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Software Development Engineer II

United States - California - San Francisco


Software Development Engineer II

At Expedia Group, our mission is to revolutionize travel through the power of technology. Launched in 2000 in San Francisco, Hotwire is one of the earliest innovators in the online travel arena.  Just a few years later in 2003 we joined the Expedia Group family of brands that includes, HomeAway, Travelocity and more.

Our roots are here in San Francisco, but we also have offices in Seattle along with an important and fast-growing product and technology presence in Gurgaon, India. Hotwire has the energy and pace of a startup, plus the stability and backing of the incredible Expedia family of companies. Hotwire’s culture centers around delivering value to customers and supply partners by being passionate about building great products with the latest and greatest technologies available.  We pride ourselves on our organizational transparency, a bias for action and a customer centric approach to everything we do. 

Hotwire differentiates itself as a brand within the travel marketplace by offering a unique a core value proposition for customers and suppliers with our opaque pricing model.  This concept revolves around offering great bargains on hotel room nights without sharing the specific name or location of the hotel until the booking is complete.  By giving this flexibility to our suppliers, we can offer great value to our customers.  Hotwire also offers a full retail suite of other travel products that can fulfill virtually any customer travel need.

We’re looking for a savvy full stack Software Development Engineer II to work with a group of spirited engineers, architects, designers and product experts to build new and innovative features for our travel platform. You’ll be responsible for the delivery of initiatives, maintaining high coding standards complete with unit & integration tests.

What you’ll do:

  • Implement various initiatives, ensuring the system design meets scalability and performance requirements

  • Drive continuous improvement in our software and development process within an agile development team

  • Write automated unit and integrations test as appropriate to support our continuous integration pipelines

  • Communicate complex technical solutions to a variety of stakeholders

  • Work with cross-functional teams to research and resolve production issues

Who you are:

  • BS and/or MS in Computer Science

  • 2+ years of software development experience

  • Highly proficient in JAVA and JavaScript

  • Experience with React, responsive web design, Bootstrap (or similar CSS framework)

  • Knowledge of GraphQL and PWA is good to have

  • Must be familiar with microservices development using frameworks like springboot, dropwizard etc

  • Knowledge of AWS, containers/dockers is good to have

  • Adept at maintaining cross-browser compatibility and debugging

  • Excellent verbal and written skills, with proven ability to communicate complex ideas

  • Ability to write clean, coherent code and follow established coding conventions

  • Results-oriented and proactive

  • Experience at other fast-paced Internet companies, especially Travel companies, is a big plus

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™.


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 - California - San Francisco

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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