Back End Engineer - Java/Scala (DevOps Team)

Bangkok (Central World Office)

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Working Location: Bangkok, Thailand 

About Agoda, is one of the world’s largest online travel accommodation platforms and fast-growing. Based in Bangkok, we are a global company with 40 offices around the world, serving millions of customers every day. In every department – from engineering to customer experience – we provide an environment rich with creativity, collaboration, and experimentation, and the tools to work faster and smarter. At Agoda, we believe our people are our strength. We work hard and have fun, and we choose people who are dedicated to making things great.

While we are in the travel business, we consider ourselves to be “a tech company that happens to do travel”. We believe that great technology is what separates us from the competition and allow us to provide a superior experience to our customers.

Get to Know Our Team

The Data department oversees all of Agoda’s data-related requirements. Our ultimate goal is to enable and increase the use of data in the company through creative approaches and the implementation of powerful resources such as operational and analytical databases, queue systems, BI tools, and data science technology. We hire the brightest minds from around the world to take on this challenge and equip them with the knowledge and tools that contribute to their personal growth and success while supporting our company’s culture of diversity and experimentation. The role the Data team plays at Agoda is critical as business users, product managers, engineers, and many others rely on us to empower their decision making. We are equally dedicated to our customers by improving their search experience with faster results and protecting them from any fraudulent activities. Data is interesting only when you have enough of it, and we have plenty. This is what drives up the challenge as part of the Data department, but also the reward.

The Opportunity

Agoda DevOps is looking for a unique kind of senior software engineers to solve Agoda's unique problem. Those that has zero tolerance for inefficiencies in software development. Who can see beyond the norm and assist Agodans in releasing the best software impossibly fast and safe.

The team is directly responsible for maintaining and developing systems to release products to customers. More than 2000 deployments from teams across Agoda go through our systems per day. Specifically, our work includes software development to make sure its stability; to ensure the systems can support deployments across 15k servers in multiple data centers. We are constantly improving first-class features like canary rollout and automated monitoring. Also advising all teams how to release products in the best possible way is part of our tasks. Last but not least, we always bring data to the discussion to find out what we can do to make things better

Are you?

  • Having experience in DevOps?
  • Having a strong background in design and implementation of scalable systems?
  • Always looking for opportunities to optimize and automate daily workflow?
  • A Top-notch developer with extensive knowledge in Scala, Java?

In This Role, You’ll Get to

  • Design and develop system that serves more than 2000 deployments a day
  • Code review team members and help them write great code
  • Constantly look for ways to improve our systems and develop new best practices

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Expert in server-side languages (Java/Scala, .Net)
  • Experienced in large scale distributed system and messaging queues
  • Deep understanding of the common software design patterns and its applications
  • Hands-on experience with the whole SDLC: Requirement, Design, Code, Test, Deploy
  • Understand VMs, docker containers and their applications
  • Hands on experiences with Agile practices: XP, Scrum, TDD
  • Business-level English (written and spoken)

It’s Great if You Have

  • CI: TeamCity, Jenkins
  • Experienced in supporting application deployment at scale
  • Experience with configuration management: Puppet, Chef, Ansible, PowerShell 
  • Built a monitoring system for DevOps systems 

Equal Opportunity Employer 

Agoda prides ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person's merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics. 

To all recruitment agencies: Agoda does not accept third party resumes. Please do not send resumes to our jobs alias, Agoda employees or any other organization location. Agoda is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

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Job tags: Ansible Chef CI Docker Go Java Puppet Scala TDD
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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