Principal Technical Program Manager- Architectural Guild
Location: Seattle, Washington
Job Type: Full time
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Principal Technical Program Manager- Architectural Guild
Passionate about a rare and exciting opportunity to help build and manage an Architecture Guild across Expedia Group that will power all our divisions? Are you a program manager passionate about creating streamlined processes and simplifying the technology ecosystem? Do you thrive in uncertainty and strive to bring order to it and do you have a real passion for tackling complexity head-on?
We are looking for a Principal Technical Program Manager to help us craft and execute on the EG Architecture Guild. You will utilize your deep understanding of technical aspects of implementation and business insight to be able to ask significant strategic questions that help clarify and guide our teams through priorities and decision-making. You will strive for continuous improvement and find new innovative ways to increase execution efficiencies by being flexible and creating scalable frameworks. We believe in building world-class products and simplification within the technology ecosystems. You will be key to achieving this through close collaboration with senior leaders and architect leads across the company.
What you'll do:
Develop, evaluate and continuously improve operating model and framework to manage organization and execution of the Architecture Guild
Work closely with Architecture Guild leads to track and prioritize backlog, create working groups, execute and review proposals across all the pillars of the Guild
Own the operating rhythm of the Architecture Guild including meeting cadence for triage & prioritization, design review, Architecture Leadership meetings, and L&D sessions
Monitor implementation of program policies and practices; work to keep internal guild initiatives on schedule and functioning smoothly
Create and maintain program records, reports, presentations and proposals and facilitate positive relations between the guild, and other departments within EG
Motivate teams to execute with a fast pace while ensuring the architecture of the systems is aligned to the business goals
Proactively lead cross workstream dependency, issue and blocker discussions with a natural ability to adjust your involvement based on the need
Provide visibility to the current work and progress and establish framework for decisions to be communicated in an efficient manner to a wide audience across the company
Establish and refine guidelines and criteria for Architecture Guild verses internal department reviews and assess requests against Guild criteria
Responsible for all level of communication including communication within the Guild and to leaders and teams across the company
Who you are:
10 years of Program/Project Management experience in a high-tech company
Extensive experience managing large scale, big corporate level initiatives working with senior executives
Successful track record of developing and implementing a wide variety of frameworks and operating models
Passion for excellence in execution and mastery in developing efficient frameworks
High level of initiative and strong bias to action. You are able to find a path and get things done
Positive relationship builder able to navigate through situations to ensure the most robust and pragmatic solution
Very organized and innately curious and skilled at zeroing in on the detail and uncovering issues but able to step back and clearly see the big picture
Excellent written and spoken communication skills, including the ability to present complex concepts to business partners and executive leadership
Inspiring leader, confident and successful at influencing team members and leaders across Expedia Group
Bachelor's or Master's in Computer Information Systems, Business Administration or related field; or equivalent related professional experience
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®, 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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