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Tripadvisor // enabling travelers to plan & book trips
Paris, France    Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2021
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TheFork, a TripAdvisor Company, is the leading online restaurants reservation platform in Europe, Australia & Latin America, with a network of more than 80k restaurants worldwide, more than 30.5 million monthly visits & present in 22+ countries around the globe.

TheFork connects restaurants & diners.

We are looking for an architect to join our Architecture team, to drive the technical strategy of the platform that powers TheFork & supports its growth.

Why should you join us?

You are passionate about technology & comfortable in an international & agile environment. You are ready for the challenge of a high volume for millions of users & thousands of restaurants worldwide.

Our technical platform is in constant evolution: were industrializing our AWS-hosted microservice architecture & working on the building blocks that enable The Forks engineering teams to build a fantastic product.

Job description

As a member of the Architecture team, you are the link between the high-level architectural decisions we take together & the mission teams. The Architecture team belongs to the central Platform domain, & you will work closely with developers, testers & product managers of other domains. You report to the Head of Architecture.

Platform domain is one of the 4 Product & Engineering (P&E) domains which compose TheFork. The other domains are Demand, Supply & Payment. Platform domain is composed of QA, DevOps, SecOps, Architects & 2 dev teams. The Platform domain's main responsibility is to
- empower engineers to confidently deliver solutions with quality, performance & scalability
- support the technical platform & its scalability

Architects are versatile: you must be at ease solving complex problems by digging into the implementation as well as communicating with people to ensure our organization works well & we deliver high quality products.

The Architecture team also owns some of the building blocks we use to ensure the application of our architectural rules & guidelines.

You will work on the following subjects :

  • Supporting our mission teams in solving complex problems by designing solutions, helping the mission teams to implement them, & ensuring we all move towards our architectural targets
  • Discuss enterprise-wide topics, participate in taking decisions, & ensure these decisions are applied.
  • You will be a mission-critical information relay by relaying the needs & constraints of the mission teams & also being the voice of the architecture team back down to the mission teams.
  • Working with other architects to build our building blocks.


  • You have a solid technical background in web & cloud technologies (> 10 years). Experience in a fast scaling company, working in the cloud with microservices would certainly be a plus.
  • You already have a significant experience as technical lead or architect (>2 years)
  • You have strong oral & written skills & know how to adapt your communication to the people you are talking to
  • You are rigorous, dynamic & curious, equipped with an agile mindset & a strong team spirit that allow you to adapt to a changing environment
  • You are data-driven
  • You have experience with architectural patterns of large-scale applications
  • You are comfortable writing & speaking in both English

TheFork & TripAdvisor Core Values

  • Speed wins
  • We never stop learning
  • Act as an owner
  • We are better together
  • We love our customers
  • We believe in transparency

What do we offer ?

  • Being part of hyper growth digital player with international teams & with a winning company culture (balance long-term perspective with accountability, leverage learning & innovation, increase internal cohesion, build a caring environment)
  • Yearly bonus based on performance
  • Restricted Stock Units
  • Hybrid working environment
  • Company Welfare
  • Lifestyle benefit 
  • Health Coverage
  • Meal Vouchers
  • Life & long term disability insurance
  • Parental leave 30 days 
  • Linkedin learning access
  • Employee assistance plan & worklife (Optum)
  • Viators discount
  • Hertz gold plus reward membership
  • Calm app access


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