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Senior Software Development Engineer

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Senior Software Development Engineer

Do you want to tackle exciting problems at scale and improve the experience of millions of travelers worldwide? Join the Insurance & Assurance team in Expedia Group in Amman, and take an active role in building next-gen travel platform and in up-lifting our customers' experiences worldwide; before, during and after travel!

We drive high-impact initiatives through customer-facing products geared towards customer confidence, spanning modern web frontends, native mobile and conversational experiences, and platform-focused initiatives including design and development of externalized APIs and distributed systems. We are a diverse and multi-disciplinary team; a group of Engineers, Product Managers and UX designers spread across the globe!

Our software development teams are made up of several engineers with a diverse set of expertise and experience levels. Each team tackles challenges and solves problems in their space, and ships solutions to customers as frequently as possible, often multiple times a day. This is enabled by a solid future-proof platform that our senior engineers foster and evolve.

In this role, you will solve sophisticated challenges, design scalable and resilient systems, carefully define domain boundaries and API contracts, you will ship quality code and features, debug complex live site issues, and mentor other team members around a technical strategy, championing standard methodologies, and partnering up with business and other technical teams to tackle exciting problems, eliminate roadblocks and add value to our travelers' experiences.

What you’ll do:

  • You will successfully conduct day-to-day work and tackle problems in your technical engineering area

  • You will share domain and industry knowledge between multi-disciplinary teams

  • You will serve as a guide and mentor to others engineers. We are an engineering organization of diverse experience levels

  • You will extend outside of direct group and collaborate with peers across a senior level organization

  • You will lead a community of practice and bring people together for shared progress

  • You will report on status of difficult or high-level projects to local tech leadership via written or oral means; ensuring documentation is complete

  • You will facilitate progress with different partners with wide-ranging perspectives to develop effective solutions to issues

  • You will strive for optimum efficiency by applying systems thinking across boundaries and making recommendations about design, policies and processes

  • You will take a whole systems approach to analyze issues and implement holistic solutions by ensuring that linkages between structure, people, process and technology are made

  • You can spot outmoded methods of operation with current systems, and design plans for reinventing them in a non-disruptive manner

  • You will creatively test and maintain software applications and related programs and procedures by using a variety of software development tools

  • You will act as a spokesperson for software design standard methodologies

  • You will research and recommend frameworks and architectural/code design patterns

  • You will spot areas of improvements within the code and suggests solutions

  • You will advocate for operational-excellence (such as unit testing, establishing SLAs, programming for resiliency and scalability)

  • You will identify technical limitations of software design for products and provide alternative solutions

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree or Masters; or a related technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience

  • Experience formally mentoring at least 3 individuals and driving technical design end to end for at least 5 projects

  • Solid backend engineer, with organic interest and depth in systems and API design, in Java, Kotlin and/or other similar languages and frameworks. Able to naturally spot and promote the gains in simplification and standardization of systems and processes

  • Strong in multiple technologies, and a specialist with proven senior experience in one or more of the following domains:
    1. Native mobile engineering experience with understanding of the lifecycle of mobile app development
    2. Modern frontend development involving React, Angular or equivalent technology

  • Able to rationalize technology choices to technical and non-technical observers making well defined technology choices

  • Identifies and advocates for project quality via testing, monitoring and alerting at the project level

  • Establishes operational-excellence metrics at the team level

  • Guides others in design of software that is scalable, easily testable, and observable

About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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  • Jordan - Amman

  • Technology

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 06/23/2022

  • ID # R-63028

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