens behind the scenes at GetYourGuide and check out our Tech Radar for an insight into the stack we use to turn our customers' dreams into reality!

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