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Software Developer & Team Lead

Posted: December 16, 2017
Company name: Booking.com
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Country: Netherlands
Poster represents: an employer
Hours: Full time
Onsite: yes
Description: B.responsible

So as a Booking.com team lead, you’ll need to be a technical expert with a talent for guiding, supporting and motivating other technical experts. You’ll put others first, lead by example and go the extra mile. You’ll encourage inclusion, welcome diversity, and you’ll thrive on change.

Facilitate an agile development team (small team of 5 – 7 people)
Identify and support growth of talents, provide feedback and look after people’s personal development
Assess individual and team performance, recognize and promote excellent performance, and address under-performance
Focus on supporting the business priorities, be pragmatic about technology choices
Collaborate with the team and Product Owner to prioritize the projects
Rapidly develop next-generation scalable, flexible, and high-performance systems
Tackle issues with the site and internal systems, prioritizing based on customer impact
Contribute to Booking.com’s growth through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts


Living and working in Amsterdam, one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe
Contributing to a high-scale, complex, world-renowned product and seeing real-time impact of your work on millions of travelers worldwide
Working in a dynamic and performance-driven culture
Promoting and driving impactful and creative engineering solutions
Technical, behavioral, and interpersonal competence advancement via on-the-job opportunities, experimental projects, hackathons, conferences and active community participation
Competitive compensation and benefits package, and some great added perks of working in the home city of Booking.com
Desired skills: B.skilled

Successful track record of leading development teams and managing people, with at least one year in a leadership role
Minimum of 4 years software development experience; using 2 or more server side programming languages
Previous experience with distributed systems
Excellent communication, collaboration, and influencing skills
Experience of working on products that impact a large customer base is an advantage
Preferably a university degree in Mathematics or Software Engineering
Website for more information: workingatbooking.com
Contact information: Please apply using the link

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