(Senior) Java Backend Engineer (all genders)

City:  Cologne
Job Function:  Tech
Job Area:  Product & IT
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Mar 23, 2024

HRS AS A COMPANY

HRS, a pioneer in business travel, aims to elevate every stay through innovative technology. With over 50 years of experience, their digital platform, driven by ProcureTech, TravelTech, and FinTech, transforms how companies and travelers Stay, Work, and Pay.

ProcureTech digitally revolutionizes lodging procurement, connecting corporations and suppliers in a cutting-edge ecosystem. This enables seamless efficiency and automation, surpassing travelers' expectations.

TravelTech redefines the online lodging experience, offering personalized content from selection to check-in, ensuring an unparalleled journey for corporate travelers.

In FinTech, HRS introduces advancements like mobile banking and digital payments, turning corporate back offices into touchless lodging enablers, eliminating legacy cost barriers. The innovative 2-click book-to-pay feature streamlines interactions for travelers and hoteliers.

Combining these technology propositions, HRS unlocks exponential catalyst effects. Their data-driven focus delivers value-added services and high-return network effects, creating substantial customer value.

HRS's exponential growth since 1972 serves over 35% of the global Fortune 500 and leading hotel chains.

Join HRS to shape the future of business travel, empowered by a culture of growth and setting new industry standards worldwide.

POSITION

We are looking for a (Senior) Java Backend Engineer (all genders) who loves data and to transform it into valuable information. You work on one of our core systems and implement our extranet application, used by thousands of clients to create and manage their assets, content and data

CHALLENGE

  • Implement one of our core interface platforms, exposed to a global ecosystem of hotel chains
  • Continuous improvement of the platform to identify and resolve bottlenecks in runtime and development aspects
  • Leverage generative AI tools such as GitHub Copilot, Amazon Code Whisperer, etc., to accelerate software delivery
  • Employ best software engineering's best practices such as Infrastructure as Code, Continuous Integration - Continuous Delivery/Deployment
  • Write quality code and documentation, as well as develop and apply comprehensive test automation
  • Develop, implement and improve highly scalable application architecture based on AWS Cloud
  • Collaborate across teams with regards to overarching technical concepts and practices 
  • Stabilize, perform improvement and refactor service layer and data model
  • Experience building event-driven applications at scale on AWS is a plus

FOR THIS EXCITING MISSION YOU ARE EQUIPPED WITH...

  • Strong understanding of core software engineering concepts and API design
  • 3+ years of experience as a backend engineer in a production environment
  • Strong experience deploying applications at scale with techniques like Infrastructure as Code, Canary or Blue-Green Deployments
  • Significant experience in one or more general purpose programming languages (Java, Scala, Python, SQL, NodeJS)
  • Excellent knowledge of Java technologies and State-of-the-Art Frameworks (e.g. Spring Boot)
  • Deep expertise in Backend engineering, distributed systems, databases, etc 
  • Knowledge of database technologies including solid experience of SQL performance and database management 
  • Ability to work in a team, fast learning and enthusiasm for the realization of innovative products 
  • Knowledge of and experience in working with agile methodologies 
  • Experience in building and scaling infrastructure powering ads, recommendation, search, or other distributed systems.
  • High fluency in German and English, spoken and written is a must.

PERSPECTIVE

Access to a global network of a globally united and mutually responsible “Tribe of Intrapreneurs” that is passionately dedicated to renew the travel industry and while doing so reinvent the ways how businesses stay, work and pay.

Our entrepreneurial driven environment of full ownership and execution focus offers you the playground to contribute to a greater mission, while growing personally and professionally throughout this unique journey. You will continuously learn from a radical culture of retrospectives and continuous improvement and actively contribute to making business life better, smarter and more sustainable.

LOCATION, MOBILITY, INCENTIVE

The attractive remuneration is in line with the market and, in addition to a fixed monthly salary, all necessary work equipment and mobility, will also include an annual or multi-year bonus.

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Req ID:  17455


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