Senior Solution Architect
Location: Chicago, Illinois, Greater London, Seattle, Washington
Job Type: Full time
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Senior Solution Architect
Expedia Partner Solutions is an entrepreneurial start-up inside the world’s biggest travel company. We build technology that helps millions of travelers to find the best hotel at the right time for their next unforgettable trip.
Expedia is looking for experienced technologists with strong technical capability as well as business acumen, with the ability to think strategically while defining technology solutions that solve the complex business needs of our partners.
What you'll do:
Be responsible for defining software and solution packages that solve the needs of our clients
Be part of our amazing technology organization within Expedia Group where you will learn and grow as a key contributor to our engineering teams playing a critical role working closely with our teams as well as top travel industry client partners
You will work with clients, sales, and incubation teams to gain a clear understanding of the overall business goals and objectives of our clients
You will understand any opportunities or gaps in the technology supporting their business and build solutions that address this by leveraging the technology and capabilities within Expedia’s Travel Platform. You will map out the necessary components to design an overall package of solutions
In selecting the right technology to address partner needs, you will also incorporate a number of technology architectural and operational considerations in the overall design and approach for the solution; including consideration for security, resiliency, and integration standard methodologies while incorporating partner and internal system requirements
You are the primary interface working directly with the client and their technical team
The Solution Architect plays a key role in selecting the right technology components for adoption, addressing the business needs of clients, and ensuring a positive outcome for our travel ecosystem
Competitive salaries and many growth opportunities within the company
You will get the opportunity to serve as a domain specialist in multi-functional feature delivery
Option to attend conferences globally and enrich the technology skills you are passionate about
A conversation with your Manager around flexible working and what is right for you is encouraged from day one
Who you are:
Experienced on sophisticated technology problems and able to communicate them to non-technical people
Worked interacting directly with clients and capable of mapping business problems with technology solutions
Choose fearlessly – Build a clear vision of client needs, apply analytical and technical skills, and define the solution which best solves the opportunity
Include consciously – Bringing in others and collaborating with teams across Expedia Group's travel platform will unlock the best possible solutions for our clients. Bring the client perspective back into our travel ecosystem
Trust each other – Building and maintaining trust with our clients and one another is essential, and is built by first trusting others and then being accountable and delivering to our own commitments
Force simplicity – Compose straight forward solutions that leverage platform adoption while applying simple designs which solve complex client needs
Go get what’s next – Define and solve for client needs of today while opening further possibilities for future growth and partnership
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®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.
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