Technical Recruiter - Austin Based at Expedia Group

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    Are you interested in a chance to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories? 

    That is what we do here at Expedia Group. We are the leading online travel company simplifying the process for travelers to book flights, hotels, vacation rentals, cars, and experiences through a variety of leading travel brands. We have a passion for travel and a passion for helping the world connect through the experience of travel.  


    The Opportunity 

    Even during the weird year that is 2020 which brought us Covid, Expedia is continuing to invest in product areas like Flights, Conversation AI, Data Science, and other initiatives that have created a volume in our hiring needs! We are looking for a highly technical and customer centric technical recruiter to support Expedia’s Technology teams including Software Development, User Experience, IT Ops, Cloud, Data Science, Big Data and/or Analytics business units in a fast paced environment. This person will be responsible for hiring the technical teams that build and run Expedia’s platforms and services. You will have the opportunity to contribute to defining and optimizing recruiting processes for these groups, as well as demonstrate a high level of professionalism and customer service in a consultative manner. 


    Your Daily Impact: 

    • As a Technical Recruiter, you will work closely with leadership from first-line managers to Vice Presidents to influence, implement and drive cutting edge recruiting strategies. 

    • Develop, promote, and act as an advocate to drive a simplified recruiting process to create a world-class candidate and manager experience. 

    • You will learn the business intricacies of a two-sided marketplace that will have an impact on revenue, business decisions, site features, and creating unique user experiences. 

    • You will recruit for roles that involve leading edge technologies which will require uncovering limited talent pools (GraphQL, Kafka, JavaScript, NodeJS, Java, Scala, Big Data, Spark Streaming, Hybrid Cloud, Real-time stream processing, and many more). 

    • You will partner with Managers and HR Business Partners to drive diversity within our tech organization. 


    What You’re Good At: 

    • You have a bias towards action and work with a sense of urgency. 

    • Providing data & weekly updates to all of the engineering leaders you support 

    • You are able to effectively source and engage passive candidates using various external tools. 

    • You are organized and plan your work week so that you can effectively manage a requirement volume between 15 - 20 positions providing coverage across the roles. 

    • You bring a collaborative mindset to the technical recruiting team, offer ideas and finding creative solutions to help improve your craft. 

    • You are an influencer that can help guide and steer the right decisions for the business based on both experience and data. 



    • 4+ years of technical recruiting experience in a high volume, high growth environment. 

    • You have experience working face to face with VPs, directors and managers, providing guidance, and direction to ensure a great experience for candidates and hiring teams. 

    • You can manage a large number of requisitions at once, ranging from individual contributor up to Director level roles with varying levels of complexity. 

    • You bring a source-first mentality, schedule time for searching for passive candidates and strive to find the best people in the industry. 

    • You are process driven and always look for ways to improve existing processes including documentation, collaboration with team members, and recruiting tools. 

    • You can adapt quickly to changing business needs and requirements. 

    • Ability to prioritize, stay organized, set clear expectations and drive the hiring process while delivering expert support and results. 

    • You have strong analytical skills with the ability to create, measure, and scale optimal workflow between candidates, managers, and the recruiting team. 


    About 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 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 consumer 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® Cruise® and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit  

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.  

    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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