KAYAK is hiring an

Infrastructure Operations Engineer

Berlin, Germany



We are currently seeking an Infrastructure Operations Engineer who is detail-oriented, proficient with infrastructure technologies and hardware and is eager to take on a challenge. Responsibilities include upgrading and improving operating environments, creating repair strategies, designing and developing monitoring solutions, and working with Engineering, QA, and DevOps. Successful infrastructural engineers should have good communication and collaboration skills, excellent analytical, problem-solving, time-management skills, and a strong understanding of Linux environments. 



  • Installing, deploying, updating, and maintaining operating environments, both physical, and virtual.

  • Monitoring these operating environments, including daytime coverage of infrastructure alerting systems.

  • Process and triage inbound tickets from engineering and business teams

  • Ensuring operating environments stay safe and secure.

  • Working with infrastructure automation tools

  • Maintain backup systems and data retention policies

  • Documenting Infrastructure technologies


We’re looking for someone who has 

  • University degree in Information Technology, Computer Science or equivalent 

  • Strong working knowledge of Linux and windows environments

  • Working knowledge of and experience with using configuration automation tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, and Bamboo

  • Experience with Server Hardware, physical and virtual

  • Experience with monitoring platforms such as: Elasticsearch, Kibana, Splunk, Grafana

  • Good knowledge of data center operations

  • Good interpersonal skills in English (spoken and written), other languages are a plus

  • A basic understanding of cloud-hosted environments such as AWS, and GCP




At KAYAK we help millions of travelers around the globe make confident travel decisions. KAYAK searches other sites to show travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages and is the world's leading travel search engine.

As an employee of KAYAK, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including SWOODOO, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each other's strengths and insights. Together, we're able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

KAYAK is part of Booking Holdings Inc. and operates sites in more than 60 countries and territories.


Benefits and Perks

  • 6 weeks paid vacation

  • Day off on your birthday

  • Generous retirement plans

  • Annual education budget *

  • Free lunch catering three days per week *

  • Public transportation subsidies *

  • Free German classes *

  • Free Yoga classes *

  • Free massages from Wellnow *

  • No stupid meetings

  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc

  • Regular team events and volunteering opportunities

  • Sport teams (Football, Volleyball, Basketball)

  • Flexible hours

  • In-house gym facilities

  • Universal paid parental leave

* currently paused due to COVID


Diversity and Inclusion at OpenTable/ KAYAK


We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more innovative ideas, products, services, and better business outcomes for our stakeholders. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team.  Whoever you are, just be you.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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