We believe travel enriches our lives and connects us to each other. Our Expedia Flights team is dedicated to building experiences that help travelers like you go places and makes our world more connected. We are a global team with representation in the United States, We are looking for an engineering leader with a passion for technology & high growth teams. This leader comes from a solid background in building internet scale consumer products and has coached & grown teams in the past. A successful person in this role will be unafraid to start from the customer problem, get into the details, guide teams with architecture & design, own end-toend delivery of product with high quality while working in coordination with Engineers, Product Management, Architects, UX and Operational peers.
This role is for an Engineering Manager with flights team. This team powers the flight shopping and booking experience for millions of travelers across the world. We are always striving to provide the best experience and value for our customers.The Flights platform supports more than 40 million transactions per year. The team openly embraces experimenting with new technologies while keeping a healthy balance between short- and long-term goals. With our microservices architecture in AWS using EC2, S3 and ECS services you will be working on building next generation customer experience using PWA & GraphQL, developing features and services, and pushing the boundaries on platform performance and capabilities.
Responsibilities for this role will span all aspects of product development - design, development, quality, scale, performance, operations in order to deliver the next-generation flights shopping experience for Expedia customers. In addition, you will be responsible for leading the pack of high performing engineers, carving their career growth & mentoring. You will need to be comfortable working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment which consists of highly matrixed, geo-located teams who are partnering with various global technology teams across all of Expedia.
What you’ll do:
You’ll be responsible to grow and shape the incredible, talented & motivated team around their goals, ownership and career
You'll foster a healthy and collaborative culture across teams at multiple locations
You’ll ensure your team delivers high quality & on-time products and continuously innovates to improve engineering efficiency
Drive evolution of standards & design patterns with industry best practices and new technology to enhance productivity, quality, and system performance.
Drive program & system architecture discussions to identify a suitable quality solution to the business requirement.
Work closely with architecture & data platform teams to craft technical principles & strategy
Who you are:
You’ll fit this role if the information below matches your experience:
12+ years of experience, 4+ in technical leadership
Hands-on technologist with experience in Java, Spring, microservices, REST APIs, public cloud services
Ability to comfortably work in a fast paced, often ambiguous and multi-matrix environment
Ability to actively identify upcoming risks, issues, and bottlenecks and resolve issues that sometimes-cross departmental boundaries
Ability to estimate, schedule and manage/track multiple concurrent projects
Strong oral and written communication skills. Excellent time management, resource management and planning skills
Bachelor's degree or higher in a technical field (e.g. computer science, engineering)
Why join us:
Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.
Whether you're applying for a role in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.
If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.
Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.