Mobile Engineer III (Android)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job Type: Full time
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Mobile Engineer III - Android
Are you excited to build new technologies that will be instrumental in bringing Expedia Group's evolving brand to life by delivering Android Native App experiences for millions of users? Come build the future of travel with us!
At Expedia, we believe in helping millions of travelers find that ideal destination, phenomenal place to stay and cool activity to make their trip a life experience. At the heart of this is Expedia’s Lodging Shopping team dedicated to solving problems for travelers on their journey. Our team is spread across the world with engineers, designers and product managers from diverse backgrounds working in unison to achieve a cohesive experience.
Our team is building a cutting-edge lodging shopping platform to allow a diverse set of customers to explore hotels, vacation rentals, resorts, and more in order to find their ultimate travel destination! We build and refine experiences that allow retail customers to search and explore details about properties. These experiences are powered by a wide range of APIs and capability services that we build to operate at scale. Our entire infrastructure handles millions of requests per minute which requires scalability, reliability and high performance to ensure the best customer experience. Our platform serves customers on desktop, tablet, and mobile devices on Expedia sites and through a variety of partners
What you'll do
Architect and build reusable server-driven widgets using the latest Android technologies such as Jetpack Compose, while building scalable schemas to back these components in GraphQL.
Have a large role in ensuring that the app architecture is scalable with shared UI components, a networking layer, and more to allow us to achieve maximum velocity, democratize the development of our Android apps, and move quickly into exciting new technology opportunities.
Find opportunities and drive solutions to modularize the codebase, provide performance improvements, and improve the developer experience.
Work in a team that encourages engineers to hone their craft in their chosen area of expertise or expand their knowledge by taking up new challenges.
Work to gain a solid understanding of our user's needs, help define and prioritize new features, and offer constructive critiques of planned features.
Provide and participate in code reviews to assess overcall code quality and flexibility, and the application of good object-oriented programming techniques
Drive continuous improvement and continuous delivery in our software development process within an agile development team
Write automation tests, unit tests and acceptance tests as appropriate to support our continuous integration pipelines
Who You Are
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience
5+ years of experience in Android application development with experience on large scale applications
Passionate about building and refining high performance mobile apps
Proficient in Kotlin
Experienced with MVVM, Jetpack Compose, Dagger 2, Android Studio.
Experience with GraphQL is very nice to have as well, but not required.
Understand the client/server architectures and mobile development standard methodologies
Willing to iteratively work at solving a problem, because you deeply care about customers, and you are open to a continuous feedback loop. We ship. We learn. We improve. We change.
Value team diversity, communicate with empathy and act humbly.
If you find this intriguing, love travel and think everyone should, then come join us!
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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