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Manager, Cloud Platform Engineering



Software Engineering
Kraków, Poland
Posted on Thursday, April 18, 2024

Our Vision

We believe in a world where travel companies can innovate freely, growing and accelerating their business, while delivering the experience travelers want and the change the industry needs.

FLYR is a technology company that unlocks freedom to innovate for the travel industry – eliminating legacy constraints to enable real-time decision making and create the experiences travelers seek. With FLYR, businesses are able to improve revenue performance and modernize the e-commerce experience through accurate forecasting, automation, and analytics.

Flight Itinerary (About The Role)

Manage & lead an organizational team that partners with product and delivery engineering teams to provide customers with platform capabilities and reliable services for FLYR’s evolving product portfolio. The Platform Engineering Function is one of our teams at the center of our strategy for scaling, and constantly improving our GCP environments.

What Your Journey Will Look Like (Responsibilities)

  • The person in this role will be focused on leading a team responsible for the day-to-day management and operations of GCP Infrastructure and Platform that enables our Product engineering team members to build innovative products and features
  • Your team will drive the onboarding and operational support of multiple customer environments and platforms
  • Your team will be responsible for provisioning and maintaining infrastructure as code, automating deployment and release processes, and building platform services that can be used across the FLYR product portfolio
  • You’ll participate in building a team culture of good architecture, driving best practice operational excellence, security, reliability, performance efficiency, and cost optimization with fellow team members and across FLYR more broadly
  • You'll work closely with a range of experienced, and talented technicians from across FLYR, and continue to develop our own set of Company standards, patterns and frameworks for secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure, applications and workloads
  • You'll be taking part in internal and external video meetings

What To Pack For This Trip (Qualifications)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, equivalent experience, or related field preferred
  • Experience designing and implementing cloud native architectures based on modern DevOps/SRE principles and best practices
  • Strong hands on technical experience in software development, deployment and operations on public Cloud platform (ideally GCP), CICD, deployment automation, and Pipeline as Code
  • 3+ years of experience with container orchestration technologies, observability, incident management, and continuous integration and deployment best practices
  • Comfortable working with common DevSecOps practices and tooling
  • Ability to go deeper than most on one or more domains - Software Architecture, Tooling/Pipelines/DevSecOps, Kubernetes, Databases, and/or Networking
  • Ability to learn quickly, understand, and work with new emerging technologies, methodologies, and solutions in Cloud, DevSecOps, and Software Development
  • Understand requests from Product and Deliver teams, ensure clarity and alignment on technical details, and negotiate on scope and priority with peer engineering managers
  • Leadership experience as people manager leading a technical team
  • Experience as engineering manager to be able to: hire strong technical people in Platform Engineering team, ensure good onboarding of new hires, understand team’s technical work, suggest process improvements, manage vendor performance and expectations, plan for team growth based on FLYR needs
  • Strong communication skills; able to communicate technical concepts to nontechnical audiences
  • Comfortable navigating ambiguity and complex engagements
  • Experience managing a team with 24x7 coverage across multiple regions

First-Class Amenities

  • Regular employment contract
  • Equity in Series C startup with high growth potential
  • Flexible working hours
  • Complimentary Breakfast/Lunch (in-office)
  • Sports card
  • Medical care
  • Life Insurance
  • Top-quality tech equipment
  • Annual educational fund
  • Linkedin Learning access
  • English classes
  • Many more!

Our Commitment to Equality

Here at FLYR, we’re committed to growing with intention, having our teams better reflect the world around us. We strive to create an environment of inclusion and even more importantly, belonging, where psychological safety, empathy, and human connection are at the center of our leadership principles. Not only does this enable us to create better products and have a better work environment, it’s good for the bottom line and it’s the right thing to do.
FLYR provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, genetics, marital or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, FLYR complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company operates.

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