Engineering Manager (UGC)
At Expedia, I am helping build out a unified platform for user generate content, collection, curation and playback. In 10 months with a 15 member team, we have the following significant achievements
1. Major initiatives to onboard Hotels.com & Homeaway on Expedia reviews platform are underway. Expected to create significant platform leverage and synergies across brands
2. Dynamic collection platform, a customisable personalized platform to collect feedback from travellers. We brought down the time taken to launch a collection test from months to a few weeks.
3. Launched MVP for Answer traveller questions product, help travellers get answer to their questions prior to booking a property.
4. Maintaining, scaling and optimizing our APIs which handle as much load as 7k TPS with performance expectations of 99.9% response times < 100msec
I am involved in Team building, hiring, coaching, mentoring, working with product & team to come up with project schedules, evangelizing, conflict resolution, coordination with stake holders, helping team member solve roadblocks technical or otherwise.