Director, Technical Program Manager
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?
Priceline is looking for a world class, high energy Technical Program Manager to join the Product and Program Delivery team to support and improve our business processes. In this critical role, you will partner with Product and Tech leaders to plan, design and drive the execution of projects to make big deal moments for our customers, and to ensure that we remain competitive, and get the work done.
In this role you will get to:
Join a multi-year project to design and implement Priceline’s Global Flights platform, known as Firefly, partnering closely with external vendors and internal Priceline Data, Application, Product and Infrastructure team members to achieve goals.
Join the Flights TPM team, supporting all governance activities by reporting on deliverables, risks, issues and progress against milestones.
Collaborate with all stakeholders and program contributors to set quarterly team goals that align to Priceline’s Flights’s development roadmaps.
Shepherd the program’s complex processes into concrete deliverables, and translate these deliverables from definition to deployment across the organization.
Ensure accurate and current information is shared broadly with senior leaders and stakeholders.
Contribute your ideas and best practices to be leveraged by your peers in the Product & Program team.
Manage one or more agile scrum teams of in-house and off-shore developers, running all sprint ceremonies including daily standups, sprint planning, story pointing, demos and retrospectives.
Promote and utilize business intelligence reporting and metrics, acting as an ambassador for measurement, accountability and a disciplined approach to process improvement throughout the Priceline organization. Utilize your experience in Agile management to design processes and manage program execution
Who you are:
You have 7-10 years of Program Management or Business Analysis experience in a technology organization (preferably ecommerce), running a variety of product development, infrastructure, compliance, security or privacy programs.
You hold a Bachelor’s or Master's degree in Information Systems and Technology, Computer Science, Management, or Business Administration
You are someone who possesses assertiveness and diplomacy, and achieves team cohesion, while integrating and aligning corporate initiatives.
You have a proven ability to juggle and balance conflicting priorities, to build best in class solutions with an eye for fine details, and to break down high-level problems and articulate solutions to both business and technical audiences
Ideally, you have used Jira/Confluence or similar Agile Project Management Environments, and are experienced with Agile SCRUM or Kanban development.
You have a demonstrated history of living the values important to priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable integrity and ethics
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.
If you want to be part of something truly special, check us out!
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 federal, state, or local law.