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Date:  Jun 28, 2024
Company:  Wizz Air Hungary Légiközlekedési Korlátolt Felelős
Location: 

Budapest, HU, H-1103

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY!

Wizz Air is a leading European low-cost airline with a fleet of modern and fuel-efficient aircraft. Our mission is to provide affordable and reliable air travel to everyone, everywhere, while minimizing our environmental impact. We are proud to foster a diverse and inclusive team of over 8,000 employees from more than 90 nationalities, who share our values of inclusivity, positivity, dedication, integrity, and sustainability.

 

As a rapidly expanding airline, we offer exciting career opportunities across a range of functions, from flight operations to engineering, customer experience, finance, and more. We provide extensive training and development opportunities to help our employees grow and succeed in their roles. Joining Wizz Air means joining a team that is passionate about aviation, dedicated to excellence, and committed to making air travel accessible and sustainable for all. If you are looking for a challenging and rewarding career in the aviation industry, we welcome you to explore our job opportunities and become a part of our success story.

 

Digital Engineering Manager (Mobile Apps) 

Based in BUD - Office 

 

 

 

Purpose of the position:

Are you passionate about mobile applications and looking for an opportunity to lead and shape the future of digital travel? As our Digital Engineering Manager (Mobile Apps), you will play a pivotal role in Wizz Air’s Digital organization. You will oversee and manage the software engineering effort of Wizz Air’s main sales channels, with a particular focus on mobile apps. This includes managing multiple development teams from various vendors. You will also closely collaborate with the software architecture team to ensure Wizz Air’s software products follow industry standards, are well-documented, and leveraged effectively. This position reports to the Head of Engineering and Architecture within the Digital organization. 

 

What we offer:

  • Base salary and employee bonus scheme
  • Unlimited number of significantly discounted and confirmed seating tickets, giving access to a continuously growing network of destinations
  • Relocation package (if applicable) – expense budget, Temporary accommodation, Administration support
  • Life insurance
  • AYCM sport pass contracting possibility
  • Instant impact, from any level of the organisation, exposure to C-suite management
  • Fast career progression, internal mobility and talent management supported by training opportunities (Wizz Academy and bespoke trainings)
  • True international and multi-cultural work environment, passionate, driven and diverse teams

   

Responsibilities include:

 

Strategic

  • Ensure technology decisions support a rapid growth trajectory, particularly in the mobile application space.
  • Establish governance and frameworks for measuring status and roadmap progress.
  • Implement and enforce engineering principles and standards across the various teams to ensure high-quality and scalable solutions.

 

Project

  • Coordinate work for the current flagship digital project of Wizz Air, with a focus on mobile application development.
  • Manage current engineering effort for the website and the apps, with an emphasis on the mobile apps.
  • Coordinate regular training sessions for business users.
  • Perform assessments and benchmarking across the engineering teams. 

 

General

  • Direct management of 20+ external resources.
  • Manage budget, time, and developer resources.
  • Manage multiple vendors and participate in IT tenders.
  • Responsible for the yearly and quarterly budgeting process.
  • Form and manage engineering strategy.
  • Actively seek opportunities, embracing the ideation process to leverage the possibilities

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in software development, with significant experience in e-commerce website development.
  • Thrilled in delivering stable, scalable and sustainable solutions all the time.
  • At least 3 years in a leadership/manager role.
  • Experience with public cloud providers: AWS (preferred), Azure, GCP.
  • University or college degree.
  • Experience in managing a developer team, preferably including vendor management.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to cooperate with a variety of stakeholders, team player personality.
  • Dedication, positivity, integrity, and inclusivity.
  • Good project management skills.
  • Strong sense of ownership and accountability for custom build software solutions.
  • Ability to live and work in Budapest, Hungary.
  • Fluent spoken and written English.

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When applying, please only provide valid information regarding your educational background and certificates, as the original documents will be requested during the hiring process.

 

We look forward to meeting you and learning more about your skills and experience. Join the Wizz Air team and discover the world of opportunities. 

 

 


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