Front End Software Development Engineer III
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Job Type: Full time
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Front End Software Development Engineer III
Would you like to be part of a team that delights millions of travelers from all over the world by creating the best possible booking experience? If you're passionate about building engaging, robust, and blazingly fast websites then come and join us!
We're looking for a Software Development Engineer to join our team on our mission to power the next generation of Expedia, Hotels.com, and Vrbo customer experiences! We scale and optimize the performance on applications serving the lodging customer experiences. Using a modern technology stack of Node.js, React, and GraphQL, we focus on writing accessible, scalable, and performant code, as well as building and being part of a thriving community of like-minded engineers.
What you’ll do:
Apply software design principles and/or design to write code that is clean, maintainable, optimized, and modular with good naming conventions
Prototype basic flows to resolve customer needs and collaborate with multi-functional design and research peers to deliver
Understand user-centered research practices and read through and implement UX Design documents
Collaborate with team members, particularly design counterparts, to co-develop and resolve problems
Understand the importance of system and technology integration and the basic features and facilities involved in the integration process
Apply formal training methods to the current workload and feel comfortable challenging authority/the status quo
Use opportunities to build new technical expertise in a specific engineering area.
Help coordinate partner input and coordinate efforts when developing solutions to issues
Who you are:
Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience
Equivalent experience includes: Developing software in a team environment, building and maintaining a software project/product in production environments in public/hybrid cloud infrastructure
Strong coding skills in Java and or Kotlin
Technical proficiency in developing high-performance, scalable web applications in distributed architecture SOA
Exposure to Design Patterns, data structure and algorithms
Familiarity in a couple data stores or API access patterns and integration
Understanding of how projects fit together within your team and how teams' goals fit a business need
Able to understand moderately sophisticated systems
Ability to test and monitor your own code
Understanding of testing and monitoring tools
Ability to debug applications
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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