Senior Technical Product Manager (Backend APIs)

Expedia Group

Location: Chicago, Illinois, Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time


If you need assistance during the recruiting process due to a disability, please reach out to our Recruiting Accommodations Team through the Accommodation Request form. This form is used only by individuals with disabilities who require assistance or adjustments in applying and interviewing for a job. This form is not for inquiring about a position or the status of an application.

Senior Technical Product Manager (Backend APIs)

Do you love the intersection between business and technology? Are you passionate about innovation? Do you want to join a growing business that is central to the Expedia Group strategy? If so, then Expedia for Business (E4B) would like to talk to you!

Every technology team needs a "Product Vision", a "Technology Vision", and a "Delivery Vision" to deliver outstanding products. This role is the primary liaison between these three components for one of E4B’s biggest Financial Institution Loyalty partners. You will work as a problem-solver across multiple technology teams at E4B and Expedia Group, as well as with external partners, to ensure that teams coordinate in turning good ideas into compelling products. You are not only skilled in e-commerce technology and systems design but also in communications and processes. You will serve as a technical and product leader in multi-functional feature delivery and manage product and tech processes for a relationship with a multi-billion-dollar partner. Come build something great with us!

What You'll Do :

  • Draws on experience to lead technical feasibility discussions, involving architects when appropriate

  • Manages product intake for a large team of technologists

  • Familiar with APIs and public cloud (AWS preferred)

  • Serves as a primary liaison between Product and Tech

  • Researches technical requirements of product asks

  • Evaluates and Manages Technical Risks

  • Prioritizes Tech backlog, balancing product roadmap deliverables and BAU/Tech Debt work

  • Partners with product to define use cases, UA criteria and test scenarios

  • Evangelizes technical best practices such as product documentation, static and dynamic scanning, code reviews, AB testing etc.

  • Strives for optimum organizational efficiency by applying systems thinking across boundaries and making recommendations about policies/ processes

  • Takes a whole systems approach to analyze issues and implements holistic solutions by ensuring that linkages between structure, people, process and technology are made

  • Provides support to dev team, e.g., clarification of requirements on a given milestone

  • Researches ADHOC/BAU asks, reproduces errors, etc and have story ready for intake by dev team

  • Removes technical blockers through partnership with the right technical teams

  • Works with ops/support teams to ensure robust monitoring of production features is in place

Who You Are :

  • Bachelor’s or Master's in Computer Science or a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • 7+ years of experience in technical and/or product roles

  • An experienced leader in technology, product,processes and organizational coordination

  • Familiar with e-commerce architecture and production resiliency

  • Strong background in working closely with Product Management to deliver clear requirements and backlogs

  • Comfortable using data to make technical and business decisions

  • Experience with APIs and working with AWS or similar cloud platforms

  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, collaborate on and review technical designs, and support production systems


The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $173,000.00 to $242,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $277,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

The total cash range for this position in Chicago is $157,500.00 to $220,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $252,000.00, 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™.

© 2021 Expedia, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks and logos are the property of their respective owners. CST: 2029030-50

Employment opportunities and job offers at Expedia Group will always come from Expedia Group’s Talent Acquisition and hiring teams. Never provide sensitive, personal information to someone unless you’re confident who the recipient is. Expedia Group does not extend job offers via email or any other messaging tools to individuals to whom we have not made prior contact. Our email domain is The official website to find and apply for job openings at Expedia Group is

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.