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We are BookingGo, the ground transport division of Booking.com.
We are the ones who empower people to get where they are going. Whether theyâ€™re taking the wheel or sitting back and leaving it to the driver. Whether theyâ€™re heading straight from A to B or enjoying the freedom to go wherever their journey takes them.
To do that, we operate multiple brands:
Booking.comÂ â€“ Weâ€™re the transport arm of the worldâ€™s leading travel booking site.
Rentalcars.comÂ â€“ The worldâ€™s biggest online car rental service, putting customers behind the wheel at over 50,000 locations worldwide.
RidewaysÂ â€“ Finding the best way for each customer to get from A to B.
ConnectÂ â€“ Bringing our tried-and-tested magic to our partnersâ€™ sites, delivering seamless travel experiences through brands our customers already know and love.
With our HQ in Manchester, weâ€™re part of the worldwide Booking.com family. At the same time, we are proud of our own unique identity. Speaking 42 languages, our 1,600+ staff come from all over the world, just like our customers. What brings us together is our love of adventure: our own as well as other peopleâ€™s. Itâ€™s easy to be passionate about a job that enriches so many lives on a daily basis, and our workplace reflects our passion, our diversity, our global focus. Just search â€œManchesterâ€™s coolest officeâ€ and see for yourself.
And weâ€™re in good company. Together with priceline.com, KAYAK, agoda.com, and OpenTable, weâ€™re part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.
We are looking to recruit an outstanding Software Engineering Lead to help us deliver our frictionless car hire experiences on a global stage. Youâ€™ll be responsible for leading one of our three engineering teams who are working hard on deconstructing and solvingÂ elements of the car hire puzzle, where itâ€™s our mission here at BookingGo to help reduce some of the biggest problems within car hire.
Skills we are looking for
In order to deliver our goals we work across a broad set of technologies that includes micro-services, mobile app development and integration with 3rd party device/IoT SDKs and platforms.
We are looking for a superb and enthusiastic Team Lead who will lead an agile team to push the boundaries on engineering brilliant solutions and contribute to shaping our new future.Â
You will be a full stack engineer with deep understanding of building scalable, reliable services and wider experience of native mobile platforms, mobile device and IoT SDKs.Â Youâ€™ll have demonstrable experience leading teams to successfully deliver services-based solutions that include a mobile app integration component.
We expect you to have the energy and passion to deliver using a whole range of technologies and have a solid understanding of engineering principles so that you can mentor and develop your team.Â We also expect you to take the lead and line manage a team of Engineers.Â
Weâ€™re looking to free up our developers to work on interesting problems, not waste their time doing repetitive work, so if you have experience in Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery thatâ€™d be a bonus.
We have a quality first mind-set, weâ€™ve found that we get better quality code if it is developed using TDD or BDD. Weâ€™d like you to champion these kind of development methodologies in your team.
We have a diverse technology estate which lets our employees work develop their skills in all tiers of the E-Commerce stack, we encourage you to move between areas as a part of your career development and aspirations.
We want our colleagues to have a work life balance that works both for them and the business. Our core hours are 10-4 with flexibility around that within a 37.5 hour week. We are also open to considering other flexible working arrangements. Our Talent Specialists will discuss this with you if your application is progressed.