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Lead Software Engineer, HomeAway Productivity Tools

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

If you enjoy helping people in general but love helping co-workers then our Agile Productivity Tools team could be a great fit. Agile Productivity builds apps that help over 2,000 global HomeAway employees get things done and accelerate our co-workers.

Challenges you could work on:
  • Work with different functional groups to gather requirements
  • Work with the team to define architectural standards and processes to guide development
  • Utilize modern toolset and techniques to deliver solutions that
  • Work on the existing applications to understand the technology and assist with optimization
  • Coach and mentor more junior members as your team grows
  • Keep abreast of the changes in the industry and champion new technologies and development processes within the team
Required skills:
  • 7+ years developing and deploying successful full stack applications
  • Deep knowledge of frameworks, tools/IDEs, testing and documentation
  • Ability to mentor more junior engineers
  • Ability to assist in architecture and design
  • An obsession for customer experience and an intuitive sense of what makes great customer experiences
  • Experience working in agile teams
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent professional experience
List of current apps the Agile Productivity Tools team has built:
  • Cloud Trackr – Tooling to evaluate, track and alert on Cloud costs on a per service basis
  • Dominion – A tool that facilitates discovery of information aligned to a domaindriven architecture
  • Pitch Trackr – Idea collection and curation tool to help facilitates HomeAway’s 120 Day Planning process
  • Time Trackr – Tool to facilitate the recording of agile work hours targeting CAPEX
  • Portfolio Trackr – Tool to facilitate people investment into HomeAway Portfolios
  • Feedback Forum Tool – A tool that facilitates the open gathering of feedback on team members for the company
List of upcoming apps scheduled for development:
  • OKR (Objectives and Key Results) Tool
  • HR Partner Findr
  • Distribution Deal Findr
  • Corporate Mobile Productivity App
  • Conversational Apps
All of our apps are made with a mixture of the following tech:
  • Node
  • React
  • React Native
  • Java
  • MongoDB
  • Elastic Search
  • Kibana
  • Ruby on Rails
  • AWS
  • Jenkins
  • GIT
  • Swagger
Functional groups you'll work with now and in the future:
  • Engineering
  • Accounting & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Customer Experience
  • Sales
  • Product
  • Marketing
  • and Expedia Global
Interesting initiatives coming up:
  • Porting all web apps to native iOS and Android
  • Inner sourcing projects with Expedia on Cloud Cost Transparency and application tagging
  • Dominion is the hot new application
  • OKR Management is next on the horizon
Bonus points for:

Experience in multiple code bases (Java, Javascript, Ruby)

  • 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
  • Electronic, adjustable stand-up desk
Required Skills

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