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Engineering Manager

WeTravel

WeTravel

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2023
Like the idea of a Hybrid work model?

Excited to work in an International team?

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OUR VALUES

This position presents the opportunity to work in a business-critical role in a rapidly growing company. You will also uphold our four core values:

  • Be the solution - take ownership, drive collaboration
  • Be resourceful - strive for new wins every day
  • Be honest - default to transparency
  • Be respectful - treat others like you want to be treated

We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds and underrepresented groups and would invite you to apply. A diverse workforce is a highly productive one, so why not take a chance, send us your application even if you don't meet all our requirements, we may surprise you!


“Culture add” is so much better than "culture fit" and welcome applications from all groups, irrespective of your, age, disability, gender reassignment, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, veteran status and sexual orientation.


OUR WORK ETHIC


At WeTravel, we are building a High Performance Culture where we reward top performers, expect a work environment at WeTravel that is fast-paced, demanding and deeply committed to putting our customers first. Our global footprint spans 30 countries, requiring your flexibility, agility, and dedication to our team.

Our high-performing team members are prepared to give their best by embracing the early mornings, late nights, and intensive project work. This commitment to excellence and to tackling challenges head-on is what positions us at the front of our industry.

Joining WeTravel means stepping into a dynamic, demanding environment where your contribution makes a real difference. It’s a place for those ready to dive into their work, push beyond comfort zones, and achieve collective goals through hard work and perseverance.

Here, ambition isn’t just welcomed; it’s essential for those fully committed to our mission of leading the market in the fintech SaaS space.
Department
Engineering
Employment Type
Full Time
Location
Amsterdam
Workplace type
Hybrid
Reporting To
Alexander Sereda

Role and Responsibilities

WeTravel is looking for a detail-oriented, experienced, and highly skilled Software Engineering Manager to lead our talented software development team. The ideal candidate should possess a strong background in software engineering, exceptional leadership skills, and a proven track record of managing successful development projects. Your keen attention to detail will be crucial in ensuring the delivery of high-quality software products and driving our team to excel.

Every software team needs to be fast-paced & detail oriented to be successful. And it takes an exceptional Engineering Manager to make it happen with an agile, remote and international team of 6-8 people.

Responsibilities

  • Lead by example by taking ownership, being proactive and collaborating
  • Inspire, motivate and directly manage engineers in various roles
  • Oversee the entire software development life cycle, from planning and design to implementation, testing, and maintenance
  • Develop and implement effective project management methodologies and best practices, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality software products
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to define project requirements and objectives
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to team members, assisting with complex problem-solving and promoting continuous learning and professional growth
  • Monitor and evaluate team performance, identifying areas for improvement and implementing necessary changes to optimize productivity and efficiency
  • Continuously research and stay up-to-date with the latest trends and best practices in software development and management
  • Take initiative to address the larger technical needs of the features/product you work on
  • Ensure that your team delivers that meets the expectations while taking all the non-functionals like security, performance, maintainability, and reliability into account

If you are interested to learn more about our tech stack, check out our stackshare.io profile!


Skills Knowledge and Expertise

Preferred
  • Experience in leadership or management role (2+ years)
  • Experience in hands-on software engineering (5+ years, preferably with Ruby)
  • Experience in driving successful technical initiatives that improved productivity, performance and quality
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking abilities, with a strong focus on accuracy and thoroughness
  • Experience working in Fintech and developed payment solutions
  • Demonstrable software design and development experience for distributed systems
  • Demonstrable experience with relational(e.g MySQL, PostgreSQL) and non-relational(e.g MongoDB, DynamoDB) databases
  • Experience with message brokers(e.g RabbitMQ, Kafka, SQS)
  • Deep knowledge on Computer Science fundamentals, algorithms and data structures
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent people management and mentoring skills
Nice to have
  • Experience working in an agile DevOps process
  • Experience working on a SAAS product
  • Experience with continuous integration, and continuous delivery
  • Experience with Secure SDLC

**PS: We dont sponsor visa or support relocation to Netherlands and this position requires to be based in Amsterdam and work from office 3 days a week.

Benefits



  • Attractive compensation
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off!
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Tuesday team lunches & after work social events
  • Amazing new offices in the heart of Amsterdam - rooftop garden, right next to the Metro stop in ROKIN
  • Hybrid working model - 3 days in the office and Work From Home for the remainder
  • As a travel-related company, we have fantastic #wegather events (aka team/department retreats)
  • The latest tech you need to be successful

About WeTravel

Founded in 2016, WeTravel provides a complete booking and payments platform for multi-day and group travel companies of all sizes. We give your clients an easy booking experience while also helping you manage financials, payments to partners or your bank, registration information, and client communication all in one place.

Headquartered in San Francisco, with our secondary hub in Amsterdam, our team is driven to continuously improve our technology; ensuring that our clients always have the best possible solutions at their fingertips.