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Senior Software Engineer

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Senior Software Engineer

When it comes to travel, planning an incredible journey can be overwhelming – coordinate with everyone, decide where to go and what to do, and find the best value that fits everyone’s needs. The Expedia Trips Experience Team is committed to provide travelers an amazing experience in trip planning and sharing so they can discover their dream vacation, share, and plan it with friends and family through our platform.

Our team is building the next generation of trip planning and sharing experience to make travel planning fun and enjoyable.  We design responsive, cross-platform, and large-scale solutions to interact with every line of business (airline, lodging, car rental, etc.) a traveler need to build their complete trip.  

What you’ll do:

  • Own the end-to-end product life cycle for mid to large-size projects, leading design, development, testing, and deployment efforts while providing operational excellence and support

  • Develop scalable, robust, fault-tolerant software systems to support complex business-critical problems and requirements

  • Lead, coordinate, and collaborate on multiple and complex cross-organizational technical initiatives

  • Advance the team's design methodology and quality programming practices; guide and support junior team members to adapt standard methodologies

  • Continually research and advocate for industry standards and best practices in development methodologies, techniques, and technologies

  • Independently understand time constraints, cost constraints, and impact on other teams to reach sound resource and architectural trade-offs

  • Anticipate and prevent problems and roadblocks before they occur, and present technical issues and their impact to leadership

  • Successfully build and maintain a network of key contacts across Expedia and use these contacts to achieve results

  • Communicate and work effectively with geographically distributed multi-functional teams

  • Aim for continuous improvement in software and development process with Agile development team

  • Mentor and lead team members and advocate for quality coding, design and optimal processes

Who you are:

  • 8+ years of experience in the field of Software Engineering

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in computer science, information systems, engineering, or related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Demonstrated proficiency in most areas of the professional function, and in-depth specialization in some

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills with the ability to present sophisticated technical information clearly and concisely

  • Experience in Agile/Scrum software development practices

  • Voracious learner, especially in the areas of technology, cloud native patterns, and system architecture

  • Able to independently drive features from inception through to completion and production deployment

  • Excellent coding skills in Java, Kotlin, GraphQL, proficiency with Web technologies. and familiarity with ReactJS

  • Experience working with gRPC, Rest APIs and familiarity with the development of services using Spring Boot on Cloud (e.g., AWS)

  • Experience working around Apache Tomcat, Spring MVC, Spring Boot, Docker, Gradle.

  • Experience using code versioning tools for e.g., Git

  • Experience with Relational, Non-Relational Database and caching technologies and techniques

  • Able to work in a diverse organization with global decentralized teams, working across multiple locations

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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Employment opportunities and job offers at Expedia Group will always come from Expedia Group’s Talent Acquisition and hiring teams. Never provide sensitive, personal information to someone unless you’re confident who the recipient is. Expedia Group does not extend job offers via email or any other messaging tools to individuals to whom we have not made prior contact. Our email domain is @expediagroup.com. The official website to find and apply for job openings at Expedia Group is careers.expediagroup.com/jobs.

Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.   All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
  • United States - Washington - Seattle

  • Technology

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 09/22/2022

  • ID # R-74677

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