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Software Development Engineer - Backend

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Software Development Engineer


At Expedia Group, we have the most data for the traveler's journey and we create the tools and technology to help millions of travelers search and book their perfect trip - from flights to activities, accommodations to cars, our tools cover it all. We are the only global full-service travel company and we’re making travel easier on over 200 travel sites in over 70 countries.

We are looking for world-class talent to help us deliver incredible travel experiences powered by data and technology. Our teams develop technology that creates unforgettable travel experiences. You’ll create highly scalable applications, contribute to the systems architecture, and manage operational aspects like performance tuning and monitoring.

We have Software Development Engineering positions available across multiple teams within Expedia Group, all within different areas of business and for various levels of seniority. We would encourage you to apply to this generic job advert, after which we can chat to you in greater detail about your preferences and experiences to date.

Integrating an Expedia Group wide internal service to facilitate sending commission payments out to payment providers. This is part of a wider project to integrate commission calculations and payments across all Expedia Group partners.

Designing, implementing, testing and maintaining a Pricing Intelligence Service -a high throughput API serving circa 1 million requests/minute and real-time price adjusting the Hotel Package Traffic for Expedia Partner Solutions (our B2B brand).

Why don’t you have a look at our blog, where you can find out about the talented engineers that you’d be working with, our experiences attending various technology summits, our initiatives within the inclusion & diversity space...and lot’s more! If you’re interested in finding out a little more about our tech teams in particular, check out our tech blog.

If you are a self-driven, collaborative problem-finder and solver, and passionate about travel, you’ll love the challenge of technology at Expedia Group!

What you’ll do:

  • Taking advantage of opportunities to build new technical expertise in a specific engineering area. Reaching out to meet peers across different environments and seeking knowledge from subject matter experts, when needed

  •  Collaborating with team members to co-develop and solve problems, helping coordinate stakeholder input and collaboration efforts when developing solutions to issues

  • You will apply software design principles and computer science fundamentals to write code that is clean, maintainable, optimized, modular with good naming conventions

  • You will execute tasks and/or provides data to support implementation of holistic solutions that forge linkages between structure, people, process and technology

  • You’ll be asking challenging questions and be comfortable with challenging authority / the status quo, sharing your knowledge and interests with our passionate engineering community

Who you are:

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

  • Developing software in a team environment of at least 5 engineers (agile, version control, etc.)

  • Building and maintaining a software project/product in production environments in public/hybrid cloud infrastructure

  • Strength in a strongly- typed language (Java, Kotlin, Python, Scala etc.), moderate familiarity in other applicable languages

  • Understanding of how projects fit together within your team

  • Able to understand moderately complex systems

  • Ability to test and monitor your own code

  • Understanding of testing and monitoring tools

  • Ability to debug applications

  • Understanding of how teams’ goals fit a business need

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

Location
United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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