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Sr. Software Development Engineer

United States - Washington - Seattle


Sr. Software Development Engineer

Does an opportunity to lead delivery transactional services for one of the largest eCommerce platforms in the world sound appealing? Do you love working in an environment passionate about innovation, continuous delivery and test automation?

The Order Management team at Expedia Group is looking for a self-starter to help lead us in building and deploying the next generation of transactional systems. You will be instrumental in the performance of our team to ensure that we meet the global needs of our business while limiting technical debt and advancing DevOps practices. Bring your excellent drive for results and help us deliver on the platform vision.

You are not only skilled at programming but a leader and mentor, capable of raising the quality bar and overall level of self direction within the team. You will serve as a domain specialist and technical lead in multi-functional feature delivery and lead by example when called upon for production support.

Who you are:

  • Experience building transactional middle-ware in Java
  • Diverse background with data storage technologies (RDBMS, NoSql, Document Store, in memory key/value, search systems)
  • Experience in Solr is a plus
  • Cloud experience on AWS/Hybrid Cloud
  • Expert level knowledge of Spring frameworks
  • Experience using git in a shared setting
  • Contributions to open source projects

What you'll do:

  • Bring 7+ years’ full stack software experience across multiple technologies, languages and frameworks
  • Draw on experience to lead technical designs and implementation of highly scalable and adaptable systems
  • Mentor junior developers and help drive engineering maturity (2+ years)
  • Write code utilizing expert-level skills in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms and system level programming (including multi-threaded programming)
  • Performance test and load test services that you'll write and optimize for performance and scalability
  • Practice resilience engineering for every component you build and promote resilience within the team
  • Use past-experience with Agile software development to help improve team execution
  • Cloud DevOps – support and deploy your services

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 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

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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