Senior JavaScript Engineer

Austin, TX, United States Senior

HomeAway, a world leader in the vacation rental industry, is the place to book beach houses, cabins, and condos with more than two million places to stay in 190 countries. The site makes it easy to find and book the perfect vacation rental for any getaway, often for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. HomeAway is part of the Expedia Group family of brands.

HomeAway is looking a Staff Software Engineer to play a key role engineering and building out solutions and tools that enable our global Sales and Customer Experience teams to support millions of vacation rental owners and traveler customers across the HomeAway platform. We are looking for an adaptable, high performing, motivated, and self-reliant full-stack Software Engineer with past experience developing leading edge web applications in a cloud architecture. These applications will use hundreds of separate services and applications, via a highly adaptable web layer using the latest technologies allowing us to provide an extraordinary experience to our customers.

What you’ll do:

  • Challenges You’ll Work On:
    • Build reusable component-based web UI architectures with React.js
    • Develop features relying on event-driven data, microservices, and data science programming models
    • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
    • Optimize components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
    • Build RESTful APIs using Node.js and Hapi.js
    • Drive architectural decisions on our frontend and backend systems

Who you are:

  • Requirements:
    • Bachelor's Degree or higher, preferably in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
    • 8+ years of software development experience developing web applications
    • Comfortable collaborating on a multi-functional team including product management, architects, and UI designers
    • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
    • Skilled with server-side JS frameworks (Node.js, Hapi.js, Express, etc)
    • Skilled with single page application JS frameworks (React.js, Redux, etc.)
    • Skilled in building RESTful APIs
    • Knowledge/experience of CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Git, Docker, TeamCity, etc.) a plus

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