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Business Intelligence, Engineering Manager

United States - Illinois - Chicago


Are you a Business Intelligence leader with a strong background in software development, looking to join a leading technology company.

Are you passionate about data and everything it powers?

Do you want to craft the future of business analytics for Partners and Sales?

Are you ready to help people travel, go from somewhere to anywhere, by all means possible?

If this sounds like you, keep reading!

About Expedia Partner Solutions:

Expedia Partner Solutions is the B2B partnership brand of Expedia Group - We bring the product, technology, and operations together to accelerate and take innovation to our partners. Our ambition is to unlock the power of Expedia for partners; our mission is to fuel our partners' growth through our unique technology, travel supply, and support services.

Our expertise spans across all industry segments, powering many areas of the travel industry: Online Travel, Loyalty and Membership Organizations, Corporate travel companies, Hotels, Airlines, Railways, Financial Institutions, Offline retail, and E-commerce Companies.

We are all about travel but also about state-of-the-art data technology, AI and ML. Data is our underlying foundation. The only way to operate at an immense scale is to develop our technologies, explore cloud capabilities, and take advantage of the broader Expedia data engineering excellence on an exciting and collaborative test/learning environment.

About the position:

You will be part of EPS Data Technology leading the new Business Intelligence development team, working directly with Data Product, Data Platform and Data Engineering teams distributed across London (UK), Madrid (SP), Springfield (MO), Chicago (IL) and Bellevue (WA).

This role is a fantastic opportunity to help shape business analytics solutions for our Partners, Analytics, Finance, and Sales teams.

You will make the role successful by applying your engineering, business intelligence, analytics, and communication background. You'll have the opportunity to take it to the next level, continue growing and learning, not only as a technologist but also as people leader too, while doing what you are most passionate and proud.

Your responsibilities:

  • Build a high performing multi-functional team of software engineers, data engineers, and business intelligence developers.
  • You own the technology direction for business intelligence applications, analytics services for partners, and sales business functions.
  • Define and communicate high engineering standards and BI development practices, ensuring design and architecture consistency.
  • Work closely with the Data Product team on proof of concepts, requirements breakdown, and roadmap planning.
  • Apply the right engineering practices when managing a significant amount of data in a real-time and batch.
  • Design data models and API's for sub-second data fetching (e.g., aggregated, time-series or on its' granular level).
  • Promote collaboration and guide the execution of entire BI initiatives or components of larger projects from start to finish.
  • Seek opportunities to bring advanced analytical techniques and solutions to the business intelligence space.
  • Architect and design solutions, ensuring clear documentation, and a high level of communication.
  • You'll communicate concise information at all levels of the organization
  • Formulate new and creative ways of building data relationships in a highly matrixed systems landscape.
  • You promote excellence and forward-thinking engineering, using technical writing to exposure your team to a broader technical population inside and outside Expedia.
  • Set up teams through hiring and people growth while balancing your ownership workload trough delegation, while defining and reviewing individual and team goals (OKRs).
  • You act as a servant leader, listen, influencing while bringing recognition to the group.
  • You lead on 'what' and 'how' and strive to take the best out of the people that work with you.

Your background:

  • You are a leader in data, software development, and intelligent business ecosystem.
  • You have proven record of people management, coaching, and mentoring.
  • You have demonstrated a good record of managing data at scale.
  • You have experience building visualizations and reporting with tools such as Tableau, Business Objects with experience using statistical software.
  • You're hands-on coding with significant experience in one or more key software languages (e.g., Python, Scala, Java, Javascript).
  • You know how to design data-models, normalized, and un-normalized data structures.
  • You know about Hadoop, Hive, Presto, and Spark ecosystems.
  • Shown rigor in high code quality, automated testing, and engineering principles.
  • You've excellent AWS services and architecture experience demonstrated by the use of native cloud solutions (e.g., S3, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch, Redis, Lambda, and Containers).
  • You've experience in SQL and advanced data modeling skills.
  • You know how to design and build restful APIs, knowledge of GraphQL is a plus.
  • Strong analytical/business modeling skills with the ability to convert raw data into actionable reporting and scalable data architectures.
  • Experience with Tableau, QlikView, Hadoop, Teradata, and Business Objects a plus.
  • Ensure the reports and dashboards are timely, consistent, accurate, and complete.
  • You've experienced with agile development methodologies including Scrum and Kanban, and you'll thrive working in an agile environment.

Why join us:

We’ll take your career on a journey that’s flexible and right for you, whilst recognizing and rewarding your achievements…

  • A conversation around flexible working and what is right for you is encouraged from day one/your first conversations with EPS.
  • Competitive salaries and many growth opportunities within the wider Expedia Group.
  • Option to attend conferences globally and enrich the technology skills you are passionate about.
  • Cash and Stock rewards for achievers and impact.
  • Extensive travel rewards and discounts for all employees.

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.

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. The qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Expedia Group is one of world’s largest travel platforms. We help knock down the barriers to travel, making it easier, more enjoyable, more attainable and more accessible. We are here to bring the world within reach for customers and partners around the globe. We use our platform and technology capabilities across an extensive portfolio of businesses and brands to orchestrate the movement of people and the delivery of travel experiences on a both local and global scale.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, 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®.

Join our family of brands to change the face of travel.

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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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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