Sr. Technical Product Manager - eIT at Expedia Group

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Expedia, Inc. is revolutionizing travel through the power of technology, and the eIT (Enterprise IT) team is at the center of that mission. The eIT Systems and Authentication organization is looking for an experienced Technical Product Manager (TPM) to join the team. We build and support the corporate technology foundation that enable Expedians the ability to deliver world-class travel platforms. eIT is committed to building solutions with a core focus on our customers and products, rooted in self-service capabilities and cloud-based technologies. As a TPM you are critical to creating a safe and fun environment for the team to learn and deliver.

Do you have a passion helping to build high functioning organizations and world class infrastructure systems? Do you find it oddly satisfying to execute against technical roadmaps and deliver well executed products to customers to enhance their user experience? If so, we got a role for you!

We work with corporate IT tools for Authentication (AD, Okta, MFA), Server management & automation (DFS, Orchestration, SCCM, File services) and clients (Mac, Win, & Mobile)

You have a keen sense of team dynamics and how to continually tune and improve the team's process to keep things running optimally and improve on execution. This is coupled with an ability to understand the business value behind the work we do and can drive direction based on that value. You have success turning complex requirements into clear but comprehensive technical specifications.

Who You Are:

  • You believe strongly in the idea of servant leadership
  • Work with engineering to identify and articulate solution approach, sizing, and timeline for meeting product requirements that are specified by Product Management
  • Works with Product Management and the Technical teams to defines story level acceptance criteria
  • Creates the shortest possible feedback loop and adjusts the agile process accordingly
  • Responsible for ensuring engineering testing is complete and story level acceptance criteria is met
  • Partners with Product Manager on backlog prioritization & makes tradeoff decisions in product scope, features, timeline changes. Decides what will be done and what will NOT be done in the sprint
  • Partners with Product Manager and Product/Tech Owner to coordinate deliverable schedule and timeline for product delivery, including coordinating product demonstrations with partners
  • Responsible for transforming business requirements into technical requirements (stories), and story prioritization
  • Ensures tech teams understand product vision as they design solutions

What You'll Do:

  • You are the culmination of the above with the ability to work cross functionally with multiple teams to drive towards desired outcomes. You can help distill complex work into manageable bodies of work. You believe that the most effective teams own their own destiny and are empowered to accomplish their goals.
  • You will excel at coaching, guiding, suggesting, and supporting the teams to achive their goals
  • You are a natural leader at facilitating planning, retrospectives, and other meetings necessary to keep the team in sync
  • You operate as a focus that allows collaboration with partner teams to identify future needs and prioritize development and delivery
  • You have a strong record of developing a disciplined approach to improving team abilities and efficiency
  • You will identify the metrics that matter and use them to drive team progress
  • You are quick to actively identify and resolve potential roadblocks

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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