Job Description Our Software Engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how millions of users search for their ideal hotel at the best rate. We are looking for a versatile individual who is passionate about their craft and has the ambition to push technology forward. You will be a leader in the design, implementation and ownership of major modules and sub-systems. With your technical expertise, you will manage individual projects priorities, deadlines and deliverables. You design, develop, test, maintain and enhance software solutions. We offer an international, results-driven and dynamic environment. If scale and complexity excite you, trivago should be your first choice. Your responsibilities: Build and maintain Java-based applications in the very heart of our Search Engine, processing millions of search requests every day, spread over multiple datacenters worldwide Play a leading role and take ownership in the design and implementation of new functionality and platform enhancements. Work closely and collaboratively with stakeholders and members of other teams from tech and non-tech areas of trivago. Be creative, challenge yourself and spread the word: contribute back to open source projects or open-source something yourself. Challenge and rethink ideas around our users' journey to their ideal hotel. Craft applications that scale from a local developer environment to global, hybrid, multi-cloud environment. Contribute your own improvement ideas from many different areas of computer science, including information retrieval, data processing, data storage, distributed computing, large-scale system design and many more. Your profile: You hold a degree in Computer Science or in a related technical field or have equivalent experience. You are an awesome engineer that is more than comfortable writing at least one JVM language, most importantly Java, fluently. You have good understanding of the internals of the JVM, esp. around the topics of Garbage Collection, Memory and Threading. You have experience in designing and building distributed and scalable systems and enjoy seeing millions of users running your code. You have excellent knowledge of software architecture, data structures and modern design patterns. You are an experienced user of NoSQL technologies, like Redis or Cassandra. You are fluent in English, our company language. Preferred requirements: You hold a master's degree or PhD in Computer Science. You have good experience in building cloud native applications. Life at trivago is: The opportunity for self-driven individuals to have a direct impact on the business. The freedom to embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success. The belief that factual proof is the word of truth and determines the way forward. The chance to develop personally and professionally due to a strong feedback culture and access to training and workshops. A unique culture with a strong sense of community and an agile, international work environment. Thriving on a campus that supports your health and happiness with world-class ergonomics, 30+ sports and a multi-cuisine cafeteria to satisfy your inner foodie. Flexibility for all employees to contribute value and maintain a healthy work-life balance. To find out more about life at trivago follow us on Facebook - @lifeattrivago. Additional information: trivago N.V. is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from individuals with disabilities are welcome.