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Engineering Manager - Reliability

? Elasticsearch
? Linux ? MySQL


We are looking for a hands-on Engineering Manager who will lead a team of engineers to keep GetYourGuide reliable and scalable.  You will take on the line management of existing reliability engineers in a growing and cross-functional environment. This is your chance to have a direct impact on the business by guiding your teams in optimising the reliability of the platform!

Reliability Team Mission:

The DevOps infrastructure team plays a central role in scaling, automating, and managing core parts of our cloud-based infrastructure. We act as "engineers for the engineers," helping others understand and leverage the architecture and platform underlying their features. We are currently moving to a modern, container-based microservice architecture. We use technologies such as AWS, Linux, Nginx, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Kafka, Docker and Kubernetes.


  • Mentor, grow, and empower your team by giving them the skills, confidence, and motivation to make decisions independently that lead to their personal and professional success
  • Having a holistic approach in  hiring and onboarding people to your team by actively sourcing and applying good interview techniques
  • Help the individuals on your team to build and execute personal development plans that are aligned with the company OKRs
  • Being hands-on in the SRE area with automating and improving our infrastructure
  • Drive cross-team and cross-org alignment around reliability between Product and Infrastructure engineering teams
  • Partner with other Engineering Managers across organisation to achieve reliability outcomes for their services
  • Be part of the platform engineering leadership team, shaping the company culture
  • Drive and set the roadmap, together with our senior engineers, for our continued journey towards service-oriented  and cloud-native architecture


  • People skills including the ability to lead and grow engineers at all levels
  • Software support, reliability, or operations engineering experience in a highly customer-focused environment
  • Good understanding of cloud services, tools and technologies (AWS, Linux, Nginx, MySQL, Elasticsearch, Kafka, Docker and Kubernetes)
  • Strong technical vision for systems and infrastructure teams
  • Experience in a high growth and scaling environment
  • Ability to bring a collaborative partnership that drives change, and motivates engineers to develop simple solutions to complex operational or reliability challenges
  • Skills in delivering team's technical strategy and roadmap, collaborated and partnered effectively with several other teams
  • Capability to lead a discussion with upper management, and ability to tailor the level of technical detail to suit your audience

We offer:

  • Work on a product that helps create memorable travel experiences
  • Smart, engaged co-workers
  • Speak English in the office with an international team
  • Virtual stock options - be part of our success story
  • HackDays and weekly tech talks
  • Annual external training budget - be constantly learning
  • Well stocked kitchen
  • GetYourGuide vouchers
  • Relocation Assistance

It is our commitment that every qualified person will be evaluated according to skills regardless of age, gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability status, or religion. Please refrain from including your picture and age with the application. 

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You can also take a look at our Tech Radar for an insight into our stack.



Annual External Training Budget
Annual External Training Budget
Free German Lessons
Free German Lessons
Pizza & Beer Fridays
Pizza & Beer Fridays
Virtual Stock Options
Virtual Stock Options