Director, Reservations Connectivity

Overview

Are you looking to own product development from inception to launch? Do you want to join a world class team and contribute to our continued success? We are looking for a great leader who loves building cutting edge web and mobile products, is fearless about picking up new technologies, and can take on complex problems.

 

We power the booking engines of several thousands hotels all around the world and our platform supports millions of sub second transactions, and are looking for someone who gets excited by working at this scale. We are working on building the next generation platform and connectivity platforms and looking for someone who can play a significant role in transforming and revolutionizing our current platforms to prepare for significant growth, driving ongoing improvements, define the overall architectural vision for the team and take this product from concept to reality. 

 

The Director of Reservations Connectivity & Platform will be responsible to play a significant role in transforming and revolutionizing our current platforms to prepare for significant growth, driving ongoing improvements, and defining the overall architectural vision for the team.  This role will lead a group of domestic and global team members as well as work with peers within the company to deliver products and services and manage existing systems.

Responsibilities

  • Lead platform development functions for a key product line (Web. Mobile)
  • Provide guidance to developer direct reports
  • Design and develop major functional modules
  • Collaborate with QA for testing and rollout
  • Work with product management and PMO for functional definition and delivery
  • Provide estimates and play a key role in project planning
  • Clearly communicate development and delivery status to stakeholders
  • Build and manage a highly collaborative and cross-functional team

Qualifications

  • Minimum BS degree in engineering, science or math-related fields.  Masters degree preferred
  • 10 or more years of experience delivering high volume, low latency, transactional systems
  • Build and manage a highly collaborative and cross-functional team
  • Seasoned in Agile software development
  • Expert in Java EE, Design Patterns
  • Expert in building Web services and Microservices based platform
  • Expert in knowledge of Java Messaging based platform, Apache ESB frameworks
  • Expert in Data Grid based design using caching technologies such as Coherence
  • Knowledge of Eventing based architecture
  • Knowledge of Web and Mobile Full stack including modern Javascript frameworks, HTML5, CSS Templates, Rest API principles, Caching, Google Analytics, MVC Patterns, Responsive web design, SEO/SEM strategies.
  • Database and database-related development experience a must, Oracle and/or NoSQL
  • Knowledge of CMS technologies is a plus.
  • Lead platform development functions for a key product line
  • Provide guidance to developer direct reports
  • Design and develop major functional modules
  • Collaborate with QA for testing and rollout
  • Work with product management and PMO for functional definition and delivery
  • Provide estimates and play a key role in project planning
  • Clearly communicate development and delivery status to stakeholders
  • Build and manage a highly collaborative and cross-functional team

 

 

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