Student Job – Software Engineer – Search & Discovery (Research)

Software Engineering - Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Level: Student Job (max 20hrs/week)
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Student Job - Software Engineer - Search & Discovery (Research)

Are you a student looking for an insight into search technologies at a globally recognized website? Join us at the world’s largest hotel search’s Search Technology team.

What you'll do:

  • Develop an intelligent, intuitive, forward-thinking hotel search for millions of daily users.
  • Create innovative search prototypes by using NLP, deep learning and machine learning technologies.
  • Evaluate new technologies and conduct performance tests.
  • Research the area of search engines and recommendation systems.

What you'll need:

  • To be currently studying for an MSc or PhD in Computer Science or a related degree.
  • Knowledge of at least one general purpose programming language (Java, PHP, C/C++, C#, Scala, Python, Go, etc.).
  • To have previously used deep learning technologies such as Tensorflow, Caffe, etc.
  • Experience working with search technologies, such as Lucene, Solr, Elasticsearch, etc.
  • An understanding of how to exploit the Semantic Web and ontologies to improve search.
  • The ability to work well independently and can self-prioritize effectively.
  • Fluency in English (our company language).

Life at trivago is...

  • The chance to work with adventurous people from over 60 nations to redefine the travelling experience for millions of people.
  • The freedom to embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success.
  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally with regular free workshops, seminars, sports and activities.
  • The chance to join our free code workshops and Hackathons, as well as to contribute to our tech blog.
  • To find out more about life at trivago follow us on Facebook – @lifeattrivago.

Additional information:

  • This is a 6-month contract with the possibility of extension after 6 months.


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