Senior Manager, Product Management- Metadata

Expedia Group

Location: Chicago, Illinois, Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time


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Position Overview:

Data is a key component of Expedia’s travel platform. To unlock the full potential of Expedia’s data we are building capabilities that will enable consistent and trusted data exchange across the enterprise. Enterprise Data Management and Governance organization is looking for a senior metadata analyst to help define and deliver data management capabilities that will bring this vision into reality.

As the senior metadata analyst you will be responsible for curating actionable metadata and publishing through an enterprise tool for the data community to benefit from. You will actively engage with data producers, data consumers, and engineers to curate or help them curate and/or leverage the metadata to help data producer teams deliver generic, scalable, consistent and trusted data solutions.

You will have an opportunity to acquire vast knowledge of our data ecosystem by working together with diverse global teams, spanning technical functions, like data producers and consumers, to business functions, like marketing, finance, customer experience, and legal.

What you will do:

  • Lead a team of up to 6 metadata analysts, helping with the goals, development plans and performance management activities

  • Execute the vision, strategy and roadmaps for data management products that enforce Expedia’s data standards and ensure single
    source of truth and data integrity for reporting and decision making.

  • Advance the metadata strategy by curating and publishing various business and domain events metadata.

  • Curate and enrich the data elements for the enterprise glossary to ensure one consistent definition for an element across the enterprise.

  • Curate and enrich the various data lake datasets to ensure that data scientists will be able to discover important data with ease across the enterprise.

  • Enable data lineage collection and visualization at various granularities to be able to provide insights on the data flows between the various producers and consumers of data.

  • Enrich the curated contents by tagging the various data elements with the appropriate security and privacy classification to enable the implementation of GDPR and CCPA.

  • Own business outcomes and be responsible for hitting associated targets by improving, re-imagining, challenging status quo, and leading change.

  • Work across Expedia Group (data producers and consumers) to evangelize and apply data management practices to ensure data is being used in the most effective way to drive value creation.

  • Perform industry research to evolve strategy, policy, and process.

Who you are:

  • 8+ year experience in the data management space, specifically in the metadata curation

  • Solid understanding of data management strategies for large scale organizations.

  • Experience with master data management and data governance practices and processes at-scale.

  • Experience with metadata, data quality and data governance concepts.

  • Expertise in eliciting and documenting features & requirements from both business and technical teams.

  • Strong strategic perspective and ability to think through big-picture issues coupled with excellent execution to get things done in a fast-paced, environment

  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to convey sophisticated and abstract concepts to both technical and business teams.

  • Outstanding influencing skills, including experience working within a large matrix organization

  • Exceptional collaboration, business insight, and customer advocacy skills.

  • BA/BS or equivalent experience in a STEM degree


  • Create & manage plan to curate metadata from various domains
  • Educate users on value of metadata
  • Train user on usage of the metadata tools
  • Act as a SME to help answer question on how to find metadata
  • Create dashboard to show the quality of the curated metadata (metaquality score)


  • Data Management
  • Data Governance
  • Data Stewardship
  • Data Quality
  • Metadata

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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