Engineering Team Lead

Vacasa Portland , OR 97228

Posted 6 months ago

Why Software Engineering at Vacasa

Do you want to help the nation's largest vacation property management company solve problems on a global scale? Are you excited to explore the benefits of scalability and performance by leveraging modern, cloud-based technologies? At Vacasa, we are constantly experimenting and fine-tuning our products. We value stability, security, and scalability.

What we are looking for

Vacasa has a great opportunity for an Engineering Team Lead to join our fast-growing department. You will be part of a cross-functional team building scalable web solutions to high-impact problems. We have several teams in mind, working with different programming languages such as Python, for services and Javascript / NodeJS, for services and ReactJS for front-end development. We can work with you to find the right team and the right fit.

What you'll do with your team

As an Engineering Team Lead, you will be accountable for the team's output and growth. At Vacasa, Team Leads manage engineers and are hands-on contributors, with varying percentage based on team's needs. Here's some of what you will do with your team:

  • Help design and architect applications and services to support the business

  • Review your team's work and provide recommendations via code reviews and discussion

  • Explore new technologies and validate concepts to help your team choose the right tool for the job

  • Utilize predominantly scrum methodology and ensure the team conducts the appropriate ceremonies

  • Drive accountability and quality of team deliverables

  • Ensure appropriate monitoring and instrumentation is implemented for production systems

  • Advocate for quality standards and work with your team to create robust testing capabilities

What you'll do as a leader

  • Work with your team to deliver robust products

  • Manage a team of software engineers and quality assurance engineers

  • Be an effective bridge between Product and the rest of your team

  • Manage change and contingencies for your team with a Product Manager

  • Participate in and encourage collaborative conversations around problem-solving

  • Provide a productive outlook and ensure all voices are heard to shape your team's culture

  • Provide guidance and mentorship to other software engineers on your team

  • Handle disputes and debates fairly and provide timely and direct feedback to all team members

  • Foster a tech culture where you lead by example

Skills you'll need

  • Extensive experience working on software projects with a cross-functional team

  • Adept at facilitating technical discussions that lead to informed decisions

  • Experience with Python in a service oriented architecture

  • Experience writing Infrastructure as Code

  • Strong working knowledge of databases (SQL & NoSQL)

  • Experience or enthusiasm to mentor engineers

  • Demonstrable experience delivering software products used in real world environments

Nice to have

  • Completed a B.S./M.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)

  • Experience working with cloud computing platforms, specifically AWS

  • Experience in hospitality or travel industry

  • Experience building serverless systems

Working with us has its benefits

  • Health/dental/vision insurance100% coverage option

  • 401K retirement savings plan with up to a 6% company match

  • Vacation time

  • Paid sick leave and holidays

  • Career advancement opportunities

  • Employee discounts

  • Equipment provided to promote success

  • Flexible work environment

  • Great colleagues and culture

Why Vacasa

We started with just one home and an idea: to bring homeowners and renters together with smart technology and caring local teams. Today, we're the largest full-service vacation rental company in the US thanks to the people who give us their best every day. You'll fit right in here if you're curious, collaborative, innovative, and thrive in a rapid-growth environment.

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