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Data Engineer – Content


When travelers are searching for a hotel, we want the obvious choice to be trivago! Our leading metasearch engine is super fast and constantly optimized – enabling millions of travelers to compare hotel prices from hundreds of booking sites and find great deals in just a few clicks. We use cutting-edge technology, real-time auction, and machine learning techniques with petabytes of data to create an experience – time and money saved! In the lively city of Düsseldorf, we seize opportunities to learn everyday, innovate, and make an enduring mark on the travel industry. At trivago you will find those who aren’t afraid of change but rather embrace it, turning every challenge into a pathway for growth. Join trivago, work with a great team, and grow with us!


Join us in making a difference

At the core of our mission to simplify hotel search and booking, lies an experienced engineering team that drives innovation to take our metasearch engine to the next level. As a Data Engineer in the Content team, you’ll contribute to our mission to process and deliver high quality content to other teams to enrich the experience of our users, by utilizing modern cloud technologies for batch and stream data processes. You’ll also develop new and creative ways to guarantee that the best quality reaches our users. Join our team today for an opportunity to make a real impact with your work.


How you’ll make an impact:

  • Proactively contribute to a product that is used by millions of people each day
  • Design and build data pipelines on GCP that can handle billions of events, using technologies like Cloud Functions, Apache Beam, Kafka and Kubernetes
  • Take ownership and contribute your ideas on how to bring the best and most relevant data to our users so they can make a profound decision on their next hotel booking
  • Work closely with stakeholders and other teams to map business requirements into technical solutions that have a real impact
  • Be a technology ambassador, spread the word, and share your knowledge among your fellow colleagues in peer exchanges, guild meetings, and meet-upsv


Our Technology Stack:

  • Python
  • Google Cloud tooling like Dataflow, Cloud Storage, Pub/Sub, BigQuery, and BigTable
  • Apache Kafka
  • Terraform
  • Docker
  • Kubernetes


What you’ll need to thrive:

  • 3+ years of programming experience with any language (preferably Python)
  • Familiarity with building scalable and distributed data pipelines on the cloud
  • A genuine interest in DevOps topics/concepts like test automation, CI/CD, infrastructure as code etc.
  • Knowledge/hands-on experience in distributed systems and/or streaming data technologies
  • Be a problem solver with sense for code quality, iterated deliveries, pragmatism, and stability
  • A sincere interest in working with large amounts of data
  • The ability to present complex topics in English to non-technical peers and stakeholders


Stand out with:

  • Familiarity with GCP technologies like Dataflow, Cloud Functions, Cloud Storage and Pub/Sub
  • Profound knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases

Worried about missing a few requirements? Still apply, and express your motivation as you may just be the right candidate for this or other roles!


What you can look forward to:

As you grow, so do we.
This is why at trivago, we prioritize your development, offer personalized coaching through Likeminded, and provide workshops, educational meetups, conferences, free online learning courses, and access to a fully-equipped campus library.
Moving to join us?
No problem. You can count on the visa support from our talent support team, a relocation package, interest-free newcomer loan, free language classes, regular team and company-wide events to build experiences together.
Life happens.
We offer self-determined vacation (with a minimum of 25 vacation days), flexible working hours, 2 WFH days weekly, the chance to work remotely for 20 days abroad, free access to the Heynanny platform for personalized nanny assistance, and an on-campus kids room.
Enjoy your office days.
Use your daily canteen budget to share lunch with colleagues in our canteen, help yourself to complimentary snacks and drinks in our kitchens, stay healthy with our on-site gym and sports classes, and enjoy the comfort of ergonomic desks and focused work areas.

Thank you for considering a career at trivago! Our commitment to fostering an inclusive and enriching environment for all talents is at the heart of what we do. We understand that embarking on a new job opportunity is a blend of excitement and curiosity. Should any questions arise before you apply, feel free to reach out to us at joinus@trivago.com. Join us in our mission to make a positive impact on global travel, we look forward to your application!