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Senior Manager, Architecture Governance

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At Expedia Group, Enterprise Platforms & Infrastructure Architecture is a team at the center of everything Expedia Group does. We not only provide enterprise architecture services to critical, core technology and enterprise support functions, but also partner with the business to consult on and provide assurance that everything Expedia Group does is world class.

Are you a seasoned leader in program management or enterprise governance? Someone who is looking to establish a team that will empower Expedia Group to go after what’s next? As a Sr. Manager within Architecture Consulting & Assurance, you will be working to build a team of individuals who will be accountable for ensuring that all Standards are developed in a consistent way, that teams are aware of and understand how to be successful against those Standards, and work with subject matter experts across Expedia Group to ensure Standards are always relevant and actionable. This organization will also be accountable for helping to identify and track to closure any risks or non-compliance related to Standards through ensuring risks are appropriately tracked, the business has visibility into said risks, and has the tools and resources to resolve risk or non-compliance.

What you’ll do:

Architecture Governanceleadership & program management

  • You will lead large EG wide architecture governanceinitiatives while delivering value incrementally by operating in an agile, rapidenterprise environment

  • Youwill define what architecture standards mean in the context of the business

  • You will operate effectively within the organization's formal and informal structures by building relationships across departments and understanding the roles and perspectives of diverse partner and stakeholder groups

  • You will work across team boundaries with multiple product and program managers to appropriately prioritize work to align with Architecture Consulting & Assurance initiatives and goals

  • You will communicate across various levels of the organizationto influence partners and Senior Leaders with audience appropriate messages about non-compliance gaps, risks and other relevant information.

  • You will actively identify and drive resolution on cross-team issues, scope changes, resource constraints, and other impediments

  • You will evaluate the full complement of team talent, identify gaps and implement action plans to fill gaps and drive achievement of goals.

  • You will craft the culture of yourteam by building team rituals, processes and practices that build strong team bonds and an open trusting environment where diverse viewpoints, opinions, and approaches and candid conversations and critiques can happen.

  • You will actively buildspace for feedback and contribution from the team to improve teamculture and practice.

  • You will mentor Individual Contributors and Managers by providing advice and recommendations based on own experience.

  • You will prioritize team morale and productivity, celebrating team accomplishments.

Product strategy management

  • You will continually build knowledge about our Enterprise Platform & Infrastructure Architectureproducts, capabilities, usage, and future partner & stakeholder needs

  • You will craft solutions that empower our business to scale and adapt by partnering with Architecture Consulting & Assurance architects, key stakeholders,and business partners to solve problems

  • You will work with product managers to plan and develop products that support your business needs as well as the needs of stakeholders & partners

  • You will work with product managers to acquire resources needed to reach individual and team goals.

Who you are:

Software Product Strategy & Program Management

  • Experience owning or influencing product strategy & vision, roadmaps, and backlog prioritization

  • Proven ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage trade-offs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners.

  • Experience utilizing Agile, Waterfall, and hybrid methodologies

Leadership / Interpersonal / Communication

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver results by working across subject areas and organizational boundaries

  • Excellent influencing and relationship building skills as well as experience working with senior management

  • Experience working cross-culturally and leading cross-functionally, and ability to adapt personal style to different environments

Problem Solving / Structuring / Analytical Abilities

  • Strong strategic and critical thinking skills; ability to see the “big picture” while also diving into details when needed

  • Creative decision maker who can work independently and apply quantitative rigor to analyses and tradeoff decisions

  • Strong program planning skills with experience structuring large initiatives in effective and meaningful ways

  • Understands functional metrics and approaches new insights strategically, considering impacts to the wider business strategy.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent

  • 7+ years of related experience in a world-class consulting firm, technology platform product management and/or large strategic program management

  • Experience withregulations, standards, and frameworks such as PCI-DSS, SOX, GDPR, ISO 27001/2, NIST CSF and SOC 2

  • Experience with enterprise architecture, cloud technology, security, compliance, employee tech, networking, and/or infrastructure, in an e-commerce environment, is a plus

  • Experience with SABSA or TOGAF is a plus

The total cash range for this position in Austin is $161,500 to $226,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $258,500, 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 $161,500.00 to $226,000.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $258,500.00, 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 - Texas - Austin

  • Technology

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 01/03/2023

  • ID # R-78622-1

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