Back End Engineer (Search)

    • Bangkok, Thailand

About Agoda

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodation, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting edge technology that connects travelers with more than 2.5 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 4,000+ talents coming from 90+ different nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enabling our customers to experience the world. 

Get to Know our Team:

In Agoda’s Back End Engineering department, we build the scalable, fault-tolerant systems and APIs that host our core business logic. Our systems cover all major areas of our business: inventory and pricing, product information, customer data, communications, partner data, booking systems, payments, and more. These mission-critical systems change frequently with dozens of releases per day, so we must employ state-of-the-art CI/CD and testing techniques in order to make sure everything works without any downtime. We also ensure that our systems are self-healing, responding gracefully to extreme loads or unexpected input. In order to accomplish this, we use state-of-the-art languages like Scala and Go, data technologies like Kafka and Aerospike, and agile development practices. Most importantly though, we hire great people from all around the world and empower them to be successful. Whether it’s building new projects like Flights and Packages or reimagining our existing business, you’ll make a big impact as part of the Back End Engineering team.

The Opportunity:

Agoda Platform team is looking for developers to work on mission critical systems that deal with the designing and development of APIs that serve millions of user search requests a day.

In this Role, you'll get to:

  • You build the scalable, fault-tolerant systems and APIs that host our core business logic
  • You will use state-of-the-art languages like Scala and Go, data technologies like Kafka and Aerospike, and agile development practices
  • You must employ state-of-the-art CI/CD and testing techniques in order to make sure everything works without any downtime

What you'll Need to Succeed:

  • 5+ years’ experience developing performance-critical applications that run in a production environment using a core JVM technology
  • Previous experience with Scala/Clojure or applying functional programming patterns.
  • You have RDBMS knowledge (SQL Server, Oracle, MySql or other)
  • You have a good command of the English language

It's Great if you have:

  • You have knowledge in one or more of the following: NoSQL (especially, but not only ElasticSearch), Queueing systems (Kafka, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ), Akka library

Equal Opportunity Employer

Agoda prides ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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