Software Engineering Manager

HomeAway is hiring for a Software Engineering Manager who is passionate about travel, software and data.   Our teams build features which facilitate billions in financial transactions and this role will be responsible for leading the team with a scientific approach to building product.  The ideal candidate will have experience and passion around data analysis, user experience, modern UI technologies, agile practices, leading teams and a dedication to science.

Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories? That is what we do here at HomeAway.com, the leading vacation rental website in the world with more than 1.2 million properties listed in over 190 countries. We have over one billion visitors per year and serve more than one billion page views per month.

- Experience managing an engineering team in a fast paced eCommerce company
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- 2+ Years Engineering Management experience
- Deep understanding of UX and modern UI technologies (Backbone, React, Angular, Ember, etc.)
- Hands on with 7+ years developing Java based consumer facing web applications (Spring MVC, Spring WebFlow, Backbone, Bootstrap, etc.)
- Experience with data analytics to analyze human behavior
- Scientific approach to decision making and commitment to quality
- Track record of delivering quality software using industry best practices in all aspects of the software development process
- Experience working with QA, product management, customer service and other stakeholders in an Agile environment
- Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions

Professional traits required of HomeAway Leaders

- Excellent judgment with ability to hire and develop great people
- Results oriented with the ability to inspire passion in others
- Ability to innovate and lead innovative teams
- Relentless high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
- Ability to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business or the technology

- Great Medical & Dental Plans
- Highly Competitive Salary
- Target Annual Bonus
- 4 weeks Paid Vacation
- Free Vacation Rental on a Yearly Basis (taxable benefit)
- Ability to work up to two weeks in any of our offices around the world on a yearly basis
- Free Snacks
- Weekly company update talks with our Senior Leadership Team
- Free Listing on HomeAway.com
- Company Stock (RSUs)
- Employee Stock Purchase Program

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