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Manager, Engineering

United States - Washington - Seattle


Manager, Engineering

The Insurance team at Expedia is looking for a hardworking, results-oriented, inventive and influential technical leader to drive our product and technology road-map that will enable growth of our Insurance business. In the role of Manager, Engineering you will work closely with business leaders and engineering leaders to build a platform and deliver products that enable Insurance business to delight millions of our customers. Additionally, you and your team will build industry leading consumer facing products, supplier tools and partner connectivity that enables an optimal supply-demand loop.

You will partner with our product management and supply teams to envision, create and build a platform that will operate with a high degree of operational excellence, and wow our suppliers and inspire our industry peers. You will also be the go-to-person for questions, anticipate developers' needs, lead architecture, be a tie-breaker and evangelize the platform. You will be expected to independently identify problems that no one has seen and drive solutions. In this role, you are someone who stays up to date with tools, trends, technologies and frameworks both industry-wide as well as within Expedia and then share that knowledge in a meaningful way with your team and peers.

You will need to be able to communicate clearly with senior executive leaders across the organization as easily as you can convey key technical ideas and directions to engineers on the team. You will have a strong bias for action and a history of delivering the right results, which will be a critical asset to ensure that Expedia Group will be able generate 10x the amount of returns on our investments.

Who you are:

  • Partner with internal teams to define business requirements
  • Deliver results on sophisticated projects involving multi-functional teams across the company
  • Problem solve and explore solutions to current tools, processes and systems
  • Lead hardworking engineering managers and senior engineers who enjoy working on creative solutions, building large scale systems and who thrive in a fast paced fun environment
  • Lead technical discussions, be an authority and make difficult technical decisions
  • Foster an environment of continuous engineering improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics
  • Own and champion engineering and operational excellence through establishment of group-wide metrics for measurement with a regular process for assessment and improvement
  • Set clear, measurable quality goals for an organization
  • Influence a diverse partner base comprised of business leaders, product development counterparts and partner technology organizations
  • Passion in driving a better customer experience for Expedia Group

What you'll do:

  • Experience as a software development leader, including technical experience as software developer
  • Experience building a diverse team that designs and delivers software products
  • Experience hiring and developing software engineers
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • The ability to achieve results in a fast-paced environment where continuous innovation is a way of life
  • Hands-on technical management, people management and mentoring experience
  • Able to balance technical leadership with sound business judgment
  • Experience coding in one of the following: C++, Java, and/or PHP, or related coding language
  • BS/MS in Computer Science (or relevant work experience, in lieu of a degree)
  • History of teamwork and willingness to roll up sleeves to get the job done
  • Ability to think strategically and execute methodically and tactically
  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex web software systems that have been delivered to customers
  • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between

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.

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®, 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 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 - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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