Backend Software Engineer – Core Java / Java Concurrency

Software Engineering - Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Level: Professionals
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Backend Software Engineer – Core Java / Java Concurrency

Our Software Engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how millions of users search for their ideal hotel at the best rate.
We are looking for a versatile individual who is passionate about their craft, and has the ambition to push technology forward. You will be a leader in the design, implementation and ownership of major modules and sub-systems. With your technical expertise, you will manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables. You design, develop, test, maintain and enhance software solutions.
We offer an international, results-driven and dynamic environment. If scale and complexity excite you, trivago should be your first choice.

Your responsibilities:

  • Build and maintain Java backend applications.
  • Play a leading role in the design and implementation of new functionality and platform enhancements.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with stakeholders and members from other teams (BI, Product, etc.).
  • Be creative, challenge yourself and spread the word: contribute to one of our lovely open source projects.
  • Initiate ideas from many different areas of computer science, including information retrieval, data processing, data storage, distributed computing, large-scale system design and many more.

Essential requirements:

  • A degree in Computer Science or a related technical field.
  • You have demonstrated the ability to master object oriented development in Core Java, especially Java Concurrency/ Multi-threading. (Please be aware that Pure JEE experience is not relevant for this position).
  • 3+ years' experience in designing and developing large scale web applications.
  • Extensive knowledge of software architecture, data structures and modern design patterns.
  • Extensive knowledge of building high performance, highly scalable and fault-tolerant web applications.
  • Experience in using NoSQL technologies (Redis, Cassandra, etc.).
  • Fluency in English (our company language).

Preferred requirements:

  • A master's degree or PhD in Computer Science.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Life at trivago is...

  • The ability to push your ideas through to execution without being held back by bureaucracy.
  • The freedom to embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success.
  • The belief that factual proof, not seniority, determines which path to take.
  • Self-determined working hours based on measuring productivity through goals rather than number of hours spent in the office.
  • Being supported in all your needs, including relocation assistance and language classes for international arrivals.
  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally with regular free code workshops and Hackathons, as well as the chance to contribute to our tech blog.
  • Living in Düsseldorf, a city boasting the 6th highest quality of life in the world for expats.

Additional information:

  • Please note that your CV and motivation letter must be written in English.

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