Senior Android Developer - Search Engine (f/m/d)

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Holidu is one of the fastest-growing travel tech companies worldwide. Our mission is to finally make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy. We are on this journey in an international team of travel and technology enthusiasts, each of us having an impact on millions of travelers and thousands of vacation rental owners. So, pack your bag, hop on board and get ready for takeoff!

Your future crew

You will be joining the Native Apps team as an Android developer as part of the Search Department. Together with your team you will own product development on the Android platform and help deliver a performant app with great user experience.

Our Tech Stack

  • Our Android app is written in Kotlin with parts of our architecture in MVI and MVVM. Our codebase is 75% in Kotlin!
  • We use RxJava, Coroutines, Dagger/Hilt and other Jetpack libraries and are always evolving and improving the codebase.
  • The backend of our Search Engine written in a microservice approach, using Java 11, with Spring Boot, running on Kubernetes.
  • The frontend of our Search Engine is written in ReactJS.
  • Data storage with Elasticsearch 7, PostgreSQL, Kafka, MongoDB, Redis.
  • Heavy usage of AWS, Kubernetes, Docker, Jenkins, Git.
  • Monitoring with Grafana and internally developed technologies.

Your role in this journey

  • You will be part of the Native Apps team and will be working on our Android app.
  • You will be developing new features and improving existing ones. Starting with proposal, through to implementation, monitoring and maintenance, you are expected to own the feature and orchestrate its execution.
  • You are expected and encouraged to bring in your own ideas that you think could improve the product!
  • You will work in a squad based organization alongside other Android and iOS Developers, Frontend Developers, Backend Developers, Designers and Product Managers. Together you are responsible for delivering the best possible product that offers a world-class UX.

Your backpack is filled with

  • A degree in Computer Science, or a related field, or an equivalent practical experience.
  • 5+ years of Android development experience.
  • Deep understanding of the Android framework, Kotlin and Java programming languages.
  • Familiarity with Modern Android development practices.
  • Ideally have worked with or have a strong motivation to work with our Android tech stack (Kotlin, MVI, Dagger/Hilt, RxJava, Coroutines, Jetpack Navigation, Jetpack Compose etc.)
  • Ability to work autonomously, data-driven and stay self-motivated.
  • You should 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 through regular feedback.
  • Connect and have fun with diverse 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. 
  • Learn languages with meetings in English and subsidised German classes.
  • Get in shape with a premium gym membership for a discounted rate.
  • Go travelling for 28 vacation days + 13 public holidays in Bavaria.
  • Get a sneak peek at the adventure that awaits you on Instagram @lifeatholidu.

Want to travel with us?

Apply online on our career page! Your first travel contact will be Olga from HR.

We champion diversity in every aspect of life. We encourage applications from all genders, corners of the world and individual backgrounds. Please feel welcome to submit your application without a photo and details on your gender, date of birth, marital status and nationality. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.


Munich, Germany

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