Software Engineer (Dynamic Pricing)

  • Competitive salary available upon request
  • Manchester
  • Permanent

🏘️ Position: Software Engineer (Dynamic Pricing)

We're continually looking at new ways to transform our internal systems and models allowing our commercial | revenue management team and our Property recruitment teams to be more effective.

Joining our Dynamic Pricing team, you'll join in the fun of ripping up our old antiquated ways of working (i.e. excel spreadsheets) and introduce dynamic pricing solutions utilizing data science models, which will enable us to make decisions in real time. A game changer for our group brands.

🏘️ What will your role be?

Joining our engineering team, 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 Dynamic Pricing platform 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?

We’re looking for a Software Engineer, experienced in various technologies who loves nothing more than solving problems in a collaborative, agile development environment.

You’ll enjoy working in pairs (maybe sometimes a mob), you thrive in an autonomous product engineering and enjoy working with international teams.

A Full Stack Engineer at heart, you will offer experience/knowledge in a mixture of the following (we are not expecting you to know everything):

  • Proficiency in designing and developing scalable, maintainable, performant and resilient application and micro-services.
  • Go is our chosen language currently but nothing is stopping you from reaching for something else if it does it better. We also use Typescript & Svelte and experience with these would also be great.
  • Designing and developing efficient and effective relational databases and data warehouses using SQL.
  • Developing and deploying production AWS services
  • Infra-as-code tools: Terraform, CDK, Serverless
  • Experience building CI/CD pipelines: Github, Github actions & workflows, AWS Codedeploy
  • Modern quality practices, such as pairing, TDD, BDD

🏘️ What are we offering?

  • Competitive Base + bonus
  • Holidays: 25 days + bank holidays (plus the option to buy up to 5 additional days)
  • Holiday Discounts: 18% to 20% discount across all AWAZE UK brands
  • Pension: 4% matched
  • Healthcare: personal
  • Life assurance: 3 x salary
  • Perkbox: Annual subscription
  • 35 hour working week
  • Learning time: We like our teams to spend at least 2 hours a week (if you want to) for L&D.
  • Sunlight account - a learning & development platform with an individual training and wellness budget per year

🏘️ awaze, who are we?

We’re europe's largest holiday vacation rentals group bringing together iconic travel brands including, Hoseasons, Novasol and Fincallorca.

We’re proud to have over 100,000 properties in our portfolio, in 25 countries across Europe, giving our guests the choice of a fantastic range of properties and taking over 1.5 million bookings each year.

Since 2020, we’ve built up a great team of people in the UK & Denmark, who continuously work and collaborate closely together, solve large scale problems and have loads of fun as we continue on our amazing technology & digital journey, the largest technology replatforming project ever in the travel industry.

We’re on a genuinely exciting period of growth, with one simple vision – to delight our owners and guests. Our international product engineering teams are ripping up our entire estate and building brand-new products as we continue to deliver a single platform which will: delight our guests & owners; unify our brands; and create a culture that cultivates collaboration, innovation and celebration.

Ready to join us on our journey? Apply today!

Ben Oldroyd Senior Consultant (Dev & Golang)

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