Product Manager II at Expedia Group

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Expedia

Expedia is a leader in using technology to drive business results, and that's where we come in. Our mission in DSP is to make access to data undeniably easy through technology and solutions that unleash the creativity of our people to unlock the power of the world’s best travel platform.

Our products are used by engineers, analysts and data scientists to process data in real-time, powering algorithms, deliver complex analytics, and helping our customers find their dream holiday or trip. Add to that our integrated, value-led partner approach and we’re able to bring forward solutions that drive decisions faster and innovation further, keeping Expedia at the forefront of technology and travel.

Join our team and help us create an exciting set of products and services for data at the center of Expedia Group's global travel platform. We're building and running a next generation, multi-tenant managed data platform and services to scale with the business and unlock value from data for applications, algorithms and analytics.

Summary:

Are you passionate about solving problems with data and delivering the technology needed to drive a multi-billion dollar travel platform? Do you want to set the course for a petabyte scale global data platform impacting billions of dollars of revenue?

Are you a strong product leader who can work at the intersection of business and engineering, and bring deep domain knowledge to solve some of the most challenging problems in the data space? Does working with some of the best minds in large scale data streaming, storage, distributed data processing and analytic systems sound exciting?

As a product manager, you will drive value end to end customer experiences in our hybrid data platform across Expedia Group (EG). You will be responsible for driving all phases of product initiatives and building solid collaborative relationships across the organization. You should be able to clearly communicate issues, ideas and concepts both verbally and in written form between business and technical parties. You will work on our hybrid Data Platform consisting of Teradata, Hadoop, streaming services like Kafka, Informatica, BI tools, and operational support. You will handle enterprise level infrastructure and support teams across EG through migrations, upgrades and our evolving hybrid data ecosystem. You will own a cohesive product vision, strategy, and roadmap. You will execute and deliver your product vision – make solving complex data challenges look easy and delivering measurable value to the business.

What you'll do:

  • You will work across product, engineering and customer teams in an agile environment to deliver products to market.

  • You'll evangelize and articulate the value of the product, inspiring the team with a solid sense of purpose and inspiring customers with our completeness of vision.

  • You'll capture, measure and ensure solid value realization by working directly with customers using our products to solve real business problems.

  • You’ll collaborate with the development teams as the voice of the customer, working closely with business and technology teams to prioritize and schedule enhancements and fixes to existing functionality.

  • You’ll liaise between all business owners to ensure clear communication and understanding of product offerings and upcoming changes.

  • You’ll create user stories to solve customer problems.

  • You’ll handle trade-offs between cost, schedule, and business benefit, and ensure successful delivery of set features to production that meet both internal and external customer needs.

  • You'll orchestrate high quality roadmaps for your product, drive alignment of priorities, manage dependencies and focus delivery across the platform.

  • You’ll drive the overall product development process, including ceremonies, artifacts documentation and product messaging.

  • You’ll exhibit a sense of ownership for the success of your product.

Who you are:

  • Experienced: You have 3-5 years product management experience in a global platform and/or distributed systems environment.

  • Bringing Clarity: You have shown success, identifying and understanding customer needs in new or ambiguous problem spaces.

  • Excellent Communicator: Great verbal/written communication and storytelling skills to articulate technical products to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Expectation Setting: Ability to manage expectations of business partners while maintaining productive relationships.

  • Customer Centric: You carry a strong empathy for the user, built up by previous experience interacting directly with customers.

  • Motivated: You are a self-starter with demonstrated strengths managing products in complex, multi-project delivery environments.

  • Technical: You have familiarity with common data warehousing, Big Data services and visual analytics tools.

  • Cloud experience: Experience delivering products in hybrid cloud platform and managed services environments (AWS, GCP, Azure) a plus.

  • Analytical: You are well versed in using data to make decisions, set success metrics, and share results.

  • Education: BS, BA or equivalent work experience.

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 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.

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®.

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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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