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Principal Software Development Engineer, Platform as a Product

United Kingdom - London


Expedia Services organization is the company’s driver of technical strategy and underlying platform, overseeing data, artificial intelligence, e-commerce, payments, partner experience, developer experience, as well as the company's conversational and messaging platforms. Our division is where outstanding technical and business people come together to best apply our two decades experience in travel and to invest in scalable solutions.

Expedia Group is looking for a Principal Software Development Engineer to lead our path to exceptional developer experience; one through which we empower our partners to consume and build exceptional capabilities on the Expedia Group Platform.

Our team conceptualizes, designs, builds foundations, and defines standards and processes for our next-generation API, SDK, Developer Hub, and Tools, in collaboration with wide-spanning working groups. The timing is great as you would join us at inception and drive multiple initiatives to scale.

Are you interested in having a large impact on our bottom line? If you want to help us transform the travel industry and become the world's travel platform, we want to speak and explore the possibilities together!

Who You Are


  • Share Expedia Group's core values: choose fearlessly; force simplicity; include consciously; trust each other; go get what's next

  • Navigate ambiguity and uncertainty with composure and grace

  • Drive conversations across subject areas and organizations

  • Wear different hats as our group bootstraps its efforts

  • Demonstrate deep technical acuity and developer empathy

  • Demonstrate ability to form synergies and collaborate with different functions: product management, program management, design, and research

  • Demonstrate ability to influence in multiple directions and across teams

You have worked on

  • Mentoring excellent engineers

  • One or more of the following: Large scale systems, API management or governance, and modern frontend engineering on web

  • Two or more of the following: Java, Kotlin, Node, TypeScript, and React - or similar technologies.

  • (As a plus) Developer hubs, consoles, SDKs, and/or external developer communities

What You Will Do

  • Define, develop, and champion technical standards, workflows, and guidelines for company-wide cross-cutting solutions in collaboration with company-wide working groups; for our external API and SDK

  • Help us develop a strong engineering team and mentor incoming engineers

  • Drive and inspire our first Expedia Group Developer Hub aimed at helping partners develop and launch excellent travel experiences with best-in-class developer experience

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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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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.


Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

United Kingdom - London
Jordan - Amman

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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