Engineering Manager (Remote)

| Portland, OR
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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 North America thanks to the people who give us their best every day. You’ll fit right in here if you’re curious, entrepreneurial, and thrive in a rapid-growth environment.

Why Software Engineering at Vacasa

We build the tools that allow other departments to succeed. We’re constantly experimenting and fine-tuning our products. We value stability, security, and scalability. Our favorite word is autonomy—we want everyone to have a voice.

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
  • Proficient at two or more programming languages
  • 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
  • Completed a B.S./M.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
  • Experience working with cloud computing platforms, specifically AWS
  • Experience in the hospitality or travel industry
  • Experience building serverless systems

Working conditions

Ability to work from home and resides in one of the followings states: AK, AL, AZ, CA, CO DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MT, NC, NH, NM, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, or WY

You’ll be working in your home office setting. We hold virtual training sessions and weekly team meeting. Occasional offsite team meetings in your region or our HQ locations. Requires frequent, repetitive use of a computer, phone, and office equipment. Requires patient, professional communication with prospective clients, and the ability to build confidence with prospects.

Compensation 

  • $130k - $185k DOE

What you’ll get

  • Health/dental/vision insurance—employee & family coverage options
  • Employer Sponsored & Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
  • 401K retirement savings plan with immediate 100% company match on the first 6% you contribute 
  • Health & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Paid sick days and holidays 
  • Paid parental leave after one year of tenure 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Employee discounts 
  • All the equipment you’ll need to be successful
  • Great colleagues and culture
  • Please visit our careers page to review our full benefits offerings

Vacasa is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We do not discriminate against applicants based upon race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or other classes protected by applicable law.

Vacasa is committed to maintaining a safe and productive work environment. Possession, use, or being under the influence of alcohol or illegal drugs in the workplace is prohibited.

An offer of employment for this role will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background check.

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More Information on Vacasa
Vacasa operates in the Real Estate industry. The company is located in Portland, OR, Seaside, OR, Boise, ID and Kings Beach , CA. Vacasa was founded in 2009. It has 2000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance and Mental Health Benefits. To see all 72 open jobs at Vacasa, click here.
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