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Software Development Engineer III, Mobile API

United States - Illinois - Chicago


Software Development Engineer III, Mobile API

Are you excited to build new technologies that will be instrumental in bringing Expedia Group’s evolving brand to life by delivering Native App experiences for millions of users? Come build the future of travel with us! On the Home and Recommendations team we build experiences which help our customers efficiently and delightfully start planning their travel journey through an intuitive experience on our Homescreen and through great recommendations. The Homescreen and Recommendations play a key role at Expedia group, having a high impact on our customer experience and setting the stage for our users’ experience with the rest of the Expedia website and app!

Software Engineers at Expedia Group develop solutions and products that touch millions of people every day around the globe. Our engineers seek some of the most sophisticated problems in the world of travel across various brands - Expedia, Orbitz, Travelocity, eBookers and others. We are looking for strong technical talent as well as a keen desire to deeply understand our products and services to push our technology forward with respect to functionality, performance, reliability, and scalability. You’ll work alongside the best and the brightest engineering talent in the industry. As a participant of the team, you’ll estimate engineering efforts, design your changes, implement and test your changes, push to live, and triage production issues. You need to be collaborative, and curious as we build new experiences and improve existing products powering the world’s largest travel mobile apps at a scale only a few companies can match.

What you'll do:

  • Own the development and quality of features being implemented on the Expedia iOS app

  • Provide and participate in code reviews to assess overcall code quality and flexibility, and the application of good object oriented programming techniques

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

  • Write automated unit, system and acceptance tests as appropriate to support our continuous integration pipelines

  • You will collaborate with team members to co-develop and solve problems with various other Expedia Group offices around the world

  • You understand the importance of system and technology integration and the basic features and facilities involved in the integration process

  • You will seek knowledge from subject matter experts when needed

  • You can apply formal training methods to current workload

  • Feel comfortable challenging authority/the status quo

  • You will help coordinate stakeholder input and collaboration efforts when developing solutions to issues

  • You report clearly on current work status

  • Ask challenging questions when empowered to do so

Who you are:

  • BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject or · Equivalent related professional experience - building and maintained software in a production environment (bug fixing, troubleshooting, monitoring, ext)

  • 3+ years of experience working on API’s

  • Experience writing code in Java or Kotlin

  • Experience working with GraphQL a plus

  • Knowledge of API service connection paradigms

  • Understanding of client/server architectures

  • Understanding of mobile development standard methodologies a plus

  • Excited to pick up, learn and run with new technologies and frameworks such as GraphQL and Server Driven UI architectures

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®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® Cruise® and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit

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 - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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