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Software Engineer Team Lead

Vacasa

Vacasa

Software Engineering
Chile
Posted on Monday, December 11, 2023

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 we’re looking for

As an Engineering Team Lead, you will be accountable for the team’s (2 - 5 Developers) 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:

What you'll do

  • 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
  • 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

  • Fluent english
  • 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
  • Experience working with cloud computing platforms, specifically AWS
  • Strong working knowledge of databases (SQL & NoSQL)
  • Experience or enthusiasm to mentor engineers
  • Demonstrable experience delivering software products used in real-world environments

Bonus points

  • Completed a B.S./M.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
  • Experience in the hospitality or travel industry
  • Experience building serverless systems

What you’ll get

  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Employee discounts
  • All the equipment you’ll need to be successful
  • Great colleagues and culture (we are great place to work)
  • Remote work (Within Chile only)
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • 10 extra vacation days
  • APV (ahorro previsional voluntario paid by Vacasa)
  • Courses and certifications
  • Annual bonus
  • Stock shares plan

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. Veterans are encouraged.

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.