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Weâ€™re BookingGo, the ground transport division of Booking.com. Weâ€™re the ones who empower people to get where theyâ€™re going. Whether theyâ€™re taking the wheel or sitting back and leaving it to the driver. Whether theyâ€™re heading straight from A to B or enjoying the freedom to go wherever their journey takes them.
Â To do that, we operate multiple brands:
Booking.com â€“ Weâ€™re the transport arm of the worldâ€™s leading travel booking site.
Rentalcars.com â€“ The worldâ€™s biggest online car rental service, putting customers behind the wheel at over 50,000 locations worldwide.
Rideways â€“ Finding the best way for each customer to get from A to B. Connect â€“ Bringing our tried-and-tested magic to our partnersâ€™ sites, delivering seamless travel experiences through brands our customers already know and love.
With our HQ in Manchester, weâ€™re part of the worldwide Booking.com family. At the same time, weâ€™re proud of our own unique identity. Speaking 42 languages, our 1,600+ staff come from all over the world, just like our customers. What brings us together is our love of adventure: our own as well as other peopleâ€™s. Itâ€™s easy to be passionate about a job that enriches so many lives on a daily basis, and our workplace reflects our passion, our diversity, our global focus. Just search â€œManchesterâ€™s coolest officeâ€ and see for yourself. And weâ€™re in good company. Together with priceline.com, KAYAK, agoda.com, and OpenTable, weâ€™re part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
Engineering is a multi-skilled group of over 250 people responsible for providing the technology to enable the Rentalcars.com business.Â It is a fast paced, dynamic, exciting and driven environment providing services on a 24x7 basis.Â We provide all the touch points for our online customer experience through a market leading app, a great web site and all the software services and business systems to manage our customers and products.Â Â Our goal is to create a great customer experience across all platforms which help us deliver growth for our business.Â
We have a great journey ahead and our vision is to radically change the working practices to realise our ambition of being a â€œWorld Classâ€ engineering function and the â€œTechnology Employer of Choiceâ€ in the Northwest and beyond.Â Make no mistake we have a challenging journey ahead but we are committed to delivering a great customer experience across web, mobile, call centre and partner channels and this is where you could fit in.
We want our colleagues to have a work life balance that works both for them and the business. Our core hours are 10-4 with flexibility around that within a 37.5 hour week. We are also open to considering other flexible working arrangements. Our Talent Specialists will discuss this with you if your application is progressed.
Â Key Responsibilities
We are looking for a superb and enthusiastic Senior Software Engineer who will push the boundaries on engineering brilliant solutions and contribute to shaping our new future.Â We expect you to have the energy and passion to deliver using a whole range of technologies and have a solid understanding of engineering principles.Â As a minimum, we expect all our Engineers to have:
We have a large diverse technology estate and therefore our Software Engineers typically work in one of the following areas but are also free to move between areas as part their career development and aspirations:
Developing features for our web site across mobile, tablet and desktop.Â Our web site is the high-volume site handling millions of searches and bookings a year with a strong focus on A/B testing.
Developing services and components within product domains that do not have public facing web site components for example our Search and Pricing Engines.
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