Technical Program Manager III, Search & Discovery
Location: Seattle, Washington
Job Type: Full time
If you need assistance during the recruiting process due to a disability, please reach out to our Recruiting Accommodations Team through the Accommodation Request form. This form is used only by individuals with disabilities who require assistance or adjustments in applying and interviewing for a job. This form is not for inquiring about a position or the status of an application.
Are you looking for a new challenge? Do you like solving a variety of Business and Technology problems? Do you have a passion for creating platforms turning data into meaningful information with help of machine learning platforms? Do you want to work with the latest ML technologies in the Search and Discovery ecosystem? If any of those are true…our team is looking for YOU!
The Search and Discovery Insights team is looking for a thoughtful and dedicated Program Manager to build out the learning systems for the Search Platform. You will drive the development of a scalable data/AI platform that will form the backbone of our vision of Travel Search. This role provides a unique opportunity to create innovations and groundbreaking change using cloud, big data and machine learning technologies. You will be able to incubate and experiment newer technologies and platforms to demonstrate value of machine learning and enable data consumptions at scale with agility. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish.
What you’ll do:
Challenges you will work on:
Help build business-critical backend systems using stream processors and high-quality data pipelines
Work in a cross-functional team of Machine Learning engineers and Data scientists to design and deliver large scale batch and real-time data pipelines on AWS
Help assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional/non-functional business requirements
Perform root cause analysis on external and internal processes and data to identify opportunities for improvement and answer questions
Build processes that support data transformation, workload management, data structures, dependency and metadata
Facilitate planning, retrospectives, and other meetings necessary to keep the team in sync
Adopt change, always open to replacing what you built yesterday with something better today
Who you are:
7+ years’ experience gathering business requirements and turning them into detailed functional design specifications
7+ years’ experience managing projects with Agile methodology
You are not only skilled on a technical front but also an excellent communicator with a bias for action. You have focus and strong sense of ownership. You are a key technical resource capable of driving cross-team design and architecture reviews across our development team
Ability to manage multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, prioritize workload effectively, and thrive in a dynamic and complex environment
Solid understanding of technical architecture for sophisticated and highly scalable back-end applications
Experience with big data tools: Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, etc
Experience with microservice architecture, and design
Experience on machine learning toolkits like spark mllib, H20, scikit-learn, R and ML techniques
Proven track record of building and optimizing data sets, 'big data' data pipelines and architectures
Excellent problem solving and analytic skills associated with working on unstructured datasets
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™.
© 2021 Expedia, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks and logos are the property of their respective owners. CST: 2029030-50
Employment opportunities and job offers at Expedia Group will always come from Expedia Group’s Talent Acquisition and hiring teams. Never provide sensitive, personal information to someone unless you’re confident who the recipient is. Expedia Group does not extend job offers via email or any other messaging tools to individuals to whom we have not made prior contact. Our email domain is @expediagroup.com. The official website to find and apply for job openings at Expedia Group is careers.expediagroup.com/jobs.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.