It wasn’t so long ago that booking a trip to see the Eiffel Tower, stroll down New York’s iconic Madison Avenue or feel the sand between our toes on Copacabana Beach was simply a matter of a few taps on our smartphone.
In fact, that’s what we do at Booking.com. We make it easier for everyone to experience the world. And while that world might feel a little farther away right now, we’re busy preparing for when the world is ready to travel once more.
Across our offices worldwide, we continue to innovate. To solve for some of the most complex challenges in travel and technology, and to plan for the exciting developments that lie ahead. With strategic long-term investments into what we believe the future of travel can be, we are opening up new career opportunities that will have a strong impact on our mission.
We are united in the belief that our very human desire to explore the planet’s beauty and discover more about other people and cultures will endure. The world is waiting for us. Together, we will be ready.
Senior Technical Program Manager - Order Platform
Booking’s Horizontal Business Services department is seeking a smart, talented and energetic Senior Technical Program Manager to manage execution and delivery of the Order Platform roadmap that delivers against ambitious business objectives.
Our order platform is designed to be the authoritative data source of all reservation data which is then funnelled to relevant systems including finance, billing analytics etc. This role will need someone with a strong TPM background, with demonstrated experience leading large cross-organizational software development projects, with a deep technical background indata modelling. You will have experience with MySQL, Hadoop, Cassandra and Big Data platforms. You must be able to thrive and succeed in an entrepreneurial environment, and not be hindered by ambiguity or competing priorities. This means you are not only able to develop and drive high-level strategic initiatives, but can also roll up your sleeves, dig in and help drive change.
As a Senior TPM, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance customer and business needs versus technical constraints. An ability to take large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, develop functional specifications, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected. We are looking for proactive, innovative individuals who thrive on solving tough problems. Well developed decision making and judgment, negotiation skills, the ability to influence, analytical ability and leadership are essential to success.
This position is open to candidates worldwide, we provide visa and relocation assistance.