VP of Engineering
Distribusion is committed to making ground transportation accessible online and creating a sustainable future for global travel. Today, we provide a B2B technology platform that connects bus and rail operators around the world with over 100 of the biggest online retail names in the travel industry. We are now the fastest growing startup in travel, having grown 10x in the past year and secured a €30m Series B from Europe’s leading VCs.
Boosted by its recent funding, Distribusion is expanding its platform and scaling its operations, connecting more carriers in new geographies and bringing more products to customers’ favourite online channels, to help promote the most sustainable mode of transport.
We are looking for a VP Engineering to lead our tech transformation and build our Engineering team across our 4 tech teams, while helping to solve some of the most complex problems in global ground transportation distribution.
- Lead our Engineering function across its four product-focused teams
- Be responsible for managing, coaching and hiring across engineering
- Make key architecture decisions that will impact our current and future projects for big international clients in the travel tech industry (Booking.com, Google, BlaBlaCar), that use our ticketing system, checkout and other experiences
- Leverage your unique experience to share expertise knowledge and inspire the engineering team to develop a cutting edge platform
- Report directly to CEO & work closely with stakeholders from business, finance, product, operations
- Strong leadership skills
- Strong software development experience: building APIs and systems for a web environment; working with large scale highload environments and microservices architecture
- Proven track record of carrying tech transformation and delivering major business impact
- Extensive experience leading design and architecture related activities
- Eager to challenge yourself in a situation where you’ll be handed a lot of responsibility
- You possess hands-on and down-to-earth attitude
- You set high standards and have abilities to hold the entire team to high standards
- Fluent English communication skills, both verbal and written
You benefit from…
- A fast-paced, fast-expanding travel tech company with a flat organisational and truly meritocratic structure
- Remote-first and flexible work policy with international opportunities arising as we continue to expand our global footprint – Our heart is in Berlin, but you’ll find us across the globe
- Dynamic environment with ownership over mission-critical projects, spanning the organisation and the chance to shape the future of global travel
- Work with global brands and gain exposure in an international business setting
- Diverse, experienced team to exchange your ideas and contributions
- Relocation support & highly attractive stock options
Who is Distribusion?
Based in the heart of Berlin, Distribusion is building a next-gen tech platform that is shaping the future of the travel industry. Our highly scalable product and state of the art technology is supported by an experienced leadership team and some of Europe’s leading Venture Capital Funds, including Lightrock, Creandum and Northzone.
With over 100m ground transportation tickets still purchased offline every day, Distribusion is dedicated to driving the online shift of this €500bn industry, come join us!
Climb on board with us by sending your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org