Head of Engineering (f/m/x)

  • Research & Development
  • Berlin, Germany

Head of Engineering (f/m/x)

Job description

As a part of Amadeus, travel audience unit is the world’s leading data-driven travel advertising platform. travel audience harnesses the power of home-grown tech, combined with cutting-edge machine learning practices to connect the leading performance-oriented travel brands with the biggest network of publishers, reaching Billions of travellers globally.

Our aim is to optimize advertising across the entire traveller journey, identify and create new audiences, and increase our partners reach, relevance and booking volumes.

travel audience is looking for a Head of Engineering to join the engineering department and be the technical voice on the Executive Management team. As the Head of an engineering group consisting of 35+ engineers, 2 Tribes, 7 teams, you will drive all executive decisions with regards to the technological interest of the company and make sure that our engineering resources are aligned with the company's business needs.

What you'll do:

  • Be responsible for the delivery of our IT teams while driving process improvement and automation;
  • Lead, support, and mentor Engineering Managers to be more effective leaders;
  • Hire world-class talent, lead by example, and empower others to grow and excel;
  • Play a key role in ensuring alignment of our technology with the overall company vision and strategy;
  • Promote and evolve the engineering culture and create a thriving engineering environment;
  • Together with Product prioritise and define the roadmap evolving our platform.

Why join us?

As part of our team, you will work in a highly motivated environment, with equal opportunities, flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes. You'll be empowered to drive your domains whilst contributing to the overall strategic planning of the company. We offer you: 

  • The opportunity to drive technical delivery and having a big impact on our success;
  • The opportunity to join a product-focused company and drive it through acceleration;
  • A fast-paced industry where you grow and advance every day, working with a global team of experts;
  • An open and dynamic culture that supports great work-life balance.


    About you: 

    • You are an experienced IT leader with a proven track record of building, leading, mentoring effective engineering teams;
    • You are a proactive and result-oriented problem solver that can drive the delivery of multiple teams across engineering disciplines;
    • You have a strong understanding of engineering best practices and the ability to drive the adoption across teams;
    • You have architected and built complex distributed systems ensuring they run reliably in production;
    • You know how to deliver value through agile processes, continuous deployment, automated testing, and experimentation in cloud environments;
    • You have strong organisational, time management, and analytical capabilities and you deal well with ambiguity.
    • You can speak, write and express yourself in English – our company’s working language – in a professional context;

    We are awaiting your application and looking forward to starting our journey together!

    Meet André, one of our Engineering Managers and your future team member!