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User Experience Engineer II

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User Experience Engineer II

Every second of every day, Expedia sends travelers on a trip. We sell enough tickets to fill nearly six hundred 737 airplanes every day, and our mobile apps have been downloaded more than 10 million times across 180 countries. We work in a fast-paced environment to keep up with the changing travel landscape. The opportunities to inspire travel for the global customer are endless.

Our Air team wants you to bring your technical skills to our agile environment as we move from revolutionizing the web to redefining the mobile travel experience. From the back-end supply and database functions, to new user-interfaces for our more than 140 branded travel sites, there is no shortage of technical innovation.

What's in it for you? Walking away from work each day knowing you truly made an impact. You can create a new feature that goes on the live site, can build programs that streamline our backend search and supply processes and help localize content and systems globally. You can do this all while working alongside smart, hardworking teammates who love travel to their core.

What you will do:

  • Design, develop, debug and modify features and services to delight our Flights customers every day.

  • Write clean code utilizing object-oriented and functional design principles, data structures and algorithms.

  • Contribute to a growing companywide library of web components.

  • Create unit, integration and automated acceptance tests to support our continuous integration pipelines.

  • Build with quality, performance, scalability, and resiliency as requirements for success.

  • Collaborate with user experience designers, product managers, architects and peer engineers across the company.

  • Participate in code reviews and advocate for the best coding practices and principles.

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience required.

  • Strong coding skills in JavaScript, specifically ReactJS or an equivalent framework.

  • Excellent communicator and can explain technical details and challenges.

  • 1-2 years of professional software development experience across multiple technologies, languages and frameworks.

  • Sense of accountability and commitment to continuous improvement.

  • Experience with GraphQL, Java or Kotlin is a huge plus.

  • Experience using Git, Jenkins, NodeJS and Docker is desired.

  • Experience with Agile development methodology is desired.

  • Familiarity with some AWS tools (ECS, EC2, S3, CF) is a plus.

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, 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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R-61565

Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Location
United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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