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Security Manager - Hotels.com

United Kingdom - London

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Expedia

Are you a passionate leader of security engineers? Do you love working to keep your business and customers safe from internet malcontents? Do you get excited about doing this at a very large scale for a well-known brand? If any of those are true, Expedia Group is looking for YOU!

The team at Hotels.com is looking for an experienced, motivated and disciplined manager with a background in web and application security to lead and develop a group of highly skilled security experts and ensure that effective procedures, processes and practices are implemented across the Hotels.com Technology group.

Our software engineers deliver a website used by millions of people across the globe, and ensuring that we keep our customers’ information as safe as possible is our number one priority.

You will collaborate with partners both within Hotels.com and across the whole of Expedia Group to ensure that a comprehensive security strategy is formulated, communicated and implemented, with the help of the security specialists within your team. You will be involved in discussions related to product and technology strategy, particularly in the Platform Engineering space, and directly contribute to the technological direction of Hotels.com.

What you’ll do

  •   Managing a high performing team of technical security experts
  • Developing the skills and experience of your team members and actively supporting their career development
  • Empowering the security team to own their domain
  • Collaborating with technical and non-technical partners on security topics
  • Fostering and promoting creative thinking and freedom of your team
  • Establishing and implementing security strategy to protect Hotels.com customers and the Hotels.com and Expedia Group business
  • Articulating and implementing that strategy as Objectives and Key Results
  • Establishing and prioritising the security team’s work back log
  • Working closely with other security teams within Expedia Group
  • Planning and leading cross-functional and cross-team projects
  • Communicating complex and technical security topics to non-technical audiences
  • Championing a pragmatic and risk-based approach to security
  • Driving the definition, implementation and compliance with security guidelines for a large distributed technology team
  • Coordinating the security team's role in regular audits and certifications
  • Guiding the analysis of and response to security risks and incidents

Who you are;

You’ll fit in this role if you have;

  • With a strong, technical background in web and application security, you are an experienced, people-focused manager, with a track record of driving and delivering security strategy within your current organisation.
  • You are a confident communicator, both in writing and verbally, and are able to deliver clear, relevant and consistent messages to diverse audiences of technologists and executives.
  • You have a positive, “can-do” attitude, are resourceful, energetic and confident when dealing with others, and are able to negotiate respectfully with partners to drive positive strategic outcomes.
  • You have high-level technical knowledge of internet protocols, the OSI model and have ideally had professional exposure to cloud technologies – in particular the AWS ecosystem. Where you may not have specific familiarity or experience, you possess the foundational knowledge to learn quickly.

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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
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R-39867

Job Category
Information Technology Group

Job Function
Security Engineering

Location
United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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