Site Reliability Engineer / Software Engineer

Software Engineering - Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Level: Professionals
  • Start date: 2015-07-31

Site Reliability Engineer / Software Engineer

Due to trivago’s rapid growth our site traffic is now reaching around 3 billion requests per month. For this reason we are looking for an experienced Site Reliability Engineer to join our dynamic Software Engineering department and ensure a reliable, fault-tolerant production environment. We want all our users to experience trivago at its best, and you are the person who will make this happen. If you are a master of PHP, eager for a new challenge and looking for the freedom to experiment with new technologies then we look forward to hearing from you!

Your responsibilities:

  • Monitor applications in production (Price Search, Community, Hotel Manager etc.) and solve any issues or complications that arise, especially during peak traffic hours.
  • Build a fault-tolerant and scalable environment to support our rapidly growing business.
  • Research solutions for new projects, pitch pioneering concepts and build prototypes to drive trivago’s technological infrastructure forward.
  • Design and build customized cutting edge tools by experimenting with new technologies.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and ensure maximum productivity by guaranteeing a reliable production environment.
  • Share your technical know-how with the team and document your tests, solutions, concepts and approaches for future reference.

The ideal candidate:

  • Has exceptional PHP skills.
  • Has worked for 2-3 years as a Site Reliability Engineer in a high scale environment using Open Source technologies.
  • Has experience in scripting with Bash & Python.
  • Has a degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related technical field.
  • Is confident working with algorithms and data structures.
  • Is skilled at developing, debugging and troubleshooting large-scale web infrastructure in C, C++ or Go.
  • Can be trusted to keep attention to detail.
  • Is a motivated individual who enjoys finding the root cause of malfunctions.
  • Speaks English (our company language) fluently.
  • Can start as soon as possible.

Life at trivago:

trivago is an exciting hub of multi-cultural activity where nationalities from all around the world come to share their knowledge and work together on redefining the travelling experience for millions of people. We nurture all our talents and provide them with the support they need to develop professionally as well as personally. We encourage fanatic learning through regular code workshops, Hackathons and constant feedback as well as promoting quick decision making by our trial and error philosophy. Flexible working hours are in place to create a trusting environment where productivity is measured through goals rather than how many hours spent in the office. For our internationals, we help with relocation and provide German for those wanting to practice or learn German.

Join us at trivago – a place where talented minds meet, crazy ideas are shared and brilliance is created.

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