Senior Technical Product Manager, Meta API and Customer Experience at Expedia Group

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Expedia

The Expedia Global Meta Search team is seeking a creative Technical Product Manager to play a pivotal role in launching and optimizing strategic, high-profile online marketing partnerships globally.

In this role you will shape and implement web service features to drive customer acquisition by optimizing key Expedia branded placements on Meta search partner sites (such as TripAdvisor). You will be responsible for a portfolio of initiatives that shape the customer experience on our partner site as well as own the Meta customers' journey within the Expedia ecosystem. You will work with account managers, product management, business partners, engineering teams, and leadership teams across the organization to ensure timely project delivery.

As someone who loves to look beyond the status quo, you will be in tune with team dynamics and constantly work to improve the processes and decision structures used by the team. You will use agile methodologies to plan ahead, understand and communicate priorities clearly and work closely with product owners, engineers and partners to distill product ideas down into shippable user stories.

What you will do

  • Drive product development and project schedules from design to release, make appropriate decisions to optimize revenue outcomes, and market roll out
  • Conduct ad-hoc data analysis and modeling for investigation and quantification of business impact
  • Work with product engineers and software teams to define product features
  • Formulate and test hypothesis to solve business problems. Conduct research and analysis to support strategic business decisions
  • Analyze large datasets using SQL, Excel, and statistical tools to derive business metrics
  • Plan, execute, and monitor various scenarios through an objective and systematic approach to optimize partner interaction
  • Support programs post-launch responding to internal and external issues while actively seeking areas of improvement to ensure all operational and business requirements are maintained

Who you are

  • You are an enthusiastic TPM who loves to identify problems deeply and rally a team to tackle it
  • You love to distil complex ideas, technologies into clear deliverables and can communicate these through confluence, slack, email etc.
  • You have a keen sense for the right level of detail at the right time
  • You love to lead key team activities such as planning sessions, retrospectives, demos, standups and regular project communications
  • You have experience in helping build large, scalable software systems with complex delivery needs
  • You are comfortable working in a fast paced team with several senior engineers and product managers and can help the team plan and execute despite gaps in your own or your team's knowledge

What is required

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Business Administration, MBA preferred
  • Minimum 6 years of relevant work experience with post grad degree
  • 6+ years’ work experience in technology and/or analytics
  • Foundational statistics experience (e.g. t-tests, distributions)
  • Affinity for writing and working with complex queries in SQL/Hadoop
  • Shown success working cross-functionally

Why Join Us

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. As the world's travel platform, we're 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 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®.

Expedia is committed to creating a versatile 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.

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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • AWSLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • CakePHPFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
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    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • DB2Databases
    • HBaseDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases

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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