Traveler Domain Engineering Manager
Expedia Group has a mission to become the world’s travel platform. As part of that effort, we are building the most widely accepted Lodging Platform for the hotel and vacation rental industries. We want travelers visiting our sites to be able to find the type of lodging that best fits their travel needs whether a house, bungalow, castle, condo or hotel room. We build extraordinary products at a fast-paced speed, but we are always looking for ways to be better and faster.
In this role, you will be partnering with teams across the globe to build out a new GraphQL orchestration layer, services, and travel platform to support thousands of requests per second. We are looking for an adaptable, high performing, motivated, and self-reliant Software Engineer Manager with past experience leading rockstar engineering pods to deliver cutting edge web applications, APIs, and orchestration services in a cloud architecture. This orchestration layer will use hundreds of separate services and applications, via a highly adaptable web layer using the latest technologies allowing us to provide an extraordinary experience to our customers. Further, this role will allow you to collaborate with Vrbo’s strategic technical leaders and executing teams to ensure effective and operationally sound goals, clearly identifying what needs to be delivered to achieve those goals in parallel with the day to day needs of the business.
We tackle problems of scale and work on cutting edge and open-source technologies. Our culture is one that strives to solve hard problems focusing on product engineering based on hypothesis testing to empower people to come up with ideas.
What you’ll do:
You will lead the Traveler Domain team
You will be building, leading, and mentoring a new team of highly energetic and adept engineers.
Deliver reliable, highly available, and highly scalable systems in a Lean, agile, and domain driven engineering environment.
You are going to partner closely with other tech leads and product managers to design and implement cutting-edge solutions.
You will help to accelerate software engineering practices by encouraging and facilitating inner-sourcing of key components within the architecture.
You are the ambassador for technology best practices, frameworks and assisting in educating and motivating our engineering community
Help teams break through challenges by managing upwards to be sure innovation and speed to market are not impeded
Technologies we use:
- GraphQL, Node.js, Java, Kotlin, React, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Mongo DB, Spark, S3, AWS, Lambda, Docker, Dropwizard, Kafka, Scala, New Relic, Data Dog, Looker.
Who you are:
You bring 5+ years of experience mentoring and developing teams and individual contributors.
You have experience working multi-functionally to deliver business results.
You are comfortable with ambiguity and influence.
You possess an intellectual curiosity to seek out parallels across industries and instill implications within Expedia Group technology solutions.
You are excited to be a hands-on manager participating in engineering software solutions.
Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
8+ years in software development
Deep understanding of Web, API, and Cloud architectures
Conversant in common Internet technologies and protocols (HTTP, SSL, OAuth, REST, JSON, XML, GraphQL, etc)
Validated track-record of building fast, reliable, large, multi-threaded, scalable, service-oriented web services
Experience in profiling high traffic web applications and services.
Benefits & Perks:
- Competitive health and insurance benefits.
- Competitive salary.
- Annual target bonus or commission.
- Parental leave for up to 20 weeks (dependent on eligibility).
- Paid vacation and sick time.
- Employee Stock Purchase Program.
- Free snacks and beverages.
- Frequent company update talks with our leadership team.
- Free listing on Vrbo.com.
- Electronic, adjustable stand-up desk.
- Discounted Metro & Rail pass.
- Casual dress.
Why join us:
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 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.
Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, 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®.
In 1995, Vrbo introduced a new way for people to travel together, pairing homeowners with families and friends looking for places to stay. We were grounded in one purpose: To give people the space they need to drop the distractions of everyday life and simply be together. Since then, we've grown into a global community of homeowners and travelers, with unique properties in 190 countries around the world. Vrbo makes it easy and fun to book cabins, condos, beach houses and every kind of space in between.
Vrbo is part of HomeAway and the Expedia Group family of brands and offers homeowners and property managers exposure to over 750 million visits to Expedia Group sites each month. To learn more, visit www.vrbo.com.
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.