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Senior Software Engineer - Java and AWS (m/f/d)

City:  Hagenberg
Job area:  Product & IT
Job field:  Product & IT
Seniority Level:  Mid-Senior level
Date:  Jun 23, 2022

Destination Solutions. The smartest way to rent out holiday homes.

At Destination Solutions we believe there’s a smarter way for hosts, property managers and DMOs to maximize the performance of their rentals. So, as a travel tech company, we’ve created an end-to-end holiday rental platform. We’re the leading aggregator in the DACH region. We bring properties online and distribute them on our unrivalled marketplace with over 600 channels, from big OTAs to smaller regional partners, we’ve got them all covered. We offer a full-service with an intuitive suite of next generation solutions, with everything from property management, payment solutions to channel management, revenue optimization, and handling of guest relationships. It’s how we’re shaping holiday rentals - through our platform, our people and our partnership approach.


Destination Solutions is part of the globally acting HRS Group. HRS is reinventing the way businesses and governments work, stay and pay in today’s dynamic global marketplace. HRS’ advanced platform technology is extending its reach beyond hospitality to meetings, office space management, payment efficiency and crisis recovery. 

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As a Senior Software Engineer (m/f/d), you will work as a lead developer in an agile team to technologically advance key DS products and implement new features for these products.

In addition, you will actively work on the big picture of the architecture and on the API interaction of the various products in order to create a uniform overall product portfolio.


  • New and further development of products like the DS Property Distribution System, which essentially represents a channel manager system for holiday homes and apartments
    • Further development of the existing products written in Java
    • Conception and implementation of new features and modules of the products in AWS, preferably with serverless architecture
    • Implementation of interfaces and APIs to other DS products
  • Software development in Java and serverless microservice architecture in AWS
  • Conception and implementation of highly available and high-performance systems
  • Active participation as part of an agile Scrum team
  • Cooperation with other DS development teams for optimal integration of products into the entire product landscape
  • Technical responsibility in the conception and implementation of features and projects
  • Participation in the big picture design of the DS architecture
  • Other IT topics beyond product development together with other specialists


  • A successfully completed it-related education (university, HTBLA)
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in the field of software development
  • Strong experience with the programming language Java or a comparable language
  • AWS knowledge or experience with serverless architecture is an advantage
  • Experience of working in and with an agile team
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • High sense of responsibility and goal-oriented way of working
  • Fluent in English and German in spoken and written form




We hire the most likely to win and develop to become the best. You will grow with us in a highly attractive market both personally and professionally throughout this unique journey. You will actively contribute to making our products and solutions for the customer better, smarter and more sustainable.
Our entrepreneurial driven environment of full ownership and execution focus offers you the playground to contribute to a greater mission.

As a Travel Tech company we represent an innovative organizational culture with a flat hierarchy, a hands-on mentality and room for own ideas. We are constantly growing with more than 70 team members, with a vivid mix of experience, agility and creativity, at four offices and additional home offices.
HRS offers access to a global network of a globally united and mutually responsible “Tribe of Intrapreneurs” that is passionately dedicated to renew the travel industry.



The position can be based in proximity to one of our offices in Cologne or Munich but also can be primarily home office based.

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 bonus.

Req ID:  14181

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