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Engineering Manager



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 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)

We are looking for an Engineering Manager to lead our backend engineering teams working on the microservices based application being the core of the Offer and Order Management System. You will collaborate with other engineering teams to successfully deliver a highly performant, resilient, scalable, cloud based SaaS offering. We are looking for people who are passionate about innovative technology, want to learn, and have a sense of ownership.

What Your Journey Will Look Like (Responsibilities)

  • Lead a scrum team of backend developers and deliver a next generation airline ecommerce SaaS application.
  • Grow the technical expertise of your team around quality, scalability, software performance, and reliability, on a modern software stack (Go, Java).
  • Directly support engineers in their career growth by 1:1 meetings, goal setting, feedback and reviews. Provide technical mentorship and training to develop software talents.
  • Promote a culture of ownership and enablement.
  • Lead continuous improvement within our fast-growing engineering organization.
  • Collaborate with product management to define the roadmap for your team. Feed engineering input into feature definition and scope. Work with product and technical leadership in developing a technical architectural roadmap in parallel to the feature roadmap for your engineering teams.
  • Support timely delivery of features for product releases in the context of a larger product development organization. Identify and track dependencies and risks. Work with engineering leadership and project management to deliver capabilities spanning scrum teams.
  • Partner with the recruiting team to hire and build effective engineering teams.

What To Pack For This Trip (Qualifications)

  • Experience with leading individuals and/or engineering teams in Engineering Manager or Team Lead roles
  • 5+ years of hands-on software development experience preferably building large scale SaaS, enterprise grade applications.
  • Experience in developing software talent
  • Project management skills using Agile methodologies with demonstrated experience in building delivery schedules and leading estimation efforts
  • Deep understanding of engineering processes
  • Experience in hiring and onboarding
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid English skills

Optional Carry-On (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Direct experience with modern airline retailing technologies and standards
  • Direct experience with airline revenue accounting, revenue management, revenue integrity, and/or airline distribution
  • Domain expertise in enterprise software or aviation areas

First-Class Amenities

  • Regular employment contract
  • Equity in Series C startup with high growth potential
  • Flexible working hours
  • Complimentary Breakfast/Lunch (in-office)
  • Gym in the office building
  • Pension Plan
  • Top-quality tech equipment
  • Annual educational fund
  • LinkedIn Learning access
  • 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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