Skyscanner operates in a Tribes and Squads model and we have built an engineering culture where there is a high level of trust, autonomy and transparency. Our engineers work in autonomous squads where they can create their own backlog, ship code whenever they want and don’t have dependencies in order to deliver to the traveller. Our engine uses global scale services, big data and machine learning to collect, normalise and make sense of real time information from our thousands of partners. Skyscanner can offer you large scale, complex problems where you can reach 90 million users whilst enjoying a high level of autonomy and influence and a flexible working environment where you can thrive. Our engineering principles are:
These are organic beliefs. We iterate. We learn. We grow. And our principles adapt with us
We're looking for technical team managers who are product enthusiasts with expertise in leading, managing and developing people towards reaching both their career goals as well as the ever scaling objectives of Skyscanner and a passion for leading and advocating change, innovation and engineering best practice.
What you can expect as an Engineering Manager
What we are looking for
Engineering Managers with ability and flair for technically leading and developing people while collaborating and inputting technically as a Java engineer in your own right.
As a minimum, a Computer Science degree or similar is required; ideally experienced in a product technology company; proficiency in object-oriented programming, automated testing, Java development, distributed systems and database technologies
What else can we offer you……
We are proud to have a working environment that sets our employees up for success, as well as all the usual perks such as barista coffee, fizzy & fresh drinks, fresh & dried fruit, veg, hummus, popcorn and we can help with ‘down-time’ in the office that includes table tennis, pool table, foosball, xbox, office scooters, and massage chairs. We also provide for your health with medical insurance, health screening options, gym membership, headspace subscription and an employee assistance programme to support you and your loved ones. Then it gets really interesting, and you can buy more holiday, donate to a good cause, take part in 2 hackdays per year, and 1 charity day, work from your home country for up to 3 weeks, spend up to 30 days working from another of our offices globally. You also have the option to take part in our extended annual leave which is an additional 3 weeks’ break (unpaid) after 3 years’ service or take 5 weeks’ break (paid) after 5 years’ service.
Closing date for applications is Friday 18th October 2019.
At Skyscanner, we put travellers at the heart of everything we do and we’re obsessed with turning their travel dreams into reality. And we’re only 1% done! Highly curious. Highly motivated. Highly skilled. We bring great minds together to make the hard stuff easy for travellers. Are you one them?