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Senior Software Engineer - Java, Homeaway (a division of Expedia)

Bellevue, WA, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Senior
Challenges you can work on:
  • Scale our services to more than 60k requests per second
  • Use real-time data to understand customers’ needs before they do
  • Dockerize our apps and services for cloud deployment
  • Develop features that will drive our business through real-time feedback loops
  • Develop a smart service layer that will allow for in-session personalization based off user behavior and data
  • Scale our public API to allow other partners to use HomeAway services & experiences on third party sites
  • Simplify core booking and listing workflow to enhance our travelers & suppliers experience
Technologies we use:
  • AWS, Docker, Mesos, Dropwizard, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Kafka, Hadoop, Samza, NoSQL, Java8
  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience (Java preferred)
  • Technical leadership experience
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to work well multi-functionally across multiple departments
  • An analytical problem solver that is passionate about delivering a high quality user experience
  • Commit to vigilantly rewriting, refactoring, and perfecting code
  • Deliver tested and optimized high performance code for a distributed SOA environment (our stack satisfies 10s of thousands of requests per second!)
  • Develop quality scalable, tested and reliable applications using industry standard methodologies
  • Work with QA, product management and operations in an agile environment
  • Create and maintain quality software using premier tools: Git, Splunk, New Relic, Sonar and TeamCity
  • Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions
  • Showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences
Benefits & Perks:
  • 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)
  • Parental Leave (up to 20 weeks based on eligibility)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Free snacks and beverages
  • Frequent company update talks with our leadership team
  • Free listing on
  • Electronic, adjustable stand-up desk
  • Discounted Metro & Rail pass
  • Casual dress
Required Skills

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