Engineering Manager

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What Opentable is looking for in applicants

You’ll be joining the Mumbai product engineering team that works closely with designers and product managers to build beautiful, scalable and high-value features. We deal with a variety of challenging and rewarding domain areas, offering plenty of opportunities for professional growth (plus lots of opportunities to just geek out). As an example, we just developed a native digital ordering platform at OpenTable with a transaction model to unlock new ways we can monetize.  We're deeply involved from concept, prototyping, implementation, delivery, to customer validation. We believe in empowering individuals to do phenomenal work. 


  • Partner with Product Management, Design, and other Engineering teams.

  • Empower the team to execute with high performance by using your experience along with your technical and collaboration skills.

  • Own the architecture of the products that you own.

  • Deliver on the product roadmap and maintain a healthy codebase.

  • Provide servant leadership, give mentorship and tools to make decisions independently that lead to positive outcomes.

  • Build a culture of trust and teamwork.

  • Strengthen the team's capabilities through the professional development of the current engineers and hiring.

  • Take ownership and thrive with autonomy.

What we're looking for:

  • 8+ years of experience in Software Engineering with at least 2 years of experience leading teams.

  • You have been a software engineer (probably still consider yourself an engineer), and enjoy being hands-on.

  • You practice Servant Leadership and help others unlock their full potential.

  • You continually work to improve yourself and those around you.

  • You have excellent planning, organization, and decision-making skills.

  • You have the ability to break complex product requirements into easily shippable milestones and produce tech designs for the same.

  • You have the knack of communicating smoothly with others and bringing everyone together.

  • Experience in leading a full stack team

  • Expertise in Java and rest APIs

  • Experience with Microservices

  • Experience with relational and NoSQL databases

  • Experience with Docker/Kubernetes and CI/CD a plus

  • Experience with Event Driven Architecture a plus

  • Expertise in JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks like React, a plus


About OpenTable:

OpenTable, part of Booking Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BKNG), powers reservations for the hospitality industry. OpenTable’s software seats more than 1 billion people per year and helps more than 60,000 restaurants, bars, wineries and other venues attract guests, manage capacity, improve operations and maximize revenue.

Since its inception in 1998, OpenTable has seated more than 2 billion diners in over 80 countries. The Company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, and the OpenTable service is available throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, the UK and many more locations.

As an employee of OpenTable, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of meta-search brands including momondo, Cheapflights, Swoodoo, checkfelix and Mundi. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each other’s strengths and insights. Together, we’re able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.



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