Software Development Engineer III - Military veterans preferred

2021-02-23
Expedia.com
Engineering

/yr

  full-time   part-time   employee   contract


Seattle
Washington
98119
United States

Are you a software engineer looking for an exciting opportunity at the world's largest travel company? Are you passionate about building highly performant components that can be scaled across diverse teams? Then we'd like to talk to you!The Customer Experience Technology Platform team is passionate about developing highly performant and scalable solutions that are used across the organization. Our team consists of full-stack engineers that focus on platform solutions while also encouraging knowledge and idea sharing. Since we support a variety of different platform systems, we have plenty of opportunities to explore new technologies and areas of interest. Our work helps to accelerate teams by providing streamlined components that simplify the integration of newer technologies. The focus within our team revolves around providing the most up-to-date solutions that help set the bar for the best technology standards within the company. Your work will directly impact innovation velocity for multiple areas on the Expedia product.What you’ll do:You will team up with peers to build an understanding of cross dependencies and shared problem solving.You will participate in a community of practice to share and gain knowledge.You will share new skills and knowledge with team to increase effectiveness.You will understand the relationship between applications, databases and technology platforms.You will write code that is clean, maintainable, optimized, modular with good naming conventions. You will also use software frameworks to write simpler code.You will lead|/clarify code evolution in code reviews.You will identify opportunities around policies/ processes to increase efficiency across organizational boundaries.You will spot areas of inefficiency in code or systems operation and offer suggestions for improvements.You will compile and generate reports on major operational or technical initiatives (like RCAs) to larger groups, whether via written or oral means.Who you are: Bachelor's degree or Masters in a related Technical field; or equivalent related professional experience.Prior experience as a Software Engineer mentoring junior engineers and applying new engineering principles to improve existing systemsStrong experience in 2+programming languages (Java/Kotlin experience strongly preferred)Prior experience with API development. GraphQL knowledge is a plus!Knowledge and experience in different frontend technologies (React, MobX, and Typescript)Strong communication skills. You articulate your ideas to peers and leaders, providing details and understanding of your approach. You provide detailed documentation.Ability to work collaboratively with team members.Experience with analytics tools used for optimizing and measuring web performanceAbility to debug and test applications as well as create diverse testing scenarios for new and existing codeAbout 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®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  Expedia 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.