Manager, Senior Software Development - Mobile
Hotwire is not your typical company. To start with, we’re a part of Expedia Group and have a portfolio of brands that include Expedia®, Vrbo, Hotels.com®, Venere.com™, Hotwire®, Egencia®, and more. We offer flights, hotels, cars, and packages to travelers around the world. As a start-up, we revolutionized the travel industry, forever changing the way people travel. In the years since that time, we have grown our business to include more than 140 branded travel sites in close to 70 countries across the globe.
Hotwire launched in 2000 with a creative proposition: our Hot Rate® Hotels, Hot Rate® Cars and Hot Rate® Flights offer travelers deep discounts if they wait to learn the name of the hotel until after they book and pay for it. Our team is looking at growing our iOS App Team in Austin.
As a Senior Software Development Manager, you will work in partnership with our leadership in the Austin office to establish our native mobile apps as world-class offerings. You will mentor and develop team members while leading efforts to achieve maximum velocity, democratize the development of our iOS apps, and move quickly into exciting new technology opportunities
What you’ll do:
Anticipate and recognize bottlenecks in work processes between teams and makes suggestions for ongoing improvement
Coordinate with team to define the measures of success for process improvements
Develop product phase-out planning in line with the product roadmap
Determine different phase milestones and priorities in collaboration with product management peers
Engage outside of direct organization and collaborate with peers across a senior level organization
Partner with the business to have a clear understanding of how the technology stack is tied to business outcomes and our bottom line
Advocate for operational excellence (such as unit testing, establishing SLAs, programming for resiliency and scalability)
Have broad knowledge of the entire product and in EG's languages, frameworks, cloud services, toolkits, methodologies enabling you can help with any component, or type of issues
Contribute to product development by identifying industry change, listen to customer needs, collect feedback, and communicate that feedback to the business
Examine inefficiencies in the existing stack operation and encourage engineers to improve them
Review the skill and expertise requirements to accomplish team objectives and identify staffing and talent resources to fill project roles
Develop action plans for optimal resource utilization and manage resource usage among the team
Guide employees in the development of team and individual goals, providing regular and specific feedback, and assessing individual and team performance
Who you are:
Bachelor's degree or Masters in a related Technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience. Equivalent experience includes: Recruited 5+ engineers into own team, Performance managed at least 3 individual contributors, Managed individuals across different locations
You have strong technical acumen which allows you to be responsible for multiple technical domains; justifying technology choices to technical and non-technical observers
You have acted as a mentor to both individual contributors and managers on your own teams
You have defined team goals and how they fit a business need across multiple teams working together – working as an enabler for multiple teams to then achieve these goals
You have delivered solutions to business problems spanning teams
You have collaborated closely with the product team and you have delivered and influenced a product roadmap
Why join us:
Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are a global 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 bring the world within reach – 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 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®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com.
About Expedia Group
Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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