Python Engineer, Marketing Technology // GetYourGuide

October 11, 2017
We are looking for a motivated Senior Python Backend Engineer to help develop the next generation of our in-house systems in the realm of Search Engine Marketing (SEM).  You will work as part of a cross-functional mission team with top-notch developers, analysts, data scientists and product owners as co-workers.  Deep dive data, develop innovative solutions, lead architecture decisions and take our marketing systems to new heights!

About GetYourGuide:

With 400 employees from 50 nationalities, 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.

Marketing Technology Team Mission:

This team is part of the Performance Marketing department and responsible for our core systems related to account structure, audience management/remarketing and targeting dimensions (geo, location, device, language) for search and display channels.  We aim to be at the cutting edge of ad technology developing, testing and automating systems across our channels.  We have touch points with various departments and aim to solve problems at scale with systems that manage 10s of millions of ads.


  • Immerse yourself in our Marketing and Technology Stack
  • Lead architecture discussions and develop next-generation systems
  • Partner with our business and technical teams to deliver innovative solutions
  • Review ongoing SEM efforts, identify opportunities and explore new areas
  • Design and develop efficient solutions that can continue to scale
  • Continuously improve our code base, systems and processes
  • Mentor other team members and be involved with hiring


  • Minimum of 5+ years of software development experience
  • Highly proficient in backend Python coding, best practices and libraries
  • Experience with the architecture and deployment of complex systems
  • Ability to turn ideas into fast, reliable and maintainable code
  • Solid understanding of SQL including complex queries and optimization
  • Positive, pro-active team player who is passionate about their craft
  • Customer-centric prioritization and data drive decision making
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Nice to have:

  • Experience with large scale data processing using Apache Spark
  • Developed against advertising APIs (Google Adwords, Facebook, etc.)
  • Prior experience with advertising technology or remarketing
  • Prior experience in start-up environments

We Offer:

  • Work on a product that helps create memorable travel experiences
  • Smart, engaged co-workers
  • Speak English in the office with people from over 50 nationalities
  • Virtual stock options – be part of our success story
  • Quarterly Hackathons and weekly tech talks
  • Annual external training budget – be constantly learning
  • Well stocked kitchen and our famous pizza & beer Friday’s
  • GetYourGuide vouchers and free German lessons
  • Relocation Assistance


Do you have the skills for the job, enthusiasm about our vision and fit our culture? We are already looking forward to hearing from you! If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us via

In the meantime, you can check our blog to see what happens behind the scenes at GetYourGuide and check out Tech Radar for an insight into the stack we use to turn trips into amazing experiences!

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