TripAdvisor is hiring a

Software Engineer

Sydney, Australia

Software Engineering, Sydney, Viator

Who we are

At Tripadvisor, we believe there’s good out there. We understand that travel brings out the best in us, while lifting deserving businesses and strengthening the communities we meet along the way. We know that as the world’s largest travel site, we’re here to inspire and empower people to explore our world with confidence — and share their trip experiences with others. And every day, we see our ideas come to life in work that enables travellers to discover all the good the world has to offer. As part of the Tripadvisor team, you’ll have the opportunity to do the same.  

The team

This is an exciting opportunity for a developer to join the Viator engineering team in Sydney, Australia.  Viator is a world leading marketplace for experiences and is part of TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site. The Viator team consists of world-class experts in SEO, usability, marketing, and of course, technology.  Bring your skills and enthusiasm to this collaborative team.

What you will do

The role will see you developing within our marketplace platform that connects tour operators, travellers and third party distributors, including e-Commerce websites and multiple backend systems.  You will work in our agile development teams using the latest technologies to deliver solutions in a fast paced and complex environment. Developers at Viator are cross-functional and get to work on complete vertical slices of functionality from the front end all the way to the database. If you are looking to be challenged technically and have fun, this is the place for you!


On your first day, we'd love for you to have:
• Expertise and industry experience working with java or a similar language (C# or C++)
• Some history of researching and trying out new technologies
• An understanding of software development fundamentals: testability, performance, simplicity - in essence, clean code.
• A passion for working within a team (we prize our team culture) and the ability to work more autonomously from time to time.
• Eagerness to learn our business domain (without understanding our domain, you can’t write your best software)
• A degree in computer science or a related field (Science, Mathematics etc.)

It would be nice if you have:
• Experience with one or more additional prominent languages such as Javascript, Python, Bash, C#.
• Some Industry experience with public cloud offerings (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google cloud platform)
• An interest or involvement in open source software
• A love of travel is not required, but hey - why not?


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