Software Development Engineer III - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   part-time   employee   contract

United States

Job DescriptionExpedia Group is seeking a motivated, highly driven and hardworking Software Engineer for the eCommerce Identity platform team in a highly collaborative, fast-paced, high energy environment.The Identity team is building the next-generation technology platforms and services to recognize users and handle digital identities and accounts across Expedia. The Platform Identity team at Expedia is at an exciting juncture and poised to transform how we handle one of the core assets of Expedia – Users into the next generation of technology! Migrating millions of users as well as a diverse and large number of clients to the cloud, scaling up for an ever-increasing identified user base, introducing cutting edge security and privacy measures, providing a user experience that encourages more user registrations are just a few challenges that you would participate. We are building the platform for authenticating, session management, profile management, risk mitigation, and analytics for driving intelligence from customer interaction patterns. It’s an exciting time to join the team as we’re setting about building the next generation of our platform. We have a passion for exploration and a keen focus on getting better every day. We aren't afraid to have fun, try new things and learn from our mistakes.Join us and you’ll be helping build a best in class customer-facing identity solution, solving hard problems at scale and part of mission-critical software with a direct impact on the bottom line. Besides learning niche tools and languages, you will also learn about developing secure applications. All of this and you'll get to experience the dynamic, diverse and collaborative agile working environment we are so proud to provide. You will use agile methodologies to plan ahead, understand and communicate priorities clearly and work closely with product owners, engineers and architects.As an SDE III, your role will be to work both independently and as a team member to creatively develop software that scales to the largest travel platform on the internet. What you'll doDesign and implement high-performance, scalable, robust and reliable server applications that support key Expedia initiatives.Translate functional specifications into logical, component-based technical designs.Prototype creative solutions quickly by developing minimum viable products and work with others in crafting and implementing the technical vision.Provide code reviews to assess overcall code quality and flexibility, and the application of good object-oriented programming techniques.Drive continuous improvement and continuous delivery in our software development process within an agile development team.Write automated unit, system and acceptance tests as appropriate to support our continuous integration pipelines.Work closely with other passionate developers both local and in various other Expedia offices around the world to ensure code quality, appropriate testing and design to ensure excellent product quality.Mentor junior members of the engineering team and raise the bar by contributing to continuously improving engineering practices and development standards.Support live-site operations as needed as part of our DevOps approach.Who you are:Professional experience in enterprise Java software development using Spring MVC frameworks, RESTful APIs and SOAProficiency in HTML/CSS/JavaScript/jQueryExperience with Selenium for UI automated tests written in Cucumber or ScalaWorking knowledge of design patterns and CI/CD principlesFirst class communication skills in written and verbal formOutstanding problem-solving skillsA commitment to producing high quality code with an attention to detailDedication and a self-motivated desire to learnA collaborative, team orientated attitude4-7 years of professional experience in Java software developmentExperience working in the Cloud (AWS)API development experienceExposure to monitoring tools such as SplunkE-commerce or technical Travel Industry experienceBachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Computing related disciplineExpedia 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.