Software Engineer

TripAdvisor, Dublin, Ireland

Know better. Book better. Go better.

TripAdvisor is looking for engineers to take this exciting opportunity to join our fast-moving hotel supply and connectivity organization. In this role, you will help us build, upgrade, and sustain successful connectivity between the world’s largest and most trusted travel site and the world’s leading travel brands. These true web-scale connections between TripAdvisor and our partners provide TripAdvisor’s millions of users with the information they need to know better, book better, and go better on their dream vacations.
The ideal candidate for this position will have a broad set of web platform skills including confident knowledge of integration using APIs and similar technologies used for system to system integration over the web.  The candidate will demonstrate solid experience in coding for scale and have a passionate interest in producing high quality code quickly (speed wins!). Experience integrating systems with online travel agencies or GDS systems is desired but not required.



  • Design and develop simple solutions for complex connectivity upgrade and health challenges.
  • Adapt to complex projects, including working closely with cross-functional teams consisting of technical and business stakeholders, and deliver quality code on time.
  • Analyse, investigate, and trouble-shoot API integration/interoperability features and issues.
  • Continually improve efficiency by contributing to team development of automated tools.
  • Improve and add to system documentation for customers who interoperate with our APIs.
  • Rotating on-call duty for network connectivity support. 


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
  • Excellent problem-solving ability with effective debugging of complex systems
  • Proficiency with 3+ years’ experience of programming Java
  • Adept on the Linux platform and its standard utilities
  • Ability to construct complex SQL queries
  • Solid understanding of HTTP and other internet protocols
  • Able to quickly develop scripts in Perl/Python/Bash and others
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly


About TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to unleash the potential of every trip. TripAdvisor offers advice from millions of travelers, with 500 million reviews and opinions covering 7 million accommodations, restaurants and attractions, and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features — checking more than 200 websites to help travelers find and book today's lowest hotel prices. TripAdvisor branded sites make up the largest travel community in the world, reaching 390 million average unique monthly visitors** in 49 markets worldwide. TripAdvisor: Know better. Book better. Go better.

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