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Technical Project Manager (TPM)

United States - Washington - Seattle

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Expedia Group is one of the largest online travel companies in the world, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes some of the world’s leading online travel brands. Collectively, our brands cover virtually every aspect of researching, planning, and booking travel. The Expedia Group portfolio serves both leisure and business travelers alike! The Travel Partners Group (TPG) is responsible for building and developing relationships with hotels around the world, to constantly align our product offering to our customers’ demand. With more than 240,000 hotels worldwide, TPG is driving innovation in the development and management of a highly complex and fast-moving inventory.  Global Partner Marketing (GPM) is a newly formed organization that brings together what were formerly disparate B2B channel marketing functions (email, web, social, and events) into a single entity supported by an in-house creative team. 

We’re looking for a Technical Project Manager (TPM) to be part of a growing team to take on key initiative projects and lead effectively and efficiently with world class marketers and cutting-edge technology.

Common responsibilities will include: managing complex priorities with focus on outcomes week-in and week-out, understanding and communicating risks, managing communication with internal, as well as external stakeholders (marketing platforms, and so on). From there; you will be empowered to design, implement, refine and deploy new platforms and features that our stakeholders value. 
 

  • Manage the portfolio lifecycle and solutions from idea to execution 

  • Meet frequently with marketing, product, data, engineering and business stakeholders to develop a deep understanding of their business processes and needs 

  • Partner with the marketing, product and engineering lead(s) to ensure the team’s roadmap and backlog priorities are maintained to enable a smooth agile development process and minimize blockers 

  • Manage change management process with product manager(s) and engineering leads 

  • Monitor the team’s development velocity and facilitate the resolution of risks and blockers 

  • Collaborate with the product manager(s) and engineering teams to ensure epics and user stories are clearly defined and properly phased to facilitate timely delivery of functionality

  • Lead communication and solution delivery across cross-functional operating teams 

  • Communicate status, risks with resolution plan, upcoming milestones, and recent releases to leadership teams 

  • Manage resolution of urgent engineering issues while communicating changes to business stakeholders 

  • Work with the engineering and product leadership teams to ensure they are fully engaged in strategic and tactical planning decisions  

Requirements: 

  • A strong and proven experience of Program/Project Management and/or Scrum Master experience in a high-tech company, preferably in a B2C ecommerce environment 

  • High level of initiative, passion, and desire to create a world-class user experience for customers 

  • Demonstrated experience driving agile software development with engineering, quality assurance, and functional teams 

  • Demonstrated expertise in best practices for software development, and the ability to evolve those practices according to technology and business trends 

  • Ability to lead teams through issue resolution and risk management 

  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to present complex concepts to highly engineering and non-engineering stakeholders 

  • Comfortable presenting to large internal groups and leadership team members 

  • Proven track of record managing multiple, ongoing complex projects and implementing of ecommerce applications, while delivering on schedule 

  • Full product lifecycle management experience, including user acceptance testing, launch, and end of life processes 

  • Understanding of N-Tier software development architectures, relational databases, cloud architecture, and data warehouse architectures 

  • Experience as a Business Analyst (BA) and/or Developer in engineering software environment strongly desired 

  • Experience with complex information architecture and taxonomy management a plus 

  • Scrum Master experience in a fast-paced software development environment 

  • Certified Scrum Master and/or Project Management a plus 

  • BA/BS required preferably in Computer Information Systems, Business Administration or related fields (applicable experience may be substituted) 

  • A confirmed programming experience desired, depending on level 

  • Experience in Ad tech highly desired, but not critical  

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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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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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R-60383

Job Category
Marketing Group

Job Function
Marketing

Locations
United States - Washington - Seattle
United States - Texas - Dallas

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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