Software Engineering Manager - Content Platform

HomeAway is hiring for a hands on Software Engineering Manager to lead the Content Platform which manages our CMS, microsite container & ads products. We desire someone that is passionate about building and leading a world class development team and is well versed in building intuitive B2C web applications built for velocity and scale on top of our service-oriented architecture.

As the leading vacation rental website in the world, we have 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.  At HomeAway we bring millions of families together with a whole house vacation rental experience.

- Experience managing an engineering team in a fast paced web company
- Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- Hands on leader (50% technical / 50% management) with 7+ years developing Java based consumer facing web applications (Spring MVC, Spring WebFlow, Backbone, Bootstrap) including RESTful APIs and Service Oriented Architecture
- Strong with CMS integration and web monitoring tools such as Jahia, Splunk, Data Dog and New Relic
-  Committed to quality and delivering 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
- French speaking skills is a plus

Professional traits required of HomeAway Technology 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
- Company Stock (RSUs)
- Employee Stock Purchase Program

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