Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering at Expedia Group

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Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering


Are you passionate about Travel, Technology, and solving tough problems for the Customer and Supply Partner? Are you seeking a leadership opportunity within a mission-critical team that is core to the business' success? We are looking for a highly motivated Senior Engineering Manager to join the Core Experience team under Travel Partners Technology Group. In this role, you will lead one or more agile teams of software engineers to drive outcomes for our critical systems that are directly impactful to our business.


Our mission is to build an innovative and world-class experience and platform to help our partners succeed by connecting them to the right travelers. We leverage data to deliver real-time insights, recommendations and feedback to supply partners, driving engagement, and trust with our self-service tools and platform.


What you’ll do:

  • Lead the agile software development phases of various projects, drive roadmap execution, provide technical direction for the project(s) while planning for new ones.

  • Anticipate and recognize bottlenecks in work processes between teams and makes suggestions for ongoing improvement.

  • Coordinate with team to define the measures of success for process improvements.

  • Partner with produce management peers to determine different milestones and priorities.

  • Partner with the business to have a clear understanding of how the technology stack is tied to business outcomes and our bottom line.

  • Identify areas of improvement within the code and suggests solutions.

  • Advocate for operational excellence (such as unit testing, establishing SLAs, programming for resiliency and scalability).

  • Contribute to product development by identifying industry change, listen to customer needs, gather feedback, and present feedback to business partners

  • Examine inefficiencies in the existing stack operation and encourage engineers to improve them

  • Bridge the gap in discussions between technology and non-technology personnel

  • Report on team status faithfully and listen for suggestions to improve lagging project work

  • Review the skill and expertise requirements to accomplish team goals and manage staffing and talent resources

  • Guide employees and managers in the development of team, and individual goals, providing regular and specific feedback, and assessing individual and team performance


Who you are: 

  • Bachelor's degree or Masters in a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Equivalent experience includes: Recruited engineers into own team, Performance managed at least 3 individual contributors

  • Strong technical leadership background with ability to inspire and empower those around you

  • 10+ years of demonstrated experience in software development

  • Ability to navigate a constantly evolving landscape, while handling multiple responsibilities

  • Hands-on experience with development in AWS, Spring Boot, Node JS, React

  • Curious about new technology and always looking to acquire new knowledge

  • You have acted as a mentor to both individual contributors and managers on your own teams

  • You have defined team goals and how they fit business needs across multiple teams

  • You have delivered and influenced a product roadmap


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




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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