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Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering

Australia - Brisbane

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Come work for the technology leader in travel!  The Travel Partners Group is seeking an Engineering Manager to work on our supply partner tools.  We’re looking for an individual who loves working on web applications and wants to create modern, fast, easy-to-use user interfaces for our partners around the world.

Our team has a strong DevOps philosophy and our engineers are involved in every aspect of the application lifecycle. We release software to the cloud multiple times a day and closely measure how our applications perform so we can continuously improve our features and our underlying platform.

Our business is global, bringing millions of travellers and suppliers together in our marketplace.  Our team builds the systems that allow lodging partners to join that marketplace, driving growth for our company.

If you’re a passionate technologist with experience managing teams and delivering highly-scalable web applications then we want to hear from you!

What you’ll do:

  • You will act as a spokesperson for software design best practices - researching and recommending frameworks and architectural/code design patterns.
  • You will identify areas of improvements within the code and suggests solutions.
  • You will advocate for operational excellence (such as unit testing, establishing SLAs, programming for resiliency and scalability).
  • You will anticipate and recognize bottlenecks in work processes between teams and makes suggestions for ongoing improvement.
  • You will determine different phase milestones and priorities in collaboration with product management peers.
  • You will partner with the business to have a clear understanding of how the technology stack is tied to business outcomes and our bottom line.
  • You will gain insight into how customers utilize technology for their competitive advantage and apply this knowledge to suggest areas for improvement.
  • You will bridge the gap in discussions between technology and non-technology personnel. Report on team status faithfully and listen for suggestions to improve lagging project work.
  • You will review the skill and expertise requirements to accomplish team goals and identify staffing and talent resources to fill project roles.
  • You will guide employees and managers in the development of team and individual goals, providing regular and specific feedback, and assessing individual and team performance.
  • You will encourage and support education and professional development of employees and managers.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree or Masters in a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience.
  • An established people leader who leads a team of engineers using an agile, iterative development framework like Scrum.
  • You have performance managed at least 3 individual contributors.
  • 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.
  • Collaborating closely with the product team you have delivered and influenced a product roadmap.
  • You have direct experience with web platform technologies including Java, Spring, MVC, REST web services, Javascript frameworks, HTML and CSS.
  • You have experience managing applications deployed to a cloud service provider like AWS or Azure.

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 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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® Cruise® and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com.  

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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
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R-58706

Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Location
Australia - Brisbane

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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