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Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering

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Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering

We are Expedia's Agent Experiences team. Our mission is to build highly-scalable, intuitive experiences that empower our agents to better serve our customers via intelligence-based skills.

Are you passionate about travel, technology, and providing customers with the very best experience? Do you love building creative solutions to tough problems, using state of the art technologies? If so, this opportunity is a great fit for you.

As a Senior Software Engineering Manager, you will play a key role in shaping and executing on an ambitious vision for the future of customer service and support. You will work with a hard-working group of product managers, architects, and engineers to deliver the best possible experience for agents and customers. You will provide technical leadership for a global, dynamic, and growing engineering organization with opportunities to still go deep as we build our next generation agent experiences atop the EG Travel Platform.

What you'll do:

  • You will be responsible for coaching and mentoring an incredible, hardworking team around their goals, delivery, and career development

  • You will foster a healthy and collaborative culture across teams

  • You will build a team of high performing software engineers utilizing your experience recruiting, screening, and interviewing

  • You will ensure your team delivers high-quality solutions on time, with technical integrity and stability, and continuously innovates to improve engineering efficiency

  • You will drive the evolution of design patterns with industry standards and new technologies, to improve productivity, quality, and system performance

  • You will participate in and lead design and architecture reviews, handle production incidents, and perform code reviews

  • You will work closely with teams from engineering, program management, operations, user experience, and product management, to build a roadmap and deliver

Who you are:

  • Minimum of 8 years of hands-on experience in software engineering with global development teams; additional experience leading development teams preferred

  • Master's or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical field; or equivalent professional experience

  • Proven ability to grow, develop, mentor, and empower agile teams, while collaborating with partner and engineering teams

  • Experience delivering production-quality distributed applications in a professional software engineering role

  • Strong experience with Java/Kotlin and/or REACT.js is preferred

  • Additional experience with any of the following HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JSON, NodeJS, RESTful Micro Services, AWS technologies (including ECS, EKS, S3, Lambda), K8s would be relevant as well

  • Ability to comfortably work in a fast-paced, multi-matrix environment, requiring strong oral and written communication skills across, up, and down a global organization

  • Excellent time management, resource management and planning skills, with a demonstrated ability to estimate, schedule, lead, and track multiple concurrent projects. Ability to actively identify upcoming risks, issues, and bottlenecks and resolve issues that sometimes cross departmental boundaries

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

  • 09/22/2022

  • ID # R-76448

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