Software Engineering Manager

Company Description

Launched in 1998, this pioneering British-born brand has specialised in creating amazing experiences and unforgettable memories - from hotels, city breaks and holidays to theatre, entertainment and spa days. Experts in brightening up online travel, is among the worldwide leaders in the field, helping hundreds of thousands of customers every year find, and do, "whatever makes them pink". is part of lm group, publicly traded multinational Group, among the worldwide leaders in the online travel industry. Every month, the Group reaches across all its websites and mobile apps (in 17 languages and 40 countries) 60 million unique users that search for and book their travel and leisure experiences. More than 1,200 people enjoy working with us and contribute to provide our audience with a comprehensive and inspiring offering of travel related products and services.
At the heart of our culture is a commitment of 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.

Job Description


  • Effective analytical skills with a product that serves various types of customers.
  • Have a clear understanding of the business and the reference domain, and foster the knowledge’s growth among the team members, peers, and stakeholders.
  • Ensure the delivery together with the product counterpart.  Take part in from the product requirement definition to the post-launch performance monitoring.
  • Work and align with other functional units (architects, SREs, QAs, and product people) to achieve the goal.
  • Get involved in software designing, and challenge the team to make the optimal decision.
  • Support the team to evolve the application architecture, adopt design from the solution architects, and embrace the best practices.
  • Responsible for driving and tracking technical initiatives.
  • Strong organization and prioritization skills along with excellent communication skills.
  • 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.
  • Support the team in removing impediments, and speeding up the team’s velocity.
  • Communicate regularly about the plans, policies, and procedures.
  • Manage both the capital expenditure and the operational expenditure.
  • Staff the team based on company needs, keep a high retention rate and maintain a high level of morale.
  • Mentor and develop individuals, track and review their performance.


  • More than 5 years of experience in people management, take charge of multiple teams, demonstrate the ability of multitasking and meanwhile able to focus to get important tasks done.
  • Have a sound knowledge of distributed systems.
  • Experience in working with cloud infrastructure.
  • Data-driven approach.
  • Strategic thinking with a 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.
  • Great organizational and planning skills.