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Senior Software Engineer, OpenTable team



Software Engineering
Vilnius, Lithuania
Posted on Thursday, May 9, 2024

With millions of diners, tens of thousands of restaurants, and 23+ years of experience, OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), is an industry leader with a unique insight into the world of hospitality. We champion restaurants, bars, wineries, and other venues around the world, helping them attract guests, manage capacity, improve operations and maximise revenue.

Every employee at OpenTable has a tangible impact on what we do and how we do it. You’ll also be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of travel brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined.

Hospitality is all about taking care of others, and it defines our culture. You’ll work in a welcoming and inclusive environment, and get the benefits, flexibility, and support you need to succeed.

About the position:

Our SEO team, part of the Diner Growth collective at OpenTable, is looking for a Senior Software Engineer who will help us on the mission to connect diners and restaurants by building amazing discovery experiences.

You will work in our SEO team, based between London, Berlin and Kaunas.

This specific role is for candidates based in Lithuania.

We are laser-focused on achieving growth for OpenTable by acquiring potential diners via the best page ranking, keyword coverage and click-through rates on search engine result pages. We move all of these areas towards our goal through a collaborative experimental approach - using data is a huge part of our decision-making process.

The senior engineer will work in diner web engineering to drive our product growth, and directly impact business revenue. You'll work with React, GraphQL, TypeScript, Postgres, Kubernetes, and many other cutting-edge technologies.

Nobody knows everything in our teams, and we don't expect you to either. You'll be encouraged to learn on the job, and we have two dedicated days at the end of our sprints for people to explore, learn and be creative.

You'll fit right in if you have:

  • A team-first mindset, and a willingness to collaborate daily with developers, designers and product managers of all career levels;
  • A keen interest in guiding and mentoring more junior folks;
  • A proven track record of building back-end and front-end systems;
  • Experience with building and maintaining full-stack Node applications;
  • Delivering results by working with and mentoring your peers to find the right solutions;
  • A data-driven and analytical approach when making decisions;
  • A culture of testing code as a way to ensure uptime and a great user experience;
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and meticulous attention to detail.

Additional “nice to have” skills:

  • General knowledge of SEO and its best practices;
  • Previous experience with .NET and .NET Core systems.

We know no one will have all of the following traits. But if some of these describe you, please apply.


  • 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


Salary consists of three parts:

Base part: may start from 3264 EUR Gross monthly up to 5760 EUR Gross monthly.

In addition:

  • significant yearly bonuses, approx 10 percent annual salary;
  • Booking Holdings RSU (Restricted Stock Units) package, worth 20000 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.