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Technical Manager - Viator Mobile App Team

Oxford, United Kingdom

Viator is a Tripadvisor company that makes it easy to find and book something you'll love to do. With an industry-leading selection of high-quality experiences, Viator gives millions of travellers a month something new to discover, both near and far from home.

We believe that we are better together, and we welcome you for who you are. At Viator, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionise travel and together find the good out there. We operate a hybrid work schedule, allowing you the flexibility to work remotely and from the Oxford office. We have a fun and friendly environment where the key objective is getting things done.

Viator is looking for a Technical Manager to join our fast-growing Engineering team. You will be working as part of our mobile app development team, helping us shape our leading Android and iOS applications (both in the top 100 travel apps, more than 4.5 stars rating). You will be working in a fast paced environment, collaborating closely with design and product, releasing a new version of our app every two weeks.

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What you will do:
  • Lead a team of between 4 and 8 software developers
  • You will be responsible for the team's remit and the quality of its output
  • Work alongside other stakeholders across the business to determine your team's priorities, and guide the team to successful delivery
  • Coach and grow the engineers you manage, helping them develop their skills and advance their careers
  • Take responsibility for all aspects of software engineering, from design to implementation, QA and maintenance
  • Work alongside other engineering teams and leaders located around the world
What you will need:
  • At least 8 years' commercial software development experience, including at least two years of technical leadership
  • Experience of directly line managing engineers, including evidence of mentoring and growing other developers
  • Good exposure to mobile application development, ideally with hands-on experience with either Android or iOS
  • Strong technical skills and understanding of system architecture
  • High quality verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to break down complex problems into simple solutions
  • Sense of ownership, urgency and pride in your work
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent experience
What you will get:
  • Highly competitive salary along with the following
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Generous stock (RSU) award upon joining, with additional awards annually
  • Regular salary reviews and excellent career growth opportunities
  • Very flexible working hours
  • Free meals in the office
  • Full family private healthcare and dental
  • Excellent contributory pension
  • Critical illness and full life cover
  • Standard 25 days paid holiday (not including bank holidays), increasing with tenure
  • £1050 annual stipend for costs outside the office such as gym membership or home office set up
  • Summer Fridays scheme allowing extra days off during the summer
We strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please make sure to reach out to your individual recruiter or our team at



Client-provided location(s): Oxford, UK
Job ID: TripAdvisor-4833727_1195089813
Employment Type: Other