Software Engineering Manager

HomeAway is looking for a Software Engineering Manager passionate about software and data; someone who can lead a diverse team of engineers and push the envelope in developing our ‘Best Match’ sort algorithm.  The Sort team’s purpose is that of match-maker, connecting travelers with owners to create amazing vacation experiences.  We need a leader that sees the world through a scientific lens and wants to improve our experience through experimentation, observation, and deeper understanding.

Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way, help them enjoy time away with their friends and families while building memories that last? 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.

Responsibilities
    •    Work with data scientists and engineers to develop and productionalize machine learning models
    •    Build high-availability and high-performance microservices
    •    Develop a Sort platform that can be leveraged throughout our marketplace
    •    Champion our “first-to-know” culture of incident detection and alerting
    •    Hire and develop great people
    •    Manage and lead the team

Requirements
    •    Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
    •    Hands on technical leader with experience developing consumer facing web applications using Java technologies
    •    Proven commitment to quality and velocity
    •    Results oriented with the ability to inspire passion in others
    •    Experience with machine learning is a plus
    •    Experience with the Hadoop ecosystem and data engineering is a plus


Benefits
    •    Great Medical & Dental Plans
    •    Highly Competitive Salary
    •    Target Annual Bonus
    •    4 Weeks Paid Vacation
    •    Free Vacation Rental on a Yearly Basis (taxable benefit)
    •    Free Snacks
    •    Weekly company update talks with our Senior Leadership Team
    •    Employee Stock Purchase Program



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