Booking Holdings Romania is a Center of Excellence based in Bucharest, Romania and was created to support the increasing business demands of the Booking Holdings Brands.
The Center of Excellence provides access to specialized and highly skilled talent, leading industry best practices, and collaboration opportunities across all of our Brands.
As part of our Booking Holdings Romania team, you will have the opportunity to be a part of the world’s leading provider of online travel, with a mission of making it easier for everyone to experience the world through six-primary consumer facing brands : Booking, Priceline, Agoda, KAYAK, OpenTable and Rentalcars.
The role of Engineering Manager is to primarily manage, coach and develop an engineering team, ensuring the development of both (the individual and team as a whole) are in line with organizational objectives and direction.
Manages all activities of an engineering scope through the direction of activities, to design new products and modify existing designs, ensuring that deliverables are on time and with acceptable quality.
The role holder is required to analyze technology trends, human resource needs, and market demand to plan projects to ensure resilience in line with current demand and future ambition.
In addition to this, the role will confer with leaders, production, key stakeholders and marketing teams to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, scalability and time-to-market for new and existing products.
Tasks & Responsibilities
Inspire and motivate multiple cross functional product teams
Directly manage Engineers in multiple teams
Lead by example by taking ownership, being proactive and collaborating
Nurture, grow and develop engineering talent in the team
Foster a great culture that innovates, work together as a team, partner with other Booking Holdings teams and roles and celebrates unified success
Respects the Booking Holdings values and uses them as a guide to the way we work
Technology, Craft & Delivery
Mastery in technology leadership including shaping ways of working
Engineering delivery, quality and practices within own team including delivery management
Delivery of the wider Engineering strategic objectives
Embed Agile ways of working and values within the organization
Get into the technical detail where required to coach, support and mentor the team
Engineering Craftsmanship including coaching and mentoring the team
Adhere to the default principles for Architecture, quality and non-functional requirements
Contribute to the evolution of best practices across the department
Drive a culture of ownership and technical excellence, including reactive work such as incident escalations
Learn new technologies and keep abreast of existing technologies and be able to share learning’s and apply these to a variety of projects as applicable
Architecture & Product Strategy
Thought partner for Product to define, shape and deliver the roadmap
Build new products, processes and operational plans
Negotiate on the strategic importance of own product roadmap features
Drive innovation in own team
Own the architecture across own team
At least 3 years of experience leading and managing a team of engineers in a fast-paced and complex environment
Strong people management skills and experience with the ability to deal with complex people issues
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field or 5 years of progressively responsible experience in the specialty as equivalent
Strong business and technical vision
A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of developing and shipping software
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong work ethic; self-directed and resourceful
Solution oriented and result driven
Proactive, flexible and capable of working independently as well as working in a team
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Analytical skills and data-driven mindset
Ability to multi-task & flexible attitude
Strong project management skills
Language : English
Pre-Employment Screening :
If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law.
Depending on the vacancy and applicable law, a pre-employment screening may include employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the open position at Booking.