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
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
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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