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Application Engineer II

United States - Missouri - Springfield


The Site Reliability Team within Expedia Partner Solutions focuses on protecting and progressing the software and systems behind EPS public services with an ever-watchful eye on their availability, latency, performance and capacity.

The SRT’s main areas of focus are around metrics, monitoring, resilience and the site front door. As a member of SRT, you will participate in engineering work in an agile environment, you will join a team of engineers in a vital support rotation, and you will collaborate with other delivery teams to promote resilience and reliability across the organization.

This role demands a broad skill set as it combines software engineering and system administration. You will need to keep tabs on current technologies and chip in and participate in the analysis and recommendation of new strategies and/or technologies. What you get is to join a fun and dynamic organization with fabulous benefits, growth potential, and value in maintaining a healthy work-life balance.

What you’ll do

  • Build and maintain tooling that supports our applications in both cloud environments and traditional datacenter installations.
  • Maintain security and compliance with necessary regulations such as PCI.
  • Support and engage with internal teams to craft requirements and implement solutions to reliability concerns.
  • Work with other teams to quickly handle and resolve complex issues and produce troubleshooting guides.
  • You will be expected to promote good development practices, participate in peer code reviews, and provide estimates on work.
  • This position will include participation in an on-call rotation.

Who you are

You’ll fit this role if you have:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Handle multiple priorities and communicate effectively with stakeholders.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision in a dynamic work environment.
  • An ability to learn new technologies and adopt new tools.
  • Work well in a team setting and with members of other teams.
  • Highly self-motivated and contagiously motivating to others.
  • Committed and passionate about delivering high-quality work.

And this background:

  • 5 years of experience in a combination of these 3 areas:
  • (1) Development Experience in an agile environment.
  • (2) Support of a Linux enterprise environment.
  • (3) Virtualization and/or Cloud Computing experience. Experience working with a scripting language such as bash or python.
  • Knowledge of web technologies and protocols to help resolve live site issues (TCP/IP, DNS, HTTP, TLS, etc)
  • An understanding of security fundamentals as they pertain to ecommerce application environments.
  • Understanding of APM stacks such as TICK, NewRelic, Skywalking or Appdynamics preferred.
  • Exposure to Agile Methodologies preferred.
  • Knowledge of load balancing technologies, such as Citrix Netscalers, ALBs, Envoy, Itsio or HAProxy preferred.
  • Knowledge of Java development, GC, and JMX metrics preferred.

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 the 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®.

About Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS)

The travel market never stands still. At Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS), we’re smack in the middle of it. We unlock the power of Expedia Group for thousands of travel partners around the world and create the tools & technologies that help millions of travelers find the perfect accommodation, car hire, & flights for their next trip. We offer the chance to work with the brightest minds in the industry in an energetic, collaborative and truly international work environment. We are passionate about innovation, creative problem-solving and –making sure we have fun while we’re doing it!

Why build your career at EPS?

  • We're re-inventing travel, one day at a time -- it's an exciting challenge. We're super-motivated and setting the pace.
  • We've got the scope and the freedom to make a difference. We don't do ordinary.
  • We work with some really smart partners - from loyalty marketing whiz kids to the world's leading airlines and travel agents.
  • We're a team of passionate, hard-working travel enthusiasts. We just love what we do.
  • We define the questions, not the answers, for an industry that changes every day. Isn't that cool?
  • We want everyone on our team to have the resources to succeed in their career
  • We get to do all of this in beautifully designed offices around the world

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.


Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

United States - Missouri - Springfield

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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