Director of Technology

Director of Technology Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Director of Technology to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Support process and control owners;
  • Work with managers across all business unit functions to resolve risk issues as appropriate;
  • Identify/provide tools to guide maintenance of controls;
  • Provide expert support and advice to the business on risk identification and issue management;
  • Ensure high-quality delivery for engineering across all projects, with a client-facing role and individual contributions where appropriate;
  • Manage audit process, including coordinating with business unit team members, external auditors, consultants and the internal compliance / Audit team;
  • Establish shared infrastructure across technical projects;
  • Facilitate cross functional teams, facilitate project meetings, develop and maintain project plans and manage/support solution implementations;
  • Proactively develop compliance and operational processes;
  • Participate in leadership meetings to drive the direction of the company;
  • Research emerging technologies to advise clients on possible applications;
  • Conduct risk management/compliance training as needed;
  • Lead the facilitation of risk assessments;
  • Be responsible for the growth of the Engineering team – including individuals’ career growth, skillset development, and hiring the right resources;
  • Lead by example, mentor the team and establish credibility through quality technical execution.

Requirements:

  • Empathy for designers, developers & end-users;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and assertively across teams;
  • 3-4 years leading product or technical management organizations;
  • Working knowledge of current web and service technologies (AWS, GCP, Reactjs preferred);
  • Great verbal and written presentation abilities;
  • Demonstrated success leading remote project teams;
  • Ability to balance priorities from customers, suppliers and business owners in the overall Expedia travel space;
  • Citizenship, residency or work visa required;
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field preferred;
  • Progressively responsible technology management experience in an ecommerce organization, including management of high-performing teams;
  • Track record of delivering and operating large-sized internet-scale software systems.