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Principal Product Manager

India - Gurgaon


Expedia Group is one of the largest providers of cars rentals globally. The Expedia Car team builds the experience and platform that powers the Car rental business for multiple brands within Expedia Group which includes Brand Expedia Group and Egencia. We are always striving to provide the best experience and value for our customers.

The Cars platform supports more than 10 million transactions per year, using technologies like Ember JS, Java, No-SQL (DynamoDB, Redis, etc.) The team openly embraces experimenting with new technologies while keeping a healthy balance between short and long term goals. With our microservices architecture in AWS using EC2, S3 and ECS services you will be working on enhancing customer experience, developing features and services, and pushing the boundaries on platform performance and capabilities.

The question is; Do you believe in being Different, can you Lead Humbly, act as One Team, leverage the Scientific Method, Organize for Speed while remaining Transparent?

If you answered yes, join us to continue our mission to revolutionize travel through the power of technology - apply here! We are looking for smart and talented individuals who want to join a fast paced team. We offer excellent opportunities for leadership, creativity and personal growth and because of our innovative approach to travel, fun work environment and incredible career opportunities.

What you’ll do:

  • Create product vision/thesis statements, priorities, roadmaps, goals/metrics, and roll-out strategy.
  • Fully align and share accountability for the Cars business goals as part of the Cars Leadership team.
  • Work closely with Supply, Engineering and Design teams to curate requirements and implement solutions
  • Support delivery teams through user stories, manage project execution, A/B testing, UI/UX wireframing
  • Understand/evaluate inputs to strategy: competitive landscape, market opportunities, consumer/partner/supplier feedback/insights, emerging businesses and cross-functional ideation
  • Communicate and coordinate with key stakeholders across the organization and present priorities, roadmap, and key learnings.
  • Clearly communicate organization's objectives and ensure alignment across account management, product and technology (in addition to other dependent teams) to ensure delivery of these objectives.
  • Frequent interaction with external partners such as Car Suppliers and Connectivity providers and internal partners such as marketing, retail and call center teams to understand and guide the end to end view of the Cars business.
  • Responsible for articulating product solutions that meet organizational objectives and also ensure the acquisition and retention of key partners.
  • Recognize when organization and partner priorities conflict and use the proper data to influence the way forward.
  • Ensure product prioritization and associated resourcing is focused on the right initiatives. This is based on:
  • Organization / company objectives
  • Analytics and metrics
  • Partnership goals
  • Servicing, platform and other cost-reduction goals

Who you are:

  • You have demonstrated growth mindset. You have the curiosity, humility and learning agility to continuously learn & grow from all experiences and feedback, constantly and enthusiastically looking for opportunities to grow and improve the business, and yourself.
  • You welcome robust challenge and seek insights from others to improve your own learning and understanding.
  • You are talented in strong relationship building, able to navigate through situations to ensure the most robust and pragmatic solutions.
  • You have strong products and engineering background, efficient in developing a product plan, executing on it, and delivering commercial value to meet the market demand.
  • Proven, hands-on experience leading multiple successful product launches in a fast-paced environment
  • Disciplined approach to prioritization and stakeholder management
  • Strong technical skills and ability to closely collaborate, influence, and gain the respect of engineering teams
  • You possess financial acumen and fully understand daily business performance, quick in getting to root cause, as well as build out financial models for new platform initiatives.
  • You display an end-to-end solution thought leadership and partnership, known with the ability to resolve conflict and protect productivity.
  • You are successful at influencing and working with diverse groups in divisional teams. You are skilled at canvassing opinions and alternative views. You are at ease with evaluating and making recommendations across competing and equally critical business needs.
  • You demonstrated commercial results which balancing innovation and commercial realization, in time delivery to meet both short term, and long term goals.
  • You are big picture focused whilst skilled at zeroing in on the product and engineering details and delivering continuous improvement.
  • You have BS or BA degrees in Computer Science, engineering, and business field.
  • You have 10+ years relevant experience.
  • Product management experience in Expedia Group is desirable.

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®.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.


Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Program Development

India - Gurgaon

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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