Director, Technology Job Listing at Expedia in Bellevue, WA (Job ID 26574)
Have you ever wondered how one can select among millions of flight and hotel combinations, to provide an air-and-hotel package that is both attractive and significantly cheaper that what one would get buy them independently? And to do this at scale, in a blink of an eye, on sites spanning the globe in multiple languages and currencies for millions of requests a day without ever taking a pause.
Expedia's Package Discovery Services team (PDS) is seeking a strong Director of Technology to join a team of high caliber individuals who thrive best when they're given free rein to own problems end to end. This is a team filled with people who love technology and succeed in ambiguous situations. We own functionality that allows users to search, discover, and explore vacation packages combining Expedia's vast set of inventory to bring the best inventory in front of the customer with savings only available when purchasing multiple items together. Our services strive to go beyond a simple search and allow customers to discover vacation experiences they may not have thought about on their own.
In this role you will impact tens of millions of users worldwide with your products transacting billions of dollars and help forge systems which become the backbone of Expedia's future. In PDS we will keep you on your toes, challenge you to bring your utmost creativity and technical chops while offering you the opportunity to contribute to the core package stack and in the process, change the face of online travel!
We are looking for top engineering talent to help drive the development of our packages platform and to continuously raise the bar on our operational excellence and engineering practices. Bring your passion for software performance and metrics driven analysis and be part of our success.
Our mission is to revolutionize travel through the power of technology.
Collectively, the Expedia, Inc. brands cover virtually every aspect of researching, planning, and booking travel, from choosing the best airplane seat, to reading personal travel reviews of hotels, to planning what to do in a destination once you arrive. The Expedia, Inc. portfolio serves both leisure and business travelers with tastes and budgets ranging from modest to luxury. Expedia delivers consumer travel demand from nearly every continent to nearly 149,000 hotels and hundreds of airlines, tour operators, car rental companies and destination services supply partners. Please visit company website to learn more about our travel brands.
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. PDSTeam
Date posted: 10/22/2013
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