Senior Software Development Engineer
Are you a seasoned developer looking for an exciting opportunity at the world’s largest travel company? Do you enjoy a fast-paced Agile environment where your hard work is destined to go to Production as often as every 2 weeks? Do you take pride in having a direct impact on the revenue generation capabilities of your company? If you answered, “Yes,” then we are eager to hear from you.
Expedia Global Payments (EGP) is looking for top engineering talent to help drive the development of our payments platform, seamlessly roll out new payments methods, and to continuously raise the bar on our operational excellence and engineering practices. Our services are the nexus of a globally distributed system that spans many organizations. Our roadmap is deep and contains several innovative programs designed to make our services fault tolerant, reduce the cost of payment processing, and improve customer experience. This includes compensating for downstream services that are not in Expedia's control. We are also looking to use cloud computing (AWS) to further solidify our infrastructure. This opportunity presents you with great technical challenges and the ability to have a tremendous business impact. We do this accurately and at scale, processing over $80 billion payments in 55+ currencies in over 155 countries every year across diverse payment options.
This position focuses not only on implementing software solutions for state of the art e-commerce processing systems but also on being a role model and mentor to your fellow engineers. You will get to expand your skills in building highly scalable solutions while influencing others and raising the bar on the overall level of excellence within the team. You will also get the opportunity to hone your skills in influencing decisions across the technology ecosystem within Expedia Inc. by being a key subject matter expert in cross-functional feature delivery. Your input will be critical to the selection of new hires on the team. Whether you choose to move ahead in your career to a Principal Engineer role or manage people, this is the perfect position to learn how to move to the next stage of your career.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
8+ years Software Development work experience (Java experience strongly preferred)
5+ years creating and supporting Web Services in a high transactional environment
3+ years developing software using Dependency Injection Frameworks.
First class communication skills in written and verbal form
Proven record in technical mentoring of Software Engineers
Critical thinking skills and the ability to produce across your team and beyond
Rock solid coding skills
Strong Object-Oriented Programming concepts, data structure, algorithms, and system level programming (including multi-threaded programming)
Track record of building your own automation and reporting tools to provide capabilities around your service
Ability to lead code reviews and technical design meetings
Proven record in successfully delivering highly available and scalable solutions with large transaction volume on a 24x7 operational cycle
Architectural knowledge of designing and developing software in distributed architecture for multi-tier applications
Thorough understanding of Software Development Lifecycle and methodologies
Ability to articulate technical design decisions and software implementation in technical forums
Knowledge of performance testing, application tuning and load testing
A degree in computer science or equivalent experience.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Prior experience with e-Commerce systems, Payments Solutions and Providers is a big plus.
Experience developing fault tolerant distributed systems is highly desirable.
Working knowledge of Agile Software Development mechanics.
Background in Service Oriented Architecture implementation, service versioning, and backward compatibility
Relocation (Y/N): YExpedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.