Software Engineer - Platform (m/f/d)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Bottighofen, Munich, Poznań, Warsaw

What awaits you at HolidayCheck
HolidayCheck – make an impact, shape tech in tourism

For more than 20 years HolidayCheck has been one of the leading eCommerce companies within tourism. Our vision is to make vacation better. We leverage technology competing in a particularly challenging environment. With over 600 (micro) services running on cloud infrastructure, we serve millions of offers of billions of combinations every day to customers looking for their dream vacation.

We excel with modern software, creative ideas and agile teams. Teams are free to choose the right technology for the problem. We value code reviews, pair-programming, self-organization and flexibility. For us, collaborating with others is as important as taking decisions as a team is.

As Platform Engineering team we live in 3 countries and cooperate remotely. Each one of us have different background and skills. We love to mix and share them to create best solutions and become better engineers. Our job is to develop company cloud infrastructure and support developers with knowledge and tools. We are an independent and self-organized team, we define roadmap and technical directions ourselves. If you like to solve high complexity problems in best team, this might be a place for you!

Your responsibility and scope:
  •     You own our whole infrastructure and tools we deliver to devs
  •     You choose the solution for the problem you picked
  •     You change the way how engineers work in our company
  •     You are responsible for long-term stability, performance and security of our platform
  •     You have freedom to explore solution space and create high quality solutions
  •     You have freedom to grow into other roles in the company
  •     You build and operate a complex distributed system with hundreds of moving parts
  •     You develop, test and run software in Go (and scripts in Bash)
What we are offering you
  • An open-minded and international culture with flat hierarchies, short decision-making processes and an open 360-degree feedback culture
  • A motivated and passionate team that looks forward to working with you
  • We love new ideas! You have the opportunity to freely express your opinion and ideas and to shape your own area of responsibility
  • You will receive a comprehensive HolidayCheck onboarding program, regular training opportunities and a buddy program for a perfect start on your personal journey at HolidayCheck
  • Early bird or rather night owl? With us you can flexibly arrange your working hours 
  • We provide you with a free parking space or a subsidy for the MVV ticket in Munich
  • We support families, e.g. with a daycare subsidy
  • Whether you are on Team Windows, Team Mac or Team Linux - you can choose your preferred hardware
  • And much more!
What you need to succeed
Key qualifications:
  •     You hold yourself accountable for others and embrace ownership
  •     You are able to solve problems in complex distributed environments and you enjoy it
  •     You always keep the quality aspect in mind
  •     You enjoy to learn something new
  •     You are helping your teammates to achieve their goals and become better engineers
  •     You have at least 5 years of professional software engineering experience, ideally with more than one programming language

Here’s a list of things we use in the team a lot.  
It’s not exhaustive, but gives you a taste of what our stack and tools look like:
  •     We write in: Go, Bash
  •     We communicate with: Slack, Zoom, GitHub
  •     We run things with: GCP, Kubernetes, Docker, Ubuntu, Packer, Vault
  •     We observe everything with: Prometheus, Grafana, Cloud Logs/Trace/Profiler, NewRelic
  •     We are running open-source software: nginx, MongoDB, ELK, Redis, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Kafka, Traefik
  •     We are open to doing all this differently, in case you have great ideas and suggestions. We love to get better.

What is in for you?
  •     An open-minded, trusting, appreciative and international modern culture
  •     Flat hierarchies in a motivated, dynamic, and ambitious team
  •     Flexible working hours in the office or working from home
  •     Great teammates to learn from, conferences and 10% of time for your own projects
  •     We support young families, e.g. with a daycare subsidy
  •     Choose your OS: Windows, macOS or Linux
About us
Do you want to be part of the next generation of holidays? In a constant changing environment, HolidayCheck wants to be there when the Urlaubers look again for their greatest time of the year. We want to bring them back to the beach!
At the heart of our corporate culture are our values. We live by them every day! They have helped us create an environment of continuous personal growth and trust, where HolidayCheckers can work autonomously and with a lot of flexibility, in small, self-organised teams. We improve ourselves daily, listen carefully to our customers and deliver working software to them frequently.
Do you also share our values and are you ready for the journey with HolidayCheck? Then become part of our team!
Your application
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