TheFork, part of TripAdvisor group company, is a pure player company and the European leader of restaurant online booking. We are an innovative and fast-growing company building a unique community of members to transform the way people go to restaurant!

TheFork company’s goal is to become the #1 app for restaurant online booking in the world.

Why joining us?

TheFork is scaling up its capabilities for the next challenges and architecture plays a key role in the decision ahead. You are passionate about technology and comfortable with an international and agile environment? You're ready for the challenge of a SaaS solution that provides several thousands of customers and Diners interfaces for millions of users? Are you ready to invest in a company with presence in a dozen countries and whose services are subject to heavy use combined with rapid growth? You want to build reliable back-end and scalable services to power the leader of booking online restaurant?

You will join a dynamic and agile team in a quickly changing environment. You will be involved in an international organization that empowers its employees and that values sharing and development of each of them.

 

TheFork is looking for an Engineering Director with experience at a pure player to lead technical teams working on our core services in Buenos Aires - 3 teams, 20 engineers strong based in Buenos Aires.

 

What you will do

As an Engineering Director of 3 development teams:

  • You exhibit your leadership:
    • You tie team goals to business direction and strategy
    • With regards to these goals, you are responsible for their organization, no excuses.
    • You direct and control the activities of a broad functional area through several functional managers within the company. You have overall control of planning, staffing, budgeting, managing expense priorities, and recommending and implementing changes to methods.
    • You begin to take a more strategic approach to organizing and resourcing teams. ‒ You develop leaders across all levels of the organization.
  • You demonstrate your execution & planning capabilities:
    • You assist with defining and communicating organizational policy.
  • You work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the company.
  • You participate in corporate development of methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for projects, programs, and people.
  • You exhibit your communication skills:
    • You work with peers to solve problems across teams.
    • You embody a very professional communication style, one on one and in groups. ‒ You are capable of representing the company externally
    • You regularly interact with executives and/or major customers. Interactions frequently involve special skills, such as negotiating with customers or management or attempting to influence senior level leaders regarding matters of significance to the organization
  • You use your technical skills:
    • Strong technical leadership -- you identify and solve hard technical and business
      problems through your team.
    • You begin to work across all parts of the company.
    • You participate with other senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives. You make final decisions on administrative or operational matters and ensures effective achievement of objectives.
  • You embody our culture and values
    • You influence and clearly communicate organizational culture. ‒ You are trusted to operate without supervision.

What technologies are we using?

  • Our front-end solutions are built upon ReactJS, Redux, LESS/SASS, Webpack, ES6, respecting BEM methodology over material design styleguides,
  • Our back-end technical stack relies on NodeJS framework. We also use relational databases (MySQL and PostgreSQL), memcache, RabbitMQ,
  • Our architecture is moving to a SOA system with API and services communicating through JSON-RPC
  • Our websites and servers are monitored with New Relic and ad hoc probes for specific needs,
  • We use unit, functional and integration testing to have quality proof software
  • We use JIRA and Confluence,
  • We are using capistrano, jenkins, docker, chef, vagrant to setup our continuous integration system
  • Our infrastructure is based on a horizontally scalable architecture to serve our customers in 12

 

Who you are

  • You are a seasoned manager with 10+ years of experience managing 15+ people in an international environment
  • You are rigorous, dynamic & curious, equipped with an agile mindset and a strong team spirit that allow you to adapt to a changing environment.
  • You have experience with architectural patterns of large-scale applications
  • You already have coached and mentored team members including senior ones.
  • You are comfortable writing and speaking in English.

 

What we offer

  • TripAdvisor stock options
  • 3 weeks holiday
  • OSDE Medical Coverage
  • Flexible office hours
  • 15% discount on Viator (offers tickets for tours and activities)
  • Wellness / Fitness reimbursement + Gym Discounts
  • Udemy for Business (Full access to the E-learning Platform)
  • Hertz's Gold Plus Reward membership
  • Office Food (coffee, milk, cookies, cereal, etc)
  • Happy fridays on the office
  • Fun times: Team buildings and Day out to have fun with your team

 

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