We believe that we are better together, and at Tripadvisor we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Tripadvisor, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities, and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionize travel and together find the good out there. We believe in championing the diverse perspectives, experiences, voices, and abilities of our employees, travelers, candidates, business partners, and industry peers. This inspires us to think bigger, act more fearlessly, improve constantly, and always remember – we are better together.

Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel site, inspires and empowers people to explore the world with confidence and share their trip experiences with others. We are building an entirely new subscription product, Plus, that provides members with exclusive travel discounts and upgrades to enhance their stay. We are looking for a Technical Manager to join the engineering leadership team and help us build the technical systems and the team that will deliver this highly visible, high impact project.

Plus is a large-scale program that spans both web and native app, and you will have the ownership and autonomy to build the supporting technical systems in partnership with the product management, analytics, and machine learning teams. We have an ambitious and exciting roadmap for 2021 and beyond. This is a tremendous opportunity to have a significant impact on both engineering and the business with a globally recognized leader in travel.

A successful candidate will be passionate about data, thrive in a fast-moving environment, bring a deep understanding of agile processes and have the ability to collaborate across teams and drive the rapid decision-making necessary to move and iterate quickly.


Qualified candidates will have significant prior successes and relevant background including:

  • 5+ years of hands on, large scale, full life cycle development experience, ideally with a highly trafficked consumer-facing web site

  • 3+ years of engineering management experience

  • A BS in Computer Science or equivalent

  • A broad working knowledge of full stack web development, RESTful APIs, databases, analytics, and operations. The Plus team develops with JavaScript/React, Java, Tomcat, Linux, Postgres, Hadoop, Hive, and Amazon Snowflake

  • An understanding of what is required to build efficient, scalable, decoupled, testable and maintainable code

  • A proven track record of successfully delivering complex technology-focused projects

  • Strong interpersonal skills, analytical skills, and intellectual curiosity

  • The ability to balance strategic technical innovation with pragmatic maintain-and-extend solutions

  • A desire to work in a rapidly changing, collaborative, and iterative product development environment

  • An urgent desire to "get things done"

  • Startup experience is a definite plus


What we have:

  • A great team of some of the most talented, most giving developers you'll ever work with

  • Some really cool challenges that we'd love you to tackle with us

  • Excellent compensation and benefits.


What you’ll get:

  • Annual bonus.
  • Highly competitive salary
  • Excellent contributory pension.
  • Full family private medical cover.
  • Full dental cover.
  • Annual wellbeing allowance (e.g. gym membership)
  • Personal travel reimbursement.
  • Critical illness plus full life cover.
  • Childcare vouchers.
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Employee assistance program.


We strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all candidates. If you need a reasonable accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please make sure to reach out to your individual recruiter or our team at greenhouse@tripadvisor.com.





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