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Software Development Engineer III

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Software Dev Engineer III

Are you thrilled about solving complex technical problems? Are you excited by innovation and at the same time committed to build robust, well-designed and well-engineered distributed systems? Do you aspire to work in a place that values collaboration and fosters cooperation and trust? Do you want to see the result of your work directly impacting the company’s bottom line? If you answered, “Yes,” then we are eager to hear from you! We are looking for top engineering talent to help drive the development of our key platform capabilities, seamlessly roll out new features, and to continuously raise the bar on our operational excellence and engineering practices.

We here at Expedia Group, create great products and facilitate connections between travelers and partners that truly bring good into the world. We help our travelers and partners find the right pathways through millions of possibilities to reach the best possible outcome. Powered by more than 70+ terabytes of data and 20 years of tech innovation, Expedia Group is one of the world’s largest travel platforms. Some of our key business priorities includes enabling EG Brands, create less friction for partners, make the overall shopping experience more efficient for travelers, and help drive improvements. We optimize fixed costs that are either redundant or inefficient, including: data center cost reductions, renegotiated licensing deals, and costs for duplicative tools.

What you’ll do:

  • Team up with peers across the organization to build an understanding of cross dependencies and shared problem solving.

  • Participate in a community of practice to share and gain knowledge.

  • Seek new technical skills in an engineering area.

  • Share new skills and knowledge with team to increase effectiveness.

  • Understand the relationship between applications, databases and technology platforms.

  • Develop and test complex or non-routine software applications and related programs and procedures to ensure they meet design requirements.

  • Write code that is clean, maintainable, optimized, modular with good naming conventions. You will also use software frameworks to write simpler code.

  • Solve data requirements by applying your knowledge of databases and database design principles to solve data requirements.

  • Lead/clarify code evolution in code reviews.

  • Coordinate bringing together different stakeholders with varied perspectives to develop solutions to issues and contributes own suggestions.

  • Identify opportunities around policies/ processes to increase efficiency across organizational boundaries.

  • Assist with a whole systems approach to analyzing issues by ensuring all components (structure, people, process and technology) are identified and accounted for.

  • Spot areas of inefficiency in code or systems operation and offer suggestions for improvements.

  • Compile and generate reports on major operational or technical initiatives (like RCAs) to larger groups, whether via written or oral means.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree or Masters in a related Technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience.

  • Prior experience as a Software Engineer mentoring junior engineers and applying new engineering principles to improve existing systems including leading complex, well defined projects.

  • Developed software in at least 3 different languages

  • Maintained/ran at least 4 software project/product in production environments (bug fixing, troubleshooting, monitoring etc.)

  • Strong in 2+ of languages and/or one language with multiple technology implementations

  • Able to identify strengths and weaknesses among languages for particular use cases

  • Able to create API's to be consumed across the BU

  • Demonstrates the ability to select among technology available to implement and solve for need

  • Understanding how projects/teams interact with other teams

  • Able to understand and design moderately complex systems

  • Ability to test and monitor code at the project level

  • Understanding of testing and monitoring tools

  • Ability to debug applications

  • Ability to test, debug, fix issues within established SLAs

  • Able to design software that is easily testable and observable

  • Understanding of how teams’ goals fit a business need

  • Ability to identify business problems at the project level and provide solutions

  • Understands how teams' goals fit a business need.

  • Identifies business problems at the project level and provides solutions.

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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  • Italy - Roma - Rome

  • Technology

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 08/04/2022

  • ID # R-75664

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