Marriott Senior Software Engineer, Software Engineering – Martech Platform in Des Moines, Iowa
Job Number 23093191
Job Category Information Technology
Location Marriott International HQ, 7750 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Located Remotely? Y
Position Type Management
Reporting to the VP, Software Engineering – Martech, Senior Software Engineer, Software Engineering – Martech Platform serves as the software engineer for Martech and Personalization Platform operating in a shared service model. In this role, you will be working on a cross functional product team focused on delivering innovative Martech solutions powering mobile and web marketing and personalization. You will also be responsible for data modeling, development, adobe AEP implementation, and event driven integration with the Marriott Data Platform. You will be expected to follow standard application development tools, processes, and practices to promote industry leading solutions in the Martech space. This role will work directly with Enterprise Architecture, Solution Architecture, and Information Security teams to ensure best practices.
Education and Experience
5+ years of application modeling and development experience
Demonstrated experience in Agile development methodologies, specifically with large-scale initiatives and geographically distributed teams.
Worked on a of cross-functional, sourced, and matrixed teams
Demonstrated digital thought leadership commensurate with the scale of Marriott digital properties
Demonstrated enterprise technology experience in hospitality, travel or retail industry.
Working understanding of CDP technologies
Demonstrated experience delivering features and capabilities in Martech and Personalization space.
2+ years’ experience with Adobe Experience Platform or similar CDP
Demonstrated Omni-channel personalization implementation
Demonstrated experience with the following technologies:
Development Adobe (AEP, AAM, Target, Launch, Analytics, Campaign, Exp Edge), AEM, Snowflake
Demonstrated success delivering medium to large-scale initiatives
Proven knowledge of SDLC; good understanding of ITIL v4 Framework
Strong process management, influencing, and problem resolution skills
Proven ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
Knowledge of business environment, service requirements and hospitality culture
Demonstrated ability to assess customer/client needs, creatively approach solutions, decide and influence appropriate courses of action
Ability to understand and communicate the lifecycle of technologies and applications and to translate into business strategies for the client organizations
Graduate/post graduate degree
Solid understanding of IT financial structures and ability to manage to corporate financial processes and standards - including drivers of process costs 
Strong verbal and written communication skills with the ability to articulate complex technical ideas in easy-to-understand business terms
Ability to accomplish results through others, particularly by establishing relationships, effective controls and leading in a managed service environment
CORE WORK ACTIVITIES
Trains and/or mentors other team members, and peers as appropriate
Ability to work liaising with multiple teams to steer projects from inception to successful delivery
Provides financial input on department or project budgets, capital expenditures or other cost/resource estimates as requested
Identifies opportunities to enhance the service delivery processes.
Performs complex quantitative and qualitative analyses for service delivery processes and projects.
Facilitates achievement of expected deliverables and obligations of Services Providers
Validates completeness of requirements prior to Service Provider solutioning
Ensures all projects follow the defined development and business case 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 Application Delivery and Infrastructure teams for deployment and production support activities
Follows all defined IT 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
Ability to assess when risks need to be escalated to right channels.
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
Communication - Conveys information and ideas to others in a convincing and engaging manner through a variety of methods.
Leading Through Vision and Values -Keeps the organization's vision and values at the forefront of employee decision making and action.
Managing Change -Initiates and/or manages the change process and energizes it on an ongoing basis, taking steps to remove barriers or accelerate its pace; serves as role model for how to handle change by maintaining composure and performance level under pressure or when experiencing challenges.
Problem Solving and Decision Making - Identifies and understands issues, problems, and opportunities; obtains and compares information from different sources to draw conclusions, develops and evaluates alternatives and solutions, solves problems, and chooses a course of action.
Professional Demeanor - Exhibits behavioral styles that convey confidence and command respect from others; makes a good first impression and represents the company in alignment with its values.
Strategy Development - Develops business plans by exploring and systematically evaluating opportunities with the greatest potential for producing positive results; ensures successful preparation and execution of business plans through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.
Building a Successful Team -Uses an effective interpersonal style to build a cohesive team; inspires and sustains team cohesion and engagement by focusing the team on its mission and importance to the organization.
Strategy Execution – Ensures successful execution across of business plans designed to maximize customer satisfaction, profitability, and market share through effective planning, organizing, and on-going evaluation processes.
Driving for Results - Sets high standards of performance for self and/or others; assumes responsibility for work objectives; initiates, focuses, and monitors the efforts of self and/or others toward the accomplishment goals; proactively takes action and goes beyond what is required.
Customer Relationships - Develops and sustains relationships based on an understanding of customer/stakeholder needs and actions consistent with the company’s service standards.
Global Mindset - Supports employees and business partners with diverse styles, abilities, motivations, and/or cultural perspectives; utilizes differences to drive innovation, engagement and enhance business results; and ensures employees are given the opportunity to contribute to their full potential.
Strategic Partnerships -Develops collaborative relationships with fellow employees and business partners by making them feel valued, appreciated, and included; explores partnership opportunities with other people in and outside the organization; influences and leverages corporate and continental shared services and/or discipline leaders (e.g., HR, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Revenue Management) to achieve objectives; maintains effective external relations with government, business and industry in respective countries; performs effectively as a liaison between locations, disciplines, and corporate to ensure needed resources are received and corporate strategies are understood and executed.
Generating Talent and Organizational Capability
Developing Others -Supports the development of other’s skills and capabilities so that they can fulfill current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.
Organizational Capability - Evaluates and adapts the structure of assignments and work processes to best fit the needs and/or support the goals of an organizational unit.
Learning and Applying Professional Expertise
Continuous Learning - Actively identifies new areas for learning; regularly creates and takes advantage of learning opportunities; uses newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learns through their application.
Technical Acumen - Understanding and utilizing professional skills and knowledge in a specific functional area to conduct and manage everyday business operations and generate innovative solutions to approach function-specific work challenges
Technical Intelligence: Knowledge and ability to define and apply appropriate technology to enhance business process
Development Methodologies: Knowledge of general stages of SDLC framework and the application tiers within the development space.
Information Security: Knowledge of the security considerations relevant within the development space, including industry best practices related to information security
Business Acumen - Understands and utilizes business information to manage everyday operations and generate innovative solutions to approach business and administrative challenges.
Basic Competencies - Fundamental competencies required for accomplishing basic work activities.
Basic Computer Skills - Using basic computer hardware and software (e.g., personal computers, word processing software, Internet browsers, etc.).
Mathematical Reasoning - The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly, correctly, and in a way that allows one to solve work-related issues.
Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
California Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $93,713.00.00 to $204,107.00 annually.
Colorado Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $93,713.00 to $185,551.00 annually.
New York City & Westchester County, NY Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $113,393.00 to $204,107.00 annually.
Washington Applicants Only: The salary range for this position is $93,713.00 to $204,107.00 annually. In addition to the annual salary, the position will be eligible to receive an annual bonus. Employees will accrue 0.4616 PTO balance for every hour worked and eligible to receive minimum of 7 holidays annually.
All locations offer coverage for medical, dental, vision, health care flexible spending account, dependent care flexible spending account, life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, adoption expense reimbursements, paid parental leave, educational assistance, 401(k) plan, stock purchase plan, discounts at Marriott properties, commuter benefits, employee assistance plan, and childcare discounts. Benefits are subject to terms and conditions, which may include rules regarding eligibility, enrollment, waiting period, contribution, benefit limits, election changes, benefit exclusions, and others.
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