Director of Engineering

Kaunas/Vilnius /
HomeToGo – HTG Back-end /
Full-time
HomeToGo: a company built around the idea of finding the ideal accommodation for every trip. In just six years since its founding, the company has expanded and now operates 23 localized websites in Europe, America, and the Asia-Pacific region. It has become the world's largest vacation rental search engine, with brands like CASAMUNDO & Tripping. With over 18 million vacation rental offers worldwide from more than 1,300 travel websites like Airbnb, Booking.com, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, and more, we make finding and booking a vacation rental easier than ever!
As our Director of Engineering, reporting directly to the CTO, you’ll lead and mentor engineering teams to develop scalable bleeding-edge technology systems that play a central role in HomeToGo’s business model: Data Import platform that aggregates vacation rental data from hundreds of data sources, Redistribution/API platform that allows selling vacation rentals via alternative channels, and On-Site Payment solution. Your work will help 10M+ monthly users from 20 different markets to find and book their perfect accommodation from >18 million of vacation rental offers from hundreds of sources. You will work with a very agile tech team, releasing from trunk multiple times per day while maintaining 99.99% availability and top product quality. This position is open in Vilnius or Kaunas.

In this role, you will

    • Hire, mentor, and develop teams of highly skilled engineers (15+)
    • Drive and execute goals and strategies to support established company objectives, communicate and align with main stakeholders within the organization
    • Provide technical guidance to engineering teams
    • Continuously improve the way we work, focusing on results over processes

What you will bring

    • Knowledge about technical architectures of distributed computing systems and experience at building them at scale (10M+ monthly users or terabytes of data or similar)
    • Willingness to grow and mentor high-performance engineering teams and coach engineering leads
    • Fluency in English
    • Ability to periodically go on short business trips: our business team is in Berlin and we encourage face-to-face discussions when they help to work more effectively

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: 8000-10000 EUR gross
If you have questions, please contact me at ugne@nfq.lt (LinkedIn) or by phone at +370 684 07153

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