Job offer

Busy Rooms GmbH / hotelwebservice is a 360 degree accommodation distribution agency designed to help both accommodation providers and online sales channels to gain access to hundreds of partners through a single contract. Customers can easily and efficiently exchange all relevant content and reservation data required for the optimal sale of rooms online. Headquartered in Pieta, Malta, we currently operates from 4 regional offices around the world - in Pieta (Malta), Bangalore (India), Cancun (Mexico)and Essen (Germany), enabling us to promptly address the needs of a global customer base. For our office in Essen, Germany, we are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic:

Senior Software Developer (m/f)

Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and improvement of our core platform written in CFML (aka ColdFusion/Railo/Lucee)
  • Technical design and implementation of new features and interfaces for our CMS and hotel loyalty systems
  • Test and documentation of existing and new code
  • Estimation of efforts and evaluation of approaches
  • Active involvement in the planning and development of a new core platform for our CMS and loyalty customers


  • Has very good knowledge of at least two programming languages (CFML, PHP, Java, C#, Node etc)
  • Used a wide range of different web technologies
  • Is comfortable with git, CI, TDD/BDD, agile methods
  • Reads, writes and speaks in English and German (German not mandatory)
  • Ready to work on multiple products and projects, and accepts realities of existing system
  • Knows SQL and NoSQL
  • Loves cloud technologies (Azure, AWS)
  • Is no stranger to frontend tech (CSS, JS frameworks)
  • Has fun working with and communicating to co-workers
  • Loves to learn new stuff
  • Is opinionated while being open to other approaches and solutions to achieve the best result
  • Shares knowledge

Our offer:

  • A substantial degree of flexibility, allowing for an autonomous approach to performing duties
  • Challenging and varied work
  • Flat management structure
  • Long-term prospects with plenty of opportunities for development and growth
  • Excellent team-oriented and international working environment