Engineering Manager

Engineering - Belgrade, Serbia
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About us

FishingBooker is the world's leading online travel company specialized in fishing. We are one of Southeast Europe's fastest-growing tech companies, enabling easy access to great fishing for anglers everywhere.

We are a looking for an Engineering Manager ready to change the sportfishing industry with us, with a focus on leading our Engineering efforts.

You will be the first dedicated Engineering Manager at FishingBooker, joining our team in Belgrade, Serbia. You will have the freedom and opportunity to directly influence the direction of our high-growth Engineering Organization while it's still early stage. Working directly with the CEO, you will take part in a vibrant startup with proven product-market fit that values strong execution, technology, teamwork and growth.

What you will be responsible for

  • Lead a team of talented software engineers and work closely with Product to deliver value to users.
  • Define technical vision and roadmap while advocating strong engineering principles.
  • Establish processes for collaboration and code quality to help the team operate efficiently.
  • Invest in team members’ career growth as their coach and advocate, helping them advance in their careers.
  • Contribute to engineering-wide initiatives as the first member of FishingBooker's engineering management team.
  • Recruit and hire talented software engineers in collaboration with FishingBooker's People Ops team.
  • Foster team health to create a high-trust and high-performance environment.


  • Fluent or native in English and Serbian.
  • BS, MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • 7+ years of relevant engineering work experience and 3+ hands-on technical management experience.
  • Exceptional coding abilities and experience with architectural patterns of large, high-scale applications.
  • Led operations for high availability production systems.
  • Experience in setting infrastructure roadmaps and product strategy.
  • Excelled at building highly-functional, healthy, inclusive and collaborative teams.
  • Actively coached and mentored team members in their careers.  
  • Track record in partnering with recruiting to build incredible engineering teams.


  • Competitive pay.
  • Subsidized, delicious meals at the office and private health insurance.
  • Company-sponsored books, training, and courses - never stop learning and improving yourself.
  • Complete onboarding process. You will learn all about the company, the ins and outs of the sportfishing industry, and all about the job itself during this time.
  • Top of the line equipment. Each teammate receives a brand new MacBook laptop and top-notch equipment.
  • Company fishing trips. Once a year the company will treat you and your colleagues to a fishing trip!
  • Expat support. We'll be with you every step of the way if you need help with obtaining a visa or work permit as a foreign employee.


Interested in applying?

We want to work with only the best engineers!

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