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Principal Software Engineer, Full Stack

United States - Washington - Seattle

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Principal Software Engineer, Full Stack

The Platform Control Plane team is the driver responsible for the next generation Platform for Expedia Group. If you would like to help us build and deploy the best-in-class Technology Platform to power our two-sided marketplace (travelers and partners), please read on!

Our company has pushed for an “API First” approach for surfacing our Business Capabilities to our EG developer community. We will be building out the full-stack platform that allows API providers and API consumers to be productive in end-to-end flows from onboarding to transacting and evolving their technical and business successes. Our platform also supports advanced capabilities like no-code workflows and theme-able UIs beyond APIs.

In this role, you will lead the technical directions of the different user interfaces, front-end and command-line, down through the stacks of control plane, that serves different platform personas, from 1st-party to 3rd-party contributors. As a principal software engineer, you will be driving the thought leadership in this space to build a first-class approach to enable success of the platform.

What you'll do:

  • Proactively team up with peers across the organization to build an understanding of cross dependencies and shared problem-solving

  • Participate actively in communities of practice in EG to share and gain knowledge

  • Use software design principles, data structures and/or design patterns, and computer science fundamentals to write clean, efficient, maintainable, optimized and modular code with good naming conventions

  • Lead/Clarify code evolution in code reviews

  • Research and recommend Front End frameworks and architectural/code design patterns

  • Identify areas of improvement in code as well as processes, and proposes and implements better solutions while educating others

  • Advocate for operational excellence (such as automated testing, establishing SLAs, programming for resiliency and scalability)

  • Strive for optimum organizational efficiency by applying systems thinking across boundaries and making recommendations about policies/ processes

  • Think holistically to find opportunities around policies/ processes to increase efficiency across organizational boundaries

  • Partner with UX to identify and develop well-working solutions and to bridge the gap between design and engineering

Who you are:

  • A problem solver and UI architect who explores how user interface and tooling can be a game-changer in effective platform adoption and buildout

  • Expert knowledge of full-stack technology stacks including Javascript, Typescript, React.js, Webpack, HTML5, CSS, Nodejs as well as Kotlin, Spring Boot

  • Able to design software that is easily testable and observable

  • Ability to test, monitor, debug, fix issues within established SLAs, using testing and monitoring tools

  • Experience with REST APIs, Kubernetes and NoSQL technologies

  • Experience in API Design and Domain-Driven Development, knowledge of data exchange formats like Protobuf, GraphQL and Avro would be phenomenal

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

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At Expedia Group, we believe in bringing people together and creating an inclusive workplace where everyone belongs and can do their best work. We care about our employees’ safety and well-being, so we’re requiring new hires in the U.S. to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status before their start date as a condition of employment. Expedia Group will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.

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®, 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, 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
Development

Locations
United States - Washington - Seattle
United States - Texas - Austin
United States - Illinois - Chicago
Virtual

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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