Senior Manager, Software Development
Location: Seattle, Washington
Job Type: Full time
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Senior Manager, Software Development
Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding position as a Senior Software Development Manager? Expedia Group Global Payments (EGP) offers a highly dynamic set of services that enable customers from all over the world to pay for travel in a variety of ways.
We build, operate and improve payment services for Expedia Group's brands, our suppliers (hoteliers, airlines, vacation rental agencies, etc.), and our corporate needs. We do this accurately and at scale, processing over $100 billion payments in 55+ currencies in over 155 countries every year, and across a diverse set of payment options! This opportunity presents great technical challenges and the ability to have a tremendous business impact.
Technology and innovation are at the heart of our organization. We provide solutions that reduce the cost of payments and improve performance, scalability, availability, and resiliency. We also provide an abundance of functional support to services in our platform, and the needs are ever-growing, as we adapt to new payment solutions and capabilities.
Development managers ‘cover a lot of bases’ in terms of staff, development, quality, projects, and operations. This position provides the chance to lead a team of first-rate engineers in the creation of our next generation of innovative payment solutions. Successful candidates have an established history of developing and delivering sophisticated distributed software systems and are driven to achieve results in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
What you'll do:
Lead and drive your team to innovate and deliver timely, high quality roadmap features with agility
Perform reviews of all designs to make sure that they address failure modes, scalability, security and are suitable for tier 1 services.
Hire top talent within your own team and participate in recruiting activities across other teams
Guide engineering staff career development by providing meaningful and actionable feedback, mentoring and coaching, and seeking opportunities within and outside of your team
Operate and support the services you own, manage an on-call rotation, and ensure prompt incident response to resolve issues
Review operational metrics, lead root cause analysis of anomalies, and drive appropriate corrective actions
Identify and implement operational improvements to your services
Cross-collaborate with product and program management teams to maintain a roadmap for your team
Who you are:
3+ years of people management experience, leading a software engineering team
8+ years software development work experience (Java experience strongly preferred)
Experience in web application development and associated skills (HTTP, SOAP, REST, web services, etc.) in a high-stakes environment
Experience with relational database design and hands-on SQL coding
Thorough understanding of software development technologies, specifically those used in large-scale, end-to-end distributed solutions
Strong written and verbal communications and interpersonal skills
Proficiency in recruiting and managing technical teams, including performance management
Proven track record of building consensus across an enterprise
Self-motivated individual, able to work through ambiguity and under pressure to meet commitments within tight time constraints
Solid grasp of Agile Software Development mechanics
High degree of competency within all phases of SDLC - Estimation, Scheduling, Design, Development, Testing and Delivery, and Maintenance
Passion for people management, mentoring and growing software engineers to meet their career goals
Prior experience developing fault tolerant distributed systems is a huge plus
Prior experience in Service Oriented Architecture implementations, service versioning, and backwards/forwards compatibility also a plus
Prior experience of building and operating services in AWS is preferred
Prior experience with e-Commerce systems, Payments Solutions and Providers is also preferred
BS degree in computer science or related technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience
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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