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Manager, Software Development Engineering

Italy - Rome


Manager, Software Development Engineering

Expedia needs You

Are you a brave pioneer with a compelling vision of the future who let go of the old and accept the unknown?

We look for a highly motivated and forward-thinking Software Development Manager with a strong programming background, practice of DevOps and experience in building large scale back-end systems.

Directly interacting with hard-working managers, engineers and product owners across the whole Company, You will join the "EG Cobrand Credit Card Team", supporting the delivery of excellent products with the main purpose of satisfying Customers' needs and expand our Loyalty offers to them.

The team is going to be an essential part of the Expedia Group Loyalty Team.

This is a flagship project with high resonance across the organisation and will involve working with a global financial services partner in the US.

You will always advocate for innovation, promoting new technologies while handling risks, running product's efficiency, quality, scalability and maintainability.

What You Will Do

  • Leading two teams of development engineers who will be crafting the same product on both Mobile and Web platforms by building and consuming shared user interfaces and experience API's layer.

  • Running daily team activities including story creation, planning, reviews with the teams and features delivery

  • Ensuring a set of development practices and industry standards are followed and applied to guarantee products quality, long-term maintenance and health of the team's owned services.

  • Pairing with Business and Product in defining the product roadmap to address scalability, maintainability and reliability of our applications landscape

  • Enabling ongoing improvements to our apps, tools, and processes

  • Participating and facilitating architectural and software design discussions

  • Interfacing clearly and efficiently with partners and building trust and good relationships with other departments to set and achieve optimal outcomes

  • Measure the impact of your team and set clear expectations and goals

  • Supporting and mentoring your teammates, their personal development, technical skills, and progressing their careers

  • Collaborating with various functions, drive engineering initiatives and demonstrating strong interpersonal level

Who You Are

  • Previous strong experience as Software Engineer (8+) working with or leading Agile teams

  • Dedication in developing your team.

  • Considerable technical experience building and shipping both Java/Kotlin -based back-end and/or front-end user interfaces based on server side-rendering (Node.js/React)

  • Solid Background in Cloud Computing (i.e. AWS) and on Containers Orchestration tools (Docker, Kubernetes)

  • Familiarity with GraphQL API and server platform implementation (Apollo)

  • Working experience with SQL and No-SQL Databases

  • Clear communications to a wide range of person - as well as in writing

  • Ability to work autonomously, exercise good judgment while handling multiple priorities

  • Working towards congruent standards and results in software design, development, resolution of incident management and maintenance

As One Team We Like

  • Expand our skills in delivering highly scalable solutions while influencing others and improving the overall level of excellence within the team.

  • Operate in an environment where a well-defined, clean and maintainable code is preferred over Spaghetti's code and to the over engineering.

  • Be innovative! We give everyone 10% ‘innovation time’ to come up with something new to help the team or the customer

  • Host, go and speak to Tech meetups

  • Collaborate with our sister teams located across the world and travel to visit them sometime every year.

We believe in being Different. We seek new visions, diverse backgrounds and approaches, because averages can lie and sameness is dangerous.

Apply now and join the biggest online Travel Company in the World!


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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.


Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

Italy - Rome

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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