Student Job – Core Backend Team

Software Engineering - Düsseldorf, Germany

  • Level: Student Job (max 20hrs/week)
  • Start date: As soon as possible

Student Job - Core Backend Team

Are you a student looking for an insight into software architecture and development at a globally recognized website? Join us at the world’s largest hotel search’s core backend team.

What you'll do:

  • Design software and system architecture and ensure high code quality.
  • Maintain reliability, security, robustness, and performance of our systems.
  • Create and maintain databases and deal with distributed data pipelines.
  • Support development teams by creating custom-tailored development tooling.
  • Develop prototypes to test the suitability of designed architectures and pipelines.

What you'll need:

  • To be currently studying for a master’s degree in Computer Science or a related course.
  • Knowledge of at least one development language (Java, PHP, JavaScript, Python, etc.).
  • At least a basic understanding of Linux/Unix.
  • A deep knowledge of good software design and architecture.
  • An understanding of the fundamentals of web development.
  • The ability to work well independently and self-prioritize effectively.
  • To be comfortable communicating in English on a daily basis.

Life at trivago is...

  • The chance to work with adventurous people from over 60 nations to redefine the travelling experience for millions of people.
  • The freedom to embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success.
  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally with regular free workshops, seminars, sports and activities.
  • The chance to join our free code workshops and Hackathons, as well as to contribute to our tech blog.
  • To find out more about life at trivago follow us on Facebook – @lifeattrivago.

Additional information:

  • This is a 6-month contract with the possibility of extension after 6 months.

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