Technical Manager (Viator)

Tripadvisor

Tripadvisor

IT
Poland
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

About Viator

Viator, a Tripadvisor company, is the leading marketplace for travel experiences. We believe that making memories is what travel is all about. And with 300,000+ travel experiences to explore—everything from simple tours to extreme adventures (and all the niche, interesting stuff in between)—making memories that will last a lifetime has never been easier. With industry-leading flexibility and last-minute availability, it's never too late to make any day extraordinary. Viator. One app, 300,000+ travel experiences you’ll remember.

​We believe that we are better together, and we welcome you for who you are. At Viator, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionise travel and together find the good out there. We operate a hybrid work schedule, allowing you the flexibility to work remotely in the UK, Portugal, or hybrid from the Oxford, London or Lisbon Tripadvisor offices. We have a fun and friendly environment where the key objective is getting things done.

Viator is looking for a Technical Manager to join our fast-growing Engineering team. As part of our web development team you will be working in a fast paced environment - collaborating closely with Design and Product - and releasing new features every day. You will be working with the best engineers and leaders at Viator and work on market leading products. You will be part of a team that deeply values diversity and creates space for you to be your best and the work environment is modern and inclusive with a strong focus on employee experience. We offer our team members a range of flexible work options as well as a variety of professional and personal development opportunities.

What you will do

  • Lead a team of between four and eight software developers based across Europe and India. You will be responsible for the team’s remit and the quality of its output
  • Show leadership as a hands-on developer writing code as and when necessary. Our stack includes Java, React, Docker, Kubernetes, GraphQL, SQL and NoSQL databases, all running on Linux and in AWS.
  • Work alongside other stakeholders across the business to determine your team’s priorities, and guide the team to successful delivery
  • Coach and grow the engineers you manage, helping them develop their skills and advance their careers
  • Take responsibility for all aspects of software engineering, from design to implementation, QA and maintenance
  • Work alongside other engineering teams and leaders located around the world

What you will need

  • At least eight years’ commercial software development experience, including at least two years of technical leadership
  • Experience of directly line managing engineers, including evidence of mentoring and growing other developers
  • Strong technical skills and understanding of system architecture
  • A history of web development with a first class object-oriented language such as Java or C#.
  • Good understanding of web front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, JS).
  • High quality verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to break down complex problems into simple solutions
  • Sense of ownership, urgency and pride in your work
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience

Perks of Working at Viator

  • Competitive compensation packages, including base salary, annual bonus, and equity.
  • “Work your way” with flexibility to suit your lifestyle. We take a remote-friendly approach to collaboration, with the option to join on-site as often as you’d like in select locations.
  • Flexible schedule. Work-life balance is ingrained in our culture by design. Trust and accountability make it work.
  • Donation matching. Give back? Give more! We match qualifying charitable donations annually.
  • Tuition assistance. Want to level up your career? We love to hear it! Receive annual support for qualified programs.
  • Lifestyle benefit. An annual benefit to spend on yourself. Use it on travel, wellness, or whatever suits you.
  • Travel perks. We believe that travel is employee development, so we provide discounts and more.
  • Employee assistance program. We’re here for you with resources and programs to help you through life’s challenges.
  • Health benefits. We offer great coverage and competitive premiums.

Our Values

We aspire to lead; We’re relentlessly curious;... want to know more? Read up on our values:

  • We aspire to lead. Tap into your talent, ambition, and knowledge to bring us – and you – to new heights.
  • We’re relentlessly curious. We push beyond the usual, the known, the “that’s just how it’s done.”
  • We’re better together. We learn from, accept, respect, support, and value one another– and are creating something remarkable in the process.
  • We serve our customers, always. We listen, question, respond, and strive for wow moments.

We strive for better, not perfect. We won’t get it right the first time – or every time. We’ll provide a safe environment in which to make mistakes, iterate, improve, and grow.

Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Tripadvisor, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities, and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionize travel and together find the good out there.

Application process

  • 30 minute call with a recruiter to learn more about the role
  • 4 one-hour interviews with members of the team, covering your management experience as well technical topics - including some coding - and what you would bring to Viator
  • We strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please make sure to reach out to your individual recruiter or our team at recruitment@tripadvisor.com.

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