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Software Development Manager

India - Gurgaon

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Expedia

Position Overview

Do you want to transform the experience of millions of travelers the world over? Do you love working with a creative engineering team in building an intelligent, scalable and personalized travel assistance platform? Do you want to work with state of the art technologies such as real-time streaming, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning? Our goal is to build the best conversational bot platform that can meet customers on any channel (social, sms, web, or voice), use AI/ML to understand/anticipate their needs and deliver unparalleled service.

As a Development Manager, you propose, prototype, design various core components of the bot platform in collaboration with teams world over. As a engg. manager you will provide the thought leadership and technical expertise needed to overcome hard problems. By now, you would have built and supported critical components of products/platforms at scale.

What you'll do:

  • Architect and design new platform services to build our technology platform.
  • You’ll be responsible to grow and shape the incredible, talented & motivated team around their goals, ownership and career
  • You'll foster a healthy and collaborative culture across teams at multiple locations
  • You’ll ensure your team delivers high quality & on-time products and continuously innovates to improve engineering efficiency
  • Drive evolution of standards & design patterns with industry best practices and new technology to enhance productivity, quality, and system performance.
  • Drive program & system architecture discussions to identify a suitable quality solution to the business requirement.
  • Work closely with architecture & data platform teams to craft technical principles & strategy
  • You are a seasoned full stack software engineer with progressive experience building and delivering solutions at scale.
  • You have experience as a technical lead and/or development manager for large scale projects.
  • You have the technical chops to still code and deep dive on support issues when called upon as well as soft skills necessary to lead architecture discussions, drive new initiatives and hire/develop talented engineers.

Technologies we use:

  • Java, AWS, Kafka, GraphQL, Node.js, Kotlin, React, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, S3, Lambda, Docker, Dropwizard, Data Dog, Looker.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience building transactional middleware in Java
  • Full stack development experience
  • Prior management experience: direct reports, hiring, career management

Who you are:

  • Bring 10+ years of software engineering experience, 3+ as a People Manager.
  • Hire and develop top talent within your own team and participate in hiring across other teams.
  • Provide coaching on relevant competencies for the engineers in your own team and others as needed.
  • Act as a catalyst to drive your staff’s career development by providing actionable feedback, coaching and finding opportunities within and outside of your team.
  • Drive your team to innovate and deliver roadmap features with agility and high quality.
  • Ensure a set of development practices are followed to assure quality and long-term health of the services your team owns.
  • Perform reviews of all designs to make sure that they address failure modes, scalability, security and are suitable for tier 1 services.
  • Represent your services and team in cross-functional discussions.
  • Work with the product and program management team to maintain a roadmap for your team.
  • Provide operational support for the services you own. This includes providing an on-call rotation and acting as an escalation path to resolve issues.
  • Make improvements to your services to improve their success. This includes performing routine review of key metrics, diving deep into significant anomalies and taking corrective actions as necessary.

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®.

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-40906

Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Location
India - Gurgaon

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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