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Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering



Software Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Tuesday, May 14, 2024

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Senior Manager, Software Development Engineering

Looking to join a team at the forefront of travel technology development? Price is a key factor influencing traveller’s path to driving a choice of property and brand leading to a purchase. In a world of infinite paths to purchase, travellers make multiple searches and to find the ‘best trip’ and ‘best deal’.

The Expedia Group Offers pillar is tasked with giving the customer a simple, clear, accurate, transparent pricing experience throughout their shopping and booking journeys. We do this by putting the customer first, creating capabilities and experiences that can be shared and presented to the customer that meet the travellers’ expectations in locally relevant ways and adhere to regulatory norms. You will be leading at least 2 teams and help them grow their careers. You'll frequently partner with other EM's and tech leads to help build and sustain a healthy and high performing Engineering community.

What you’ll do:

  • Be responsible for building, growing, and shaping adaptive, hardworking, motivated teams and individuals around their goals, ownership and career.

  • Lead, coordinate, and collaborate on multiple concurrent and complex cross-organizational initiatives, understanding goals, constraints, and perspectives, making resource, delivery, and architectural trade-offs to maximize strategic value.

  • Lead and actively contribute to all phases of the software development lifecycle, including the design, analysis, development, and deployment efforts for multiple enterprise applications projects to tackle sophisticated business challenges.

  • Collaborate with EG leaders with vision to architect and build robust applications and thoughtfully choose relevant technologies to evolve EG travel platform.

  • Support technical leads and individual contributors, including coaching, ongoing training and development, performance evaluations, goal setting, disciplinary actions, recruiting, and hiring.

  • Create a positive work environment based on accountability and inclusiveness, in partnership with peers on the leadership team.

  • Lead by example, mentor the team, and establish credibility through quality technical execution.

  • You will demonstrate knowledge of the product development lifecycle from idea generation to bringing a product to market by supporting the different phases and improving product performance.

  • You will engage with peers across the organization to build an understanding of cross dependencies, priorities, and opportunities to simplify.

  • You will advocate for operational excellence (such as unit testing, establishing SLAs, programming for resiliency and scalability).

  • You will ensure that operational teams and subcontractors have a clear understanding of customer requirements; identify technical issues and provide data to support solutions.

  • You will remain informed on industry trends. Examine inefficiencies in the existing stack operation and encourage engineers to improve them.

  • You will bridge the gap in discussions between technology and non-technology personnel. Report on team status faithfully and listen for suggestions to improve lagging project work.

  • Technologies include: Java, Kotlin, Scala, Spring, Docker, Redis, DataDog, Splunk, AWS cloud.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical field or equivalent related professional experience

  • 8+ years of professional, post-college software development in an object-oriented language

  • 3+ years of people management experience with a passion for growing individual careers and enabling high-performing teams

  • Hands-on technologist and leader well-versed at running sophisticated, multi-quarter initiatives and a broad portfolio of applications and services. Strong technical acumen and commitment to quality of engineering work and continuous improvement

  • Excellent at switching contexts from strategic to detailed, technical to business, inter-team to cross-organization and everything in between.

  • Strong communication skills and highly effective collaborator. You articulate your ideas to teammates, peers, and leaders, providing details and supporting your ideas with data where applicable.

  • You incorporate others' input and feedback and strive to find common ground.

  • You enjoy and take pride in the work of your people, focusing on their success and willing to go above and beyond to help them win.

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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