Sr. Software Development Engineer

Full Time
Main Location
Seattle, WA, United States
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Do you thrive in an environment focused on innovation, continuous delivery and platform services? Interested in defining and crafting the next generation of Transaction Services for Expedia Group?

We are looking for a self-starter to help build the next generation of ordering services at Expedia, Inc. The Order Services team owns an outstanding set of services that scale for high transactional throughput to support across all brands within Expedia Inc. Our focus is on Revolutionizing Travel by using technology to run transactions at a massive scale both on premise and in the cloud. You will be instrumental in the performance of our team to ensure that we meet the global needs of our business while limiting technical debt. Bring your passion for software engineering, test automation and metrics driven analysis and be part of our success!

This position focuses not only on implementing software solutions for state of the art e-commerce processing systems but also on being a role model to your fellow engineers. You will expand your skills in building highly scalable solutions while influencing others and raising the bar on the overall level of excellence within the team. You will also get the opportunity to serve as a domain specialist in multi-functional feature delivery. Whether you choose to move ahead in your career to a Senior Developer or manage people, this is the perfect position to learn how to move to the next stage.

What you’ll do:

  • Architect, design, and develop new platform services to build our technology platform.
  • Own and deliver tested and optimized high-performance code for a distributed messaging environment.
  • Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions.
  • Contribute to vigilantly rewriting, refactoring, and perfecting code.
  • Work with QA, product management and operations in an agile environment.

Who are you:

  • 7+ years of experience leading technical designs, mentoring developers and helping to drive engineering maturity.
  • Problem solver and an excellent coder with deep understanding of algorithms, data structures, distributed applications, and data modeling.
  • Passionate about quality of work, you are persistent and uncompromising.
  • Builder of AI/ML models for recommendation engines, you have shown interest in creating applications that use AI/ML (Good to have).
  • Experienced in solving distributed computing problems, you have worked with on real time streaming, distributed messaging platforms and have helped operationalize it.

Technologies we use:

  • Java, AWS, Kafka, GraphQL, Node.js, Kotlin, React, DynamoDB, S3, Lambda, Docker, Data Dog, Looker.

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®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® Cruise® and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit

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Sr. Software Development Engineer
Expedia Group