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Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering

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Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering

Are you a self-motivated engineering leader? Do you love to innovate? Do you believe in delivering a great customer experience? We are seeking an experienced, motivated Senior Manager for Software Development Engineering to join our travel technology group's checkout experience team. Based in Seattle, WA, you'll lead a North America-based engineering team, providing both technical leadership and people management.

As a Senior Manager on our team, your role focuses on efficiently delivering our product roadmap. Collaborating with product managers, architects, and engineers, you'll enhance the traveler experience. This position involves leading a diverse, multifaceted engineering organization and contributing to evolving software development methodologies. Your innovative ideas are welcome as we continuously strive for improvement.

What you'll do:

  • Anticipate and recognize bottlenecks in work processes between teams and makes suggestions for ongoing improvement

  • Develop product phase-out planning in line with the product roadmap

  • Partner with the business to have a clear understanding of how the technology stack is tied to business outcomes and our bottom line

  • Act as a spokesperson for software design standard methodologies - researching and recommending frameworks and architectural/code design patterns

  • Coach and mentor an incredible, hardworking team around their goals, delivery, and career development

  • Build a diverse team of robust software engineers utilizing your experience recruiting, screening, and interviewing

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

  • Drive the evolution of design patterns with industry standards and new technologies, to improve quality and system performance

  • Participate in and lead design and architecture reviews, handle production incidents and perform code reviews

  • Bridge the gap in discussions between technology and non-technology personnel

  • Report on team status dedicatedly and listen for suggestions to improve lagging project work

  • Review the skill and expertise requirements to accomplish team goals and identify staffing and talent resources to fill project roles

Who you are:

  • MS/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent professional experience

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience leading development teams, combined with a minimum of 8+ years of hands-on experience in software engineering

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

  • Recruited 5+ engineers into own team

  • Performance led at least 3 individual contributors

  • Led individuals across different locations

  • Experience delivering production-quality high-scale web applications in a professional software engineering role

  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structure, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

  • Strong experience with Object Oriented coding (e.g., Java, Kotlin), AWS technologies, client / server architecture, etc

  • Ability to comfortably work in a fast-paced environment, requiring strong oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent time management, resource management, and planning skills, with an ability to estimate, schedule, lead, and supervise multiple concurrent projects

  • Ability to actively identify upcoming risks, issues, and bottlenecks and resolve issues that sometimes cross departmental boundaries

The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $184,500.00 to $258,000.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $295,000.00, 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

  • 08/29/2023

  • ID # R-83618

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