Technical Program Manager II at Expedia Group

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Technical Program Manager II
 

Are you a creative, energetic, superb communicator with strong problem-solving skills who can influence business and technical leaders in a versatile environment? If you’d like to grow as an inspiring leader in Expedia's next generation technology, we want to talk to you.

 

Joining our team provides the outstanding challenge and opportunity to build best-in-class loyalty solutions that enable and support variety of travel brands such as Expedia, Hotels.com, Egencia Corporate Travel and the Expedia Affiliate Network.

 

You will have the opportunity to lead projects across the platform and organization that deliver innovative solutions to help expand global customer base, partner onboarding and integration and eventually improve customer stickiness.

 

What you'll do:

 

In an agile environment, you will drive the entire project lifecycle: requirements definition and specifications, quality assurance, implementation, integration, launch, and production support with Brand, supplier, and end customer usability in mind.

  • Synthesize requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet bold timelines

  • Write user stories, clarifying requirements and coordinating efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy new features

  • Be able to drive continuous process improvement and collaborate effectively with multi-functional business and software development teams, to solve problems and implement new solutions within the boundaries of Agile development practices

  • Clarify, prioritize and drive project commitments as well as establish and maintain clear lines of accountability

  • Prepare and own project plans, handle timelines and cross team coordination efficiently

  • Address bottlenecks, provide issue management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, balance the business needs versus technical constraints, and encourage risk-taking behavior to improve business benefit

  • Effectively handle expectations and resolve concerns to balance customer, business and technology platform goals

 

 

Who you are:

  • 10+ years of program/project management within a technology environment, including experience as a scrum manager or agile product owner and strong understanding of SDLC, with a dynamic record of successful delivery of complex software systems or services

  • Bachelors or masters in a technology focused business degree or equivalent experience.

  • An entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to drive innovation independently

  • Varied experience in building service oriented architecture solutions

  • Detail oriented, yet able to look at a wide array of technology and domain choices & identify what truly matters; problem solving and risk recognition and mitigation skills is a must

  • Effective written and verbal communication with multiple levels of business, partners and technical leadership

  • Maturity, judgment, influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills are essential!

 

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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com

 

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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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