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Software Developer II (Backend)

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The Platform Control Plane team is the driver responsible for the next generation Platform for Expedia Group. If you would like to help us build the best-in-class Technology Platform to power our two-sided marketplace (travellers and partners), please read on!

Our company has pushed for an “API First” approach for surfacing our Business Capabilities to our EG developer community. We will be building out the full-stack platform that allows API providers and API consumers to be productive in end-to-end flows from onboarding to transacting and evolving their technical and business successes.

In this role, you will have the chance to create an impact across Expedia Group working with various technical teams to help shape our API first approach.

What you'll do:

Systems and Technological Integration

  • Demonstrate knowledge of advanced and relevant technology

  • Exhibit comfort working with several forms of technology

Application Development /Programming

  • Develop and test sophisticated or non-routine software applications to ensure they meet design requirements

  • Use software design principles, data structures and/or design patterns, and computer science fundamentals to write clean, efficient, maintainable, optimised and modular code with good naming conventions

  • Lead/Clarify code evolution in code reviews

Innovation

  • Identify areas of inefficiency in code or systems operation and offer suggestions for improvements

Who you are:

  • A problem solver and excellent coder with deep understanding of algorithms, data structures and data modelling.

  • Ability to test, monitor, debug, fix issues within established SLAs, using testing and monitoring tools

  • Able to design software that is easily testable and observable

  • Experience working in AWS and continuous delivery practices

  • Experience with Kotlin, Spring Boot and NoSQL technologies

  • Comfort with front-end stack including React.js and HTML5 is a plus

  • Experience in API Design and Domain Driven Development, knowledge of data exchange formats like Protobuf or GraphQL or Avro would be phenomenal

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 to 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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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

Locations
United Kingdom - London
United States - Texas - Austin
United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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