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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    IT
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    3 - 5 Years
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
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    • Date Posted
      April 08,2021
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    Engineering Manager -Web Core ML Personalisation

    At Booking.com, data drives our decisions. Technology is at our core. And innovation is everywhere. But our company is more than datasets, and lines of code. We’re the thrill of the first night in a new place, the excitement of the next morning, the friends you make, the journeys you take, the sights you see, and the food you sample. Through our products, partners and people, we can empower everyone to experience the world.

    In order to support the objectives of focusing on the customer, personalisation is key to the augmented customer support and enhancing the booking experience. This requires the development of a personalisation engine, and the deep integration of this engine into a complex systems landscape, like the main web pages of Booking.com The Product Foundations & Help Technologies department is in the process of bootstrapping a team specifically for this building, with a Engineering Manager being the leader of this team. The heavy lift of the modularisation of the b.com homepage and addition of personalised content requires a strong skill-set that this EM position will bring.

    This is a fantastic opportunity for a strong, hands-on Engineering Manager. The focus of this role is to manage, coach and develop an engineering team, ensuring the development of both the individuals and team in line with organizational objectives. You should be a technically strong role model that can help your team advance and develop. The role requires analyzing technology and talent needs together with market demand. You will work closely with other leaders, key stakeholders and tech teams to determine feasibility, effectiveness, scalability and time-to-market for new and existing products.

    This is an advanced engineering role on the intersection of business and technology; requiring knowledge of building highly scalable and resilient services as well as strong ability to connect engineering with business objectives.

    B.responsible

    Technology, Craft & Delivery

    • Experience in designing and architecting systems and APIs, dealing with high traffic
    • Mastery in technology leadership
    • Engineering delivery, quality and practices within own team
    • Delivery of the wider engineering strategic objectives
    • Embed agile ways of working and company values within the team
    • Ability to get into the technical detail (where required) and to coach, support and mentor the team
    • Adhere to the default principles for architecture, quality and non-functional requirements
    • Contribute to the evolution of best practices across the department
    • Drive a culture of ownership and technical excellence, including reactive work such as incident escalations
    • Learn new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies to be able to share learnings and apply these to a variety of projects when needed

    Architecture & Product Strategy

    • Define, shape and deliver the roadmap
    • Build new products, processes and operational plans
    • Negotiate on the strategic importance of own product roadmap features
    • Drive innovation in the team
    • Own the architecture across the team

    People Leadership

    • Inspire and motivate a cross functional team
    • Directly manage engineers
    • Lead by example by taking ownership, being proactive and collaborating
    • Nurture, grow and develop engineering talent in the team
    • Foster a great culture that innovates, work together as a team, partner with other Booking.com com teams and roles and celebrates unified success
    • Respect the Booking.com values and use them as a guide to the way we work

    B.skilled

    • 5+ years of experience in software development
    • At least 3 years of experience leading and managing a team of engineers in a fast-paced and complex environment
    • Experience with Java is a must
    • Experience with Kafka, Cassandra and/ or MySQL is a plus.
    • Experience in defining and upholding SLOs/KPIs and conducting architecture reviews for systems.
    • Very good understanding of APIs design and queues
    • A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of developing and shipping software
    • Good technical background in handling big scale projects
    • Experience in working on products with a large customer base and company wide impact
    • Strong technical skills (Coding & System design) with ability to get hands-on with your team if needed
    • Strong people management skills and experience in dealing with complex people issues
    • Excellent communicator with strong stakeholder management experience, good commercial awareness and technical vision
    • You have driven successful technical, business and people related initiatives that improved productivity, performance and quality
    • You are a humble and thoughtful technology leader, you lead by example and gain your teammates’ respect through actions, not the title
    • Analytical skills and data-driven mindset
    • Ability to multi-task & be flexible
    • Strong project management skills

    B.offered

    • An opportunity to contribute to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and seeing real time impact of your work on millions of travelers worldwide
    • Be part of a truly international fast paced environment and performance driven culture
    • Various opportunities to grow technically and personally via side projects, hackathons, conferences and your involvement in the community
    • Full relocation support for you and your family (if the case) to move to Amsterdam - one of the most cosmopolitan cities in Europe. We have fine-tuned this process by successfully relocating 300+ Technology professionals to Amsterdam in the last year alone!
    • Contributing to a high scale, complex, world renowned product and seeing real time impact of your work on millions of travelers worldwide
    • Working in a fast paced and performance driven culture
    • Opportunity to utilize technical expertise, leadership capabilities and entrepreneurial spirit
    • Promote and drive impactful and innovative engineering solutions
    • Technical, behavioral and interpersonal competence advancement via on-the-job opportunities, experimental projects, hackathons, conferences and active community participation
    • Competitive compensation and benefits package and some great added perks of working in the home city of Booking.com
    • We value diversity of all types and in an open, dynamic workplace. This has been a pillar at Booking.com since day one, and something we continue to strongly believe in and build today.

    Booking.com is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We strive to move well beyond traditional equal opportunity and work to create an environment that allows everyone to thrive.

     
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