Engineering Manager – Payment Services // GetYourGuide

July 14, 2017
We are looking for a hands-on Engineering Manager to build and lead our new Payment Services team in Berlin. If you want to create a product that revolutionizes how Customers experience their destinations, read on.

About GetYourGuide:

With 370+ employees from 50 nationalities, GetYourGuide is on a mission to turn trips into amazing experiences, using our product and technology to change the way travelers find and book things to do and explore their destination. We connect these travelers to our vast catalog of amazing experiences through our online marketplace.

Team Mission:

The Payment Services team is a new initiative, which you will help define and set-up from day one. This cross-functional mission team will own the systems that run our booking process and integrate with existing and new payment providers, reducing friction for our traveller’s when buying activities on GetYourGuide.


  • You will be instrumental in establishing a new team, setting up the development approach
  • Recruit and retain a world-class set of engineers, responsible for the hiring and interview processes
  • Develop and grow highly skilled engineers, create an environment where engineers can thrive and be empowered
  • Work in cross-functional teams solving significant challenges, pro-actively working with Product Managers, Designers or Data Scientists
  • Align individual and team purpose with GetYourGuide’s goals
  • Be a “learn from” person for engineers, and actively support technical innovation
  • Own booking flow and payment systems and processes for our business


  • Positive, pro-active leader who is passionate about the web
  • Ability to be hands-on and actively involved in coding & technical decisions
  • Experience with container based microservices architecture and LAMP stack
  • Technically strong with significant experience with large scale payment provider systems and payment gateways like Ayden, Visa, Mastercard, Amex and Paypal
  • Good understanding of Fraud prevention and associated techniques and practices
  • Experience technology leadership and team coaching
  • Proven ability to recruit, onboard, develop, and retain the best Engineering talent
  • Collaborative, able to guide Engineers and non-Engineers alike towards the best solution
  • Highly effective at prioritizing, scoping, estimating, measuring, and improving software delivery
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Best practices for agile methodologies and project management

We Offer:

  • Work on a product that helps create memorable travel experiences
  • Smart, engaged co-workers
  • Speak English in the office with people from over 50 nationalities
  • Virtual stock options – be part of our success story
  • Quarterly Hackathons and weekly tech talks
  • Annual external training budget – be constantly learning
  • Well stocked kitchen and our famous pizza & beer Friday’s
  • GetYourGuide vouchers and free German lessons
  • Relocation Assistance


Do you have the skills for the job, the enthusiasm about our vision and fit our culture? We’re looking forward to hearing from you! For any further questions regarding this position contact us via

In the meantime, you can check our blog to see what happens behind the scenes at GetYourGuide!

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