About me


I'm an Engineering Manager based in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. I have a passion for building things, solving problems and in the process learning new skills.

Born & raised in the holy city of Amritsar, Punjab, I'm an Engineering Manager at Booking.com and have worked as a Software Engineer at Practo Technologies prior to this. I graduated from IIIT Allahabad with BTech in Information Technology. Apart from my work, I'm passionate about Finance, Physics, History, Politics, Traveling and Reading.

You can find me on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Linkedin, or on most websites with the username "prvashisht". For work inquires please send me an email.



Engineering Manager

Sep 2019 - Present

  • Initially as a Team Lead, managing developers and designers for the team.
  • Currently leading 2 teams of ~6 developers while working on products that cater to guests paying at the property under different policy settings.


Full Stack Developer

Sep 2019 - Sep 2019

  • Working in the same NoCC team, started taking on the backend tasks.
  • Interviewing developers for Booking's Engagement department
  • Also enrolled as a volunteer Emergency Response Officer for first aid, fire fighting, evacuation etc .
Technologies: jQuery, Perl

Frontend developer

Jan 2018 - Sep 2019

  • Worked to allow guests to book rooms without adding their card details, and their respective settings for the partners
  • Worked in Booking Suite to help properties decide better rates for the rooms they're offering.
Technologies: Backbone.js, jQuery, vanilla JS, HTML Templates


Frontend developer (Graduate)

Feb 2017 - Dec 2017

  • Worked in the localisation team to improve the property booking experience for the US market.
  • Also had a rotation in the PayIn team to create a seamless payment platform for anyone buying or selling an experience.
  • The final rotation was in Booking Suite to help properties decide a better rates for the rooms they're offering.
Technologies: Backbone.js, jQuery, vanilla JS, HTML Templates

Frontend developer

May 2016 - Jan 2017

  • Continued my work on the latest mobile web application of Practo.
  • Implemented the new search flow in the mobile website.
  • Worked on sitemap and some other SEO tasks.
  • Implemented various trackers that helped us look into the user behaviour and give the world an even better medical experience
  • Contributed to redesigning of the website.



Jan 2016 - May 2016

  • Created a ToDo app while learning new technologies used at practo. (http://bit.do/practodo) Used express (nodejs) and reactjs.
  • Worked on the new mobile website of Practo in front end / SEO implementation and other features.
Technologies: Fluxible, React, NodeJs, Express

Frontend developer

Feb 2014 - Dec 2014

My responsibilities include developing and maintaining different portals of IIIT Allahabad. Developed the website of annual college fest (http://effervescence.iiita.ac.in) and created the front end part of the IEEE-IIITA Student Branch website. (http://ieee.sb.iiita.ac.in)
Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, MySQL.

IIIT Allahabad


Aug 2014 - Nov 2014

  • Created the mobile version of http://www.confirmtkt.com website.
  • Used the ConfirmTkt apis to get status of a PNR and its probability of getting confirmed.
  • Integrated the taxi fare module in the desktop site that gives you the distance between two locations in a city and the estimated time to travel. It also gives you the estimated fare by major taxi providers in that city and their phone numbers.
  • Did a part of the "Booking food on train" functionality in association with Travelkhana.
Technologies: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery.


May 2014 - Jun 2014

My responsibilities included working on company's micro projects related to Java. I did a project on MagicBricks Newsletter Automation and also learnt JSP/Servlets, jQuery, AJAX during my internship at MagicBricks.com
Technologies: Java, Apache POI, Apache Velocity, JSP.


Things I do in Free Time


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