Software Engineering Intern – iOS // KAYAK

April 10, 2017
You are a coder. A builder. A maker. You are not a ninja or a rockstar. You love solving challenging technical problems with simple, elegant solutions. You sweat the details, but also know when to let go and ship. You hate the code you wrote last week. You understand algorithmic complexity, but know that 90% of being a good programmer is simply writing readable code. You want to be part of a team, building products that people fall in love with. If this is you, let’s talk.

Responsibilities

  • Develop features for the KAYAK iPhone and iPad apps
  • Participate in innovation, design and architecture of the app

Basic Qualification

  • On road to Bachelor’s degree or higher in computer science or related field
  • Strong computer science background, understanding of fundamental algorithms and data structures
  • Analytical mindset and excellent problem solving skills
  • Interested in multi-threaded programming subtleties and related complex topics
  • Working knowledge of Swift and native app development or demonstrated ability to quickly learn it on the job
  • Ability to efficiently collaborate with non-technical colleagues such as designers or product managers
  • Ability to effectively communicate your coding solutions and articulate the reasons for your decisions

Soft skills

  • Passionate about mobile
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment with frequent interruptions
  • Passionate about building great products and attention to detail
  • Team player who likes to engage at a professional and personal level.
  • Excellent technical communication skills.

About KAYAK

KAYAK is the world’s leading travel search engine. KAYAK searches other travel sites and shows travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages. The company’s website and apps also offer tools to help travelers plan and manage their trip, including price alerts, price forecasts and free itinerary management. Each year, KAYAK processes more than one billion searches for travel information and has local sites in more than 40 countries and 20 languages. KAYAK is an independently managed subsidiary of The Priceline Group.

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