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Software Engineer II - Payments

Oxford, United Kingdom

We believe that we are better together, and at Tripadvisor we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Tripadvisor, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionise travel and together find the good out there.

Tripadvisor, the world's largest travel platform, helps 463 million travelers each month make every trip their best trip. Travelers across the globe use the Tripadvisor site and app to browse more than 860 million reviews and opinions of 8.7 million accommodations, restaurants, experiences, airlines and cruises. Whether planning or on a trip, travelers turn to Tripadvisor to compare low prices on hotels, flights and cruises, book popular tours and attractions, as well as reserve tables at great restaurants. Tripadvisor, the ultimate travel companion, is available in 49 markets and 28 languages.

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The Tripadvisor Payments and Finance Engineering team is based in Oxford and Boston, and is responsible for the systems that power consumer and business payments, and financial reporting, across the Tripadvisor website and several other Tripadvisor brands.

We're looking for Software Engineers to join our dynamic team. We mainly work in a hybrid fashion, though fully remote in the UK may also be considered.

Within the team we have a fun and friendly environment where the key objective is getting things done. We work closely with customer-facing engineering teams and a variety of stakeholders, and our engineers are part of the full process from architecture and software design, to code, test and deployment. Most of our engineers release code to production every few days and we have an on demand deployment process.

What you'll do
  • mainly focussed on the complicated problems around backend payments processing
  • some opportunities for frontend work too
Skills & Experience
  • You will need to have used a statically typed, object-oriented language such as Java, C# or C++
  • basic knowledge of SQL databases
  • basic knowledge of web APIs (HTTP and REST)
Our stack includes Java, React, TypeScript and Postgres, and deep usage of AWS technologies such as ECS+Fargate, DynamoDB, SNS, and CDK.You don't need to have experience with everything listed but you do need to be hungry to learn. What you can learn is more important than what you have done.

What you'll get

Highly competitive salary along with the following:
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Generous stock (RSU) award upon joining, with additional awards annually
  • Regular salary reviews and excellent career growth opportunities
  • Very flexible working hours
  • Free meals in the office
  • Full family private healthcare and dental
  • Excellent contributory pension
  • Critical illness and full life cover
  • Standard 28 days paid holiday (not including bank holidays), increasing with tenure
  • £1,050 annual stipend for costs outside the office such as gym membership or home office set up
  • Summer Fridays scheme allowing extra days off during the summer.
We strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please make sure to reach out to your individual recruiter or our team at



Client-provided location(s): Oxford, UK
Job ID: TripAdvisor-4793391_1195089813
Employment Type: Other