Senior Software Engineering Manager

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About Us:

HomeAway, based in Austin, Texas, is the world leader in vacation rentals with more than 2 million unique places to stay in 190 countries, and is a part of the Expedia, Inc. family of brands. HomeAway offers an extensive selection of vacation rental homes that provide travelers with memorable experiences and benefits, especially more room to relax, for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. The company also makes it easy for vacation rental owners and property managers to advertise their properties and manage bookings online.

About our SOA Platform Team:

We are a growth organization seeking the best technology leaders to guide and coach our engineers. Within the SOA team you will be overseeing the R&D, product implementation, and delivery of new systems and platforms using the latest technologies. If you enjoy directing a team of highly skilled engineers to help define the technological direction of a company you have come to the right place!

Challenges you can work on:

  • Being part of an influential team to solve complex engineering problems globally.
  • Use realtime data to understand customers' needs before they do.
  • Present to our leadership teams on solutions and new ideas.
  • Work with technology leadership, architects, and engineering partners to deliver next generation software platforms.
  • Make bold decisions with your team to influence a new industry.
  • Research groundbreaking technologies to help accelerate new solutions for engineering teams.

Technologies we use: AWS, Docker, Mesos, Spinnaker, Dropwizard, Apache Ignite, Mongo, Kafka, Hadoop, NoSQL, Java.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience (Java preferred)
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Technical leadership experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work well multifunctionally across multiple departments
  • An analytical problem solver that is passionate about building high scalability and resilience software.
  • You are very comfortable with Agile Development best practices.

Specific responsibilities can include:

  • Commit to vigilantly building the best team possible
  • Take full ownership of success and failures
  • Coach your team to be highly effective in an agile environment
  • Showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive health and insurance benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual target bonus or commission
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Free snacks and beverages
  • Frequent company update talks with our leadership team
  • Free listing on
  • Electric, adjustable stand-up desk
  • Discounted Metro & Rail pass
  • Casual dress code

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

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