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We believe that we are better together, & at Tripadvisor we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Tripadvisor, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities, & experiences, so we can collectively revolutionize travel & together find the good out there.

We are looking for a manager who can develop a team of skilled & highly motivated engineers, & also has a cutting technical curiosity demonstrated by past roles as an exceptional individual contributor.  The team is responsible for maintaining & evolving the backend systems which power the Attractions & Experiences features throughout Tripadvisors  surfaces, including our globally known web site & mobile applications, operating across 43 markets & 22 languages, servicing our 490 million monthly active users.

What Youll Do:

In this role you will manage a single small-to-medium-sized team (~4-8 engineers). You will be responsible for administering an agile process to manage your teams work. You will encourage iteration & breaking down complex projects into smaller, discrete parts. You will champion software engineering best practices & coach your tech leads & individual contributors on how they can improve their craft & ultimate their career. As a seasoned engineering leader, you are capable of stepping into the shoes of a technical lead, comfortable discussing design & architecture tradeoffs. You may even contribute code when time & necessity permits. You will foster a productive, collaborative, & results driven culture on your team.

  • Lead an engineering team as part of a larger organization
  • Champion effective Agile development processes
  • Mentor software engineers to help them develop their software design & development skills
  • Track industry trends yet be pragmatic when introducing new technology
  • Show leadership as a hands-on developer in multiple layers of the software stack
  • Show a sense of ownership & pride in your role as a leader & make us believe you will excel
  • Manage a team towards long-term goals while developing new capabilities daily
  • Work with everyone from engineers to product owners to C-level executives to help communicate, prioritize, influence, & inform key product decisions

Who You Are:

  • You have a BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • You bring 5-7 years of experience as a Senior / Software Engineer, including 0-2 years as a manager of Software Engineers
  • You have been successful in hiring, mentoring, & growing engineers
  • You have a broad working knowledge of full stack Web development, RESTful APIs, databases, analytics, & operations.  The team develops with Java, Linux, PostgreSQL, & various other technologies.
  • You have consistently exceeded expectations throughout your career, & you can describe specific activities & projects which demonstrate this behaviour
  • Familiarity with AWS technologies (e.g. EKS, ECS, CDK, RDS, Dynamo) a plus
  • Experience with Kubernetes & Microservices-based architecture a plus
  • Past experience with datacenter-to-cloud migrations a plus

What youll get:

Tripadvisor provides a unique, global work environment that captures the speed, innovation & excitement of a startup, at a thriving, growing & well-established industry brand. At Tripadvisor, you will be part of a dynamic, fun, & energetic team where you can immediately make meaningful contributions. 

  • Highly competitive base salary 
  • Annual bonus program
  • Stock grant
  • Generous Paid Time Off Policy
  • 401k Matching Program
  • Excellent health & dental options
  • Paid Parental Leave 
  • Annual Wellness & Fitness Benefit
  • Annual personal travel reimbursement
  • Life & Accident Insurance coverage
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Program
  • + much more!

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