Manager, Software Development Engineering
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Manager, Software Development Engineering
Are you keen to make an impact to business in the OTA space using cutting edge technology? As an Engineering Manager at Expedia Group within the Content Property Organization, you will have the opportunity to lead a talented Engineering team that works on an exciting range of technologies and platforms that powers Expedia Groups multiple brand sites.
Such as Expedia.com, Hotels.com and Vrbo.com as well as Partners and services across the globe. You will be expected to lead the efforts to build on the existing platform and deliver scalable, end-to-end solutions using a variety technology stacks. Content Property Organization is focused on building the Property domain and traveler experience for lodging shopping experience. We believe in the philosophy that the key to successful delivery is building high performing talented teams that have opportunity to grow build trust and the required skillset that enables them to pick up any challenge head on.
You will be leading a team consisting of 7-8 Engineers. You'll frequently partner with other EM's and tech leads to help build and sustain a healthy and high performing Engineering community.
The team’s current focus for the next few quarters is building and enhancing the Travelers shopping experience for Lodging including Hotel and Vacation Rentals on the EG platform, directly contributing & making an impact to the customer and driving revenue in terms of bookings.
What you'll do:
Act as a spokesperson for software design standard methodologies - researching and recommending frameworks and architectural/code design patterns
Identify areas of improvements within the code and suggest solutions
Advocate for operational excellence (such as unit testing, establishing SLAs, programming for resiliency and scalability)
Have broad knowledge of the entire product and in EG's languages, frameworks, cloud services, toolkits, methodologies enabling you can help with any component, or type of issues
Remain informed on latest in technology. Examine inefficiencies in the existing stack operation and encourage engineers to improve them
Bridge the gap in discussions between technology and non-technology personnel. Report on team status faithfully and listen for suggestions to improve lagging project work
Review the skill and expertise requirements to accomplish team objectives and identify staffing and talent resources to fill project roles
Develop product phase-out planning in line with the product roadmap
Determine different phase milestones and priorities in association with product management peers
Anticipate and recognize bottlenecks in work processes between teams and makes suggestions for ongoing improvement
Lead implementation teams and ensures the execution of new insights or approaches
Coordinate with team to define the measures of success for process improvements
Engage outside of direct organization and collaborate with peers across a senior level organization
Convey the right information to the correct parties to ensure that proposals for improvements are given the proper consideration and technical issues are resolved in a timely manner
Contribute to product development by identifying industry change, listen to customer needs, capture feedback and communicate that feedback to the business
Guide employees in the development of team and individual goals, providing regular and specific feedback, and assessing individual and team performance
Mentor employees by providing advice and recommendations based on your own experience and takeaways. Share your domain and industry knowledge between multi-functional teams
Evaluate the full complement of team talent, identify gaps, and implement action plans to fill gaps and drive achievement of goals
Who you are:
Leading (formally) least at 3 multi-quarter projects and having participated in peer’s performance evaluations by providing technical assessment and feedback
Strong technical acumen which allows you to be responsible for the technical domain; identify strengths and weaknesses among languages and select among available technology to implement and solve for need
Understand when and how to reward and recognize team members
Act as a mentor for individual contributors on a team
Defined team goals and how they fit a business need - working as an enabler for the team to then meet these goals
Delivered solutions to business problems at the project level
Collaborating closely with the product team you have delivered a product roadmap
Knowledge of backend services and front-end applications (web technology), demonstrated using common API standards, patterns, front-end architecture and data flows.
Deep understanding of JVM-based technologies preferred (Kotlin or Java)
Solid experience in cloud platform services and architecture e.g. AWS
Full knowledge of continuous deployment and integration cycles
Experience with agile development methodologies including Scrum and Kanban, and you'll thrive working in an agile environment
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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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India - Bangalore
ID # R-75050
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