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Software Developer II (Java/Node.JS)

United Kingdom - London

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Are you a Software Engineer with experience in Java & Node.JS who wants to work for a creative online travel technology company? If you enjoy working in a flexible, Agile environment where your efforts to build mission critical software that has a direct impact on revenue generation and optimisation, then…Expedia Group is looking for YOU!

The team sit within Expedia Group’s business to business pillar, Expedia Partner Solutions (EPS) who fuel their partners’ growth through unparalleled technology, travel supply and support services.  EPS are a massive part of Expedia Group with over 10,000 partners in 23 countries.  Read more here: https://expediapartnersolutions.com/

In this Engineering team, you’ll be working on a variety of projects either used internally by other EPS teams or externally for our travel partners. For example, we have an application called Portal which provides self-service tools to help the partner manage their business. This team look after some aspects of this application such as the Recommendations APP and Relevancy APP which help the partner to make smart decision on how they show our content in their pages depending on search results. The team have a fun & friendly culture and are looking for a passionate Software Engineer to join them!

You’ll be responsible for:

  • Writing code — lots of it. Much of our code is in Java, but we use all kinds of languages and frameworks.  In this team you’ll be using Java, Node.JS, AWS to name a few examples.
  • Working in an agile team and look for ways to continuously improve through asking and providing feedback
  • You will provide technical guidance to other team members, review work of peers and more junior developers.
  • You will act as point of contact for technical issues for specific work streams within a project.
  • You will implement product features working as part of multi-functional team using agile methodologies, work with QA, DB, Operations, Information Security, Release engineers and Product Owners
  • You will drive ongoing improvements in application architecture to help build and design highly scalable enterprise applications

We don’t believe in skill matching against a list of buzzwords…

We look for smart people with good general programming skills because we believe that exceptional developers can learn new technologies quickly and well. However, it wouldn't hurt if you have experience with some of the following (or a passion to learn them):

  • Strong Object-Oriented Programming concepts, data structure, algorithms, preferably in Java
  • First class communication skills in written and verbal form
  • Critical thinker, expected to speak out and defend views.
  • Experience delivering and supporting highly available and scalable solutions with large transaction volume.
  • In-depth understanding of the Software Development Lifecycle and methodologies
  • Be self-motivated with drive and good organisational skills to work to challenging deadlines.
  • Very passionate about learning, especially in the areas of technology, service design patterns and system architecture.
  • Knowledge of testing frameworks, performance testing, application tuning and load testing​
  • Experience of using cloud services (e.g. AWS)
  • Interest or prior experience in Machine Learning (Spark, MLEAP) and working closely with data science teams

As a team we love to…

  • Expand our skills in building highly scalable solutions while influencing others and raising the bar on the overall level of excellence within the team.
  • Work in an environment where elegant, clean, maintainable code is favoured over messy hacks.
  • Share our knowledge with each other and learn new things.
  • Take advantage of our amazing travel discounts and tick some destinations off our bucket lists!

We’ll take your career on a journey that’s flexible and right for you, whilst recognising and rewarding your achievements…

  • Competitive salaries and many growth opportunities within the company.
  • You will get the opportunity to serve as a domain expert in multi-functional feature delivery.
  • Option to attend conferences globally and enrich the technology skills you are passionate about.
  • A conversation with your Manager around flexible working and what is right for you is encouraged from day one.

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce, is the most awesome workforce…

We believe in being Different. We seek new ideas, different ways of thinking, diverse backgrounds and approaches, because averages can lie and sameness is dangerous.

Expedia is committed to crafting 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.

We’re excited for you to make Expedia an even more awesome place to work!

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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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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.
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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Location
United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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