Holidu is a travel-tech start-up founded in Munich, Germany. Together with our team, we strive to revolutionize the vacation rental industry by helping hosts manage their vacation rental with ease and guests find the perfect holiday home. In October 2022, we secured a €100 million Series E funding, making us one of the fastest growing travel-tech companies in Europe. Our team of travel enthusiasts from 50+ nations is united by a passion for modern technologies, an ambition for constant improvement and the drive to bring the best experience to more than 100 million users each year. Want to achieve amazing things together with us? Then pack your bag, hop on board and get ready for take off!

Your future team
You will be part of our search department, which is fully responsible for building a scalable search engine that can serve 100 million users each month, by applying a microservice approach using Java 11, K8S, Elasticsearch 7, Redis and AWS with response time < 300ms.
You will work in a cross-functional team alongside other Backend Developers, Frontend Developers, Designers and Product Managers. Together you will own part of the Holidu Search product.

Our Tech Stack
We are writing our applications with a micro-service approach, using Java 11 with Spring Boot, running on Kubernetes.
Data storage with Elasticsearch 7, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis.
Streaming and queuing systems like Kafka and ActiveMQ.
Heavy usage of AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Git
Web and Node.js applications written with TypeScript.
Native iOS and Android Apps written with Swift and Kotlin.
Monitoring with ELK, Grafana and internally developed technologies.

Your role in this journey
You will be part of the team which is fully responsible for our search engine and all related technologies.
As a software engineer at Holidu you will be responsible for developing features from ideation to production deployment.
Daily releases are part of your role, always assisted by our QA department.
You will take part in maintaining and extending our Elasticsearch clusters.
As your features will be used by 100 million users each month, monitoring via Grafana and other tools will be part of your daily work.
You will drive projects and proactively improve our systems and the way we use them.
You will have a lot of freedom to implement your own ideas on how to improve and develop our products and systems further.
Your backpack is filled with
A degree in Computer Science, or a related field.
You have professional development experience in Java, after or during your studies.
Ideally you have worked or you have strong motivation to work with AWS, Elasticsearch, microservices, Kubernetes, and the rest of our tech stack.
You love coding and building world class products! We do and we hope you share our ambition!

Our adventure includes
Have an impact on the millions of people using our product every month.
Grow with responsibility from day 1 and develop yourself further through regular feedback, workshops and knowledge exchange.
Use your personal development budget and 2 extra days off to enhance your professional skills by visiting conferences, buying books, attending courses and more.
Connect and have fun with international, diverse and yet like-minded people at work, regular events and weekly office days with your team.
Get to know the world with our flexible home office policy and the opportunity to work from other local offices.
Get in shape with a premium gym membership for a discounted rate.
Go travelling for 28 vacation days + 13 public holidays in Bavaria with interesting discounts on our Bookiply properties.
Get a sneak peek at the adventure that awaits you on Instagram @lifeatholidu.