Principal Enterprise Architect - Infrastructure

Expedia Group

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time


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Principal Enterprise Architect - Infrastructure

At Expedia Group, Enterprise Platforms & Infrastructure Architecture plays an integral role in defining and assessing our company's strategy, architecture and practices. Our team works to effectively translate business objectives into processes enabled by technologies and services. We establish Standards and patterns which are incorporated in our commerce platforms and enterprise technology to ensure everything Expedia Group does is world class. We assist our business partners with understanding their respective domains and why it is so important for everyone to be involved.

As a Principal Enterprise Architect, you will be a key strategic partner in defining how Expedia Group approaches new or emerging opportunities, and you will work to influence, revolutionize and simplify key aspects of our business. Your primary accountability will be to architect key infrastructure solutions, including compute, networking, storage, and critical shared services that power everything at Expedia Group.

As a team - We look to each other for mentorship and push one another to simplify. We trust one another and we choose fearlessly. We are inclusive and through that, we go get what’s next. Above all else – we have fun!

What you’ll do:

  • Track developments and changes in core enterprise domains ensuring that new developments are adequately addressed in business strategy

  • Develop and maintain architecture artifacts

  • Participate in application and infrastructure projects to provide planning advice

  • Draft procedures and Standards to be reviewed and approved by executive management

  • Conduct or facilitate design sessions to ensure an appropriate, holistic approach to solving complex problems

  • Coordinate with DevOps teams to advocate appropriate application of requirements

  • Support and advise EG technologists and business partners via communities of practice or related forums

  • Architect approaches and solutions that are tied to business outcomes and our bottom line

  • Enable optimum organizational efficiency by taking a whole systems approach and thinking across boundaries to identify which polices/processes should be standardized and which should differ

  • Provide guidance when evaluating the impacts of a solution to ensure linkages between structure, people, process and technology

  • Champion prioritized initiatives across the local organization and work with others across EG to investigate those initiatives

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's, Master's in a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Industry recognized Security Certification, is a plus

  • Makes choices across teams to apply several technologies or languages

  • Demonstrates expert skills for multiple domains and builds systems that interact across a business unit

  • Understands that technology or automation doesn't solve every problem

  • Experienced in using architecture methodologies such as SABSA, Zachman and/or TOGAF

  • Direct, hands-on experience or solid understanding of core infrastructure and capabilities that support enterprise operations, both in the cloud and on premise

  • Demonstrated experience designing and delivering software solutions using common programming languages such as Java, Go or C#

  • Verifiable experience reviewing designs to ensure an appropriate solution to key objectives

  • Understanding and demonstrated delivery of capabilities related to employee communication, collaboration, accessibility, or other general solutions empowering corporate employees to perform their jobs.

  • Comprehension of regulations, standards and frameworks such as PCI-DSS, SOX, GDPR, ISO 27001/2, NIST CSF and SOC 2


The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $207,500.00 to $290,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $332,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.

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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