Senior Software Engineer, Data Storage | OpenTable | Remote (Worldwide)

Senior Software Engineer, Data Storage | OpenTable | Remote (Worldwide)

Remote Worldwide
Application ends: September 21, 2024
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Job Description

With millions of diners, tens of thousands of restaurants, and 23+ years of experience, OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), is an industry leader with a unique insight into the world of hospitality. We champion restaurants, bars, wineries, and other venues around the world, helping them attract guests, manage capacity, improve operations and maximize revenue.

Every employee at OpenTable has a tangible impact on what we do and how we do it. You’ll also be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK’s portfolio of travel brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined.

Hospitality is all about taking care of others, and it defines our culture. You’ll work in a welcoming and inclusive environment, and get the benefits, flexibility, and support you need to succeed.

In this role, you will: 

At OpenTable, we take pleasure in Software Development. We believe that velocity comes from a dedication to clean code and proven engineering principles. We deliver creative products through rapid, continuous development. We move fast, release frequently, and believe strongly in automated testing to help maintain our quality and velocity. We break things sometimes – and that’s fine. We learn from it. Millions of diners and thousands of restaurants around the globe use our products. If you are excited by constantly challenging engineering processes and can deliver exceptional quality in a fast paced, agile environment, we’d like to meet you. Bonus points if you love restaurants too.

OpenTable is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join the Groups, Identity & Access team to help deliver a secure identity and access platform. As part of this team you will also be building world-class tooling for our most important groups and enterprise customers. This is a hands-on technical role with a dash of leadership and strategy.

You’ll be a key member of a multi-functional team that builds and designs OpenTable’s identity and access platform for restaurants globally and will deliver world-class tooling for OpenTable’s most important groups and enterprise customers. We are passionate about building small, independent product development teams – product managers, designers and engineers working together and empowered to make their own decisions.

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for technical and architectural decisions to ensure our platforms are scalable, highly available, reliable and have a high performance, especially under peak traffic spikes.

About You: 

You love to code. You’re curious, passionate and constantly thinking about making code clean and better. You love technology and enjoy finding better ways to do things. You want to share what you discover and feel energized when you can learn from the people around you. When you build software, you consider how people will use it from all angles. You take pride in carefully honing your work until it feels reliable and effortless to use. You are calm during incidents when debugging production issues across services and multiple levels of the stack

Please Apply If:

  • 6+ years of experience in backend software engineering building distributed applications.
  • Expertise in Java, Spring framework and Spring Boot, and Hibernate
  • Experience working with large-scale, distributed, service-oriented and event-driven architectures and systems, and understanding of the core principles around observability & monitoring, performance, high availability, scalability, reliability and security.
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills – enjoy working with engineers, designers and product owners.
  • Experience with Docker / Kubernetes and message buses like Kafka; proficiency with Git
  • Discipline at unit, integration, and acceptance testing
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Experience working in an agile-based methodology
  • Self-motivated to build and share knowledge and skill; has the ability and desire to mentor as well as be mentored.
  • Dedicated professional who forms opinions and enjoys discussion yet remains personable and approachable.

Nice to have:

  • Experience collaborating with remote teams across time zones
  • Experience working with an Identity provider(ex. Okta)
  • Prior experience on identity, access and security domain.


  • Paid Vacation
  • One Celebration Day per calendar year
  • Focus on mental health and well-being
  • Company-wide weeks off a year – the whole team fully recharges (and returns without a pile-up of work!)
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Focus on your career growth
  • Work from (almost) anywhere ; wherever you do your best work
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Pension Fund

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

OpenTable aspires to be a workplace that reflects the diverse communities we serve and a culture that is inclusive and welcoming. Hiring people with different backgrounds, experiences, perspectives, and ideas is critical to innovation and to how we deliver great experiences for our users and our partners. Representation matters.

We ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform job responsibilities, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.