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Director, Software Engineering - Rental Car & Protection Services

Company: Priceline.com
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Our Technology team is the backbone of our company: constantly creating, testing, learning and iterating to better meet the needs of our customers. If you thrive in a fast-paced, ideas-led environment, you're in the right place.

Why this job's a big deal:

As one of our leaders, you'll have a big impact on our products and their technical direction, as well as influence the company's technical strategy. You will also have a big impact on your team members, their day-to-day experience on our team and their growth over time. To continuously deliver on our goal to be the best travel deal makers in the world for millions of our customers, we need to have well designed technology that is reliable, performs well, and allows for the continuous improvements we make to our products, and we also need to have teams that feel engaged, productive, empowered, and sustainable. All of this requires talented leaders with the right mix of technical, collaborative, management, and leadership skills and values.

In this role you will get to:

  • Lead and be responsible for a software development team that owns the services that power Priceline's Rental Car and Protection businesses.

  • Actively participate on a leadership team that includes other development managers, product managers, and a technical program manager, and work closely with both technology and business stakeholders

  • Manage and coach talented engineers of all levels of experience

  • Have influence on what we build, how we build, and how we work

  • Be involved in many projects, initiatives, and discussions

  • Collaborate with other leaders across the organization in the execution of large initiatives and in developing long-term technology road maps

  • Participate in various formal and/or grass-roots technical and non-technical communities at Priceline

  • Become part of a team and organization that is passionate about our work, but values a healthy work/life balance

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related field

  • 7+ years of experience in software engineering and development

  • 2+ years experience in leading software development teams

  • Experience and skill in hiring, coaching, and developing engineering talent, including performance management

  • Proven collaboration skills with both technical and less-technical colleagues

  • Significant coding experience with Java or similar programming languages

  • Good knowledge and experience working on SQL and NoSQL technologies

  • Experience with Spring Frameworks, Web Services and API's

  • Experience in microservices, Kubernetes, Docker

  • Experience with developing on Cloud, especially GCP and AWS

  • Illustrated history of living the values necessary to Priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust.

  • The Right Results, the Right Way is not just a motto at Priceline; it's a way of life. Unquestionable integrity and ethics is essential.

Who we are:

WE ARE PRICELINE.

Our success as one of the biggest players in online travel is all thanks to our incredible, dedicated team of talented employees. Priceliners are focused on being the best travel deal makers in the world, fueled by our passion to help everyone experience the moments that matter most in their lives. Whether it's a dream vacation, your cousin's graduation, or your best friend's wedding - we make travel affordable and accessible to our customers.

Our culture is unique and inspiring (that's what our employees tell us). We're a grown-up, startup. We deliver the excitement of a new venture, without the struggles and chaos that can come with a business that hasn't stabilized.

We're on the cutting edge of innovative technologies. We keep the customer at the center of all that we do. Our ability to meet their needs relies on the strength of a workforce as diverse as the customers we serve. We bring together employees from all walks of life and we are proud to provide the kind of inclusive environment that stimulates innovation, creativity and collaboration.

Priceline is part of the Booking Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: BKNG) family of companies, a highly profitable global online travel company with a market capitalization of over $80 billion. Our sister companies include Booking.com, BookingGo, Agoda, Kayak and OpenTable.

If you want to be part of something truly special, check us out!

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion - Our Commitment

Priceline ensures equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants without discrimination or harassment based on race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by governing law

Keywords: Priceline.com, Norwalk , Director, Software Engineering - Rental Car & Protection Services, Other , Norwalk, California

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