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Program Director, Developer Experience & Runtime Platform

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Program Director, Developer Experience & Runtime Platform

Expedia Group is seeking a Director, Program Management for the Expedia Group Developer Experience (EGDX) group within the Product & Technology Division. EGDX is responsible for the products, tools and support for our Developer community. This position reports to the VP of EGDX and will lead a team of Technical Program Managers focused on enabling deliver of the EGDX portfolio.

The person in the role will be a key member of the leadership team and act as the thought partner, drive the key initiatives that set up the organization for scale, agility, and high performance; drive consistency; bring alignment for execution and clarity of roles in the execution plans. They will also lead the strategic project development and implementation, internal communications, and operational initiatives for the organization.

At Expedia Group, our mission is to power global travel for everyone, everywhere. As a Director of Program Management, you will partner with a multidisciplinary team of business process and planning experts across Engineering, and Business Operations to execute against a roadmap that prioritizes amazing developer experiences. And you will raise the bar for planning, assessment of metrics, and inspirational leadership in ways that uplift our planning processes and elevate our capability within the company.

What you'll do:

  • Lead a team of Technical Program Managers, providing leadership and guidance

  • Drive annual and quarterly strategic planning and resource forecast that is aligned with the strategic goals - Ensure that priority projects are appropriately resourced, driving trade off decisions occur as necessary

  • Drive orchestration of workstreams and initiatives, coordinating with product lines to ensure consistency in execution

  • Partner with leaders to ensure alignment across the organization on overall strategic goals, standards, OKRs, and KPIS for each planning cycle

  • Lead cross functional initiatives that sets the organization for scale, agility, and high performance

  • Manage leadership communications within the organization

  • Drive rhythm of business together with business operating teams (e.g., fireside chat, all hands, Q&A, townhall, TechOps review, offsites etc.)

  • Identify gaps in efficiencies, opportunities for optimization and execute on solutions with the leadership team

  • Act as the delegate for the VP on directed initiatives

Who you are:

  • 10 + years of experience in strategic planning and prioritization, program management (agile) and headcount management, or related capability

  • Bachelor’s or Master's in business management or a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Outstanding communication and organizing skills, both written and verbal

  • Able to engender trust; Strong team-building, analytical, collaboration, and motivation

  • Advanced abilities to “connect the dots”

  • A people-oriented team-player who builds allyship across Expedia Group, has the enthusiasm and passion to engage own team and wider organization

  • Able to work independently and take the initiative to and solve tough problems

  • Is a leader that drives clarity and executes on ambiguous problems

  • Extremely proactive, self-directed and takes initiative without explicit direction


The total cash range for this position in Austin is $207,500 to $290,500. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $332,000, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $207,500.00 to $290,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $332,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.

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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  • United States - Washington - Seattle

  • Technology

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 11/19/2023

  • ID # R-84584

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