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Software Dev Engineer III

United States - Washington - Seattle


Do you want to transform the experience of millions of travelers the world over? Would you love working with creative engineering teams to deliver intelligent, scalable, and personalized travel assistance platform? Do you want to work with state-of-the-art technologies such as real-time streaming, Natural Language Processing (NLP), Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning?

Our goal is to build the best conversational bot platform that can meet customers on any channel (social, sms, web, or voice), use AI/ML to understand/anticipate their needs as well as deliver unparalleled service and security.

What you'll do:

  • As a SDE III, you will be part of SRE team that is responsible for managing traffic and protecting the Conversations Platform and its customers from both capacity and security perspectives
  • Design and implement API Gateway and Security solutions to provide automated protection, detection, and response. You will help ensure our data and systems are secured with the best standards and technology solutions available.
  • Work with App Development teams to develop capacity test plans and cases.
  • Run Platform capacity test to ensure system reliability, capacity and scalability.
  • Analyze capacity test results and coordinate with App development teams for bug fixes.
  • Generate capacity test summary reports for to senior leadership review.
  • Review and recommend improvements to existing capacity test procedures.
  • Work with Enterprise Risk and Security (ERS) organization, across Expedia Groups, 3rd party vendors like Akamai and Apigee API Gateway to secure and manage traffic coming into and going out from the Conversations Platform.
  • Communicate any security risks and strategies to senior leadership
  • Own and deliver tested and optimized high-performance code for a distributed cloud environment
  • Support Developer community with any infrastructure issues during build/deployment/monitoring stages.
  • Work on AWS, Akamai, Apigee API Gateway, Jmeter, Java, Kafka, GraphQL, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, S3, Lambda, Docker, DataDog, Looker, Splunk, Python,  and security/compliance specific applications

Who you are:

  • Bachelor in Computer Sciences or equivalent
  • 3+ years experience in programming languages such as Java or Python
  • 3+ years experience in algorithm design, data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Deep knowledge of Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or other relevant Cloud Infrastructure solutions like Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud
  • Experience developing cloud software services in a multi-tenant AWS Cloud Infrastructure and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
  • Experience with micro-services architecture and orchestration of containerized applications through AWS ECS or EKS
  • Experience building Continuous Delivery solutions with tools such as Jenkins, Chef, Ansible, etc.
  • Ability to produce code that is fault-tolerant, efficient, and maintainable
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and conceptual skills along with good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced environment and stay motivated/flexible.
  • Understanding of Agile (e.g., Scrum) and DevOps team processes

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 Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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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, 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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