Digital Engineering Manager (Mobile Apps)

Digital Engineering Manager (Mobile Apps)

Wizz Air

Budapest, Hungary

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.

Responsibilities include:


  • 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.


  • 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.


  • 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


  • 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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