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Director - Enterprise Data Management - Metadata

United States - Texas - Austin


Brand Specific Description: Lead the Enterprise Metadata function as part of the Enterprise Data Management Organization driving a data driven culture in support of our platform journey

Position Overview: Responsible for establishing and executing on the metadata strategy. Develop an approach for creating, collecting and maintaining business, technical and operational metadata that enables data discovery, drives automation and delivers business value. Deliver core capabilities and drive adoption enterprise wide with clear roadmap, communication strategy making enterprise data management part of standard work


  • Partner with various business, engineering and data teams to create an actionable metadata strategy that enables sustainable processes to create, collect, maintain and use metadata
  • Develop a roadmap that aligns with delivering value across key initiatives
  • Develop holistic core capabilities that enables metadata driven data discovery, automation and innovation
  • Drive adoption across the enterprise with clear communication and training
  • Partner with the Data Stewardship function to drive clear ownership and accountability of data
  • Deliver comprehensive data lineage capability that enables the organization to understand how data flows through the ecosystem
  • Partner closely with the Data Governance function to be compliant with Data Management policies and standards
  • Develop sustainable governance processes that ensures the quality and completes of metadata
  • Develop a strong metadata team that constantly looks for opportunities to simplify and deliver business value


  • Strong drive to prioritize and sequence work considering short and long term solutions
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement and innovation
  • Drive automation and constantly look for opportunities to simplify and automate
  • Ability to take complex problems and  break them into smaller pieces and solve for them
  • Develop a culture that looks for best in class solutions while keeping a focus on delivering value for the customer
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Ability to work with multiple business and technology stakeholders and deliver solutions that drive value

Experience and Qualification:

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

10+ years experience working with Data Management Capabilities

Experience in driving process improvements

Strong oral and written communication

Relocation (Y/N): N

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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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
Product Management

United States - Texas - Austin
United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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