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Software Development Engineer III

Australia - Sydney


Software Development Engineer III

Expedia Flights team is dedicated to building experiences that help travelers like you go places and makes our world more connected. Our Flights Shopping Platform is one of the largest in the world and serves over 150 million queries a day powering some of the strongest industry brands like Orbitz, Expedia, Travelocity and Wotif.

The specific team is Best Fare search that is high-performance distributed data and computational platform for Flights Search. As a senior engineer on the team, you will define algorithms to advance search experience for new initiatives. You will also utilize machine-learning infrastructure to improve customer relevance for existing and new product offerings.

Here are a couple of tech blogs that describe our problem space – best fare search overview and best fare search detailed view.

What You'll Do:

  • Define and develop technical functionalities for evolving flight search services for Expedia Group

  • Design for high-performance, highly scalable, distributed cloud backend applications

  • Produce production quality code including operational aspects such as performance tuning, monitoring, and fault-tolerance

  • Interpret, analyse and work with large amounts of data to identify issues and patterns

  • Contribute to advancing the team’s design methodology and quality programming practices

  • Take part in production issues triage and resolution.

Who You Are:

  • At least 5+ years of proven industry experience during which you’ve built scalable, highly performant, and fault-tolerant distributed systems

  • Outstanding coding skills in C++ and Java (a huge plus)

  • SQL, Athena querying knowledge a huge plus

  • Experience working with cloud technologies for compute, data, and queues (e.g. EC2, SQS, ECS, Lambda, Load balancers, etc.)

  • Experience in dealing with production issues and using retrospectives to resolve customer problems

  • Knowledge of airline or global distribution system (GDS) is a plus

  • A teammate with growth-mindset that keeps setting a higher standard for themselves and for 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®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

Australia - Sydney

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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