TUI Group • Flexible

Software Engineer Java

Employment type:  Full time


A little flex time

Job Description

As a Software Engineer, you’ll work on cutting-edge technologies to design, scale, and maintain backend architecture. Backend is a core part of the TUI Musement’s business, it is used in internal projects. Our main application is based on JAVA and KAFKA. The microservice approach is present in every daily activities.


  • You will be a key part of a team that owns all phases of the product development life cycle, from conception to delivery to customers.

  • You will be required to collaborate with system architects and product managers to deliver high-quality technical solutions.

  • You’ll work on cutting edge technologies as well as mature technologies to design, scale, and maintain our backend architecture.

  • You’ll develop high-quality backend code with a strong focus on automated testing.

  • You’ll participate in code reviews to guarantee high software quality standards and consistency across the codebase.

  • You’ll participate actively in our SCRUM ceremonies to plan sprints, estimate tasks, and continuously improve our methodology.

  • You will report to the Engineering Manager.


  • Mid/Senior knowledge of Java/Maven/SpringBoot.

  • Familiar / basic knowledge with docker.

  • Experience with scalable microservices architectures and patterns.

  • Experience with REST API design, implementation, and maintenance (Open API).

  • Product engineer mindset: good understanding of the entire product development process (design, development, and deployment).

  • Passion for software development and the ability to communicate and collaborate at all levels of the organization.

  • Agile methodologies knowledge.

  • Deep focus on automated tests (unit, functional, integration).

  • Familiarity with CI/CD development process.

  • Familiarity working with AWS cloud solutions (RDS, S3, SNS, etc.).

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering or equivalent.

  • Experiences with Datadog and KAFKA considered a plus.


For this position we’re hiring two seniority levels:

Software Engineer

  • Good knowledge of the testing pyramids and writing testable code which includes edge cases

  • In the context of team’s domain, works productively in that portion and uses a systematic approach to debug issue within a single service

  • Understands the importance of security. Utilizes this knowledge to ask more senior engineers for help on making decisions that may have security implications

  • Sizes tasks appropriately, considering prioritization and dependencies, by delivering small features in small batches that are relevant for the customer

  • Understands the importance of the CI/CD principles and actively contributes to improving its implementation

  • Easily deals with uncertainty effectively, by acting responsibly even without having the total picture

  • Mentors Junior teammates and conveys to other team members valuable feedback in line with company and Product strategies

  • Having a basic understanding of their team’s domain and how it contributes to overall business strategy

Senior Software Engineer

Everything mentioned in Software Engineer plus:

  • Consistently writes production-ready code that is easily testable. Constantly strives to make it readable by refactoring appropriately

  • Is aware of the organization’s monitoring philosophy and uses systematic debugging to diagnose cross service issues

  • Consistently designs code that is aligned with the overall service architecture

  • Approaches all engineering work with a security lens. Actively looks for security vulnerabilities both in the code and when providing peer reviews

  • Ensures their commitments are realistic, understands their priority and urgency, and delivers upon them accordingly

  • Delivers feedback to their team’s business stakeholders when opportunities arise

  • Helps their teammates overcome obstacles, resolve blockers, and complete work tasks

  • enabling redundancy and backfill ability

  • Actively contributes to improving processes within the team

  • Understands the organization’s engineering strategy. Usually involved in discussions about the implications for their team


At TUI Musement we have set standards for placing people in specific roles and levels of experience. We are very keen to ensure that everyone recognizes himself in the role with the level of experience he deserves. For this purpose, we have adopted a matrix of skills that we use to accompany people to progress in their career path by setting specific personal goals for each one.


  • Being a valuable team member of TUI, the No.1 global and socially aware travel company.

  • Competitive salary and benefits.

  • TUI Musement operates in over 115 destinations, offering more career opportunities than any other travel company.

  • Clear and transparent growth path within the TUI Musement Engineering Career ladder.

  • Develop yourself by working as part of an international team and through our free global learning and development program including free language lessons and various Management Development Programs.

TUI Musement is a leading Tours & Activities business. It combines a scalable digital platform with local service delivery, to offer excursions, activities, tickets and transfers in more than 50 countries worldwide. There are over 130,000 ‘things to do’ in all major holiday and city destinations, which are distributed through B2B partners, via the Musement and TUI websites and direct to TUI customers. We also offer services to cruise lines through Intercruises Shoreside & Port Services in port worldwide. TUI Musement sold around 10 million excursions, tours and activities delivered by our international colleagues located around the world and is one of the major growth areas of TUI Group.

In 2018, TUI’s Tours & Activities division acquired Musement, a leading travel Tech start-up. Following a two-year transition period, both became one fully integrated business – known as TUI Musement – combining the global reach, strong resources and high quality in-destination service delivery of TUI, with the digital capabilities, agile working methodology and start-up mindset of Musement.

If you want to know more about why TUI Group is the world’s leading tourism group, and our continuing work in the diversity & inclusion space, simply visit

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Company benefits

Travel credit – All benefits vary by location and job role, we'd be happy to chat to you about this in more detail
Work from anywhere scheme – TUI WORKWIDE means colleagues can work from abroad for up to 30 working days a year
Employee discounts
Flexible working week
Bank holiday swaps
Time off in-lieu
Religious celebration leave
Buy or sell annual leave
Health insurance
Gym membership
Open to part time work for some roles
Mental health platform access
Enhanced maternity leave
Shared parental leave
Pregnancy loss leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Compassionate leave
Cinema discounts
Travel insurance
Cycle to work scheme
In office catering
Annual pay rises
Annual bonus
Life assurance
Salary sacrifice
In office workout classes
Teambuilding days
Employee assistance programme
Charity donation scheme
Enhanced sick pay
Share options
Faith rooms
Volunteer days
Lunch and learns
L&D budget
Personal development days
Mental health days
Travel loan
Enhanced pension match/contribution
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are largely happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can switch off quite easily from work
Role modelling
Employees feel that most people work flexibly
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
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Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel that the culture supports equity and inclusivity well
Employees enjoy the working environment
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is fair and in line with the market average

Working at TUI Group

Company employees

60,000 globally

Gender diversity (male:female)


Office locations

Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Mexico, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, USA

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