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About the Software Engineering Manager role

TPConnects – a global, travel content aggregation and distribution technology company – is currently seeking an Engineering Manager (Backend). The role will involve responsibilities to lead and manage the backend teams (squads), work with Product teams and contribute to resolving the technical and business challenges. The successful candidate will be joining our international team, mainly based in Dubai.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the Engineering squads.
  • Plan, monitor and deliver sprints and releases as agreed with Product teams.
  • Be a line manager for all developers within the squad and then coach, mentor, and foster their professional growth.
  • Contribute creativity and insight to solve both technical and business challenges.
  • Liaise with the QA team to get the product tested and plan for the feature release.
  • Work with other Technical teams to plan and support the Product ecosystems.
  • Support, manage and run technical hardening initiatives (optimisation, logging, monitoring, security, etc).
  • Build libraries and frameworks that support complex web applications, speed up development efficiency and improve code quality.
  • Promote usability, accessibility, elegance, performance, and maintainability within the dev squads.
  • Research and promote new technologies and best practices within the team.
  • Recommend solution architecture by comparing the advantages and disadvantages of custom development and other alternatives.
  • Document the tech solution, design options and the system technical specification.

Skills and competencies

  • At least 10+ years’ experience developing Enterprise production software (not just MVPs).
  • Proven track record of leading distributed teams of engineers.
  • Proven track record of delivering well-tested, high-quality, maintainable projects.
  • Great cross-team communication skills.
  • Self-motivated, intense eagerness to learn, ready to dive deep into complex problems, and great teamwork spirit.
  • Self-managed, proactive work style. Ability to perform at a high level in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience collaborating in a multi-national, distributed and cross-functional team environment.

About TPConnects

TPConnects is an IATA-certified, global, travel content aggregation and distribution, SaaS and cloud technology company. We help airlines and travel agencies to distribute retail travel products through our solutions built on IATA’s New Distribution Capability (NDC) Standard. We are a part of Flight Centre Travel Group (FCTG). Our goal is to provide solutions that unlock retailing possibilities for the industry without the constraints of legacy systems. We have a vibrant, multi-cultural team and we celebrate and recognize our talents. We are a rapidly growing 130+ strong employees’ company, headquartered in Dubai, UAE, with teams in the UK and in India. Join us to be at the forefront of airline distribution transformation. Read more about us at www.tpconnects.com.

What working here is really like

At TPConnects, we are passionate about working together to achieve our goals. We believe that our people deserve balance, empathy, and trust at work, backed by transparency and a commitment to doing what we say. We actively encourage collaboration and foster a culture of respect. We love to have fun and encourage community activities. You will get to work with a great bunch of people who live and breathe airline technology. You will also have access to great training programmes that help you grow. If this sounds like an environment that is a fit for you, we would love to hear from you.

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