Professional skills

Distributed systems
Microservice experience
Mobile development
Technical leadership

Personal skills

Mentoring/coaching skills technical leadership define roadmap design new features planning/execution of delivery

Even better…

Technical leadership
Coaching/mentoring mindset
Experience in Scale
open minded
Microservice experience

Job description

  • Work closely with senior management to establish project aims, objectives and requirements and communicate direction and progress.
  • Ensure that the user needs are at the forefront when building creative and robust products.
  • Work closely with engineers and product managers, providing technical leadership to define the roadmap and deliver new features to the market.
  • Monitor your squad’s progress

Ideal candidate

Not afraid to fail Product mindset Open for new ideas Leading by example Data Driven Empower people


No qualification required

Language skills

Excellent command in spoken and written

Office address

Budapest, Károly krt. 6, 1052 Hungary

Work schedule

Core time
9 - 17
You can start at


  • Cafeteria
  • Coaching
  • Free beverages
  • Free breakfast
  • Free coffee
  • Free snacks
  • In-house trainings
  • Notebook
  • Private health insurance
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Team building programs
  • Travel cost reimbursement


  • Lead,coach and mentor a squad of Mobile developers
  • Design and development of systems
  • Managing and developing people

Technologies and tools

Objective-C, Swift, Java, Kotlin Python, JavaScript, Spark, Kafka, AWS, Docker

How we work

Skyscanner operates in a Tribes and Squads model and we have built an engineering culture where there is a high level of trust, autonomy and transparency. Our engineers work in autonomous squads where they can create their own backlog, ship code whenever they want and don’t have dependencies in order to deliver to the traveller.

What you will learn

  • Operate in scale
  • Work is Squads and Tribes
  • Work with distributed teams
  • Make an impact in end users
  • Product mindset


Mac computers, lively office space, Internal/external development tools

Our product

Travel joy. It's what we're all about.

Skyscanner is a leading global travel search site and app, a place where people are inspired to plan and book direct from millions of travel options at the best prices.

Our mission

Our people. Their passion.

We all live in a perpetual state of wanderlust, with difference and distance coming together to create a tonic for the soul. Putting travellers at the heart of everything we do, at Skyscanner we're obsessed with turning their travel dreams into reality. And we’re only 1% done! We bring great minds together to make the hard stuff easy.

What would I miss if I left?

Zsuzsanna Petrik-Jelentős
			    									- Office Manager
I would really miss our team, the supportive and fun environment, the lunches together and the great parties (the legend Cocktail Flow party). XoXo ;)
Zsuzsanna Petrik-Jelentős , Office Manager

Office photo

Skyscanner - Office photo  - Budapest, Károly krt. 6, 1052 Hungary

Team video

Skyscanner - Team video

What makes our product special

Autonomy and transparency Working at scale Big on personal development Building features from scratch Employees set up for success Developing kickass tooling 80 million users a month

Our story

  1. 2003.01.01

    Skyscanner Launched

  2. 2005.01.01

    Expands across Europe with foreign site launches

  3. 2011.01.01

    First app release

  4. 2013.01.01

    Singapore/Miami/Bejing office opened

  5. 2014.01.01

    Skyscanner acquired Distinction and opened an office in Budapest

  6. 2016.01.01

    Flight, hotel and car hire apps combine app

  7. 2018.01.01

    Skyscanner announces acquisition by leading Chinese OTA, Ctrip

How can the employees affect the company’s life?

We are proud of what we do and the way we go about it, so it’s really important that we nurture our company culture: challenge, autonomy, development, reward and a healthy work/life balance.

Favourite thing in the office

Skyscanner - Favourite thing in the office  - Budapest, Károly krt. 6, 1052 Hungary

Trainings and workshops

We are supported to do internal trainings through Skyscanner University, as well as visiting external events, courses, conferences. We have a group of Agile coaches and Lean ambassadors.

Lightning round

Mac or PC
Star Wars or Ben Hur?
Star Wars
Ties or shorts?

Our clients

Skyscanner - Our clients
Skyscanner - Our clients
Skyscanner - Our clients
Skyscanner - Our clients
Skyscanner - Our clients

Why we love our office

The kitchen area with the beautiful pixel wall

What I love about this office is that we are the office – that’s why it looks like how it looks like

Dogs in the office

Free food and drinks

I love the coworkers in the office, everyone is so friendly and caring ;)

I love that we are democratic & collaborative in the design of our office environment and our office life.

Peanuts as meeting point


Product video

Skyscanner - Product video

Which celebrity would your company be?

Keanu Reeves

Keanu Reeves


Personal qualities we appreciate

Honesty, Humbleness, Open-minded, Positivity, Inclusivity, Creativity, Pushing the barriers, Team player, Fun

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