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Software Development Manager

United States - Illinois - Chicago


Do you have a passion for travel and e-Commerce? Do you have a passion for operating globally in a high growth, energizing environment? Expedia’s eCommerce Platform (eCP) team has an opening for a Software Development Engineer as part of our Financial Systems and Core Transactional Services (FCTS) team. The online travel market is a $2 trillion industry that never stands still. This 400-person organization operating between Expedia’s Global Brands, Supply Offerings, and Finance Teams, is the transactional heartbeat of Expedia Group. FCTS is composed of two key platform components – Financial Systems, primarily based on the Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS); and the Core Transaction Platform that comprises Order and Fulfillment Orchestration, Trip Management, and Incentive Services. Through our technology and operations infrastructure, we handle billions of dollars of bookings, collections, and payments every month. This role will primarily focus on the Core Transaction Platform, one of the platforms operated by FCTS. 

What you'll do:

  • Analyze the needs of the business to develop strategies designed to optimize system value and leverage development and support capabilities.
  • Effectively communicate team goals and priorities and ensure alignment with key stakeholders.
  • Ensure that solutions deployed have technical integrity, stability, and are scalable to a growing operation.
  • Drive the development, incubation, and execution of opportunities identified and approved for development, including managing multiple cross-functional parties and vendors.
  • Successful program delivery utilizing teams across multiple locations.
  • Effectively handle multiple, simultaneous projects, problems, or tasks with critical deadlines and produce quality results.
  • Manage and prioritize the development/modification of platform capabilities.
  • Manage resource utilization based on business priorities and ensure all project deliverables are achievable according to task estimates.
  • Allocate available resources to meet operating objectives. Interact with direct reports, customers and peers to share information and improve cross-departmental processes.

Who you are:

  • You have 3+ years of direct people management of technical teams with a background in managing high performance teams and use good judgment to make decisions in line with strategy, and understands how projects fit into overall development strategy and process
  • You are a strong strategic thinker/self starter with the ability to formulate business strategy and move effortlessly from strategy to development of operational details
  • You are able to successfully persuade and influence peers and partners; sell ideas and get results
  • You are flexible, organized, and able to handle competing priorities
  • Develop and evolve effective working relationships with key partners and peers
  • Inspire and motivate team, and provide constructive feedback and career development plans

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.  

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground, so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.


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.


Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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