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Director, Software Development Engineering

Director, Software Development Engineering

At Expedia Group, our purpose is to bring the world within reach for every traveler. If you seek a collaborative, rewarding, and exciting environment and are passionate about our customers' experience, you will love the InsurTech team! The team offers innovative, personalized, and intelligent insurance and assurance products and experiences. This helps us provide confidence to book, peace of mind, and protection when the unexpected happens for our travelers globally.

We're looking for a technology leader to play a pivotal role in driving our technology strategy and roadmap by building motivated and engaged engineering teams across geographies. Your deep understanding of the technology stack will accelerate near and long-term performance by guiding our platform strategy.

What you will do:

  • Lead, grow, and develop an existing solid team through effective mentoring, hiring, coaching, succession planning, and retention strategies

  • Lead the team to deliver on our strategy and architecture, while influencing the future direction

  • You will manage and own the product development lifecycle to reduce time to market, improve product quality and ensure product success

  • Champion engineering and operational excellence, establishing metrics, standards, and processes for regular assessment and improvement

  • Support team members in their own areas of responsibility including but not limited to technology selection, contract definition, execution planning, and team management

  • Build a positive work environment based on accountability and inclusiveness, in partnership with peers on the leadership team

  • Build an excellent customer experience, setting a higher standard on functionality, usability, and simplicity

  • Define objectives, key results, and key performance indicators, and be accountable for tracking against them

  • Proven experience working and partnering with Product, Design, program, data analysts, and business team members to drive business results

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Built and operated cloud-based (AWS preferred) highly available, distributed, and scalable online transactional platforms

  • Developed commercial products in programming languages like Java, Scala, and Kotlin

  • Developed database technology for both NoSQL and Relational databases

  • Hands-on with development using web and service protocols such as REST, gRPC and GraphQL

  • Built and led teams and grew manager and individual contributors to deliver business results for 5 years

  • Took care of ambiguity and led others through untrodden paths to pursue outcomes

  • Worked well across divisional boundaries to build partnerships

About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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  • Jordan - Amman

  • Technology

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 05/12/2022

  • ID # R-67643

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