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Head of Engineering

Girona, Catalunya [Cataluña], Spain€76,000 - €110,000 per yearTech

Job description

As a Head of Engineering at Sunweb Group you play a key role in our journey towards becoming the leading Digital Holiday Expert. Together with the Tech Leadership team, you translate the business growth strategy into an ambitious and forward-looking Tech roadmap.

Your Impact

  • Create an efficient and effective Tech delivery organization to enable and accelerate our strategy execution and ensure operational excellence
  • Continuous delivery of Tech products to increase our customer, partner and employee experience while safeguarding the architectural blueprint
  • Enable a continuous improvement mindset through target-driven conversations
  • Ensure availability of end-to-end resources (capabilities, budget, process improvement and external support) to realize our strategic ambitions
  • Strengthen the software development delivery life cycle and ensure our solutions are effective, scalable and up-to-date
  • Drive our Agile and Lean transformation to improve efficiency in the delivery
  • Create a high-performance Tech organization. You have 4-5 Team Leads reporting to you, and ∼ 40 engineers as indirect reports

Why join our journey?

  • Yearly gross salary between € 76.000,00 and € 110.000,00 (divided in 14 pays)
  • Attractive discount (up to 20%) when booking our brand’s accommodations for you, your friends and your family
  • As an international organization, we support a hybrid way of working
  • Enjoy 23 days of holidays based on full-time employment
  • Receive a travel allowance (0,21€ per km) or a work from home allowance (3€ per day)
  • We value a safe and healthy home workplace; therefore, you can order office furniture and IT items
  • Travel to our offices in Rotterdam, Antwerp, Paris, Copenhagen or Stockholm

Job requirements

What skills will bring you to the top?

  • Proven track record in transforming business strategy into a technical roadmap
  • Intrinsic drive to manage and develop Tech teams (+25 FTEs)
  • Able to promote change and build bridges between diverse stakeholders
  • In-depth knowledge of the agile framework & DevOps
  • Experience within a dynamic and fast-growing commercial environment
  • Resilient and able to deal with ambiguity, as change is our constant factor
  • You are a good communicator in Catalan/Spanish

Let us introduce Sunweb Group
Sunweb Group is a fast-growing online travel company that aims to become the leading digital holiday expert. We like to flip the standards into something more unexpected. Just like we would when we are on holiday. Holiday is the mode in which you break routines, explore new horizons and do things differently. That’s the Sunweb Group state of mind. Our colleagues work in different hubs around Europe and are self-driven entrepreneurs, who strive for the best customer experience while having fun.

Ready for departure?
Do you want to become part of our team as a Head of Engineering? Click on “Apply”. Questions? Feel free to reach out to Carla Garcia, our Tech Talent Acquisition Specialist, via phone (+31 625 63 05 50) or email ( We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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Sunweb Group is an equal opportunity employer, which means we do not discriminate in any way. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive and safe environment for all employees.




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