Software Engineer – Android

Software Engineering - Düsseldorf, Germany
Level: Professionals
Start date: As soon as possible

Software Engineer – Android

Do you have proven Android app development credentials to match your passion for creating world-class products? trivago is determined to ensure their global hotel search platform gives users a mobile experience that is unrivalled. We believe in achieving innovation through constant experimentation and are seeking an experienced software engineer with the passion and expertise to help push us to greater heights. If you think you can drive trivago’s Android app to the next level, apply today.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop trivago’s Android app, as well as internal apps, by using the latest technologies.
  • Use your expert knowledge to bring fresh new ideas to the table.
  • Analyse feature requests and then plan & implement them in a test-driven way.
  • Create and review pull requests in order to achieve the best possible solution.
  • Contribute to the maintenance and development of new and existing open source components.
  • Exchange ideas and share your knowledge with the rest of the team and participate in pair programming.

What you’ll definitely need:

  • Burning love for the Android and Google ecosystems. You enjoy fancy apps and can’t wait to install every new developer preview.
  • 3-4 years’ experience in native Android app development, as well as considerable experience in functional and unit testing.
  • A bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, IT or a similar field.
  • Experience in dealing with the Android SDK, design patterns and software architectures such as MVC/MVP/MVVM.
  • A genuine interest in agile development processes.
  • To be an excellent team player who believes great teamwork is at the heart of all great products.
  • To speak English (our company language) fluently.

What we’d love you to have:

  • Code references that you can share with us.
  • Familiarity with Scrum, Kanban, TDD, BDD, Reactive Programming and Continuous Integration.
  • Challenging attitude to always find beautiful solutions for requirements specific to the Android platform.

Life at trivago is…

  • The ability to push your ideas through to execution without being held back by bureaucracy.
  • The freedom to embrace small-scale failures as a path to large-scale success.
  • The belief that factual proof, not seniority, determines which path to take.
  • Self-determined working hours based on measuring productivity through goals rather than number of hours spent in the office.
  • Being supported in all your needs, including relocation assistance and language classes for international arrivals.
  • The opportunity to develop personally and professionally with regular free code workshops and Hackathons, as well as the chance to contribute to our tech blog.
  • Living in Düsseldorf, a city boasting the 6th highest quality of life in the world for expats.

Additional information:

  • Please note that your CV and motivation letter must be written in English.
  • We do not require the services of an agency for this position.