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Program Manager III

United States - Illinois - Chicago


Program Manager III

Do you cultivate an environment of continuous improvement? Are you results-oriented and a creative problem solver?

At Expedia, our goal is to help millions of travelers find that perfect destination and outstanding accommodation to make their trip memorable. At the heart of this is Expedia’s Content Platform group, part of Marketplaces and Yield! We believe that high-quality relevant content is fundamental to help our travelers and partners create delightful travel outcomes. We need imaginative, energetic people who are also effective implementers!

Working with our team requires a rare blend of business insight and technical skills shown through the ability to translate problems into impactful roadmaps and backlogs. You understand goals and define requirements in partnership with clients, product management, and development teams to drive desired outcomes. You have strong problem-solving skills and technical understanding. You can influence business and technical leaders in a versatile environment. Common responsibilities include: leading planning sessions, triaging issues and risks, communicating with internal clients, promoting/mentoring agile practices and continuous improvement, and collaborating with engineering management.

What you’ll do:

  • Participate in the software development lifecycle and how various agile engineering practices can be used (e.g., in planning, requirements analysis, design, coding, unit testing, acceptance testing)

  • Lead increasingly complex technical projects with some supervised work on ambiguous adaptive programs

  • Coordinate bringing together different stakeholders with varied perspectives to develop solutions to issues and contributes your own suggestions

  • Foster a team environment where members are comfortable critiquing and suggesting changes to improve processes

  • Support and facilitate conversations regarding product development lifecycle with other teams

  • Help customers explore and understand their wider business challenges in the context of the project/program

  • Consider and understand the audience’s specific needs and comprehension level to determine the most appropriate message and delivery method, limiting or explaining technical language

Who you are:

  • 4-6 years of program/project management within a technology environment with a record of leading and delivering multiple software systems or services simultaneously involving cross-functional teams. Experience as a scrum master or agile product owner and have a strong understanding of SDLC

  • Demonstrates a critical understanding of functional information (e.g., legal, data/metrics, and technical information) and can accurately answer relevant questions

  • Experience building clear, concise, and well-structured functional material (e.g., policies & procedures, guidelines, presentations, messages) and recommends improvements to existing material

  • Experience tailoring communications (content focus, style, format, etc.) for different audiences as appropriate

  • Actively seeks diverse feedback on work and anticipates feedback to address it proactively

  • Self-starter able to creatively resolve complicated business and technology problems in ambiguous situations

  • Prior experience with API, Database, and/or AWS preferred


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®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, 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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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Program Management (Technology)

United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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