Senior Software Engineer at Expedia Group

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Trover believes travel is good for human kind. We want to see more and more people travel and believe the way to do that is to help people share their travel experiences from any corner of the globe to any individual on it. We aspire to do this is through a platform that helps people share and discover experiences that fit their point of view.

We’re here to inspire people to experience new places and we need some help doing it. If you are a hardworking Senior Software Engineer who can help us build our content platform that makes a difference in the world and help strengthen an engineering team every company would want to hire.

The platform combines photography, geo-location, and social interaction in a unique experience that enables users to explore the world through the eyes of other travelers. The team has over 100 passport stamps, deep experience in Android, iOS, and full stack technologies. We’re also a start-up inside of the largest travel company in the world. We get our cake and eat it too! Sound interesting? We’d love to talk!

As a Sr. Software Development Engineering with Trover, you will work together with product leaders and other experienced engineers to execute our combined product vision. The position requires the ability to work collaboratively in a product-focused environment. You'll be driven by the challenge of solving unique problems in the consumer engagement space. The role requires someone who can handle some ambiguity and can thrive in a rapidly evolving environment. You will be responsible for designing and implementing highly scalable, performant, and maintainable code across our entire AWS-based development stack. As an integral member of the team, you’ll work to deliver value to our Trover consumers and creators and deliver an exceptional product. We're looking for you to be willing to learn from everyone, communicate well and strive to be an effective team member.

What you'll do with us:
  • Architect, develop, maintain and scale solutions/features/applications on a fully modern, tech stack
  • Maintain an open dialog with the product team about roadmap, technical debt, and proposed solutions for features.
  • Mentor and guide junior engineers, provide constructive feedback and guidance where needed.
  • Facilitate design, code and test reviews among a team of developers
  • Lead small-to-medium technical projects. Work with and under the direction of the product manager and with marketing partners
  • Help define and drive the latest test, development, and deployment standard methodologies, guidelines and standards for a fast-growing product.
  • Provide technical leadership on specific integration activities
Who you are today:
  • BS/MS in Computer Science or comparable degree
  • 5+ years’ full stack software experience across multiple technologies, languages and frameworks
  • Led technical designs and implementation of highly scalable and adaptable systems
  • Demonstrated skill in object-oriented design and development
  • Proficient oral and written communications skills. Collaborate well in a team environment.
  • Able to work independently, and effectively collaborate with partners in product, content moderators, marketing and engineers.
  • Have extensive front-end development experience
  • Bonus: Experience in the following technologies: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, REST APIs, NoSQL and Redis
  • Bonus: History of success in a DevOps environment
  • Bonus: Experience with CI/CD frameworks.
These things excite you:
  • Joining a driven, bold and motivated, start-up like team at Expedia
  • “Lead without authority”, growing other team members in their development skills
  • Leaving your mark and making an impact for travelers across the world

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to tools to do so.

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple. Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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Expedia 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.

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Location

Our new Seattle campus in Interbay is on the beach with sweeping views of the Puget Sound and Cascades.

An Insider's view of Expedia Group

What's something quirky about your company?

Everyone is obsessed with travel…Really! No matter who you are working with or run into in the halls you somehow always land on travel, where you have been, where you want to go or what is the next trip you are planning. Talk about a company with passion!

Laura

Recruiter

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

In today's world, when you travel, you need things at your fingertips! Imagine you pull up your phone, click a few buttons, type some messages and get the answers to your travel needs quickly. That's what my team and I do - we give customers a rich experience to chat with a virtual assistant on any device and solve their travel problems right away!

Urja

Sr Technology Lead

What makes someone successful on your team?

Accept whatever starting point you have and creatively work with it to organically take a feature area, the team’s culture, and cross-org relationships to the next level. Don’t just take at face value your instructions, but turn every stone to solve user problems with joy and passion. The resulting impact is a sure sign of success.

Lawrence

Senior Technical Program Manager

What are some things you learned at the company?

What got you here today, will not get you there tomorrow. I believe this applies both organizationally and professionally; in order to maintain success, you must continuously evolve, challenge yourself, and take learnings from your mistakes.

Nicholas

Sr. Director, Finance

What are Expedia Group Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Day of Caring Volunteer Hours match
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Check out our employee resource groups here: https://www.expediagroup.com/about/diversity-inclusion/
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes.
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

We believe everyone deserves - NEEDS - time away from the office and we encourage employees to take advantage of their paid time off. We offer travel discounts to make it even easier to get out and see the world.

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