OpenTable is hiring a

Senior Full-stack Engineer-Javascript

San Francisco, United States

Senior Software Engineer - node.js

Job Type: Full-Time  

Location: San Francisco

Department: Engineering

At OpenTable, we take pleasure in Software Development. We believe that velocity comes from a commitment to clean code and solid engineering principles. We deliver innovative products through rapid, continuous development. Millions of diners and thousands of restaurants around the globe use our products. If you are excited by constantly challenging engineering processes and can deliver exceptional quality in a fast-paced, agile environment, we'd like to meet you. Bonus points if you love restaurants too!

Job Description:

You will be working in a team responsible for the core of our business, getting diners into our restaurants more often. As part of the Frequency team, you will be involved with improving our reservation flows to enable diners to book seamlessly. Our team’s role is to make our diner’s reservation experience’s sparkle. We will tailor their visits in such a way that they find the right table again and again.

As well as being on the team responsible for a key part of the desktop web experience, you will be working in a highly experimental, data-driven team, rapidly creating value to our diners and restaurants.  The role will include developing cross-site components and you’ll work throughout the web stack. Engineers work in partnership with designers and the product team mates to improve our product iteratively.


As a senior engineer, you will be involved in the design and architecture of your team’s systems and you will mentor other teammates and ensure that systems are robust, secure and well designed. You will be expected to be an authority on your area of responsibility answering queries from other teams.


  • Expert knowledge in JavaScript (4+ years)
  • Clear understanding of async design patterns (not just AJAX)
  • ES6/ES2015
  • Deep knowledge in Node.JS and a server framework like Express or HAPI
  • Experience working within a distributed SOA architecture
  • You love turning performance and making things faster
  • Unit test/ TDD experience
  • Experience building an automation‐focused culture, both in testing and build/deploy
  • You are client-focused, react well to changes, work with teams and able to multi-task on multiple products and projects


Nice to have:

  • C# experience
  • Puppet
  • Docker
  • Interest in application monitoring

About OpenTable:

OpenTable, part of The Priceline Group (NASDAQ: PCLN), is the world's leading provider of online restaurant reservations, seating more than 16 million diners per month via online bookings across approximately 35,000 restaurants.

Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated more than 830 million diners around the world.  The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and the UK.