Full-Stack JavaScript Engineer (Remote, US)

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What Opentable is looking for in applicants

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.

At OpenTable, we take pride in Software Development. We believe that velocity comes from a commitment to clean code and solid engineering principles. We deliver innovative products through rapid, continuous development. Tens of millions of diners and thousands of restaurants around the globe use our products. If you are excited about solving challenging engineering problems and can deliver exceptional quality in a fast-paced, agile environment, we'd like to meet you. Bonus points if you love restaurants too!

In this role:

You will be working in an innovative team responsible for the core web platform. Your day to day will be dedicated to improving the developer experience of our web platform. You will build tools and libraries for our engineers. You will help evangelize the patterns and practices to inform our product engineering teams to deliver best in class features. Work will be interesting and varied, such as working with our design team on our design system, building libraries to support our engineers, solving performance issues, meeting and working closely with other engineering teams and optimizing our build and deploy pipeline.

Ultimately, you will work for a highly experimental and data-driven team that creates a ton of value for our diners and restaurants. As an engineer on the team, you will be involved in the design and architecture of the core web systems and work with your teammates to ensure that our systems are robust, secure, and well-designed. You will be an authority in your area of responsibility answering queries from other teams.

Please apply if you have:

  • Knowledge of JavaScript (2+years)
  • Understanding of async design patterns
  • Experience in GraphQL
  • Understanding of modern JavaScript (ES6+)
  • Strong understanding of React/Redux Framework
  • Deep knowledge of Node.js and a server framework like Express
  • Experience working within a distributed SOA architecture
  • A love for tuning performance and making things faster
  • Unit test / TDD experience
  • A client- and team-focused mindset, can react well to changes and multitask on multiple products and projects

A few of the benefits you get at OpenTable—

  • Work from (almost) anywhere; wherever you do your best work
  • Focus on mental health and well-being
  • Company paid therapy sessions through SpringHealth
  • Company paid subscription to HeadSpace
  • Company-wide weeks off each year - the whole team fully recharges (and returns without a pile-up of work!)
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Generous paid vacation + time off for your birthday
  • Paid volunteer time
  • Health, dental & vision plans
  • 401k with company match
  • Focus on your career growth
  • Enriched learning and development opportunities
  • Leadership development
  • Access to thousands of on-demand e-learnings


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.


“Remote work allowed”

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