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Senior Backend Engineer - Marketing Technology

$50k – $120k • 0.0% – 0.5%
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We are looking for a motivated Senior Backend Engineer to help develop the next generation of our in-house systems in the realm of Search Engine Marketing (SEM).  You will work as part of a cross-functional mission team with top-notch developers, analysts, data scientists and product owners as co-workers.  Deep dive data, develop innovative solutions, lead architecture decisions and take our marketing systems to new heights!

Marketing Technology Team Mission:

We are part of the Performance Marketing department and responsible for the development, maintenance, and technical vision of the core systems. We aim to be at the cutting edge of advertising technologies and partner with business stakeholders to develop impactful features to connect customers with the most relevant tours and activities in our inventory.  We have touch points across the business and aim to solve problems at scale with big data systems that manage 10s of millions of entries.


Immerse yourself in the problem space and our Technology stack
Lead architecture discussions and develop next generation systems
Partner with our business and technical teams to deliver innovative solutions
Review ongoing SEM efforts, identify opportunities and explore new areas
Design and develop efficient solutions that can continue to scale
Continuously improve our code base, systems and processes
Mentor other team members and be involved with hiring


Minimum of 5+ years of software development experience
Highly proficient in backend coding, related libraries and best practices
Experience with Scala or Python otherwise a desire to learn
Experience with the architecture and deployment of complex systems
Ability to turn ideas into fast, reliable and maintainable code
Solid understanding of SQL including complex queries and optimization
Positive, proactive team player who is passionate about their craft
Customer-centric prioritization and data drive decision making
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Nice to have:

Experience with large scale data processing using Apache Spark & Airflow
Experience developing projects in a Docker microservice architecture
Developed using advertising APIs (Google Adwords, Facebook, etc.)
Prior experience in startup environments

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 50 nationalities
Virtual stock options - be part of our success story
Quarterly Hackathons and weekly tech talks
Annual external training budget - be constantly learning
Well stocked kitchen and our famous pizza & beer Friday’s
GetYourGuide vouchers and free German lessons
Relocation Assistance

You can get in touch with us via jobs@getyourguide.com, and make sure you check out life at GetYourGuide on our blog.

You can also take a look at our Tech Radar for an insight into our stack.

Please apply directly via: careers.getyourguide.com/positions/665374/?gh_jid=665374&gh_src=bnv7dk1