Short Description

Expedia is seeking Director of Technology who will be responsible for scheduling and on-time delivery of features throughout the software development lifecycle.

Job Description

  • Manage a distributed team of 50 engineers to design and implement new functionality and improve existing products
  • Be responsible for scheduling and on-time delivery of features throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Ensure that deployed software is scalable and reliable
  • Lead multiple projects, tackle complex and unstructured problems using machine learning techniques and mine Expedia‚??s big data to drive supplier insights
  • Engage with a broad set of partners including Product Management and Data Science to solve business problems and challenges with actionable service strategies, backed by data-driven approach and mindset
  • Performs analysis to define requirements for modification to existing tools, utilities, system structures, environments and provide technical feedback into project scope and estimating activities
  • Provide technical solutions and details for all aspects of service design and ensures that resulting design specification fits and continuously improves the technical architectural framework
  • Recommends and maintains technical design methodologies, processes, and standards in a DevOps, agile and dynamic environment
  • Mentor junior members of the engineering team, guide development standards and define our application architecture
  • Provide training and career development opportunities for your team
  • Provide timely and appropriate communication to business owners, stakeholders, and users on issue status and resolution
  • Participate in the definition and promotion of engineering best practices within the organization in collaboration with other engineering leaders.

Required Qualifications:
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in leading engineering teams combined with a minimum of 8 years of experience as a senior developer
  • Extensive experience with design concepts, development frameworks, and SOA architectures
  • Strong experience with algorithms and data structures, multi-threading, concurrency, caching and scalable/distributed systems
  • Knowledge and experience with agile/iterative and object-oriented methodologies, notations, and processes
  • Experience delivering data insights by querying datasets in a Big Data environment (SQL Server, AWS Aurora, etc) and performing real-time streaming analytics
  • Proven experience leading enterprise scale projects employing machine learning methods, such as regression, neural networks, tree-based methods, etc
  • Ability to independently drive technical investigations and scope efforts to completion
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Demonstrated maturity, judgment, negotiation and analytical skills
  • Able to collaborate and thrive in a dynamic environment
  • A strong drive and passion to learn about new business models and internet technologies
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related technical disciplines
  • Software related MS or technical MBA is a plus.

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Expedia, Inc. is the world's largest online travel company, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes leading online travel brands, such as:, a leading full service online travel company with localized sites in 33 countries, a leading global lodging expert operating 89 localized websites in 39 languages with its award winning Rewards loyalty program
Orbitz Worldwide, including leading U.S. travel websites and, as well as ebookers, a full service travel brand with websites in seven European countries. Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), a global B2B brand that powers the hotel business of leading airlines, top consumer brands, online travel agencies and thousands of other partners through its API and template solutions ,trivago, a leading online hotel search platform with sites in 55 countries worldwide , Egencia, a leading corporate travel management company
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