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Amadeus is changing how the world travels. Our systems are transforming billions of passenger journeys each year. We have operations in 195 markets, with a global community of over 16,000 people from more than 140 different nationalities. 

What does Amadeus do? Well simply put, we build the technology that powers the global travel industry. This includes flight search algorithms that determine the best route to a destination, systems that board over 4 million passengers every day, resource management tools for the world’s busiest airports and software that handles a whopping 75,000+ transactions per second.

Whether you’re hailing a cab, booking a hotel or checking in at the airport, Amadeus is behind the technology. 

What we do is mission critical.

Our purpose is to shape the future of travel. We believe that better technology makes better journeys and we make this happen by joining the dots in the entire travel ecosystem.

We have spent over 30 years honing our craft and are regarded amongst the world’s top 15 software companies. Not that we’re ones to boast but we’ve been included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) World and DJSI Europe - for the seventh year running!

London Heathrow

Our Research & Development Centre of Excellence in Heathrow, right in the heart of the travel community we serve, has close to 550 staff. They hold a variety of positions across the R&D function, Implementation, Digital, Airport IT, Airlines, Technology Platform Engineering and Corporate Services.

We’re based in a newly created building along the Heathrow Airport perimeter providing employees with a fresh, open and innovative environment, further driving our community team spirit and engagement. In fact we’re good at what we do here in R&D, and we should be, Amadeus has invested 4.8 billion Euros in the function since 2007!

Amadeus as an employer

As part of our UK teams, you’ll work on live, critical airport and airline applications. Whatever role you join us in, you’ll be part of a collaborative, supportive atmosphere where you really see the impact that your work has. Here are just a few examples of the advanced functional and technology challenges that our R&D teams in Heathrow are tackling:

  • Moving to the Cloud
  • Standalone projects for world’s best-known airlines 
  • Baggage industry transformation
  • Supporting the airport digitalization 

Alternatively, you could be working on key commercial activities in Gatwick or Heathrow, such as:

  • Selling our leading industry products
  • Account Managing a portfolio of Amadeus customers
  • Providing support during the migration of customers onto our products

Our employees tell us, it is a genuinely rewarding environment to work in, where your skills and expertise will be developed to a new level, where your hard work is recognized and promotion is based on merit, not face-time. 
In addition to our competitive salary packages, employees enjoy an extensive lifestyle benefits, from yoga and massages to flexible working opportunities. Here is a snapshot of some of the rewards you’ll receive: 

  • Private Medical Insurance 
  • Generous Pension Scheme 
  • Life Assurance 
  • Discretionary Bonus 
  • Annual Leave (starting at 28 days) 
  • Internal and International mobility
  • Season ticket loan 
  • Free car parking on-site
  • Subsidized restaurant 
  • Access to wide range of high-street discounts
  • 50% PureGym discount 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme 
  • Eye care 

Recruitment process

  • Online Application
  • Short Telephone Interview 
  • Assessment Centre or Final Interview
  • Offer 
  • Graduate opportunities
  • Internships / placements

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