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Sr Manager, Data Engineering

India - Haryana - Gurgaon


Sr. Manager, Data Engineer

  • Leadership and Conducts day-to-day work and solves complex issues in own specific technical engineering area.

  • Shares deep domain and Industry knowledge between cross-functional teams.

  • Serves as a guide to others by sharing and helping junior associates in their duties.

  • Has recognized ability to fill in for peer engineering management as need arises.

  • Seeks mentorship opportunities for reports.

  • Extends outside of direct organization and collaborate with peers across a senior level organization

  • Partners with the business to have a clear understanding of how the technology stack is tied to business outcomes and our bottom line.

  • Anticipates and recognizes bottlenecks in work processes between teams and makes suggestions for ongoing improvement.

  • Leads implementation teams and ensures the successful execution of new ideas or approaches.

  • Coordinates with team to define the measures of success for process improvements.

  • Develops product phase-out planning in line with the product roadmap.

  • Determines different phase milestones and priorities in collaboration with product management peers.

  • Creatively tests and maintains software applications and related program supporting large scale real-time & batch data pipelines procedures by using a variety of software development tools following design and data requirements of customer.

  • Acts as a spokesperson for software design best practices for designing large scale real time and batch data pipelines/systems.

  • Researches and recommends frameworks and architectural/code design patterns.

  • Identifies areas of improvements within the code and suggests solutions.

  • Advocate for operational excellence (such as unit testing, establishing SLAs, programming for resiliency and scalability, data quality checks).

  • Has very broad knowledge of the entire product and data pipeline, and can help with any component, or type of issues.

  • Is well versed/has up-to-date knowledge of Data platforms and frameworks, cloud services, toolkits, methodologies.

What you'll do:

  • Gains insight into how customers utilize technology for their competitive advantage and applies this knowledge to suggest areas for improvement.

  • Conveys the right information to the correct parties to ensure that proposals for improvements are given the proper consideration and technical issues are resolved in a timely manner.

  • Contributes to product development by identifying industry change, listening to customer needs, capturing feedback and communicating that feedback to the business.

  • Stays informed on industry trends.

  • Examines inefficiencies in the existing stack operation and encourages engineers to improve them.

  • Bridges the gap in discussions between technology and non-technology workforce

  • Reports on team status faithfully and listens for suggestions to improve lagging project work.

  • Resource Planning & Optimization

  • Reviews the skill and expertise requirements to accomplish team goals and identifies staffing and talent resources to fill project roles.

  • Develops action plans for optimal resource utilization and manages resource usage among team.

  • Encourages others to assess the potential impact of resource decisions related to efficiency and cost reduction.

  • Ensures optimal FTE to contingent worker ratios are maintained on team.

  • Builds and Develops Individual & Team Talent

  • Guides individual contributors and managers to develop team and individual goals, provides regular and specific feedback, and assesses individual and team performance.

  • Encourages and supports education and professional development of individual contributors and managers.

  • Mentors individual contributors and managers by providing advice and recommendations based on own experience.

  • Shares domain and Industry knowledge between cross-functional teams.

  • Evaluates the full complement of team talent, identifies gaps, and implements action plans to fill gaps and drive achievement of goals.

Who you are:

  • 8+ years of experience and Bachelor's in Engineering or equivalent.

  • 3+ years People Management

  • Recruits at least 5 data engineers to own team.

  • Performance managed at least 3 individual cases.

  • Executes capacity planning/allocation of teams of 10 or more.

  • Manages individuals in different locations.

  • Leads more than 3 multi-quarter data engineering projects.

  • Experienced in working in at least 2 multi-quarter data engineering projects primarily in Java/Scala etc.

  • Formally mentored at least 3 individual contributors.

  • Built high performance, scalable data products in Streaming and Batch paradigm preferably in Kafka, Spark, SQL etc.

  • Drive technical design end to end of at least 3 data engineering projects.

  • Initiated, socialized and executed upon at least 3 non-trivial changes that benefited the larger engineering community.

  • Able to justify Justifies technology choices to technical and non technical observers.

  • Responsible for multiple technical domains.

  • Makes well defined technology choices.

  • Mentors team members. Defines teams goals and how they fit a business need across multiple teams working together.

  • Delivers solutions to business problems spanning teams.

  • Delivers and influences product roadmap, working in collaboration with product team.


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®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

India - Haryana - Gurgaon

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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