Expedia eCommerce Platform - eCP
Expedia, Inc. is revolutionizing travel through the power of technology, and the eCP team is at the heart of that mission.
eCP provides a world class platform of ecommerce technologies and services operating at global scale to support our rapidly growing family of brands.
Together, we enable each of our customer transactions to flow seamlessly from the click of the 'book' button on one of our brand sites all the way through to our general ledger system and into the P&L.
By bringing together product, technology and operations, we accelerate innovation, enable test and learn, and constantly push ourselves to evolve and innovate for the business.
TIO Technology, Infrastructure, and Operations
Expedia is a leader in using technology to drive business results, and that's where we come in. Our mission is to enable business and technology agility through reliable, efficient, and high-
quality infrastructure and operational products at scale.
We use a blend of open source, custom development, and commercial tools to deliver and operate infrastructure platforms that support our 24 / 7 global business.
Our ecosystem includes multiple data centers and cloud providers, expansive networks, massive compute farms and a broad mix of leading operational products and technologies -
used by our operations and engineering teams, ultimately helping our customers find their dream holiday or trip.
Position Summary Hybrid Infrastructure
Are you passionate about Infrastructure and the technology needed to drive a multi-billion-dollar business? Do you love building creative, high-
scale products using a diverse set of state of the art technologies? Does leading a global, dynamic, and growing organization energize you?
As the Director of TIO Hybrid Infrastructure, you will manage a diverse team of platform engineers, delivering a highly reliable, available, scalable, multi-
tenant infrastructure ecosystem. You will bring your experience and strategic thought leadership to help us define and deliver our Hybrid Infrastructure platform strategy, partnering with teams across the TIO global organization.
In this strategic role, you will be at the forefront of our ambitious plan to build and operate a true hybrid Infrastructure ecosystem.
You will play an instrumental role delivering on our promise of undeniably easy access to Infrastructure at scale, enabling speed and innovation across our business.
You will lead the India Hybrid Infrastructure team responsible for our large-scale on-premise infrastructure and our automation team that is focused on transformation into software defined and automated deployment of infrastructure services into the cloud.
Partnering with our Product Management, Engineering and Architecture teams, you will provide technical direction and leadership, keeping aligned with product roadmap and TIO architectural direction.
Globally collaborating across TIO, eCP and Expedia brands, you will drive ongoing improvement and platform uptake, working closely with partners to influence product strategy and contribute to the product development roadmap
You will deliver highly reliable and trustworthy infrastructure while you continuously enable a high pace of change through development of software defined infrastructure
Create and maintain tactical and strategic plans for Hybrid Infrastructure platform development and sustaining engineering
Manage multiple concurrent, complex, and / or unique projects and initiatives
Drive proof of concepts, pilots and technology evaluations to accelerate the onboarding of new technologies and solutions
Develop strategic partner and key vendor relationships and provide input into vendor product roadmaps
Build and foster an environment of innovation, collaboration and solid execution, ensuring the team understands strategic goals, product and future technology roadmaps
Ensure the ongoing training and development of direct reports and develop the technical skills of the team
Skills / Requirements :
BS in Computer Science or a related engineering field, MS preferred
5+ years of people management experience in an engineering, development or technology role with a global reach
10+ years Software Development and / or Infrastructure experience
Demonstrated experience delivering infrastructure solutions in the cloud including Amazon AWS, Google Cloud Platform and related technologies, services and third-party tools
Deep knowledge of infrastructure (Data Center, Network, Storage, Compute, and other core services i.e. Active Directory, DNS, Configuration Management, etc.
and related open source projects and commercial technologies
Effective leadership and mentoring skills and an ability to successfully define, develop, and scale engineering teams
Extensive experience as an infrastructure manager with a bias toward action
Experience using Agile delivery methodologies, Dev Ops and matrixed organizational models
Effective vendor management, developing strategic vendor partnerships, and handling capital and operational budgets, resource planning and prioritization
Effective communication and presentation skills and the ability to explain technical details and challenges to a wide variety of audiences.
Demonstrated ability to navigate a diverse, organization with global, decentralized teams working across multiple locations
Ability to look at solutions in creative and unconventional ways, recognize opportunities to innovate, and engage partners in a vision and strategy
Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
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.