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Software Development Engineer II

United States - Texas - Austin


Software Development Engineer II

At Expedia, we are revolutionizing travel through technology. Every second of every day, we send travelers on a trip. We sell enough tickets to fill nearly six hundred 737 airplanes every day, and our mobile apps have been downloaded more than 10 million times across 180 countries. We work in a fast-paced environment to keep up with the travel evolution landscape. The opportunities to inspire travel for the global customer are endless.

The Reservation Technology team, part of Marketplaces & Yield group at Expedia is responsible for making Hotel and Vacation Rental reservations originating from all point of sales in EG. The platform is developed on microservices architecture and runs in cloud leveraging on Amazon Web services. This role will be contributing to our key initiative to make the reservation platform easily extensible for other Line of businesses. A highly scalable, and resilient system that is front and center to All of Expedia Groups Lodging Business's PnL. Lodging Business makes 60% of Expedia’s revenue and being part of lodging reservation team means you have direct contribution to the bottom line.

What's in it for you? Beyond travel perks and other competitive benefits, you can walk away from work each day knowing you truly made an impact. You can create a new feature that goes on the live site. You can build programs that simplify our backend search and supply processes. And you can do this all while working alongside smart, hardworking technical people who love travel to their core.

Are you not only skilled on the technical front but also an excellent communicator with a strong bias for action? Are you dedicated to the DevOps attitude as you will drive the life cycle of platform features from high level concept to design to operational delivery and beyond? Are you strong at understanding of resiliency patterns, designing and building enterprise solutions at scale? Operationalizing applications and cloud infrastructure with measurable critical metrics? We are looking for someone who will deliver automated solutions to create a highly available ecosystem to power the Lodging Reservation Platform.

What you’ll do:

  • You will be part of team that will have developers of all level and you get to co-dev alongside

  • You will adopt cloud and server-less technologies and good design practices, while finding opportunities to simplify and scale

  • You will debug, test, deploy and manage the lifecycle of code along with your team

  • You will develop cloud-native solutions to continuously harden our platform and cloud infrastructures at scale

  • Drive platform engineering features and be an enthusiast for a DevOps environment across the organization in the pursuit to be operationally better every day

Who you are:

  • 3+ years of backend software engineering experience

  • Strong ability to learn and adopt new technologies

  •  coder (familiarity with Java stack a plus) to deliver highly resilient and scalable solutions with a drive towards quality

  • Have experience working with Datastores in AWS. No preference but Aurora and SQL server are a plus.

  • Experience with development in AWS or similar cloud platforms. Preferred: AWS Lambda, ECS, EC2, S3, RDS

  • Familiarity with volume transactional systems, microservice design, or data processing pipelines (Docker, Kafka, Kinesis, Spark, or similar)

  • Experience with continuous delivery, automated deployments, and related engineering practices

  • Agile practitioner, able to deliver products iteratively

  • Embrace change, always open to replacing what you built yesterday with something better today

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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 - Texas - Austin

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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