Manager, Product Management at Expedia Group

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Are you a Product Manager craving an opportunity to have an impact on millions of customers across travel industry? Do you enjoy identifying customer challenges and solving complex problems? Can you communicate your ideas to a diverse set of audience? Are you passionate about data? Want to use data, “big” or otherwise, to power actions and results? Do you want to become an integral part of a creative and growing team that builds Data Product & Platform solutions with speed and state of the art technologies. ? If so, then you will love Expedia Data Products and Platforms (DP2) team. On this team, change is frequent, adaptability is essential and results are measurable and rewarding.

We are looking for a dynamic, analytical, and creative Manager, Product Management to oversee a team of product managers focused in building data products used to power marketing, customer acquisition, and demand/supply performance. In this role, you will help oversee a team that builds and shapes the data product strategy, prioritization, and roadmap by deeply understanding our internal consumer needs as well as the external market. You will work with a dedicated engineering team tasked with building and maintaining elite data, tools, and platforms for the Flagship brand of Expedia. You’ll be empowered to innovate, build and measure the effectiveness of your data products & product management practices. This role is inherently cross-functional – you’ll work closely with counterparts in analytics, data science, product, engineering, operations, program management, and strategy to collect ideas and insights for your product portfolio. You will own crafting business cases, socializing priorities, and maintaining agile artifacts.

Responsibilities

You will...

  • lead a team of product managers with passion for coaching, mentoring and building high performance teams.
  • partner with leadership team to shape long-term strategy and evangelize that vision within the organization.
  • develop product managers on the team, helping them advance in their careers and sharpen their skills.
  • create & define the product management practices and influence teams to drive adoption & gain alignment.
  • work with engineering, analytics, and data science teams to capture ideas & opportunities and shape them into product roadmap.
  • solicit and consolidate product feedback to help in the prioritization of engineering effort.
  • facilitate trade-off decisions between investment, schedule and value.
  • take ownership over risk mitigation and creatively solve problems as they arise.
  • generate a deep knowledge of existing data & tool capabilities across the data landscape and the organization – for efficient solution design & technical support.
  • write clear, concise and accurate functional and technical requirements.
  • take Product Quality to heart - steering bug investigations, root cause analysis, follow-ups.
  • promote thinking about the why and what of new features and products.
  • build collaborative relationships between engineering, product partners and consumers.
  • support the product owner, outlining and devising technical roadmap and providing regular product updates.
  • create and have ownership of the product documentation, lead user training and provide ongoing support for your suite of data products to improve onboarding experience.
Applicant Key Skills
  • Proven success in leading and influencing a Product-driven organization.
  • Effective leadership and mentoring skills and an ability to successfully define, develop, and scale product teams.
  • Experience in shaping usecases into product vision with strong knowledge of market.
  • Experience in managing complex dependencies, trade-off decisions, and supporting user onboarding.
  • Experience with Agile development lifecycle methodologies.
  • Effective communication and the ability to explain technical details and challenges to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Knowledge SQL & Data analysis would be a plus.
  • Knowledge of Online Marketing, an advantage, or willingness and ability to learn quickly.
  • MS/BS degree in Computer Science, related technical field, or equivalent work experience.
Skills You'll Use Every Day
  • Detail driven - a drive to understand details and perform thorough market research.
  • Problem solver - strong problem solving skills and ability to logically analyse complex requirements, processes and systems to put solutions in place.
  • Self-starter - able to manage your own workload daily, and own and lead investigations and design from start to completion.
  • Good communicator - able to clearly communicate priorities & dependencies and influence across cross functional teams.
  • Collaboration - able to work with others to get the job done
  • Organization - comfortable dealing with uncertainty by creating structure and prioritizing effectively. Ability to handle complexity and several technical projects simultaneously

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 to tools to do so.

Whether you're applying to work 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.

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®.

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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, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Location

Our new Seattle campus in Interbay is on the beach with sweeping views of the Puget Sound and Cascades.

An Insider's view of Expedia Group

What's something quirky about your company?

Everyone is obsessed with travel…Really! No matter who you are working with or run into in the halls you somehow always land on travel, where you have been, where you want to go or what is the next trip you are planning. Talk about a company with passion!

Laura

Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

In today's world, when you travel, you need things at your fingertips! Imagine you pull up your phone, click a few buttons, type some messages and get the answers to your travel needs quickly. That's what my team and I do - we give customers a rich experience to chat with a virtual assistant on any device and solve their travel problems right away!

Urja

Sr Technology Lead

What makes someone successful on your team?

Accept whatever starting point you have and creatively work with it to organically take a feature area, the team’s culture, and cross-org relationships to the next level. Don’t just take at face value your instructions, but turn every stone to solve user problems with joy and passion. The resulting impact is a sure sign of success.

Lawrence

Senior Technical Program Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

What got you here today, will not get you there tomorrow. I believe this applies both organizationally and professionally; in order to maintain success, you must continuously evolve, challenge yourself, and take learnings from your mistakes.

Nicholas

Sr. Director, Finance

What are Expedia Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Day of Caring Volunteer Hours match
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Check out our employee resource groups here: https://www.expediagroup.com/about/diversity-inclusion/
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We believe everyone deserves - NEEDS - time away from the office and we encourage employees to take advantage of their paid time off. We offer travel discounts to make it even easier to get out and see the world.

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