Software Engineer Team Lead in Vacasa


    Remote (Chile) | Senior | Full time | Programming

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Why Vacasa

We started with just one home and an idea: to bring homeowners and renters together with smart technology and caring local teams. Today, we’re the largest full-service vacation rental company in the US thanks to the people who give us their best every day. You’ll fit right in here if you’re curious, collaborative, innovative, and thrive in a rapid-growth environment. Vacasa has a great opportunity for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to join our fast-growing team in Chile. Work side-by-side with team members on the creation and implementation of functional, engaging mobile apps for the Vacation Rental market. Our office in Chile is certificated as a great place to work.

Job functions

As an Engineering Team Lead, you will be accountable for the team’s output and growth. At Vacasa, Team Leads manage engineers and are hands-on contributors, with varying percentage based on team’s needs. Here’s some of what you will do with your team:

  • Help design and architect applications and services to support the business
  • Review your team’s work and provide recommendations via code reviews and discussion
  • Explore new technologies and validate concepts to help your team choose the right tool for the job
  • Utilize predominantly scrum methodology and ensure the team conducts the appropriate ceremonies
  • Drive accountability and quality of team deliverables
  • Ensure appropriate monitoring and instrumentation is implemented for production systems
  • Advocate for quality standards and work with your team to create robust testing capabilities
What you’ll do as a leader
  • Work with your team to deliver robust products
  • Manage a team of software engineers and quality assurance engineers
  • Be an effective bridge between Product and the rest of your team
  • Manage change and contingencies for your team with a Product Manager
  • Participate in and encourage collaborative conversations around problem-solving
  • Provide a productive outlook and ensure all voices are heard to shape your team’s culture
  • Provide guidance and mentorship to other software engineers on your team
  • Handle disputes and debates fairly and provide timely and direct feedback to all team members
  • Foster a tech culture where you lead by example

Qualifications and requirements

  • Experience working with cloud computing platforms, specifically AWS
  • Extensive experience working on software projects with a cross-functional team
  • English advance (lead meetings with U.S. teams)
  • Adept at facilitating technical discussions that lead to informed decisions
  • Proficient at two or more programming languages
  • Experience writing Infrastructure as Code
  • Strong working knowledge of databases (SQL & NoSQL)
  • Experience or enthusiasm to mentor engineers
  • Demonstrable experience delivering software products used in real-world environments

Desirable skills

  • Completed a B.S./M.S. in Computer Science (or equivalent work experience)
  • Experience in the hospitality or travel industry
  • Experience building serverless systems


  • Open to remote work (Within Chile)
  • Extended Health Benefits
  • 10 extra vacations days
  • Great saving plan benefits (APV)
  • Career plan
  • Annual bonus
  • Courses and certifications
  • All of the equipment you’ll need to be successful
  • Great team environment!

Pet-friendly Pets are welcome at the premises.
Health coverage Vacasa pays or copays health insurance for employees.
Computer provided Vacasa provides a computer for your work.
Informal dress code No dress code is enforced.
Vacation over legal Vacasa gives you paid vacations over the legal minimum.

Remote work policy

Locally remote only

Position is 100% remote, but candidates must reside in Chile.

About Vacasa

Vacasa is North America’s largest vacation rental company. We opened our doors in 2009 with a vision to drive unbeatable revenue for our homeowners and unforgettable experiences for our guests. Looking for a job you'll love? We can't wait to meet you! — Vacasa's full profile

Software Engineer Team Lead
Vacasa •     Remote (Chile)
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