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Principal Engineer

United States - Washington - Seattle


Are you interested in joining a team of platform architectures to define the platform architecture and work with both horizontal and vertical teams to deliver the world's travel platform?

The Platform Architecture Team provides strategic guidance and defines patterns for technical and business architecture to enable faster, platform-oriented decision making. Equally, it serves all divisions across Expedia Group by defining boundaries and integration points of architecture, defining patterns for the design, developing and deploying of technical assets, and providing strategic guidance on business and technical architecture. This is all done in order to create Expedia Group wide capabilities, increase leverage across assets, scale innovation, and reduce duplication while increasing consistency with the long term goal of creating the world's most effective travel platform.

What you'll do:

  • Work with platform teams (infrastructure, data, AI, etc) to build a cohesive technology platform

  • Work with product delivery teams to snap to the Expedia Group Platform vision, leveraging the technology platform

  • Work across multiple dimensions of the organization to maximize platform impact of Expedia Group capabilities

  • Evangelize the platform architecture vision within other organizations of Expedia Group

  • Provide architectural guidance in the form of presentations, documentation or working code

  • Help define standards and guidelines core to the Expedia Group Platform vision

Who you are:

  • Large scale distributed systems design
  • Fluent in one or more of the following languages: Java, Python, Kotlin, Scala, Go, Rust, Javascript/Typescript, C++
  • Public speaking
  • Ability to adapt to new technologies and span multiple disciplines
  • Ability to influence and drive change at a large scale

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, 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.

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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

United States - Washington - Seattle
United States - Texas - Austin
United Kingdom - London
United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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