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Software Development Engineer III

United States - Texas - Austin


Software Development Engineer III

At Expedia our mission is to revolutionize travel through the power of technology. Our E-Commerce Checkout team is looking for an experienced, energetic, and self-motivated Software Development Engineer to help us do just that. Sitting at the sharp end of the conversion funnel our Checkout platform processes millions of bookings a week from customers across the globe using any one of our 40+ localized websites or our award-winning mobile app. It’s an exciting time to join the team as we’re setting about building the next generation of our platform using modern frameworks such as React and GraphQL and microservices-based architecture.

Join us and you’ll be helping build a best-in-class customer-facing web application, solving hard problems at scale and part of mission-critical software with a direct impact on the bottom line. All of this and you'll get to experience the dynamic, diverse, and collaborative agile working environment we are so proud to provide.

As a Full Stack Software Engineer working on Expedia’s critical production checkout applications, your mission will be to ensure Expedia Checkout is always fast, available, scalable, and engineered to withstand unparalleled demand. You will be in the thick of solving the [often unexpected] problems of systems at scale in a way most engineers never experience. You will have strong analytical and troubleshooting skills, proficiency in coding and systems design, solid interpersonal skills, and a desire to tackle the complex problems of scale. You are a collaborative and creative individual, and you thrive in a dynamic and agile environment. You adapt to new technologies and enjoy working on complex problems. Every day, we at Expedia get to innovate on web applications that millions of travelers use to plan, book and experience trips they will remember forever.

What you’ll do:

  • Architect, design, and create solutions on the web tier, server-side using Java

  • Write optimal front-end code using JavaScript, CSS, and HTML

  • Write unit tests and automated integration tests

  • Perform Code Reviews and ensure the team adheres to best practices

  • Mentor junior software developers

  • Investigate, debug, and resolve live site issues

Who you are:

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

  • 4-8 years of professional experience in full-stack Java software development

  • Experience in HTML, CSS, and strong JavaScript experience

  • Experience with APIs, (creation, deployment, modification, etc.)

  • Experience with React and Scala is a bonus

  • Solid experience with agile project methodologies and working with distributed teams

  • Committed to producing high-quality code with strong attention to detail

  • Excellent understanding of server-side design patterns and practical application

  • Able to work closely with and incorporate feedback from specialists and product owner

  • Strong customer focus, excellent problem solving and analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Be a Clean Code practitioner

  • A self-starter, who is driven and takes initiative


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 - Texas - Austin
United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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