Engineering Manager

Sojern (Dublin, Ireland) 28 days ago

About Us:

Want to join a company on the cutting edge of technology and travel? Want to be part of a fantastic and fun company that’s in the online travel advertising space?

Sojern works with 93% of the Fortune 500 travel companies and has spent more than a decade analyzing the complete traveler path to purchase. We drive travelers from dream to destination by activating multi-channel branding and performance solutions on the Sojern Traveler Platform for more than 8,500 customers around the world.

Sojern made Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 list for the last 6 years in a row, and was recognized on the Top Company Cultures list by Entrepreneur Magazine and named a Best Place to Work by AdAge. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, with teams based in Dubai, Dublin, Hong Kong, London, Mexico City, Omaha, Paris, and Singapore.

Need more convincing that Sojern is a great place to work? Check out our Glassdoor reviews!

The Team:

Join the platform engineering team and help make an impact on Sojern’s bottom line. Each engineer in the team owns highly visible revenue producing features of our Sojern Travel Platform.

You will lead a team of very motivated and high performing front end engineers who are highly skilled in web technologies and can effortlessly work across the entire stack of our product. You will collaborate with other engineering teams and a host of cross functional groups such as Product, Data Science, SRE and Ops teams to deliver high performing and a sleek UI portal to support the entire Campaign Lifecycle Management.

The Role: 

We are looking for an Engineering Manager in our Dublin, Ireland office to lead a Software Engineering team in Dublin and to work with other geographically distributed teams. An ideal candidate will be someone who is an expert in the latest FE technologies, led FE and full stack engineering teams, can leverage their prior Ad Tech experience, be a hands on contributor, recruit quickly and manage a team of high caliber software engineers, and take on and lead large projects, from inception to completion. 

You:

You are a hands on technical leader with experience managing direct reports.  You are an effective communicator and a strong collaborator across teams globally. You have a record of shepherding critical projects from ideation to completion.  You are able to identify and balance business and engineering priorities. You can independently solve technical challenges, analyzing options and innovating in the context of trade-offs.

Responsibilities

  • Lead and mentor your direct reports while raising the bar on the team’s discipline and technical excellence

  • Provide technical direction and guidance in the execution of the Platform UI Applications

  • Lead scrum pods focusing on bridging platform capabilities and campaign performance goals across various channels and DSPs

  • Propose and drive innovation that is aligned with the business goals

  • Evangelize new UI technologies and best-in-class software engineering processes

  • Actively participate in code/design reviews

  • Be hands-on to get projects off the ground or drive them to completion

  • Ability to deal with complex systems while helping the rest of the team navigate ambiguity in requirements

What you bring to the table:

  • 4+ years of growing and leading engineering teams.

  • 8+ years of leading high-performance, scalable UI software projects end-to-end using the latest front end technologies, including managing complex projects in JIRA

  • 3+ years of experience within the Ad Tech ecosystem, e.g., experience on FB, RTB, SEM, or display campaign optimization.

  • Hands on experience designing and developing web components using MVC frameworks, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and other web front end technologies

  • Strong experience in build UI applications using React and Redux frameworks

  • Experience in building Single-Page Application (SPA) web apps

  • Exposure to web services such as REST, gRPC, GraphQL or any such API frameworks

  • Hands on experience building and running production systems on Google Cloud or AWS

  • Exposure to cloud deployments such as Docker and Kubernetes

Perks:

  • Culture: Strong core business values, focus on teamwork, vibrant, social and fun environment

  • Opportunities: Be part of a growing team with training and support to help you grow

  • Snacks: Variety of snacks in the office

  • Give Back: We give 40 hours a year to volunteer and organize office volunteer programs with local organizations

  • Competitive Localized Benefits

  • Ownership: Lead creative and challenging projects

  • IATA travel discount

  • Time off: 25 vacation days per annum plus national public holidays


At Sojern, we value diversity and always treat all employees and job applicants based on merit, qualifications, competence, and talent. 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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