Posted 30 Oct 2023, 4:00 pm

Head of Engineering Smoobu at HomeToGo

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About Smoobu

Smoobu (, a subsidiary of HomeToGo Group, is a fast-growing startup in the vacation rental industry. Smoobu’s SaaS solution currently empowers private hosts to manage over 100,000 properties across more than 110 countries. Smoobu's top priority is to assist its hosts in efficiently managing and growing their businesses simultaneously.

Smoobu’s team is the secret to our success. We are a dynamic, ambitious and international team that is motivated to exceed our customers’ expectations through expert advice and action. We are actively hiring candidates from all around the world, including sponsoring visas for Germany. An amazing journey of opportunity with an international team lies ahead - join us!


Your future contribution:

Your primary role is to address the pressing business need for rapid team scaling, legacy structure refactoring, along with further development of processes and features. You will play a pivotal role in elevating our technical capabilities, ensuring that we scale our SaaS product efficiently, and fostering a culture of innovation and collaboration.

How you’ll add value:

  • Work in direct collaboration with, and be part of our Senior Leadership to define and execute the technical strategies, that align with the company's vision and product roadmap
  • Optimize development and delivery processes, driving continuous improvement in technology delivery standards
  • Lead recruiting and team building efforts, attracting top-tier engineers and fostering a motivated team environment to ensure retention
  • Provide mentorship, support and technical leadership to the engineering teams
  • Ensure projects are proficiently executed from architecture to delivery
  • Provide strategic leadership, promoting best practices in software development and architecture and staying current with industry trends and emerging technologies.


You’ll be successful in this role if you:

  • Have a solid software engineering background with minimum of 3 years of experience in a leadership role (Head of Engineering or similar)
  • Possess SaaS industry experience
  • Have exposure to Cloud technologies, are familiar with PHP and JavaScript frameworks
  • Are willing and able to mentor the engineering team members
  • Thrive in a fast-moving startup/scaleup environment, have experience scaling teams


What Smoobu offers:

  • Career growth opportunities and promotions, 360° feedback and open feedback culture, mentoring opportunities from an international team of passionate, industry experts.
  • Culture driven by our Leadership Principles: entrepreneurial, results-driven, encouraging ownership and enabling each other to succeed. Transparency about company goals, collaboration and support from an international team.
  • Caring for the environment (proud to be a certified ClimatePartner and a part of the Leader for Climate Action community) as well as our employees (work-life balance, weekly yoga classes, personal training discounts, mentoring program and psychological support).
  • Attractive benefits package, including competitive compensation, visa sponsorship and relocation support. Additional benefits include language courses, full IT support and equipment, internal workshops and trainings, company and team events, modern and centrally-located office, additional holidays, Travel Industry Card.

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