Director, Devops

Expedia Group

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time

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Director, Devops

Do you want to transform the experience of millions of travelers the world over? Do you love working with a creative engineering team in building an intelligent, scalable and personalized travel messaging platform? Our goal is to build the best messaging platform that can meet customers on any channel (social, sms, web, or voice), use AI/ML to understand/anticipate their needs and deliver unparalleled service.

Devops engineering Director works with platform & application developers to automate and accelerate the testing, release and deployment of applications into a runtime environment quickly and reliably. Along with deploying the best-of-the-breed Observability applications to monitor, alert and attend to live site reliability issues. You will have a background in development, operations, and full-stack implementations. You will also have experience programming in a high-level language such as Ruby, Python, Java, C# or other language to script installation, configuration and provisioning. You will be providing continuous delivery solutions in a cloud environment and have experience with the core suite of tools used to manage different cloud providers.

What you’ll do:

  • You will lead a team of incredible, hardworking individuals and help them with their goals, delivery, and career development

  • You will architect, coordinate the delivery of critical infrastructure projects

  • You will coordinate with Engineering Directors as well as other Expedia Devops teams to implement best of the breed solutions

  • You will put in place monitoring, alerting tools and processes

  • Technologies we use: Java, AWS, Kafka, GraphQL, Node.js, Kotlin, React, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, GraphQL, S3, Lambda, Docker, Kubernetes, Data Dog, Looker

Who you are:

  • 15+ years of experience in handling core devops responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for leading and mentoring an incredible, hardworking team around their goals, delivery, and career development

  • Strong understanding of application development methodologies

  • Working knowledge of enterprise data center technologies including storage platforms, network switching, and security infrastructure within a virtualized data center

  • Familiarity with a broad portfolio of AWS/Azure infrastructure tools (EBS, S3, EC2, Elastic IP, Route 53, VPC) and experience with cloud infrastructure management and automation technologies

  • Continuous integration tools such as Jenkins, Hudson, etc.

  • Experience optimizing applications, both stand-alone and in distributed systems to maximize performance

  • Comfort with frequent, incremental code testing and deployment

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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