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Software Development Engineer III - iOS

United States - California - San Francisco


Software Development Engineer III – iOS

Hotwire is not your typical company. To start with, we’re a part of Expedia Group and have a portfolio of brands that include Expedia®, Vrbo,®,™, Hotwire®, Egencia®, and more. We offer flights, hotels, cars, and packages to travelers around the world. As a start-up, we revolutionized the travel industry, forever changing the way people travel. In the years since that time, we have grown our business to include more than 140 branded travel sites in close to 70 countries across the globe

Hotwire launched in 2000 with a creative proposition: our Hot Rate® Hotels, Hot Rate® Cars and Hot Rate® Flights offer travelers deep discounts if they wait to learn the name of the hotel until after they book and pay for it. Our team is looking at expanding our iOS App Team in Austin. As a Software Development Engineer III, you will take on the role of technical expert and a senior member of the Hotwire Native Apps team

What you’ll do:

  • You will work to establish our iOS apps as premier offerings, while ensuring application performance and reliability and maintainable codebase contributions

  • You will work to gain a solid understanding of our user's needs, help define and prioritize new features, and offer constructive critiques of planned features

  • You will also ensure that the visual and UX design is up to spec, that the app size is efficient, and that iOS platform specific offerings are utilized for a truly native experience

  • You will be involved in product feature development and will be working in close partnership with our teams in SFO office

  • You will be responsible for mentoring the other members of the team and ensuring that the app architecture is scalable with shared UI components, a networking layer, and more allows us to achieve maximum velocity, democratize the development of our iOS apps, and move quickly into exciting new technology opportunities

  • Technologies we use - Xcode, Swift, git and GitHub, GraphQL, CocoaPods, RxSwift, Firebase, Figma


Who you are:

  • A native iOS engineer with 3 to 5 years of hands on mobile app experience

  • Passionate about building and refining high performance mobile apps

  • Carefully evaluate the technical tradeoffs of every decision

  • Partner with the Design team to determine the best UI and infrastructure practices

  • Carry out code reviews to guarantee code quality

  • Have experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining complex mobile applications

  • Willing to learn from everyone, communicate well, and strive to be an effective team member

  • You will love this role if you’re looking for an environment that challenges you to think deeply about software architectural choices and that encourages you to invest time into your craft and self-improvement, including time for reading books and attending conferences

  • You will love this role if you’re looking for an environment where the best tool for the job is the right tool for the job, and you’ll have the opportunity to influence these decisions

  • You will love this role if you’re looking for an environment where design isn’t an afterthought and where calculated risk-taking is supported

  • You will love this role if you’re looking for an environment where you are encouraged to fail fast and where processes exist only to help the team progress

  • You will love this role if you’re looking for an environment where you have a tangible opportunity to impact peoples’ lives in a positive way and where diversity is valued, where empathy is offered, and where an individual’s needs are treated with utmost respect

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 - California - San Francisco

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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