Software Development Engineer I

Chicago, IL, United States
Full Time
Main Location
Bellevue, WA, United States
Open jobs
Expedia

Are you passionate about solving real world problems within a complex code base? Do you love building scalable distributed platforms using a diverse set of state of the art technologies?

The Expedia Partner Solutions group is looking for a talented Software Development Engineer to work on our Travel Agent Affiliate Platform (TAAP). TAAP is a rapidly growing program with 30+% YoY growth for the past 5 years and does more than a Billion-dollar in business. As a TAAP team member, you will get exposure to the code base that supports Multiple Lines of businesses including Hotels, Flights, Cars etc. and common infrastructure components used across Expedia, in addition to working on the core TAAP platform.

We are pioneers, as one of the first teams within Expedia to move to the Cloud back in 2010. Our codebase is wide and dynamic. We pride ourselves in our ability to adapt to multiple codebases and architectures while maintaining a scalable and resilient feature set. For our own system, our services and technologies include: Java, C#, Javascript, T-SQL, .NET, Akka, Backbone JS, React JS, Scala and various AWS technologies.

On this team, we believe in continuously evolving our platform and the technologies used to support a growing, global business. We are on track to doubling this business soon, are you going to be a part of it?

What you’ll do:

  • You will be an integral member in the design, analysis, development and deployment of multiple projects to solve complex business problems
  • You will design and implement highly scalable, and reliable applications and components
  • You will work closely with architects, product leads and developers
  • You will chip in to the main Expedia codebase and develop on new and existing TAAP microservices.
  • You possess a keen eye for the operational aspects of the platform such as deployment, performance tuning and monitoring
  • You will ensure TAAP features are safe and secure so our customers can use the site with confidence
  • You will build TAAP features from the ground up, starting from our persistence layer,through our service stack to the UX experience.

Who you are:

You’ll fit this role if you have:

  • 2-3 years of web development experience
  • Proficiency in one or more of the following languages Java/Scala/C#/
  • Working knowledge of UI technology: HTML / CSS / JavaScript
  • Experience in Agile/Scrum methodologies and continuous delivery principles
  • Experience working with Automation frameworks
  • Able to work with and incorporate feedback from other engineers and product owners
  • Bonus - understanding of SQL and/or AWS offerings
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent degree

Why build your career at EPS?
  • We're re-inventing travel, one day at a time -- it's an exciting challenge. We're super-motivated and setting the pace.
  • We've got the scope and the freedom to make a difference. We don't do ordinary.
  • We work with some really smart partners - from loyalty marketing whiz kids to the world's leading airlines and travel agents.
  • We're a team of passionate, hard-working travel enthusiasts. We just love what we do.
  • We define the questions, not the answers, for an industry that changes every day. Isn't that cool?
  • We want everyone on the team to have the resources to succeed in their career
  • We get to do all of this in beautifully designed offices around the world

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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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