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Software Engineering Manager

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Software Engineering Manager
Software Engineering Manager
corporate.lastminute.com
https://corporate.lastminute.com/careers/job/?id=743999984121153&jobName=Software%20Engineering%20Manager

The Company

lastminute.com is the European Travel Tech leader in Dynamic Holiday Packages. It operates a portfolio of well-known brands such as lastminute.com, Volagratis, Rumbo, weg.de, Bravofly, Jetcost and Hotelscan. 

Our mission is to lead the travel industry by leveraging technology to simplify, personalise, and enhance our customers’ travel experience. Experts in brightening up online travel, we help our customers find and do “whatever makes them pink”. 

We continuously invest in talented people who ensure our offering is closer to the needs of the customers and keep us at the cutting edge of technology evolution. More than 1,700 employees spread across our offices worldwide develop our own products and services to power the entire traveller journey for millions of people.

At the heart of our culture is a commitment to inclusion across race, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, gender identity or expression and accessibility. We strongly believe in an equal opportunity space, which is welcoming and celebrates the uniqueness of everyone who works here. We value different lived experiences and respect viewpoints, as we know unicity drives innovation. We want to make sure our people reflect the communities across the world we help travel.

lastminute.com N.V. is a publicly-traded company listed under the ticker symbol LMN on the SIX Swiss Exchange.


Job Description

To support the growth of our business we are looking for a Software Engineering Manager. He/she will be responsible for growth and high performance of the software teams in a dedicated area of the product:

  • Ensure the teams’ efficiency and high quality work: enforce tech excellence, tech debt management and regular adjustment of processes and timelines in line with continuous improvement philosophy
  • Has clear understanding of the business and the reference domain, and fosters the knowledge’s growth among the team members, peers and stakeholders
  • Manage the budget and external vendors
  • Prioritise the issues and support the tech organisation in tackling them
  • Foster alignment among people in the teams, with stakeholders or between teams and locations
  • Communicate regularly about the plans, policies and procedures
  • Promote the healthy growth of a common code base and common infrastructure
  • Drive design and interactions at software architecture level
  • Collect requirements with impacts on software architecture and infrastructure
  • Work closely with Product Managers to manage project scope and ensure the technical deliverables are met
  • Hire & retain talents according to company goals
  • Set, follow up and measure teams’ and individual performance. Advise on growth and training needs and monitor progress
  • Promote self-mastery: coach team members to take responsibility for their own growth for example by looking for and providing meaningful feedback
  • Build an inclusive and judgement-free workplace with respect, teamwork, trust as core values

Job title:

Software Engineering Manager

Brand:

lastminute.com

Department:

Technology

Location:

Madrid,Spain

Contract:

Full-time

Main Language:

English

Qualifications

    • 2-3 years of previous experience in people management, in complex contexts and environments
    • Expert-level knowledge in technology sector and processes;
    • Data driven approach
    • Strategic thinking with pragmatic approach to development, balancing between output quality and time
    • Flexibility in trying new solutions and adapting to new scenarios;
    • Strong focus on people growth and teamwork, ability to mentor, coach and provide actionable feedback
    • Great communication and interpersonal skills, ability to explain complex information to non-technical management personnel and other stakeholders
    • Ability to negotiate and solve conflicts
    • Good organisational and planning skills
    • Italian language is an asset
    • Exposure to finance process is an asset
    • Travel industry background is an asset

Additional Information

By joining our company, you will have the chance to:

  • Join a dynamic team in an inclusive-international environment
  • Grow thanks to the career journey and our internal mobility perspective
  • Manage your own schedule thanks to the flexible start and end of the working day
  • Work a shorter working week (36h), of which 4 hours on Friday morning 
  • Get focus time for learning, development and deep work on Friday mornings
  • Work partially or fully remote according to local laws
  • Enjoy continuous training thanks to our company platform
  • Benefit from employee discounts on travel
  • Receive 2 days off per year for the purpose of volunteering
  • Get free snacks / fruit / hot drinks / water / beverages at our offices
  • Participate in amazing winter and summer corporate events
  • Welfare platform (Corporate Benefits) where you will find dedicated discounts with more than 1500 partners