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Android Engineer - Part-time possible



Software Engineering
Düsseldorf, Germany
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

When travelers are searching for a hotel, we want the obvious choice to be trivago! Our leading metasearch engine is super fast and constantly optimized - enabling millions of travelers to compare hotel prices from hundreds of booking sites and find great deals in just a few clicks. We use cutting-edge technology, real-time auction, and machine learning techniques with petabytes of data to create an experience - time and money saved! In the lively city of Düsseldorf, we seize opportunities to learn everyday, innovate, and make an enduring mark on the travel industry. At trivago you will find those who aren’t afraid of change but rather embrace it, turning every challenge into a pathway for growth. Join trivago, work with a great team, and grow with us!

Join us in making a difference

Join our cutting-edge Android engineering team! We work with a Kotlin-based, modularized codebase rooted in MVVM/MVI and Clean Architecture principles. Our culture fosters collaboration, mentorship, and a safe environment. We're midway through migrating to Jetpack Compose and emphasize code quality through extensive testing using CircleCI and SonarCloud. As an Android Engineer on our team, you'll join us to experiment with new ideas and share knowledge through regular pair programming, weekly guild meetings as well as lunch and learn sessions. You'll be supported with dedicated learning days, learning resources, and conference visits to keep you up-to-date with state-of-the-art Android engineering. If this sounds exciting to you and you think you can take trivago's Android app to the next level, don’t hesitate to apply!

Get an inside look at trivago's engineering culture:

How you’ll make an impact:

  • Contribute to feature development of our Android App using Kotlin, Compose, and Clean Architecture
  • Collaborate with product managers, designers, QA, and fellow engineers to develop creative and pragmatic solutions
  • Support the maintenance of our technical roadmap by making architectural decisions, evaluating new technologies in the Android domain and with fellow engineers
  • Mentor other developers, actively share your technical expertise, and participate in pair programming sessions
  • Give and receive constructive feedback through code reviews, fostering a collaborative development environment

What you'll need to thrive:

  • 2-5 years' work experience with a passion for Android development and its surrounding ecosystem
  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, IT, or a related field
  • A proven track record in shipping high quality code using Kotlin and Android-specific frameworks and best practices
  • Interest in software design and architectural patterns with the ability to use them to write high quality, testable, and maintainable code
  • Knowledge to apply functional programming techniques in practice (e.g. RxJava, Flow)
  • Ability to break down and communicate complex technical concepts to stakeholders and other team members
  • Be an excellent team player who believes that great teamwork is at the heart of all great products
  • Fluency in English language

Stand out with:

  • Proficient shell scripting knowledge to extend our Continuous Integration Pipeline
  • Experience working with GraphQL-based APIs and in a cross-functional team

Worried about missing a few requirements? Still apply, and express your motivation as you may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!

What you can look forward to:

  • Enjoy flexible working hours and the generous time-off option offered through our self-determined vacation policy
  • Savor your meals with a daily budget of 6.90€ for our canteen, complemented by free snacks and drinks on campus
  • Have access to health insurance coverage for you and your family's well-being
  • Prepare for the future with our company pension plan
  • Embrace new experiences in Düsseldorf with a relocation package suited to you and your family’s needs
  • Get free access to Heynanny platform offering customizable nanny assistance in multiple languages for children between the ages of 0-14
  • Save on commuting costs with a subsidized company ticket for public transportation and campus parking
  • Stay fit and active using our free on-campus gym, complete with sports classes
  • Hone your development through free access to personal and professional coaches, and psychologists on Likeminded
  • Achieve work-life harmony through our hybrid model with 2 days per week mobile work
  • Work with cutting-edge technology and tools to enhance productivity
  • Satisfy your wanderlust with the opportunity to work from abroad for up to 20 days annually
  • Join educational campus meetups with colleagues and externals, fostering valuable learning and networking experiences.

Thank you for considering a career at trivago! Our commitment to fostering an inclusive and enriching environment for all talents is at the heart of what we do. We understand that embarking on a new job opportunity is a blend of excitement and curiosity. Should any questions arise before you apply, feel free to reach out to us at Join us in our mission to make a positive impact on global travel, we look forward to your application!