Software Engineer (APEX)

  • Competitive salary available upon request
  • Manchester
  • Permanent

Welcome to awaze, europe's largest holiday vacation rentals group.

A family of iconic travel brands including, Hoseasons & Novasol. With over 1.5 million bookings each year, we're proud to offer our guests a choice of over 100,000 properties in our portfolio, in 25 countries across Europe.

🏘️ Why join us?

Since 2021, we’ve built up a great team of engineers in the UK & Denmark (100+), responsible for solving the largest technology replatforming project ever in the travel industry. As we roll out our new core platform in 2024, it's a genuinely exciting time to join us as we continue to innovate, evolve and grow our platforms with one simple vision and aim: "to delight our owners and guests."

Do you want to join in the fun of transforming the travel industry?

Position: Software Engineer | APEX Team

🏘️What are the APEX Team?

“We will be the single source for availability, price and extras across the entire group. Essentially, we determine whether a property is available for sale and identify any associated extra costs with that property. Much of this process currently relies on outdated legacy systems, which we are striving to eliminate and replace with a unified platform situated at the core of our operations, bringing everything together seamlessly."

🏘️ What will your role be?

Joining our engineering teams and reporting to our Engineering Manager, you’ll join a culture which revolves around getting things done. We deliver with small, fully autonomous teams that have real ownership of their products using a cutting edge stack in a best-idea-wins meritocracy. We operate what we build – which means reliability is key and devops is part of every engineer’s job description.

🏘️Day-to-day you will:

  • Work as part of a full stack product team, you’ll be responsible for building innovative products to ensure we continue to deliver optimal experiences for our guests and owners
  • Help shape the overall architecture and tech strategy for our APEX product journey using the right technology for the task, rather than allowing the technology to dictate the solution
  • Contribute to driving best engineering practices such as CI/CD, TDD, cloud architectures and pair/mob programming
  • Experiment (it’s encouraged), collaborate, learn and debate
  • Be an active member of the engineering and wider tech community within Awaze

🏘️ Who are you?

You’ll have experience of and enjoy working in pairs & mobs, you thrive in an autonomous product engineering team and enjoy problems, we have many to solve.

And in terms of technologies, it is expected that you will offer experience/knowledge in a mixture of the following:

  • Experience in .net core (our chosen tech in the APEX team) would be great.
  • Building Microservices and APIs within an Event Driven Architecture environment.
  • Developing and deploying production AWS services
  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines: GoCD, Jenkins, Bamboo, etc
  • Infra-as-code tools such as Terraform, Cloudformation
  • Modern quality practices, such as pairing, TDD, BDD

🏘️ What will we offer you?

Upon joining, we’ll set out your journey with us with a personalised competency framework and we’ll give you the freedom to inform the best way of working to get the job done and help us shape the culture of our international teams.

We’ll also reward you with:

  • Annual Bonus Scheme
  • 25 days holidays (plus the option to buy up to 5 additional days)
  • Holiday Discounts (18% to 20% discount across all AWAZE brands)
  • Pension contribution scheme
  • Private healthcare
  • Personal training allowance via Sunlight
  • 35 hour working week
  • Hybrid working
  • Meeting free lunch policy

🏘️ Get in touch, we'd love to chat:

If you're interested in transforming the industry and reinventing how our technology powers everyday amazing holidays, please send your profile to and let's chat today.

Jody Marks CEO/Founder

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