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Software Development Engineer III

United States - Illinois - Chicago


Software Development Engineer III

Are you passionate about technology? Do you love building enterprise solutions at scale using a diverse set of state-of-the-art technologies?

If you have a results-oriented attitude, continuous improvement approach, are deeply technical and analytical, and long for the opportunity to build solutions to problems that directly impact the company's bottom-line, we want to talk to you.

Our Content Platform team is seeking a highly motivated Software Engineer. In this position, you will design and implement systems that scale up to millions of transactions.


The solutions you build will have a direct impact on the company’s bottom line and day to day operations.

What you’ll do:

  • Be a part of our development team and actively participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, functional and technical design, development, testing and roll-out, and support

  • Solve complex business problems by utilizing disciplined development methodology, producing scalable, flexible, efficient, and supportable solutions using appropriate technologies

  • Teach and mentor junior developers in project implementation methodology

  • Develop, test, deploy and maintain complex or non-routine software applications and related programs and procedures in Java, Kotlin and other related technologies including AWS to ensure they meet design requirements

  • Actively maintain, monitor, and improve our solutions and security postures with a focus on service excellence; apply industry standards and new technologies to improve quality, and system performance

Who you are:

  • 4+ years Software Development work experience using Java, Spring, Rest APIs and similar technologies

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or related technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience

  • Strong technical proficiency, capable of problem solving and applying critical thinking

  • Deep understanding of software design principles, algorithms and data structures

  • Strong background in Java and/or Kotlin, Cloud computing, such as the AWS stack and messaging systems like Kafka

  • Experience in designing and implementing APIs in different API styles like REST, gRPC, GraphQL

  • A self-starter who is consistently looking to innovate and find ways to enhance our customer’s experience, with ability to own epics from end to end

  • Experience with SQL and NO-SQL databases including SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySql and MongoDB

  • Proven ability to collaborate among peers, leaders and across functions and business groups

  • You enjoy and take pride in the work of the team


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 - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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