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Principle Software Dev

India - Gurgaon

Air Asia Expedia

Principal Software Dev Engineer

Have you ever wondered how you can book a hotel on a mobile phone standing in the check-in line at the hotel, and have it ready when you step up to the counter a second later? Or, how one can select among millions of flight and hotel combinations, to provide an air-and-hotel package that is both attractive and significantly cheaper that what one would get buy them independently? And to do this at scale, in a blink of an eye, on sites spanning the globe in multiple languages and currencies for millions of requests a day without ever taking a pause.

The Lodging Booking Services (LBS) team is looking for a strong Principal Software Developer to join a team of high caliber individuals who thrive best when they're given free rein to own problems end to end. This is a team filled with people who love technology and succeed in ambiguous situations. We are a key part of the engine that drives lodging booking for Expedia Group. You will have an instrumental role in shaping systems that handle trillions of permutations of the same problem. The difference between 50 millisecond transactions and ones spanning 5 is measured not in time but in customer engagement. You will impact tens of millions of users worldwide with your products transacting billions of dollars and help forge systems which become the backbone of Expedia's future. In LBS we will keep you on your toes, challenge you to bring your utmost creativity and technical chops while offering you the opportunity to contribute to the core lodging stack and in the process, change the face of online travel!

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Lodging Booking Team at Expedia Group is looking for a passionate Principal Software Development Engineer to join our technology organization.  Role will be based in Gurgaon, India office with an opportunity to make global impact.

Who You Are

·       10+ years’ experience leading & influencing high performance technology teams, by example.

·       Demonstrate deep experience in high-scale internet, e-commerce services, service-oriented architectures, and domain driven design

·       Full stack development experience with experience in large scale Design and Development

·       Strong architecture design skills and ability to communicate and drive adoption

·       Experience architecting complex server-side & client-side web applications

·       Knowledge and experience in very wide range of Web technologies including HTTP, REST, Jscript, Java, JQuery, Spring MVC, GitHub, Docker, AWS (AmazonEC2, E3, etc), Scala, C#, MongoDB, Cassandra, HBase, MySQL, Memcache, Redis, MapReduce, Hadoop, and more.

What You’ll do

·       As a key technology leader, you will be leading the engineering efforts to drive lodging booking systems next generation architecture and define a booking platform for Expedia Group.

·       In this role, you will provide hands on technical leadership and lead architectural decisions.  You will have the opportunity to coach and mentor several developers globally.

·       The business opportunity is massive, and this role will be critical for Lodging Booking as a platform strategic goal of operating as a true global ecommerce company.

·       The Ideal candidate will have direct experience in Travel, E-commerce, Internet platforms, API development suites, cloud technologies, and running 24x7 high scale operations.

·       Help lead the overall technical design and architecture for our systems and provide leadership & mentorship for quality coding and best practice

·       Collaborate with our Business Partners, Technical analysts, Testers and Production Support Engineers to implement technical requirements

·       Effectively builds and maintains a network of key contacts across company and leverages these contacts to achieve results. Demonstrates proficiency in most areas of the professional function and in-depth specialization in some.

Why Join Us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business.  Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.  

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach.  We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer.  We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small.  We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple.  Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.


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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.


Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

India - Gurgaon

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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