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Berlin, Germany

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Travel & Tourism

Foundation Date

2009

Getyourguide

Berlin, Germany

Story

From humble beginnings in a small student room to becoming the industry leader, a lot has changed at GetYourGuide. What hasn’t is our commitment to creating amazing experiences and ensuring that you love where you’re going.

Opening the world to everyone is at the heart of GetYourGuide. Founded by classmates Johannes, Tao, Martin, and Tobias in 2009, a travel mix-up sparked a revolutionary approach to tourism. When Johannes landed a day early in Beijing, he spent his time wandering the streets, not knowing where to go or what to do. Read more

Why Join Getyourguide

Vision

At GetYourGuide, we’re on a journey to share incredible experiences with travelers around the world. Whether it’s seeing Paris from the top of the Eiffel Tower or cage diving with sharks in Cape Town, we’ve got something for everyone.

What it all comes down to isn’t our extensive selection of activities or even thousands of five-star reviews. What makes GetYourGuide so incredible is something more — it’s the memories our customers take with them long after they’ve returned home.

Our Mission

GetYourGuide is the place to book the best experiences in destinations across the globe. Since 2009, we’ve made it easy for millions of travelers to find unique and unmissable things to do wherever their travels take them. Backed by leading venture capital investors, GetYourGuide has raised $170 million in funding to date and has over 400 employees spread across 14 offices worldwide.

Our values

We have 5 core values:

Clarity

  • Let the results do the talking.
  • Choose data over opinions.
  • Don't hold back.
  • Address causes, not symptoms.
  • Commitment

  • Take initiative.
  • Maximize impact with grit.
  • Own it.
  • Just do it.
  • Learning

  • Own your development.
  • Step outside your comfort zone.
  • Risk failure to achieve success. Read more
  • Make learning a habit.
  • Be relentless about progress.
  • Passion

  • Think 10x.
  • Champion diversity.
  • Be customer obsessed.
  • Positivity

  • Make something out of nothing.
  • Focus on solutions, not problems.
  • Enjoy the journey.
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    Benefits

    Annual External Training Budget
    Annual External Training Budget
    Free German Lessons
    Free German Lessons
    Pizza & Beer Fridays
    Pizza & Beer Fridays
    Virtual Stock Options
    Virtual Stock Options

    Company growth

    Job Opportunities



    Vacancy opened 24-02-2020
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :

    As a Senior Android Engineer, you will be working directly with our design team and product managers with a focus on our Android Application. You will join a growing team of engineers to create a revolutionary mobile experience and work on our most strategic channel, impacting hundreds of thousands of customers every month.

    Team Mission:

    The Native Apps team's mission is to create a personal companion that helps travelers discover, access, and experience the best things to do at their destination. We strive for customers to have the best experience they can while on their trips. We explore how we can leverage native technology, to shape the future of travel.

    Responsibilities:

  • Champion for the continuous improvement of our customers' experience
  • Develop the native Android GetYourGuide applications
  • Maintain a high standard of quality for our code, features, and products
  • Translate high-level ideas and requirements into practical solutions
  • Contribute to learning and advancement of our engineering practice
  • Help build and grow our team
  • Requirements:

  • Product and data-centric prioritization and decision making
  • Ability to turn ideas into solid, maintainable code
  • High proficiency with Java, Kotlin, Git, and using the Android Framework
  • Capable of working in a diverse team alongside designers, product managers and  backend engineers
  • Open to learn new technologies and methodologies
  • Positive, pro-active team player who is passionate about their craft
  • Excellent English communication skills (orally and written)
  • Nice to Have:

  • Have one or more successful Android apps published in Google Play
  • Good knowledge of the following tools: IntelliJ/Android Studio, Gradle, Github, RX, JUnit/Espresso, Jira
  • Experience with Koin, Room
  • Knowledge in RESTFul APIs highly advantageous
  • Experience in implementation of deep links
  • We Offer:

  • Work on a product that helps create memorable travel experiences
  • Smart, engaged co-workers
  • Speak English in the office with people from over 50 nationalities
  • Virtual stock options - be part of our success story
  • Quarterly Hackathons and weekly tech talks
  • Annual external training budget - be constantly learning
  • Well stocked kitchen and our famous pizza & beer Friday’s
  • GetYourGuide vouchers and free German lessons
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Curious?

    Do you have the skills for the job, enthusiasm about our vision and fit our culture? We are already looking forward to hearing from you! If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected]

    In the meantime, you can check our blog to get some insights on fixing bugs and how one of our Android developers sets up his projects. Check out other topics on our blog to see what happens behind the scenes at GetYourGuide and check out Tech Radar for an insight into the stack we use to turn our customers dreams' into reality!

    Vacancy opened 24-02-2020
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :

    As a Staff Android Engineer, you will be working directly with our design team and product managers with a focus on our Android Application. You will join a growing team of engineers to create a revolutionary mobile experience and work on our most strategic channel, impacting hundreds of thousands of customers every month.

    Team Mission:

    The Travelers Platform team’s mission is to enable teams to build incredible cross-platform traveler experiences through a stable and scalable platform. We are responsible for designing and delivering the target architecture across web, backend and native apps. 

    Responsibilities:

  • Champion for the continuous improvement of our customers' experience
  • Develop the native Android GetYourGuide applications
  • Maintain a high standard of quality for our code, features, and products
  • Translate high-level ideas and requirements into practical solutions
  • Contribute to learning and advancement of our engineering practice
  • Help build and grow our team
  • You will…

  • Be a (hands on) system architect. You understand how the various systems and components connect and interact, where the risks are and what trade-offs entail 
  • Be an Impact multiplier. Whether through processes you design, best practices you establish, code you write, learnings you share, organization changes you influence, or initiatives you lead. 
  • Be a hands-on coder
  • Be part of the technical leadership team
  • Be an escalation point for incidents and shape operational excellence
  •  

    Requirements:

  • Product and data-centric prioritization and decision making
  • Ability to turn ideas into solid, maintainable code
  • High proficiency with Java, Kotlin, Git, and using the Android Framework
  • Capable of working in a diverse team alongside designers, product managers and  backend engineers
  • Open to learn new technologies and methodologies
  • Positive, pro-active team player who is passionate about their craft
  • Excellent English communication skills (orally and written)
  • 7+ years of experience in mobile development
  • Nice to Have:

  • Have one or more successful Android apps published in Google Play
  • Experience collaborating across multiple vertical teams
  • Good knowledge of the following tools: IntelliJ/Android Studio, Gradle, Github, RX, JUnit/Espresso, Jira
  • Experience with Koin, Room
  • Knowledge in RESTFul APIs highly advantageous
  • Experience in implementation of deep links
  • Impact multipliers. Whether through processes they design, best practices they establish, code they write, learnings they share, organization changes they influence, or initiatives they lead, the outcomes of their work should move the entire organization forward in a significant way.
  • Experts for specific technical domains. They should guide, and unblock others.
  • (hands on) System architects. They should understand how the various systems and components connect and interact. Where the risks are. What trade-offs entail.
  • “Free radicals”, able to fill any technical void (within reason). They should jump onto the most important technical problems the broader team has, figure out how to solve them, and drive those solutions home.

  • We Offer:

  • Work on a product that helps create memorable travel experiences
  • Smart, engaged co-workers
  • English in the office with people from over 50 nationalities
  • Virtual stock options - be part of our success story
  • Quarterly Hackathons and weekly tech talks
  • Annual external training budget - be constantly learning
  • Pizza & Beer Fridays
  • GetYourGuide vouchers and free German lessons
  • Relocation Assistance (varies by role/level)
  • Curious?

    Do you have the skills for the job, enthusiasm about our vision and fit our culture? We are already looking forward to hearing from you! If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us via [email protected]

    In the meantime, you can check our blog to get some insights on fixing bugs and how one of our Android developers sets up his projects. Check out other topics on our blog to see what happens behind the scenes at GetYourGuide and check out Tech Radar for an insight into the stack we use to turn our customers dreams' into reality!

     

    Vacancy opened 24-02-2020
    Location: Berlin

    Job purpose :

    We are looking for a Head of Merchandising who will help us shape the customer experience on our most important web and app pages.   This is a full-time role, reporting to our COO.

    Team Mission

    GetYourGuide’s mission is to give the whole world access to incredible experiences. We serve millions of consumers and have sold over 25 million tours, tickets and activities on our platform. As Head of Site Merchandising team you will transform the way we curate, organize and display our experiences on our most-trafficked pages. This is a newly-formed team so we need someone who thrives on pursuing bold ideas, collaborates well with other teams, and relentlessly drives for execution on behalf of our customers. You will report to the COO and work cross-functionally with our supply, marketing, and product teams to ensure an optimal customer experience.

    Responsibilities

  • Lead our efforts to curate and organize the products that customers see on our most-trafficked web and app pages
  • Develop & innovate on strategies & playbooks for site merchandising
  • Work with the supply team to ensure the best selection of products on our key pages
  • Execute merchandising plans in partnership with marketing and supply teams
  • Build and lead a small team of site merchandisers
  • Conduct competitive benchmarking and positioning
  • Develop & track metrics to measure the performance of our curation and merchandising efforts
  • Your profile

  • 4+ years of site merchandising experience in a marketplace/e-commerce environment or equivalent experience in a top tier consulting firm 
  • Experience with hiring, recruiting, coaching, and developing a team
  • Demonstrated passion for solving customer problems
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse stakeholders and driving for collaborative solutions
  • Entrepreneurial mindset and motivation
  • Creative problem solver based on strong business acumen
  • Demonstrated leadership and excellent communication
  • Visa support will be provided if necessary
  • This position comes with relocation support if necessary
  • We offer

  • Work on a product that helps create memorable travel experiences
  • Be part of a European high growth company aiming to be the global leader in the $150 billion market for tours & activities
  • Join an international team of smart, engaged co-workers from over 70 nationalities
  • Virtual stock options that make you an integral part of the company’s growth and success
  • Weekly social events to bring the company together 
  • Discounted monthly passes for public transportation
  • Enjoy German lessons
  • Weekly social events to bring the company together (pizza & drinks Fridays)
  • Several fitness perks including yoga and Urban Sports Club
  • Please send in your CV and Cover Letter in English through the form below. 

    It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application. 

    We'd love to hear from you by emailing [email protected] and make sure you check out life at GetYourGuide on our blog, inside.getyourguide.com to see what's happening behind the scenes.  The recruiter for this role is Lisa Hsieh.