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Marriott Director, Software Engineering - Data Shared Platforms in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Number 22109789

Job Category Information Technology

Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States

Schedule Full-Time

Located Remotely? Y

Relocation? N

Position Type Management


Help Marriott achieve its vision to be the world's favorite travel company by transforming the enterprise system into an event-driven solution journey on our shared platform. Design and implement critical components of technology in support of Marriott International's transformation strategy. This role will contribute to the integration and advancement of Marriott's modernization & digital transformation efforts. The role will be responsible for defining and creating scalable/secure solutions to deliver real world capabilities within a rapidly evolving digital platform. Collaborate extensively with Enterprise Architecture, Infrastructure and DevSecOps teams to develop the right architecture and to migrate our digital & partner channels to the modern platform in a seamless manner. Lead engagement across multiple products & engineering teams to deliver incremental value against a multi-year modernization roadmap. Perform research, analysis, design, creation, and implementation of applications to meet current and future user requirements. Help define and create the next generation of solutions to drive Marriott value by creating solutions that serve our business needs leveraging current and leading-edge technologies in an innovative and impactful manner


Education and Experience


  • 8+ years’ experience in developing software with expert-level expertise in multiple programming languages and methodologies

  • 8+ years’ experience with application development tools

  • 4+ years’ experience in architecture solution development for complex/enterprise level systems

  • 4-year degree or equivalent experience/certification

  • 5+ of engineering leadership experience in leading and delivering complex technology platforms


  • Prior experience in event-driven platform development, Asynchronous API, Privacy, data localization, Identity management, and OAuth2

  • Demonstrated ability to anticipate future software engineering opportunities

  • Technology leadership experience in a sourced environment

  • Prior experience in Kafka, NiFi, Cassandra or Couchbase, PostgreSQL, DevOps, or other similar platforms/products is preferred.

  • 1+ year experience with the following (or similar) tech/tool/platform

  • Spring Boot

  • Webflux,

  • GraphQL

  • Microservices development

  • AWS

  • Graduate degree

  • Technology certifications

  • Experience in waterfall and/or agile software methodologies


Technical Leadership

  • Provides deep expertise in defining the architectural and technical software solutions to deliver critical capabilities in an enterprise platform

  • Provides recommendations and perspective on forward looking technology and tools for future state system development

  • Trains and/or mentors other team members, and peers as appropriate

  • Identifies opportunities to enhance the service delivery processes.

Delivering Technology

  • Responsible for creating technical solutions for complex business needs

  • Responsible for estimating level of effort to create to deliver solutions

  • Validates completeness of requirements when reviewing Service Provider solutions

  • Ensures all solutions follow the defined enterprise architecture standards and review processes

  • Ensures proper coordination with appropriate IT and vendor relations teams

  • Provides consultation for routine and complex systems development

  • Ensures early warning to the business stakeholder executives regarding degraded or missed service levels

  • Coordinates with Operations and Infrastructure teams for deployment and production support activities

IT Governance

  • Follows all defined IR standards and processes (i.e. IT Governance, SM&G, Architecture, etc.), and provides input for improvements to the appropriate process owners as needed

  • Maintains a proper balance between business and operational risk

  • Follows the defined project management standards and processes

Service Provider Management

  • Validates that Service Providers develop and manage respective aspects of a project plan, including schedules, deliverables, and appropriate metrics.

  • Makes short term plans for the team to effectively utilize resources

  • Monitors Service Provider outcomes

  • Reviews estimates of work effort for client project provided by Service Providers for accuracy

  • Facilitates timely resolution of service delivery problems and minimizes the impact to clients

This position requires proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment, subject to applicable law. If you are offered employment, this requirement must be met by your date of hire, unless a reasonable accommodation request is received and approved.

Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We are committed to non-discrimination on any protected basis, such as disability and veteran status, or any other basis covered under applicable law.

Marriott International is the world’s largest hotel company, with more brands, more hotels and more opportunities for associates to grow and succeed. We believe a great career is a journey of discovery and exploration. So, we ask, where will your journey take you?