Posted 5 months ago by

Senior Sofware Engineer

Austin, TX, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior

Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories?

That is what we do here at HomeAway.com, an Expedia Inc. company. We are the leading vacation rental website in the world with more than one million online bookable vacation rentals. Our mission is to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler in the world through our online marketplace and we're committed to helping families and friends find the perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together.

Responsibilities:

  • Own new features from design to production release
  • Develop techniques to process and analyze events on a real-time streaming platform
  • Develop fast, scalable, highly available, and reliable REST APIs leveraging HomeAway standards
  • Develop features that will drive our business through event-driven, microservices programming model
  • Work with QA, product management, and operations in an Agile environment
  • Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions
  • Conduct peer code reviews and act as a go-to person for other developers needing technical advice
Requirements:
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 5+ years of professional Java software development experience
  • Experience with AWS-EC2, Beanstalk, Terraform, EMR and other AWS stack
  • Experience with Big Data streaming platforms and tools (Cassandra, Hadoop, Kafka, etc)
  • Understanding of Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment chaining using Docker & Jenkins
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to work well cross-functionally across multiple departments
  • An analytical problem solver that is passionate about delivering a high quality user experience
Benefits:
  • Competitive health and insurance benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Annual target bonus or commission
  • Paid vacation and sick time
  • Vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Free snacks and beverages
  • Frequent company update talks with our leadership team
  • Free listing on HomeAway.com
  • Electronic, adjustable stand-up desk
  • Discounted Metro & Rail pass
  • Casual dress

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