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Engineering Manager

RemotePrague, Praha, Hlavní město, CzechiaEngineering

Job description

This is your chance to join the winning team!
Hostaway is seeking an experienced, detail-oriented and trustworthy Engineering Manager with proven leadership skills to join our growing team. In this position, you will play a key role in the overall success of our organization by planning, managing, and monitoring engineering functions. You will be responsible for overseeing various engineering projects, processes and timelines, and making any necessary adjustments in order to ensure successful completion.

About the company

In Hostaway our mission is to partner with property managers in the growth of their business by providing tools to achieve their goals. We are solutions-oriented and our partners Airbnb, Vrbo and recognize this by awarding us Preferred and Premier statuses. Our product is a unique vacation rental software solution for professional property managers, a PMS & Channel Manager system that allows you to synchronize work with travel portals. We provide tools to automate and simplify marketing, sales, communication, operations, reporting and accounting.
Achievements of the company:
- Highest rated software in the industry on Capterra
- Preferred partners of Airbnb,, Expedia, and several other leaders in the industry
- Founded in 2015 and is the fastest-growing global SaaS start-up in the vacation rentals industry
- Company achieved Product Market Fit and experiencing an exponential growt

Engineering Manager Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the engineering leader
  • Answer questions and resolve issues brought forth by the engineering team members
  • Create a dream team by hiring, retaining, and growing high performing talent
  • Develop and grow your team through weekly 1-1s, mentorship, and feedback
  • Ensure there is process and product alignment across your team
  • Work with Director of Engineering on processes and procedures for engineering staff to use and abide by
  • Propose and oversee timelines for engineering projects
  • Check and confirm the accuracy of the work performed and the methods used by engineering staff
  • Communicate and collaborate with other managers, suppliers, and contractors
  • Prepare and deliver various engineering-related presentations, both internally and externally

Tech Stack

PHP is the main programming language for the back-end. The front-end is React. Mobile app is written on React Native. Nearly all data is stored in a relational database (MySQL). We use Grafana, PagerDuty, Sentry for monitoring, and Jenkins for deployment.

We offer you

Being part of the Hostaway team is a partnership. We strive to make Hostaway a place where you can thrive and do your most inspirational work. Here are a few benefits we offer:

  • Professional development assistance
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours and work from home (100% remote)
  • Colleagues from all over the world
  • Payment for tuition, courses and conference tickets

Interview Process

  1. Screening call with the Director of Engineering
  2. Interview with VP of Product, Principal Engineer and Director of Engineering

Ready to get started? Apply now and we'll get back to you shortly! We will continue to accept new applications until the position is filled.

Job requirements

  • 6+ years of experience in software engineering, or in a similar position (CTO, Head of Engineering Department, Technical Lead, Team Lead, Senior Software Engineer). Prior technical experience is a must;
  • Experience with agile development frameworks;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • C1 English language level;
  • Analytical and mathematical mind, capable of evaluating and solving various complex problems;
  • Leadership skills necessary to manage and develop a team and build effective interaction between team members;
  • Organizational competencies and project management skills to keep projects, processes, and the entire engineering team on track;
  • Experienced in remote, SaaS software (not consultancy/project companies)