Software Engineer I (Full Stack)



Software Engineering
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 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.

The Community team is responsible for collecting and displaying reviews, tips, and other traveler content. Our mission is to be the most reliable and trusted source for travel guidance, led by members of the Tripadvisor community. We are looking for a full-stack software engineer to help build new features to increase user engagement as well as support our large-scale content platform. Our team is core to the company's strategy and we have an exciting and ambitious roadmap ahead, including increasing use of generative AI across the site.

As a Software Engineer I, you will independently develop features in support of our products across all layers of the stack. In this role, you will work with engineering, product, data science, design, and analytics to scope, refine, and deliver 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.
  • 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 and Experience

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Experience with full stack web development in Java and JavaScript. The team develops with JavaScript/React/GraphQL, Java, Tomcat, Linux, PostgreSQL, Hadoop, Hive, and Snowflake.
  • Ability to design and query relational databases.
  • Willingness and ability to take on new technologies.
  • Ability to break down complex problems into simple solutions.
  • Strong analytical skills and desire to write clean, correct, and efficient code.
  • High quality verbal and written communication skills.
  • Sense of ownership, urgency and pride in your work.

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