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Senior Android Software Engineer

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Senior Android Software Engineer tripsengineering tripscars

At, data drives our decisions. Technology is at our core. And innovation is everywhere. But our company is more than datasets, lines of code or A/B tests. We're the thrill of the first night in a new place. The excitement of the next morning. The friends you make. The journeys you take. The sights you see. And the food you sample. Through our products, partners and people, we can empower everyone to experience the world.

Car rental Mission and Purpose

Our Cars organization is the bridge to help bring to life our hassle-free connected trip, offering our products together in a unified experience. We provide a set of reliable cross-platform services for multi products purchase and cross sell, reducing the time to market and increasing scalability through a vertical-agnostic architecture and a collaborative approach.

Our ideal candidate has an excellent eye for detail, pragmatic approach and an absolute commitment to making sure features are well implemented and bug free. We make all of our decisions based on experiments and testing, so you should be excited by taking a data-led approach to development. If you believe you're also a passionate advocate for the user, and are looking to work in an agile, collaborative environment then we would like to hear from you!

The Senior Android Engineer within the car rental vertical solves customer and partner pain points to enable connected trip experience with the best and most efficient technical solutions. You will have an opportunity to work with a multidisciplinary environment on features that span across the multiple funnels and products like accommodations, flights, taxi, attractions and more.


  • You will have end to end ownership for both the development of our products bundling experience and for building the Car rental vertical platform approach from scratch and powering the Cross Sell Experience.
  • You will be involved in the development of new features and integrations, collaborating with other native Android Engineers.
  • You will collaborate with the rest of the Booking Mobile Apps teams in order to create a seamless experience across mobile platforms.
  • Ensure the utmost high quality of the app in production, by monitoring crashes, firefighting incidents, solving complex bugs, etc, and leading incident investigation if necessary.
  • Lead and coach other developers in the team
  • Maintain and modernize the core libraries for the app (Network, A/B testing, Local Storage, etc.).
  • Ensure that our platform and new features are always kept up-to-date with the latest technology standards and department guidelines.
  • Ensure that service-level-agreements for test coverage and quality are met by implementing tests and processes.
  • Perform profiling to find bottlenecks and optimize performance, and ensure that performance metrics are set up and monitored for app health.
  • Able to connect business and product goals to complex technical tasks.
  • Solve issues prioritizing based on customer impact.
  • Collaborate with app developers, backend developers, product managers, and quality specialists, to constantly improve customer experience within the Car rental vertical to enable the connected trip vision.
  • Contribute to's growth through interviewing, on-boarding, or other recruitment efforts.


  • 7+ years of experience as a Software Engineer with Java and/or Kotlin and other languages.
  • At least 3 year of this experience must be from working with the Android SDK.
  • Self-motivated to explore new technologies, applications and environments.
  • Excellent degree of communication skills - Being able to effectively communicate to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Self-starter, highly motivated, team-player.
  • Fully comfortable working in English, both in writing and spoken.

Bonus points for

  • Experience with Google Play Store & Apps Distribution Process.
  • An approved Play Store app.
  • Experience with server-driven UI framework development.
  • Experience working with A/B testing.
  • You have an intrinsic curiosity in technological innovations and you are always on top of the latest trends.

Things we like to see

  • Contributing to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and seeing real-time impact of your work on millions of travellers worldwide;
  • Working in a fast-paced and performance driven culture;
  • Opportunity to utilize technical expertise, leadership capabilities and entrepreneurial spirit;
  • Promote and drive impactful and innovative engineering solutions;
  • Technical, behavioral and interpersonal competence advancement via on-the-job opportunities, experimental projects, hackathons, conferences and active community participation;
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package and some great added perks of working in the home city of 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, colour, 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.

Pre-Employment Screening:
If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. 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 position.

Senior Android Software Engineer

Manchester, UK

Published on 19/06/2023

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