User Experience Engineer III

Expedia Group

Location: Austin, Texas

Job Type: Full time

Posted

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User Experience Engineer

Expedia Group has a great opportunity for a User Experience Engineer to work with Identity Team!

If you have strong development skills and enjoy building web-based UIs on a modern web stack, this is the place for you. Add a healthy passion for setting standards for UI development and mentoring junior UX Engineers, you'll be set apart from the crowd.

If teamwork, respect, ownership, recognition, trust, simplification, and test-and-learn speaks to you - and the thought of joining a growing team excites you - we want to talk to you.

As a User Experience Software Engineer, you propose, prototype, design and implement various user experience components of the Expedia Group platform in collaboration with our teams worldwide. As a member of the team, you will provide the thought leadership and technical expertise needed to overcome hard problems. By now you would have built and supported critical UX components that engage and delight users.

What you’ll do:

  • Build reusable component-based web UI architectures with modern frameworks (React.js, Redux, Node, GraphQL, etc.)

  • Adeptly maintain cross-browser compatibility and resolve performance issues

  • Develop fast, scalable, highly available, and reliable web apps

  • Implement and use UI-specific automated testing for components and applications

  • Translate designs and wireframes into high-quality code

  • Collaborate with product leads, UX designers, information architects, and back-end engineers

  • Enthusiastically look for ways to make our customers' experiences better

  • Advocate for engineering excellence, excellent usability, and outstanding quality

  • Drive architectural decisions on our frontend and backend systems

  • Opportunities to showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences.

  • Mentor other engineers on the team

Who you are:

  • 2+ years of professional, post college, software development experience with UX development.


  • Experience building applications with React, Node.js, GraphQL, etc.

  • Strong command of web standards, progressive enhancement, cross-browser compatibility, localization, and accessibility

  • Shown design and UX sensibilities coupled with strong programming logic

  • Understanding of client-side performance and how to improve it

  • Ability to write clean, systematic code and follow established coding conventions

  • Experience with a version control system, preferably Git

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Previous experience on large codebases

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent related professional experience

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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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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.

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™.

© 2021 Expedia, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks and logos are the property of their respective owners. CST: 2029030-50

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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.
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