Engineering Manager - Reliability

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
  • Monthly Hackathons and weekly tech talks
  • Annual external training budget - be constantly learning
  • Well stocked kitchen
  • GetYourGuide vouchers
  • Relocation Assistance

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Thanks for applying to our Engineering Manager - Reliability position and welcome to the GetYourGuide Talent Pool!

We will review your application and get back to you no later than Wednesday, April 3rd.