Technical Program Manager II - Security at Expedia Group

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Expedia Group is revolutionizing travel through the power of technology, and Brand Expedia Group (BEXG)is at the heart of that mission. Our global engineering organization develops upon thousands of applications and uses a wide variety of development and operational tools and technologies. Our team is a group of engineers committed to an intimate understanding of our technology environment. We are dynamic, open to new ideas, our applications are diverse, and our project teams are autonomous.

The Expedia Security Engineering team delivers security compliance and governance across BEXG, so our travelers can use our products with confidence and trust, and ensures that our engineering teams have the expertise, tools and data they need to develop their products to the highest security standards. We actively partner across Expedia Group to ensure BEXG is on the front-foot in addressing vulnerabilities and compliance challenges, and work with teams across the full range of technologies in our cloud and data center environments. The role of Security Engineering is to actively ensure that our customers and our systems are protected, by developing innovative centralized technology solutions to compliance and security challenges.

The Activities We Deliver Include
  • Security Architecture Reviews, to help teams actively anticipate and model threats and improve their design practices
  • Identifying and enabling vulnerability resolution through code and configuration improvements
  • Developing our internal tools to provide visibility into the status of the environment and to integrate security into the platforms our development teams are using
  • Drive programs across BEX to ensure we can demonstrate our compliance with PCI, SOX, GDPR and other industry standards

We are seeking a highly motivated Technical Program Manager (TPM). As a TPM, you will consult and support systems and solutions that help detect and prevent fraudulent activity and security violations on Expedia's brands. You will help deliver in one of the best security and technology organizations in the world, ensuring our data, systems, partners and customers are secured with the best standards and technology solutions.

You will define and drive projects from conception to release. You will work closely with product management, business partners, engineering teams and leadership across organizations. Your role will require coordination across teams, product planning and risk assessment. You will be responsible for driving engineering practices and balancing delivery timelines with technical constraints, all in an agile development environment.

What you'll do:
  • Work independently to drive a diverse set of activities, initiatives, & projects by building relationships, crafting timelines, clarifying requirements, and improving process
  • You will guide company-wide process for security review of all newly developed products and features
  • You will act as a security liaison for agile Product Owners and Scrum Masters; advocate for sprint teams to properly prioritize security requests
  • You will track and properly communicate status, risks with resolution plans, upcoming landmarks, and achievements and with technical and leadership teams
  • You will serve as the program management ambassador for your team(s) in multi-functional programs
  • You will participate in and influence decision-making with corporate security and governance teams.
  • You will facilitate coordination and road-map sync between product and development teams.
Who you are:
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in security engineering and/or software development required, 5+ is preferred; however, all equivalent experience will be considered
  • Experience with AWS technology and tools.
  • Enthusiastic about recognizing and taking advantage of opportunities for continuous improvement; able to evolve process and standards according to technology and business trends
  • High level of initiative, passion, and desire to continuously hold high expectations
  • Deep understanding IT server and/or network infrastructure, security standards, risk and incident management, and enterprise-level compliance
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, with specific strength when presenting complex concepts to highly technical and non-technical audiences
  • Comfortable presenting to large internal groups and leadership team members
  • Willingness to provide feedback in challenging situations
  • Actively displays self-awareness; promotes a team culture that embraces openness and participation
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems, or related field or comparable work experience required

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 extraordinary 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.

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.

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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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!



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!


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.


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.


Sr. Director, Finance

What are Expedia Group Perks + Benefits

Volunteer in local community
Day of Caring Volunteer Hours match
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
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Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
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
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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