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United States - Missouri - Springfield

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Software Architect

The E4B (Expedia for Business) team is looking for a Senior Architect. Our team is responsible for defining and building commercial platform solutions for our B2B partners. This includes headless commerce API, Online Travel Agency platform and tools, and white label templates along with custom solutions built using EG platform and 3rd party capabilities. 

We want you to bring your experience and knowledge to our teams as we build out the future of business-to-business features on the Expedia platform. You will need to bring thought leadership, great communication, and collaboration along with the ability to work in a fast-paced agile environment. 


What you’ll do:

  • Build relationships with engineering and product leaders across the organization to understand business problems and apply a technology lens to resolve them

  • Design and build software solutions that handle complex problems with simple designs

  • Coaching and mentoring: Combine and share knowledge and skills in more than one functional area to promote effectiveness in the department or business unit/function

  • Interpret internal/external business challenges and recommend integration of the appropriate systems, applications, and technology to provide a fully functional solution to a business problem

  • Master software design with the best methods, shape coding methodologies and best methods and promote adoption of new platform technologies

  • Enable optimum organizational efficiency by taking a whole systems approach and thinking across boundaries to identify which policies/processes should be standardized and which should differ

  • Identify when new trends may be too disorderly for a reasonable implementation or spot the ephemerality of new trends

  • Champion prioritized goals and work with others across EG to investigate those initiatives. Ensure documentation is not overwhelming or obsolete

  • Provide leadership, technical direction, and architectural input into product vision and roadmap development

  • Work across global teams for Activities to drive towards desired north star architecture

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s in a related technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience

  • 10+ years industry experience in full-stack software development across multiple technologies, languages, and frameworks

  • Makes choices across teams to apply a number of technologies or languages with experience in multiple domains

  • Presents new technology choice to technical and non-technical observers, able to guide others to make well defined technology choices

  • Understands systems being created across EG and how your own business unit would integrate with them

  • Able to understand and design highly sophisticated systems

  • Ability to establish standards for operational excellence and code quality at a multi-project level

  • Drives principles and practices in design of software that is easily testable and observable

  • Experience building high scale distributed cloud-based microservice suites

  • Strong background in third-party cloud services, especially Amazon AWS, UI development using React JS a plus

  • Effective coaching and leadership skills and an ability to manage engineering projects across a diverse organization with global decentralized teams

  • Strong communication and presentation experience and the ability to explain technical details and challenges to a wide variety of people

  • Ability to look at solutions in creative and unconventional ways, recognize opportunities to innovate, and engage partners in a vision and strategy

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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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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Locations
United States - Missouri - Springfield
United Kingdom - London
United States - Illinois - Chicago
United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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