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Program Manager III

United States - Washington - Seattle

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R-62809 Program Manager III

At Expedia, we believe in helping millions of travelers find that ideal destination, phenomenal place to stay and cool activity to make their trip a life experience. At the heart of this is Expedia’s Lodging Shopping team dedicated to solving problems for travelers on their journey. Our team is spread across the world with over 100 engineers, designers and product managers with diverse backgrounds working in unison to achieve a cohesive experience.

Our team is building a cutting-edge lodging shopping platform to allow customers to explore hotels, vacation rentals, resorts, and more to find their ultimate travel destination! We focus on the customer facing lodging search and detail pages and provide performant groundbreaking APIs used across the company. We are building a dynamic user experience while also keeping performance at the forefront – constantly enhancing the system which prices and sorts thousands of properties per second. Our entire infrastructure handles millions of requests per minute which requires scalability, reliability, and high performance to ensure the best customer experience. Our platform serves customers on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices on Expedia sites and through a variety of partners.

What you’ll do:

  • You will be involved in different stages of the product development lifecycle from idea generation to bringing a product to market by supporting the different phases and improving product performance

  • You will develop project timelines and prioritize tasks to achieve project milestones and deliver intended objectives within the agreed timeframes and ensuring that requirements are completed. In addition, you will identify the types of resources required to support a project, and make recommendations for specific people, technology, partners etc.

  • You will 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)

  • You will lead and mentor others

  • You will coordinate bringing together different partners with varied perspectives to develop solutions to issues and contribute your own suggestions

  • You will think holistically to find opportunities around policies/processes to increase efficiency across organizational boundaries. Coordinate with team members to execute new ideas or approaches and achieve process improvement goals

  • You will 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

  • Demonstrates a critical understanding of functional technical information (e.g., user flows, technical system design and workflows) and is able to 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

  • Communicates a compelling rationale and narrative to peers and partners

  • 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

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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-62809

Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Program Management (Technology)

Locations
United States - Washington - Seattle
United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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