Senior Software Development Engineer

Expedia Group

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time

Posted

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Senior Software Development Engineer

As a global leader in travel, Expedia Group helps millions of people every day go places and build lifelong memories. Marketplace Trust is a critical area of our business focused on making the experience for our customers and partners simple and easy to navigate while also driving the right marketplace behaviors and addressing experiences that are counter to building trust.

We are a data-driven organization with an appetite to resolve the most difficult problems. If you are interested in being near the heart of the company - where the needs of travelers, partners, and the business intersect - than this position is for you! We apply every data signal in the marketplace to build scalable and extensible systems to improve positive outcomes across the platform. Our team is looking for excellent engineer who are highly collaborative and broad-minded problem solvers willing to build end-to-end solutions that enable the most trusted travel marketplace in the world.

What you'll do:

  • Lead and actively participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including the design, analysis, development, and deployment efforts for multiple enterprise applications projects to tackle sophisticated business problems

  • Deconstruct large, sophisticated problems into manageable and achievable breakthroughs driving streamlined execution by the team

  • Provide technical guidance and mentoring to peers and more junior engineers, helping them overcome obstacles and have growth opportunities

  • Collaborate with EG leaders with vision to architect and build robust applications and thoughtfully choose relevant technologies to evolve EG travel platform

  • Maintain, monitor and improve our solutions and systems with a focus on service excellence; apply industry standards and new technologies to improve efficiency, quality, and system performance

  • Technologies we use: Java, Scala, Springboot, Node.js, React, GraphQL, Docker, Kafka, Cassandra, MongoDB, Hadoop, Qubole, Spark, DataDog, Splunk, AWS cloud

Who you are:

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

  • A self-starter who is consistently looking to innovate and find ways to enhance our customers' experience, with ability to own solutions end to end

  • Strong technical proficiency, capable of problem solving and applying critical thinking

  • A deep understanding of software design principles, algorithms and data structures and commitment to technical excellence

  • Strong communication skills and highly effective collaborator. You articulate your ideas to teammates, peers, and leaders, providing details and supporting your ideas with data where applicable

  • Incorporate others' input and feedback and strive to find common ground

  • Experience building on cloud infrastructure (AWS preferred) with sound architectural patterns and scalable, cost-efficient production quality systems

  • Embrace change, always open to replacing what you built yesterday with something better today

  • Professional development experience in designing and implementing data solutions and pipelines.

  • Exposure to cloud infrastructure, architectural patterns, and scalable production quality systems

  • Experience in the devops behind the data pipelines, networking & big data

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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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