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Software Engineer Backend

City:  Shanghai
Job area:  Product & IT
Job field:  Product & IT
Seniority Level:  Executive
Date:  Apr 16, 2021

At HRS “We love to make it happen”: We are the global market leader when it comes to tech- and data driven business travel solutions. Our enterprise business offers end-to-end hotel management solutions to more than 7,000 corporate businesses globally to simplify their business travel. State of the art service solutions like strategic consulting & hotel procurement, travel payment and expense solutions or efficient tools to manage corporate meetings and group booking facilitate the travel processes and guarantee savings along the value chain. Today we work globally with the Fortune 500, such as Google, China Mobile, Amazon, Siemens, Hitachi, Alibaba, Volkswagen, WorldBank.

We are looking for Shanghai based Software Engineer Backend (m/f) to work on the core platform of HRS services and the new architecture platform of Asia Pacific. You will work together with the whole team on tackling this complexity while implementing new functional user stories and migrating our applications to AWS Cloud.

At HRS GROUP “We love to make it happen”: We are the world’s leading hotel solutions provider and enable business and leisure travelers to search, book and stay in control of their hotel accommodation. It is our goal to make the booking experience simple and smart. Our booking portals combine more than 850,000 accommodations worldwide and form the basis for our innovative end-to-end solutions we are offering to global corporations. The HRS GROUP continues to expand and employs more than 1,600 people in 27 offices across the world – including Cologne, Shanghai, London, Mumbai and Sydney.

To fuel our international growth we are looking for entrepreneurial minds, who are passionate and result-driven, have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the ever changing travel industry. Do you also want to make it happen at HRS?

The challenge you are up for

  • Take end to end responsibility of backend applications in Java
  • Ensure quality of code is kept on a high level
  • Develop, implement an improve application architecture based on AWS Cloud (or Ali Cloud)
  • Support the product owner with requirement engineering
  • Collaborate across teams with regards to overarching technical concepts and practices
  • Ensure performance improvement and refactor of service layer and data model
  • Provide junior backend developers with professional knowledge and insights

The commitment you bring

  • A bachelor degree or above
  • Several years working experience in the field of Java development and professional experience in deployment technologies
  • Excellent knowledge of Java technologies as Hibernate, Spring, and knowledge of databases technologies including solid experience of SQL performance and database management
  • Knowledge and experience of working with agile methodologies
  • Ability to work in a team, fast learning abilities and enthusiasm for the realization of innovative products distinguish you
  • Passion for learning, wanting to understand and try new technologies and frameworks
  • Fluency in English and Mandarin, spoken and written

The reward you get

  • A high impact tech role with high degrees of responsibility and autonomy
  • Plenty of room for personal growth and professional development
  • A highly talented, passionate and international team that revolutionizes the travel industry
  • Strong team performance and a transparent results focus towards one shared direction
  • A modern working environment

The small print – want to know more?
Our global company is located in more than 35 locations in all continents and we inspire more than 900 employees every day. To fuel our international growth we are always looking for passionate experts who have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the international B2B travel Industry.


Interested? Have a look at all of our company benefits.
Let´s make it happen – become part of the HRS Group Team.

Find out more about the HRS Group brands and its segments:
HRS Smarttrip              DS Destination Solution                   HRS Group                      HRS Global Hotel Solution


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