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Amadeus, who are we?

We are one of the world’s top ten software companies steadfastly building the technology that powers all aspects of the travel industry. Our critical solutions help airlines and airports, hotels and railways, search engines, travel agencies and tour operators to run their operations and improve the travel experience for everyone.

Today, we are a global community of almost 19,000 professionals from over 145 different nationalities serving customers in more than 190 countries! Much of what we do is behind the scenes, but it is mission-critical work with widespread impact. Our systems process 20 bookings every single second and board over 5 million passengers each day. From booking a hotel, flight or cruise right up to airport check-in, we are shaping the future of travel.

Research & Development, Heathrow office of Amadeus

We’re good at what we do here in Research & Development, and we should be. Amadeus invested nearly €900 million in the R&D function in 2018 alone, making us the number one investor in R&D in the travel sector worldwide. We are passionate about creating innovative travel technology, enabling smoother and more enjoyable travel. We’ve been doing it for over 30 years, and we’re just getting started. Innovating; accelerating; working with customers and partners to power better, more rewarding journeys - leading the industry forward!

In 2018, we relocated to our brand new, state-of-the-art R&D Centre along the Heathrow Airport perimeter. We’re based right in the heart of the travel community we serve, meaning you’ll get to see the impact that your work has, every day.

Amadeus as an employer

As part of our UK teams, you’ll work on live, critical airport and airline applications. In whatever role you join us, you’ll be part of a collaborative, supportive team. We offer a vast array of training opportunities too so you can develop your skills and expertise to a new level. Here are some examples of the advanced functional and technology challenges that our R&D teams in Heathrow are tackling:

  • Moving to the Cloud
  • Working at the forefront of resiliency with Departure Control Systems Active/Standby
  • Baggage industry transformation
  • Supporting the airport digitalization on projects such as Open Departure Control Systems API, Airport of the future

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Facts and figures
  • Number of employees: 10000+
Industry sectors
  • Technology
  • Information Services
  • Software Engineering
  • Software Testing
  • Technical Consultancy
  • Technical Sales
  • Business & Systems Analysis
  • Network Engineering
  • Technical Support
  • Web development
  • Data Science