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Software Development Engineer III (React, Kotlin) - Checkout

United Kingdom - London

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Software Development Engineer III (React, Kotlin) - Checkout

At Expedia, our mission is to power global travel for everyone, everywhere. Our Checkout team is looking for Software Development Engineers to help us do just that.

Sitting at the sharp end of the conversion funnel, our Checkout platform processes millions of bookings a week from customers across the globe using one of our 40+ localized websites or award-winning mobile app. Here in the Checkout team, we are dedicated to providing a highly available, resilient and scalable platform that travellers can trust to book their next trip.

As an Engineer in our team, you will drive key decisions when building the next generation of our cloud-based platform using modern technologies such as React, GraphQL and Kotlin. You will take part in all aspects of the software development lifecycle, solve hard problems at scale, and have an impact on millions of travellers. All of this and you'll get to experience the dynamic and diverse agile working environment we are so proud to provide.

We value smart, energetic, self-motivated engineers who have a passion for technology and view team success as paramount. We want outstanding problem solvers who are committed to producing high quality code, have a genuine desire to learn and love to collaborate.  

What you’ll do:

  • You will develop and test complex or non-routine software applications and related programs and procedures to ensure they meet design requirements

  • You will coordinate bringing together different stakeholders with varied perspectives to develop solutions to issues and contribute your own suggestions

  • You will write code that is clean, maintainable, optimized, modular with good naming conventions. You will also use software frameworks to write simpler code

  • You will lead/clarify code evolution in code reviews

  • You will participate in a community of practice to share and gain knowledge

  • You will seek new technical skills in an engineering area and will share them with your team to increase effectiveness

  • You will assist with a whole systems approach to analyzing issues by ensuring all components (structure, people, process and technology) are identified and accounted for

  • You will spot areas of inefficiency in code or systems operation and offer suggestions for improvements

  • You will compile and generate reports on major operational or technical initiatives (like Root Cause Analysis) to larger groups, whether via written or oral means

Key technologies we use:

  • Java, Spring, Kotlin, React, Typescript, GraphQL, AWS

Who you are:

  • Strong computer science fundamentals. Bachelor's degree or Masters in a related Technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience

  • Prior experience mentoring junior engineers and applying new engineering principles to improve existing systems including leading complex, well defined projects

  • Well-rounded enterprise level professional Java development experience using Spring MVC frameworks, RESTful APIs and SOA

  • Strong front-end development experience using HTML/CSS/Javascript

  • Able to create APIs to be consumed across business units

  • Able to understand and design moderately complex systems

  • Able to test and monitor code at the project level

  • Possess solid experience of working with agile methodologies and CI/CD principles

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

  • Able to identify business problems at the project level and provide solutions

It will be a bonus if:

  • You have worked up and down the web stack from building beautiful UIs to optimizing the backend and developing APIs

  • You have developed products using Kotlin, GraphQL, React, and Typescript

  • You have DevOps experience and have supported applications in AWS

  • You have E-commerce or technical Travel Industry experience

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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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Location
United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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