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Senior Software Development Engineer

United States - Washington - Seattle


Senior Software Development Engineer

Egencia Lodging Team is seeking a Senior Software Engineer to join our team of experienced software developers.  The Lodging Team's responsibilities span front-end web development to back-end travel services. We are looking for someone who can leverage their deep technical knowledge, passion for solving real-world business problems and dedication to innovative thinking to ensure Egencia continues to be the technology leader in the corporate travel space

Launched in 2002 as Expedia Corporate Travel, Egencia has become the world’s leading digital corporate travel platform because of our commitment to delivering a higher standard of corporate travel service and innovative technology. Our success is directly attributed to our customers' ability to move their businesses ahead, through their valued relationships with our company and more importantly, with our people. Lead by an experienced, forward-thinking management team, Egencia has continued to expand its offering of intuitive on-line tools and comprehensive agency services while maintaining its reputation for superior customer service


What you’ll do:

  • You will extend outside of direct organization and collaborate with peers across a senior level organization

  • You will partner with the business to have a clear understanding of how your own technology stack is tied to business outcomes and our bottom line

  • You will successfully conduct day-to-day work and solve complex issues in your own specific technical engineering area

  • You will share domain and industry knowledge between cross-functional teams

  • You will possess knowledge of features and facilities for integration, and communication among applications, databases, and technology platforms to bring together different components and form a fully functional solution to a business problem

  • You will creatively test and maintain software applications and related programs and procedures by using a variety of software development tools following design requirements of customer

  • You will research and recommend frameworks and architectural/code design patterns

  • You will advocate for operational excellence (such as unit testing, establishing SLAs, programming for resiliency and scalability)

  • You will advise on technical limitations of software design for products and provide alternative solutions

  • You will take a whole systems approach to analyze issues and implement holistic solutions by ensuring that linkages between structure, people, process, and technology are made

  • You can spot outmoded methods of operation with current systems and design plans for disrupting them in a non-disruptive manner

  • You will report on status of difficult or high-level projects to local tech leadership via written or oral means. Ensure documentation is complete

Who you are:

  • 5+ years development experience

  • Bachelor’s / Master’s in Computer Science, or related technical field or equivalent related professional experience

  • Technical excellence in developing high-performance, scalable web applications using JAVA, Kotlin, JavaScript, React, and Spring

  • A deep understanding of web platform technologies utilizing SOAP and REST web service protocols

  • Experience working with cloud-based infrastructure and multiple database/data store technologies

  • Ability to identify business problems at the project level and team level and design solutions that are easily testable and observable

  • Strong understanding of how team goals fit a business need

  • Able to justify technology choices to technical and non-technical observers making well defined technology choices

  • Guiding integrations across teams within business unit

  • Able to understand highly complex systems and design moderately complex systems

  • Ability to identify and advocate for project quality via testing, monitoring, and alerting at the project level

  • Ability to establish operational excellence metrics at the team level

  • Identifies and advocates for project quality via testing, monitoring, and alerting at the project level

  • Establishes operational excellence metrics at the team level

  • Guides others in design of software that is easily testable and observable

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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