Backend Software Engineer, Marketplace // GetYourGuide

February 17, 2017
Our Marketplace team is looking for a great Backend Software Engineer who cares and thinks as much about the customer experience as they do about cutting-edge technology. GetYourGuide is on a mission to turn trips into amazing experiences, using our product and technology to change the way travelers find and book things to do and explore their destination. We connect these travelers to our vast catalog of amazing experiences through our online marketplace.

This is what you can expect:

Are you interested in working on exciting software products that are used by millions of travellers around the world? Do you like working in small, agile, cross-functional teams that deliver true value to customers? If so, keep reading!

We currently use technologies such as PHP, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Postgres among others. Moreover it’s the perfect time to join us on our journey as we are moving to a new platform using modern cutting-edge technology and microservice architecture.

Here are the skills we’re looking for…

  • Experienced software engineer with passion for excellence and craftsmanship
  • 5+ years’ experience in development of web applications
  • Excellent understanding of modern web applications architecture and design
  • Excellent understanding of database environments
  • Working knowledge of Elasticsearch or another full-text search engine
  • Ability to translate product requirements into shippable software products
  • Good analytical skills
  • Excellent spoken and written English
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced startup environment
  • Pro-active, positive person who is seeking a collaborative learning environment

It would be great if you also bring…

  • Rigor in A/B testing and other web best practices
  • Development using microservice architecture
  • Experience developing with NoSQL databases
  • Experience with analytical tools like Spark

More reasons to join us…

  • With our 300+ employees, we are on an outstanding journey to change a huge market
  • International customers and co-workers (we speak English)
  • Quarterly Hackathons and weekly tech talks
  • Annual external training budget per engineer
  • Attractive Virtual Stock Options
  • Relocation assistance
  • GetYourGuide activity vouchers

Do you have the skills for the job, the enthusiasm about our vision and fit our culture? We’re looking forward to hearing from you! Be sure to get recruitment tips and check out life as a GetYourGuider on our blog at If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us via

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