Senior Java Software Engineer

Austin, TX, United States
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Austin, TX, United States
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HomeAway is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to play a vital 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 HomeAway platform. We are looking for an adaptable, high performing, motivated and self-reliant Software Engineer with a consistent track record developing leading edge web applications in a cloud architecture, using hundreds of separate services and applications, with a highly flexible web layer using the latest technologies.

What you’ll do:

Challenges you will work on:

  • You will develop reusable component-based web architectures and services with Java and modern JavaScript libraries
  • Develop features relying on event-driven, microservices, and data science programming models
  • Translate designs into high-quality code
  • You are able to optimize components for maximum performance across a vast array of cloud (AWS) services
  • Build RESTful APIs using Java, and JavaScript
  • Conduct peer code reviews and act as a go-to person for other developers needing technical advice

Who you are:

Desired development skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher, preferably in Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years of software development experience delivering consumer-facing web applications
  • Experience collaborating on a cross-functional team including product management, architects, and UI Designers
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Deep understanding of Java, Node.js and NoSQL databases for server-side application development
  • Thorough knowledge of Kafka for event-driven application development
  • Familiarity with test-and-learn approaches using web and customer analytics data, understanding how these will drive hypotheses-based development
  • Able to integrate with and manage APIs exposing microservices (REST) including development and support of Java/JavaScript services
  • A keen interest in optimizing CI/CD process and tools, testing frameworks and practices
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