Agoda, A World Class Technology Company First and a Global Travel Empire Second.
Work where a vacation is seen as market research.
Everyone loves to travel
In fact, about 1 in 10 jobs on the planet are related to travel. Working at Agoda means you’re at the heart of the travel industry with a multinational reach that extends into every home searching for vacation accommodations.
You’ll learn to use “wai” here
What is wai? While it’s the palms pressed together greeting of all Thais — it’s also a state of mind. Unrivaled hospitality abides in the “land of smiles.” Agoda’s largest office is based in Bangkok, Thailand, a cornucopia of sights, smells, sounds, and colors ripe for exploration. Employees like to go on a lot of weekend getaways in paradise. From Bangkok, you can travel from beach to jungle to ancient ruins all within a day. Favorites of the Agoda employees are Pattaya Beach, Ayutthaya’s Ancient Ruins, Kanchanaburi’s jungles and the Khao Yai’s mountains.
A startup with a grown up bank account
Agoda is part of the Priceline Group’s portfolio of the biggest online travel companies in the world. This gives it the ability to pivot and experiment on new technology and ideas without fear; a nice quality to have when you’re a developer who wants access to all the latest technology and the ability to play around with it.
Diversity is the name of the game here
With a team of 3,000+ professionals in 40+ countries, diversity is what makes the company hum. This cultural melting pot creates an atmosphere of rich creativity and collaboration. New ideas and experimentation are encouraged and nurtured in this environment.
Who says you have to be in Silicon Valley for access to the best technology
Why do some of the best developers and engineers work here? Agoda uses cutting edge technology and likes to keep innovating; languages like Scala, technologies like Kafka and Redis, Cassandra, and Aerospike — as a technology company first, it’s the key to their success.
Agoda’s structure is bottom up
Employees create and build the company. Product owners get a chance to test things and escalate up to senior management. Agoda believes in experimentation and testing. In fact, it gives engineers the freedom of ownership. After all, it’s a data-driven company.
Travel — this place is all about it
A vacation is seen as market research and taken seriously. If you don’t know your product, you don’t know your company.
Looking for more reasons to move to Bangkok? We asked Agoda employees to put together a list of their favorite things about Bangkok and Thailand.
Favorite market: Train Night Market Ratchada
Best long weekend in Thailand: Bicycle the Green Lung, see a movie in Theater 1 at the Diplomat Screens at Central Embassy, have beer and German food @ G’s Restaurant (Silom soi 4) / National Museums of Thailand / The Grand Palace
Best literary vacation: Level 6 @ Central Embassy (spectacular book browsing experience!)
Best event in Bangkok every year: Loy Krathong
Best local food (near the office): Food Court @ Amarin Plaza
And…if you only do one thing in Bangkok you have to… take a Khlong tour (Small Teak Boat Tours)
Sound like paradise? I thought so. Right now Agoda has (50+) jobs for developers, full-stack engineers, data scientists and more all in beautiful Bangkok. Start your adventure by applying now.
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