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Software Development Engineer lll (Backend & Machine Learning)

India - Gurgaon

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Software Development Engineer lll - Backend & Machine Learning

As an SDE-lll Machine Learning Engineer within the Conversation Platform Technology team, you will be creating solutions and providing technical leadership to a team dedicated to driving technology innovation in conversation intelligence for Expedia Group's Virtual Agents. The capabilities and solutions that emerge from your work will extend ongoing work in the areas of deep understanding of natural language, question answering, policy learning for determining the next action in conversations, and surfacing personalized insights. On the strength of your abilities and experience, you will enable groups across the company to create outstanding Virtual Agent experiences across Expedia Group brands and partners worldwide that address traveler needs without needing human intervention!

Who you are:

  • 5+ years software development experience in an enterprise level engineering environment demonstrating increasing levels of technical leadership.

  • 1-2+ years hands-on ML/data science experience, ideally delivering projects specifically involving natural language processing and reinforcement learning. Experience architecting, developing, and successfully delivering complex, large-scale systems.

  • Deep expertise in Python, Java, and AWS or equivalent cloud technology. Strong experience with data science packages and ML frameworks. Expertise in agile software development methodologies and using them efficiently within teams.

  • Outstanding communication and organizational skills - able to translate between technical and business group, bring forward a vision or opinion. Ability to lead multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, prioritize decisions and tasks and work in a fast-paced, changing environment.

  • Deep understanding of trade-offs of architectural patterns and sound decision making and confidence in recommending approaches and associated technology choices.

  • Relentless passion for delivering technology and experiences that help customers and developers.

What you’ll do:

  • Deliver on lofty goals, consistently shipping platform capabilities, features, and solutions related to deep natural language understanding and intelligent decision making in Virtual Agents with speed and quality Influence and define the vision for key aspects of conversation intelligence

  • Work alongside and mentor an inclusive team of engineers and scientists, acting as a bar raiser for development of performant, maintainable and thoroughly tested code

  • Ensure the team is following state of the art engineering and machine learning methodologies

  • Drive proof of concepts and prototypes to accelerate the onboarding of new technologies and solutions to solve business problems

  • Cross organizational boundaries (brands, divisions) to collaborate with other technology teams to tackle enterprise-wide problems

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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, 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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.
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R-56155

Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Location
India - Gurgaon

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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