Software Development Manager

Seattle, Washington, United States · Engineering · SDM expand job description ↓

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Software Development Manager

Seattle, Wa

Yapta is one of the world’s most comprehensive B2B companies for fare transparency and cost saving. Our mission is simple, to save people money. We analyze billions of actions a month, saving money while you sleep and are growing at a rapid pace, we have grown 400% in the last 4 years!! We are highly profitable and financed by some of the best investors. We provide automated services for corporate travel agents to save money by tracking prices on airline tickets and hotels by sending alerts to travelers when prices drop.


We are looking for an experienced engineering leader with a passion for delivering quality end-to-end solutions. You prefer continuous integration, agile, and DevOps methods. You are technical with a deep understanding of code, comfortable deep diving into logs, helping with triage, code and architecture reviews. You will develop a small team of seasoned engineers, guiding careers and devote your day to the end-to-end customer experience.


What we want you to do:

You will lead a team of 3-4 developers in designing and delivering product releases, bi-weekly. You will collaborate with engineering leaders to build/refine the product roadmap, handle trade-offs between scope, resources and time during the development lifecycle.

Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • 8+ years software development experience
  • 2-3 years leading team or direct management experience, including hiring and performance management
  • 3-4 years hands on experience with Python or other languages and frameworks such Java, C#, SQL, Django and Spring MVC
  • Experience taking on program management responsibilities
  • Experience with AWS, building scalable, performant, and reliable distributed systems

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Software development experience in Object oriented programming
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure and technology (AWS RDS, DynamoDB, Ansible, etc.)
  • Solid design and architecture skills. Can participate in code reviews and assess coding skills when hiring engineering talent.
  • “In the code” but does not need to personally write production code.
  • Experience building and designing microservices or service oriented architecture

Benefits

Why Us:

  • Yapta is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 5 weeks of PTO, 10 paid holidays and optional WFH Wednesday
  • 401k, Stock options
  • Commuter benefits
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, snacks and Regular team activities, including happy hours, Mariners games, ping pong tournaments, etc.
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8+ years software development experience
2-3 years leading team or direct management experience, including hiring and performance management
3-4 years hands on experience with Python or other languages and frameworks such Java, C#, SQL, Django, and Spring MVC
Experience taking on program management responsibilities
Experience with AWS, building scalable, performant, and reliable distributed systems.
Software development experience in OOP (Python, Java, C# AWS
Full-stack engineering experience is ideal, as is an appreciation of a good UI
Solid design and architecture skills. Can participate in code reviews and assess coding skills when hiring engineering talent. Is “in the code” but does not need to personally write production code.