Senior Operations Engineer & Team Lead

Krakow /
HomeToGo – HTG Operations /
/ Hybrid
NFQ is a core technology partner for HomeToGo – a dedicated team of software engineers and data science professionals driving innovation to power the marketplace with the world’s largest selection of vacation rentals. We are expanding HomeToGo’s technology team in Lithuania and are looking for the brightest talents to join this growing company.

HomeToGo is the marketplace with the world's largest selection of vacation rentals, listing millions of offers from thousands of trusted partners, including, Vrbo and TripAdvisor. From vacation homes, cabins, beach houses, apartments, condos, house boats, castles, farm stays and everything in between, HomeToGo combines price, destination, dates and amenities to find the perfect accommodation for any trip worldwide.

Founded in 2014, HomeToGo operates localized apps & websites in 25 countries across Europe, North America, South America, Australia and Asia-Pacific. HomeToGo also operates brands such as, AMIVAC, Casamundo,, e-domizil, EscapadaRural, and Wimdu.

As a Senior Operations Engineer & Team Lead, you’ll be a part of a passionate and innovative team. As a team, we’re building infrastructure to serve class-leading products for millions of customers per day. You will join a dynamic and ambitious tech organization combining Extreme programming, DevOps, test-driven and trunk-based development principles to maximize business value. Our engineering teams are capable of doing many releases to production per day and the operations engineering team is one of the key prerequisites to enable such high work velocity in a stable and secure way.  You will lead our operations engineering team, contribute to setting team goals, plan the team’s work, coach and mentor your colleagues.

In this role, you will

    • Work hand-in-hand with stakeholders to refine requirements, divide work into clear milestones, identify blockers
    • Research, implement and develop new technologies in our infrastructure
    • Ensure our security is on the top level
    • Analyze monitoring data to find inefficiencies and bottlenecks
    • Continuously improve the speed, efficiency and scalability of our infrastructure
    • Solve problems at their root, stepping back to understand the broader context
    • Communicate and align within and across teams
    • Lead a team of engineers and mentor other team members

What you will bring

    • Proven experience as a team leader
    • Proven experience in Systems Administration and Network Infrastructure
    • Excellent knowledge of Linux/Unix and key services which make the web work (Nginx, Elasticsearch, MariaDB, Redis, etc.)
    • Excellent understanding of networking concepts (HTTP, TLS, load balancing/failover and other TCP/IP concepts)
    • Excellent knowledge of monitoring and alerting systems
    • Experience working with automation tools (Puppet, Ansible, etc..)
    • Experience with large-scale infrastructure
    • Strong understanding of IT security concepts
    • Scripting skills (Ruby, Python, etc.)
    • Exceptional communication and leadership skills
    • Proficiency in English at the business level

What we offer

    • Career of growth opportunities and promotions, 360 feedback, performance evaluation system, and mentoring from an international and distinguished team
    • Culture of empowerment, trust, recognition, autonomy and quarterly transparency about company goals. A focus on work-life balance, combined with consistent collaboration and support from a team of 30+ nationalities
    • Compensation of attractive salary, health insurance, additional holidays, flexible working hours, training budget, language courses, employee-led workshops, office perks, frequent team building and company events, business trips to Berlin. Salary commensurate with expertise and experience: B2B: 21 000-35100 PLN+ VAT, Employment contract: 17500-29200 PLN gross. Your final salary agreement will be based on skills and experience evaluation
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