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Principal Program Manager, Platform as a Product

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Expedia Services organization is the group’s driver of technical strategy and underlying platform, leading data, artificial intelligence, e-commerce, payments, partner experience, developer experience, as well as the company’s conversational and messaging platforms. Our division is where outstanding technical and business people come together to best apply our two decades experience in travel and to invest in scalable solutions. Our global impact ensures that every interaction creates network effects making the experience more valuable for the next traveler, partner, and developer.

Expedia Group is looking for a Senior Program Manager to formulate and lead our execution strategy to exceptional developer experience; one through which we empower our partners to consume, produce, and build exceptional products using the Expedia Group Platform.

Our team conceptualizes, designs, builds foundational capabilities, and sets the standards and processes for our next-generation API, SDK, Developer Hub, and Tools. The timing is great as you would join us at inception and drive multiple initiatives to scale.

Are you interested in having a large impact on our bottom line? If you want to help us transform the travel industry and become the world’s travel platform, we want to speak and explore the possibilities together!

What you’ll do:

  • Be responsible for the roadmap and prioritization. Effectively handle trade-offs between cost, schedule and benefit
  • Define, implement, and simplify processes to improve cross-team execution and delivery
  • Lead proactive identification and mitigation of issues and risks, internally and across organizations
  • Take a whole systems approach to analyze issues and implement comprehensive solutions by ensuring that linkages between structure, people, process and technology are made
  • Work with broader stakeholder groups to ensure connections to overarching strategy and ensure overall prioritization is in line with platform strategy
  • Identify strategic issues and raise questions to help customers explore and understand their wider business challenges in the context of the project/program
  • Design differentiated technical communications (content focus, style, presentation, etc.) for various internal and external consumers
  • Be an evangelist and own communication on technical delivery, vision, strategy and roadmap

Who you are:

  • 10+ years of relevant professional experience
  • Strong Program Management experience designing & executing complex technical programs that require coordination across multiple organizations, technical and product functions, and teams
  • Independent self-starter with organizational and analytical skills, coupled with interpersonal awareness and business insight. Driven by a sense of ownership and desire for continuous improvement
  • Deep technical and analytical skills and the aptitude to quickly identify gaps and risks
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to communicate complex concepts to business partners and executive leadership
  • Strong bias to action. You are able to find a path forward and get things done
  • Passion for excellence in execution and mastery in developing efficient frameworks
  • Innately curious and skilled at zeroing in on the detail and uncovering issues but able to step back and clearly see the big picture

At Expedia Group, we believe in bringing people together and creating an inclusive workplace where everyone belongs and can do their best work. We care about our employees’ safety and well-being, so we’re requiring new hires in the U.S. to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status before their start date as a condition of employment. Expedia Group will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.

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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Employment opportunities and job offers at Expedia Group will always come from Expedia Group’s Talent Acquisition and hiring teams. Never provide sensitive, personal information to someone unless you’re confident who the recipient is. Expedia Group does not extend job offers via email or any other messaging tools to individuals to whom we have not made prior contact. Our email domain is @expediagroup.com. The official website to find and apply for job openings at Expedia Group is lifeatexpediagroup.com/jobs.

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
  • United States - Washington - Seattle

  • Technology

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 08/03/2022

  • ID # R-75626

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