Software Development Engineer II

Expedia Group

Location: Austin, Texas

Job Type: Full time


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Software Development Engineer II

Do you want to guide development of web applications using powerful technologies and strive for impactful business optimizations? If you like to challenge yourself and push to find novel ways of solving problems, then you are looking in the right place! You should consider joining us as an Engineer on Expedia Group’s Unified Onboarding Optimization team.

The team’s mission is to deliver exceptional onboarding-related user experiences to our partners. The Optimization team works on A/B testing and creating & transforming data, which allows us to run experiments to optimize the onboarding process and report on the outcomes.

The software this team develops is key to Expedia’s future supply growth. It will enable scalability of our onboarding process by optimizing our partners’ journey. Joining this team will place you in a position to drive successful results and provide a unique opportunity to grow your career.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate with team members to co-develop and solve problems.

  • Take advantage of opportunities to build new technical expertise in a specific engineering area.

  • Understand the importance of system and technology integration and the basic features and facilities involved in the integration process.

  • Develop and test standard software applications and related programs and procedures to ensure they meet design requirements.

  • Apply software design principles, data structures and/or design patterns and computer science fundamentals to write code that is clean, maintainable, optimized, modular with good naming conventions.

  • Execute tasks and/or provides data to support the implementation of holistic solutions that forge linkages between structure, people, process, and technology.

  • You feel comfortable challenging authority/the status quo.

  • Report clearly on your current work status.

  • Ask challenging questions when empowered to do so.

Who you are:

  • 2-4+ years of experience in Software Engineering.

  • Bachelor's degree or Master's degree in Computer Science & Engineering, or a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience.

  • Equivalent experience includes:

  • Developing software in a team environment of at least 5 engineers (agile, version control, etc.)

  • Building and maintaining a software project/product in production environments in public/hybrid cloud infrastructure.

  • Strong hands-on experience in Java.

  • Strong hands-on experience working with at least one of the following development technologies: JavaScript, React, Node.js, GraphQL.

  • Hands-on experience with some data store (Aurora, Cassandra, Hadoop, S3), API access (REST, GraphQL, gRPC) and platform technologies (AWS/Cloud, Dropwizard, SpringBoot Docker, Kubernetes).

  • Hands-on experience with some data store (Aurora, Cassandra, Hadoop, S3), API access (REST, GraphQL, gRPC) and platform technologies (AWS/Cloud, Dropwizard, SpringBoot Docker, Kubernetes).

  • Hands-on experience with streaming technologies (Kafka, KStreams).

  • Familiarity with monitoring technologies (Splunk, DataDog, etc.)

  • Experience building and maintaining a software project/product in production environments in public/hybrid cloud infrastructure.

  • Ability to test and monitor the code you’re responsible for.

  • Looking for an environment that encourages you to invest time into your craft and self-improvement, including time for reading books and attending conferences.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Excellent critical thinking skills.

The total cash range for this position in Austin is $105,500.00 to $148,000.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $169,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

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®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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