Development Manager, API Services
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:
We welcome people at the top of their game who work collaboratively, prioritize learning, and take their work seriously, but not themselves. Our distribution team in Winnipeg, Canada is a grown-up start-up, combining cutting-edge technology with real purpose. Every day we provide exclusive discounts on hotels, flights, rental cars and packages through our proprietary booking engine. Our technology powers some of the most iconic brands in the world, helping millions of travelers be there for the moments that matter. For us, every trip is a big deal.
In this role you will get to:
Support and collaborate with other technology leaders in Priceline, as well as other leaders within your immediate team, to continuously improve existing opportunities, responsibilities and new endeavors.
Identify opportunities and drive improvement in our services & supporting applications, contribute to the ongoing and ever-changing development of our Partner Network’s technical playbook.
Provide coaching and guidance to team members as assigned, as well as effectively manage team member performance.
Lead multiple projects, including planning, prioritization, and task delegation.
Enforce accountability for the quality of software that is created.
Design, develop, and distribute APIs, along with the backing applications and services that serve hundreds of millions of searches a day
Orchestrate data across millions of hotel, rental cars, and airline partners, to get the best deals for our customers.
Who you are:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
Display leadership through transformation, display management through positive influence.
Technical knowledge of Golang, NodeJS, PHP, SQL, Cloud-Native Development, Kubernetes, and API Standards like REST, GraphQL and OpenAPISpec
Strong background in business and statistical decision making.
Conduct training and workshops, provide a management strategy including but not limited to development through agile, visuals & documentation, problem solving, KPI and metrics, capacity management, coaching and feedback, as well as individual development plans.
Data driven mentality that translates into actionable conclusions & solutions to problems.
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.
We’re proud to offer:
Competition leading salary, aggressive yearly bonus program
Employer RRSP contribution matching
Excellent health, dental, and vision coverage
Subsidized parking and gym membership
Work trips, travel perks, regular team and company parties
Opportunities to contribute to or take ownership of major projects, services and features
A team of committed colleagues who are dedicated to always improving themselves and each other
Modern office space in downtown Winnipeg, which we’ll return to after keeping safe and remote during the COVID-19 pandemic
Always current hardware and development tools/software
Regular Hackdays to experiment with new technologies and learn new skills
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.