Team Lead Backend Engineering - Holidu (f/m/d)

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Holidu is one of the fastest-growing travel tech companies worldwide. With more than $100M in funding to date and an international team of travel and technology enthusiasts, our mission is to finally make the search and booking of vacation rentals easy. With our search engine for vacation rentals Holidu we help travelers book the ideal accommodation for the lowest price, and through our software-and-service solution Bookiply we also support vacation rental owners in multiplying their bookings with less work. Do you want to have an impact on millions of travelers worldwide? Then pack your bag, hop on board and get ready for takeoff!

Your future team

You will be part of the Provider Integration department and Team Lead for the Provider Infrastructure Team. Together with your team, you will own the platform which enables partners, integrators and internal services/users to manage all our inventory. You will be responsible for our feature development and bringing our platform architecture to the next level.

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-Application and internal applications written with ReactJS.
  • Native iOS and Android Apps written with Swift and Kotlin.
  • Monitoring with ELK, Grafana and internally developed technologies.

Your role in this journey

  • As the Team Lead Engineering for the Provider Infrastructure Team you will lead a group of experienced developers. Together with your team, you are fully responsible for our platform which is used to onboard new providers and manage our existing inventory. Overall, the platform consists of all the internal services and tools handling partner information and configuration together with our Holidu API used by hundreds of providers to integrate with.
  • You will use state of the art technologies to build new tools and maintain existing ones. You will create and manage highly scalable applications.
  • As a team lead you have the responsibility to manage and lead a team of backend and frontend developers. This includes encouraging individual growth for each team member, recruiting new developers to the team, offering consistent and valuable feedback to your team members as well as formal quarterly and annual reviews. 

Your backpack is filled with

  • A degree in Computer Science, or a related field with multiple years of development experience after your studies.
  • Experience as a team lead is a plus but also informal leadership experience is very welcome.
  • Professional experience as Java backend developer.
  • You have worked or you have the strong motivation to work with AWS, Java, Spring Boot, Microservices, ElasticSearch, Kubernetes, data pipelines and the rest of our stack.
  • You love coding and building world class products! We do and hope that 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.

Want to travel with us?

Your first travel contact will be Jake 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.

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