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Senior Software Development Engineer

United States - Washington - Seattle


Senior Software Development Engineer

Expedia Group Media Solutions is dedicated to building creative media partnerships for travel advertisers enabling them to use Expedia's network of leading travel brands and global sites. We have revolutionized the way brands reach and connect with online travel consumers, emerging as a leader in online advertising among travel and e-commerce brands. With a growing product portfolio offering a multitude of advertising and sponsorship opportunities, our Media Solutions team at Expedia has created an expansive marketing platform for advertising partners to reach the 144+ million worldwide monthly unique visitors that visit Expedia Group sites.

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. We are looking for a Sr. Software Engineer who will drive the innovation and scale of the advertising data platform for Expedia Group Media Solutions. As a member of this team, you will empower our Analysts to research product ideas, power machine learning algorithms to show highly relevant content to our customers.

We value rigor and innovative thinking in our development process and believe in the power of a motivated & agile development team. We are looking for strong engineers who can navigate distributed systems, solve challenging problems, and jump into new projects. Your work will touch systems at scale that reach people all around the world, while having a major impact on our business by helping travelers find meaningful destinations.

What You'll Do:

  • Be a part of building scalable, high-performance, fault-tolerant distributed software systems.

  • Develop applications and data pipelines that process large amounts of data to power our analytics and machine learning algorithms

  • Write well-reasoned, well-tested code to solve complex problems

  • Work across various teams to share technical direction and innovations

  • Conduct design and code reviews

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor's degree or Masters in a related technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience

  • Experience working in at least in 2 multi-quarter projects as a part of a decentralized team and project

  • Experience formally mentoring at least 3 individuals and driving technical design end to end for at least 3 projects

  • Experience contributing to engineering community through a blog post, open-source contribution, tech talks etc.

  • Excellent coding ability in JVM-based languages (e.g. Java)

  • Strong understanding of algorithms and data structures

  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum methodologies and continuous delivery principles.

  • Exposure to distributed systems, architectural patterns, and scalable production quality systems

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills

  • Experience with functional programming (Scala) a plus

  • Experience in writing transactional web services using REST or distributed RPC technologies as well streaming (e.g. Kafka, Kinesis)

  • Experience in Big Data, Database and/or Data Warehouse technologies including Hadoop, Hive

  • Experience writing multi-threaded/asynchronous code

  • Experience in AWS: EC2, S3, Lambda, DynamoDB

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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 - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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