Principal Software Development Engineer
Location: Austin, Texas
Job Type: Full time
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Principal Software Development Engineer
Expedia Global Payments (EGP) is looking for top engineering talent to help drive the development of our payment platform, seamlessly roll out new payment methods, and continuously improve on our operational excellence and engineering practices. We offer a highly dynamic set of services that enable customers from all over the world to pay for travel in a variety of ways. We build, operate, and improve payment services for Expedia Group's brands, our suppliers (hoteliers, airlines, vacation rental owners/agencies, etc.), and our corporate needs. We do this accurately and at scale, processing over $100 billion payments in 55+ currencies in over 155 countries every year, and across a diverse set of payment options! This opportunity presents great technical challenges and the ability to have a tremendous business impact.
Technology and innovation are at the heart of our organization. We provide solutions that reduce the cost of payments and improve performance, scalability, availability, and resiliency. We also provide an abundance of functional support to services in our platform, and the needs are ever-growing, as we adapt to new payment solutions and capabilities.
What you'll do:
Implementing innovative software solutions for e-commerce systems
Be a role model and mentor to your fellow engineers
You will get to expand your skills in building highly scalable solutions while influencing others
Raising the bar on the overall level of excellence within the team
You will also get the opportunity to influence decisions across the technology ecosystem within Expedia Group by being a key domain guide
Your input will be critical to the selection of new senior-level hires on the team
Who you are:
Bachelors in computer science or related technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience
10+ years of Software Development work experience (Java experience strongly preferred)
6+ years creating and supporting Web Services in a high transactional environment
4+ years developing software using Dependency Injection Frameworks
First-class communication skills in written and verbal form
Proven record in technical mentoring of Software Engineers
Critical thinking skills and the ability to produce across your team and beyond
Rock solid coding skills
Strong Object-Oriented Programming concepts, data structure, algorithms, and system-level programming (including multi-threaded programming)
History of building your own automation and reporting tools to provide capabilities around your service
Ability to lead code reviews and technical design meetings
Proven record in successfully delivering highly available and scalable solutions with large transaction volume on a 24x7 operational cycle
Architectural knowledge of designing and developing software in distributed architecture for multi-tier applications
High degree of competency within all phases of SDLC - Estimation, Scheduling, Design, Development, Testing and Delivery, and Maintenance
Ability to articulate technical design decisions and software implementation in technical forums
Knowledge of performance testing, application tuning, and load testing
A BS degree in computer science or equivalent experience
Prior experience in building and operating services in AWS is preferred
Prior experience with e-Commerce systems, Payments Solutions, and Providers is also preferred
Experience developing fault-tolerant distributed systems is highly desirable
Solid grasp of Agile Software Development mechanics
Background in Service Oriented Architecture implementation, service versioning, and backward compatibility
Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.
Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.
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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