Engineering Manager – Flights At Luxury Escapes

Be part of the team transforming global travel experiences! 

Luxury Escapes is one of the world’s fastest-growing travel websites, with over 6 million members. We are growing rapidly & seeking an Engineering Manager to lead our Flights team.

Working at Luxury Escapes 

Our mission is to delight our customers with incredible deals for the world’s best holidays. We are a collective of forward-thinking people, driven to challenge the travel industry and ourselves to bring outstanding travel experiences to our customer community.

Our Sydney office is on Kent Street – a short walk from Wynyard station and close to great cafes in Barangaroo.

Luxury Escapes is an in-person company, with 4 days in the office, and 1-day WFH.

About the team 

Our cross-functional teams include Product Managers, Designers, and Engineers focused on delivering solutions and solving problems rather than simply completing tickets. The structure is flat, and the process is lean, with a culture of MVP, iteration, and “build, measure, learn” at the heart of everything we do. We share in-depth experience in Node/Typescript, React, PostgreSQL, AWS SQS, SNS, S3 Lambda, and more.

Our Flights’ team goal is to provide customers with fast results, a wide range of choices, flexibility in booking options, and overall best-in-class UX. If you love digging deep into complex business domains, you’ll love flights!

What you’ll do 

You will be responsible for managing a team of software developers and engineers, overseeing the development and delivery of software solutions, and ensuring that our technology infrastructure meets the needs of our business.

At Luxury Escapes all engineers, regardless of level, have a desire to remain hands-on with their coding – so if you want an immersive environment where you can truly influence the success of a highly trafficked platform – this could be the role for you!

Relevant skills: 

  • JavaScript / Node.js / Typescript.
  • React (our frontend uses react and redux).
  • SQL (we use PostgreSQL).
  • RESTful API design.
  • Automated testing and continuous integration.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Experience working in an agile team environment, continuously shipping environment.
  • Strong expertise in software architecture and design patterns, with a particular focus on micro-services.

Our Perks & Benefits 

We consider our people one of our most important assets – and we want our team to love their working lives! When you work for Luxury Escapes, you can look forward to:

  • Excellent Remuneration package
  • 20% Discount on Luxury Holidays and Experiences
  • Breakfast and lunch are provided 5-days a week
  • Well-being programs
  • A bonus day of birthday leave
  • A super collaborative team that enjoys creating great platforms

If you’re interested in the role but don’t check every box, apply anyway, we’d love to hear from you.

We embrace diversity in our people and make hiring decisions based on your experiences and skills. We do not discriminate based on gender identity, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. You’ll find a collaborative, inclusive, and respectful workplace here at Luxury Escapes, and we are proud to celebrate who you are. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the interview process.

We are a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer, committing to responding to every applicant. 


February 2024