Senior Site Reliability Engineer - Accommodation Tech
Amsterdam, Netherlands
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About Booking

While it might seem a little farther away right now, we're preparing for when we will be ready to travel again. Booking’s mission is to make it easier for everyone to experience the world.

To achieve this mission we are opening up new career opportunities to help us shape the future of travel. We believe that our very human desire to explore the planet's beauty and discover more about other people and cultures will endure.

The world is waiting for us. Together, we will be ready.

About the team

The Accommodations Technology department is responsible for the design, delivery and reliability of services used by millions of customers and partners on the Web, via mobile and through our extensive APIs.

With 28 million places to stay listed on our platform, we work hard to develop products that make it easier for travellers to find the best place to stay in destinations across the globe in 42 languages and across dozens of currencies.

As a Senior Site Reliability Engineer in Accommodations, you would be part of a dedicated SRE team that play a critical part in leading and supporting the engineers accountable for the reliability of the world's biggest travel platform, serving millions of requests per minute at millisecond latencies.

You will work to address outages before they happen in our hybrid bare metal, private and public cloud environments and take pride in our industry leading observability tooling.

Here are some of the tools and technologies we use to achieve this : our on-premises data centers, our cloud-hosted Kubernetes clusters, MySQL / Cassandra / Elasticsearch database environment, HAProxy load balancers, Envoy service mesh, Apigee gateway, Kafka streaming service, Hadoop big data storage, Graphite time series storage, Grafana dashboard platform, monitoring & alerting tools, CI / CD tooling, Perl / Java / Node.

js language frameworks and more


  • Design, develop and implement software that improves the stability, scalability, availability and latency of the Booking products;
  • Solve problems occurring with our highly available production systems and build solutions and automation to prevent them from happening again;
  • Build effective monitoring to monitor the health of your system, and jump in to handle outages;
  • Build and run capacity tests to manage the growth of your systems;
  • Plan for reliability by designing systems to work across our multinational data centers;
  • Develop tools to assist the product development teams with successfully deploying 1000s of change sets every day;
  • Share the on-call rotation and be an escalation contact for incidents :
  • Contribute to Booking’s growth through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts.
  • B.skilled

  • Minimum of 8 years infrastructure software engineering experience; building & maintaining complex, scalable, and distributed systems
  • 3+ years hands-on experience using one or more server side programming languages. Preferably Java, Groovy, Go or Python
  • Experience with building, operating and maintaining complex and scalable systems;
  • Solid understanding of Software Engineering and Computer Science principles;
  • Solid foundation in Linux administration and troubleshooting;
  • Proven experience with automation. Knowledge of configuration management tools like Puppet or Chef is a plus;
  • Additional experience in Networking, Security or Storage is a plus;
  • Be able to understand and formulate meaningful business metrics;
  • Creative and not afraid to step outside of your comfort zone;
  • Fluent in the English language both spoken and written.
  • B.Offered

  • Possibility to live and work in Amsterdam, named as the best city in the World for living a happy and healthy life
  • Relocation support in case you will move to The Netherlands
  • International and diverse company culture
  • Possibility to innovate through multiple company programs (e.g. Hackathon, twice a year)
  • Opportunity to work in an Agile, startup-like development environment
  • Excellent support for personal development through online platforms
  • Mentorship programs to accelerate skills growth
  • Contribute to the company tech transformational journey toward a more modern tech stack
  • Inclusive leadership, valuing the opinion of everyone independently of their career level
  • Great compensation package
  • Multiple perks that will make your life easier (e.g. discounts to local shops, discounted gym membership, ...)
  • Booking is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

    We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.

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    Depending on the vacancy and applicable law, a pre-employment screening may include employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the open position at Booking.

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