Sr. Program Manager at Expedia Group

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    Senior Technical Product Manager


    The Expedia Tagging and Taxonomy Team is seeking a creative, intellectually curious, motivated Technical Product Manager. Tagging and Taxonomy are foundational technical components of Expedia Marketing infrastructure that allow both detailed measurement of marketing campaigns and large-scale data gathering to occur across all Expedia Marketing channels. These tools allow Expedia to efficiently find new customers – Search Engine Marketing, Metasearch, Affiliate relationships, etc. We process huge data sets and output this data for both real-time purposes (i.e., tailoring our website) and for analytics purposes.


    You will own and drive the life cycle of new features from high-level concept to design to operational delivery and beyond. You will be responsible for coordinating business and technical components to ensure delivery of high-quality products on time, working directly with a hardworking team of product owners, developers, and marketers who are responsible for building applications and services for the world's largest travel agency. If you love state of the art technologies with cutting-edge development practices, in an agile environment, we want to speak with you!


    What you'll do:

    • Turn high-level project objectives into a comprehensive set of tasks by leading intensive, multi-discipline, organizing sessions

    • Collaborate with software engineers to identify feature details and elaborate in detail tasks

    • Handle trade-offs effectively between cost/schedule versus business benefit

    • Work with developers, testers, other technology teams, and operations during implementation. Facilitate release of features to production and coordinate problem resolution once the new feature has gone live

    • Clearly communicate project updates, risks, and issues to partners and senior management

    • Understand and actively advance standard methodologies (e.g. Agile/Scrum, Continuous Delivery)

    • Encourage common goals, and get results across teams


    Who you are:

    • Technical degree and 5+ years in a project management, product management, or program management role, in a technical capacity

    • High degree of proficiency with project management including issue and risk identification and management, tracking dependencies and project achievements, and communication of overall status

    • Experience with large scale, sophisticated, multi-tier web applications

    • Experience with Cloud Computing (i.e., AWS )

    • Ability to creatively solve difficult business/technology problems

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and projects at a time, prioritize workload effectively, and thrive in a dynamic and complex environment

    • Strong business insight

    • Experience with the full SDLC and shipping software using Agile methodologies

    • Successfully worked with cross-functional teams to drive the implementation of both new features as well as resolving operational issues

    • Familiarity with web product development and understanding of typical technology architecture for high-volume web sites


    Why join us:   


    Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are a global 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 bring the world within reach – 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 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®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®,CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit




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