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Senior Manager, Applications - Fully Remote

Company: Holland America Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn and P&O Cruises Australia, united as Holland America Group, offering world-renown vacations at sea to travelers around the globe, are building a dynamic, unified organization to serve its highly experienced teams in both our corporate offices and on board our ships.

We're looking for an amazing Senior Manager, Reservation Systems Architecture, Performance, and DevOps to fill this role which will be fully remote. You'll be responsible for being motivated to make a real difference in our global development & support teams. You'll lead the team by providing technical leadership, current and future modernization vision/direction and coordination of resources in support of objectives related to the company's various applications that support our Reservations ecosystem. Establishes common application technical architecture and design direction to align with business needs and goals. Define development standards and establish best practices across teams. Work closely with various stakeholders, business partners & vendors.

Here's a summary of what Holland America Group is looking for in its Senior Manager, API Architect and Development Operations. Is this you?


  • Responsible for establishing and implementing technology direction - application architecture, design & development patterns, platforms, tools, frame works, and development languages in alignment with company goals and priorities.
  • Oversee the architecture related to new application frameworks using Java technologies including Spring, Hibernate, Spring Boot, NoSQL databases, Elastic Search, Docker, K8's.
  • Oversee the architecture related to new application frameworks using UI & front-end technologies like ReactJS, Ember, HTML5, CSS3, advanced JS.
  • Oversee DevOps teams on CI/CD, system(s) performance and optimization goals, including the implementation of monitoring, site metrics and regular reporting.
  • Lead a team of tech leads, architects, senior developers & engineers, executing large scale projects.
  • Design infrastructure standards that scale at large and provide the balance between security, compliance, supportability, usability.
  • Develop or recruit staff with the skills and talents required for various roles within the team.
  • Mentor teams and plan individual career development programs for team members.
  • Communicate and coordinate frequently with equivalent level managers or senior outside stakeholders and contacts concerning projects, operational decisions, or commitments.
  • Lead teams in identifying effective solutions, reviews of framework, code, and design.
  • Respond to and troubleshoot applications issue.
  • Oversee and review the application design process to ensure that it meets both the technical constraints of the architecture and the business objectives of the enterprise in terms of reliability, scalability, and serviceability.
    • Experience in architecture, design, and development of large-scale applications.
    • Team experience managing technical teams (including hiring, performance management, leadership).
    • Proven track record of on-time execution and delivery of projects.
    • Strong communication skills to collaborate with other software developers, vendors, business partners and product managers.
    • Experience in a variety of relevant technologies including Java, Spring, Hibernate, Spring Boot, SQL and NoSQL databases, REST API, Elastic Search, Docker, Microservices architecture, K8's.
    • Experience in a variety of relevant front-end technologies including ReactJS, Ember, HTML5, CSS3, advanced JavaScript.
    • Experience in DevOps tools including Jenkins, Splunk, Dynatrace, Akamai.
    • Experience in modern CMS implementations especially using headless approach, experience with AEM a plus.
    • Familiarity with legacy Struts/Java architecture.
    • Cloud experience, S3, ECS, Lambda, EKS, ELB, VPC Networking, IAM, etc.
    • Must have experience and good understanding of API Gateways.
    • Experience with IBM's WebSphere application server, eXtreme Scale server, IHS Web server and API Connect API Management Tool.
    • Familiarity with IBM mainframe technologies including z/OS, SMF, TSO/ISPF, CICS and DB2.
      What To Expect
      • Cruise and Travel Privileges for You and Your Family
      • Health Benefits
      • Flex Friday
      • 401(k)
      • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
        • Training & Professional Development
        • Tuition & Professional Certification Reimbursement
        • Rewards & Incentives
        • Base Salary Range: $121,000.00 to $163,300.00. The range is applicable for the labor market where the role is intended to be hired. Final base salary is directly related to each candidates' qualifications and experience uniquely.
          Our Culture... Stronger Together

          Our highest responsibility and top priority is compliance, environmental protection and the health, safety and well-being of our guests, the people in the communities we touch and serve, and our shipboard and shoreside employees. Please visit our site to learn more about our Culture Essentials, Corporate Vision Statement and our Core Values at:

          Holland America is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances.

          Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

          Holland America will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process, upon your request, as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please contact


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