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Software Development Engineer II

United Kingdom - London

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Software Development Engineer II

The Expedia Group Experimentation Platform team is responsible for building the systems and tools used across the company to implement the scientific method at enterprise scale. Our customers include Product Managers, Engineers and Analysts who use our tools to design and validate experiments that affect the millions of travelers and partner organizations using our brands and platforms daily.

Understanding and measuring the outcome of changes within our products is fundamental to the success of our business. The Experimentation Platform, working closely with our analytics partners, ensures we follow good scientific practices in order to drive positive outcomes across our products and services.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate with team members to co-develop and solve problems

  • Understand the importance of system and technology integration and the basic features and facilities involved in the integration process

  • Develop and test standard software applications and related programs and procedures to ensure they meet design requirements

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

  • Help coordinate stakeholder input and collaboration efforts when developing solutions to issues

  • Execute tasks and/or provide data to support implementation of holistic solutions that forge linkages between structure, people, process and technology

  • Apply formal training methods to current workload.  You feel comfortable challenging authority/the status quo

  • Take advantage of opportunities to build new technical expertise in a specific engineering area

  • Seek knowledge from subject matter experts when needed

  • Report clearly on current work status.  You ask challenging questions when empowered to do so

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's or Masters degree in a Technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Equivalent experience includes:

    • Developing software in a team environment of at least 5 engineers (agile, version control, etc.)

    • Building and maintaining a software project/product in production environments in public/hybrid cloud infrastructure

  • Understanding of the fundamentals of microservice architecture and RESTful web services

  • Strength in Java, with some exposure to Node.js or React

  • Familiarity with Kafka, Spring, AWS, Hive, Spark, Docker, GraphQL or Elastic Search

  • Understanding of how large software projects fit together

  • Able to understand moderately complex systems

  • Ability to test and monitor your own code

  • Understanding of testing and monitoring tools

  • Ability to debug applications

  • Understanding of how teams’ goals fit a business need

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

R-72181

Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Location
United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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