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Software Development Engineer II

United States - Washington - Seattle


Software Development Engineer II

The Finance team within Travel Partners Technology Group, is seeking a highly passionate and motivated software engineer for its growing lodging line of business. At Expedia, we develop next-generation technologies for which we have become world-renowned, and through which we are revolutionizing travel. We use top technology talent to innovate and build state of the art web applications and e-commerce sites. As a software engineer at Expedia you will design and implement high-volume, fault tolerant, scalable solutions. You will work with the team to design, implement and iterate on features quickly and efficiently. We seek an enthusiastic and creative individual who demonstrates a high level of engagement.

We’re looking for an engineer to work on web applications used by hundreds of thousands of our hotel partners around the world and localized to 26 languages. Our team has adopted a dev-ops model and our engineers are involved in every aspect of the application lifecycle. We release software to production multiple times a week and measure how our applications perform, so we can keep improving our features and our underlying platform.

This is a unique opportunity to join the largest online travel agency in the world, and help shape the future of the top lodging initiatives within the Expedia Worldwide Engineering organization.

What you will do:

  • You will collaborate with team members to co-develop and resolve problems.

  • You will seek knowledge from subject matter authorities when needed.

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

  • You will apply software design principles, data structures and/or design patterns and computer science fundamentals to write code that is clean, maintainable, optimized, modular with good naming conventions.

  • You will execute tasks and/or provides data to support implementation of holistic solutions that forge linkages between structure, people, process and technology.

  • You can apply formal training methods to current workload. You feel comfortable challenging authority/the status quo.

  • You report clearly on current work status. You ask compelling questions when empowered to do so.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a Technical field; or equivalent related professional experience.

  • 2+ years overall development experience showing growth in producing high performance, scalable web applications.

  • Strong technical proficiency in Javascript/HTML/CSS, Java, Spring MVC, JSON/XML, web services and object-oriented design.

  • Familiarity with Backbone.js, React.js, Angular.js or similar Javascript frameworks.

  • Clean and elegant technical designs are part of your DNA and you have the ability to instill the same drive in others.

  • Critical thinking: there are always options; you will be adept at identifying them, evaluating options and concisely communicate them to your peers.

  • Experience in agile/Scrum software development practices and the ability to learn from your actions to make positive adjustments.

  • Experience developing and supporting e-commerce systems and conducting A/B testing scenarios is a plus.

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are a global 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 bring the world within reach – 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 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 Cruises™ 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 - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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