Director of Web, Mobile Development

US-NY-New York
Job ID
2017-1524
Category
IT

Overview

Are you looking to own product development from inception to launch? Do you have a passion for digital products and solutions and like staying up to date with the latest technologies? Do you want to join a world class team and contribute to our continued success? The Director, Reservation Solutions, Web and Mobile Development leads the team that is responsible for our consumer facing web and mobile applications. 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. We are looking for someone who gets excited by working at this scale. We are working on building the next generation booking engine experience 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. 

 

You will lead a team responsible for implementing the full stack, from the API to presentation layer. You will lead picking the right web/mobile stack to implement and develop responsive web sites and closely work with the Architects in building highly scalable and performance sites. You will work very closely with the product and UX teams in defining the features and functionality.

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

  • 10 or more years of experience delivering high volume, low latency, transactional systems
  • Seasoned in Agile software development
  • Expert in Java EE
  • Expert in 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 SQL
  • Knowledge of CMS technologies is a plus
  • Minimum BS degree in engineering, science or math-related fields.  Masters degree preferred

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