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Software Engineer I (Backend / Full Stack)



Software Engineering
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Tuesday, January 30, 2024

We believe that we are better together, and at Tripadvisor we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Tripadvisor, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities, and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionize travel and together find the good out there.

Restaurants Partners Solutions is responsible for building a suite of products that serves restaurant owners, enabling them to market their businesses online. We are looking for a full-stack software engineer who can help build the next-generation platform solutions that power our product suite. As a self-starting and results-driven engineer, you will partner with technology leaders and product managers throughout the company to design and build highly performant solutions.

As a Software Engineer I, you will develop features and design systems in support of our platform and products across all layers of the stack with more senior engineers who will help define projects. You will be responsible for designing relational databases, microservices, APIs, and interactive user interfaces. Through your work you will grow expertise in one or more technologies and share your learnings with your team. You will be responsible for testing the software you write and will maintain your features once released. You will actively provide code reviews to your peers, ensuring that team standards and best practices are adhered to. Similarly, you will actively seek feedback from your peers and promote a collaborative and fast-paced engineering culture.

What you'll do:

  • Code! Most of our engineers release code to production every few days and we have a daily release cycle.

  • Take responsibility for the quality of the code you produce.

  • Operate across our evolving technology stack - we’re developing in Java, React, SQL, and more.

  • Take responsibility for all aspects of software engineering, from design to implementation, QA and maintenance. You will work closely with more senior engineers who will help define projects and rely on you to deliver key components of them.

  • Touch code at every level - from the UI, through backend microservices and down to the database.

  • Collaborate closely with Product and design teams to define feature specifications and develop high quality deliverables for our customers.

  • Work alongside other engineering groups located around the world.

Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent.

  • 0 - 2 years of industry experience

  • Solid foundation in data structures, algorithms, and OO design

  • Familiarity with full stack web development in JavaScript and Java. The team develops with JavaScript/React/GraphQL, Java, Tomcat, Linux, PostgreSQL, Hadoop, Hive, Snowflake, and AWS technologies.

  • Willingness and ability to take on new technologies.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Sense of ownership, urgency and pride in your work.

  • Cloud Platform experience (AWS) is a valuable plus