Software Development Engineer I - UI Developer at Expedia Group

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ExpediaPosition Overview:

Do you think of code as an art? Do you write code on the that's tuned for performance, well structured and works on any device? Then the Local Engineering Team wants to meet you! We're looking for a hardworking, front-end developer to optimized, lightning-fast client-side code that will reach millions of users to join our team.

Responsibilities:
  • Architect reusable functional components for use across our global sites (i.e. form widgets, content modules, etc)
  • Optimise everything for speed, speed, speed. Know the rendering engines in each browser and their weaknesses
  • You will utilize node, gulp to compile and transpile your code.
  • Write semantic HTML components
  • Contributing to documentation (instructional and technical specification)
  • Contributing to development standards working closely with the Dev Manager and Technology Lead.
  • You will discuss technical solutions with peers and providing innovative new ideas to solutions.
  • Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regard to accessibility, usability, and emerging technologies
Competencies:
  • HTML, CSS and JavaScript knowledge
  • Experience creating mobile-first experiences
  • Experience with ES6 or other JS libraries
  • Up-to-date familiarity with emerging W3C standards (HTML5, CSS(4), etc)
  • Knowledge of working with JavaScript frameworks to create rich interactive content
  • Extensive knowledge of cross-browser/multi-device support; mobile-first
  • Experience using version control systems (Git, SVN, etc)
  • Working knowledge of node, npm and gulp
  • Proven understanding of Web Accessibility, experience building sites to at least an AA standard
  • Be passionate about all things software development and innovation
Qualifications:
  • Experience developing web applications primarily UI focussed.
  • Experience working on progressive web applications is a plus.
  • A passion for travel.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher

As a global leader in travel, Expedia helps millions of people every day go places and create lifelong memories. With Expedia Local, our mission is to help our customers find and have memorable experiences on their trips. Expedia’s Local Expert product development team is a global team of over 50 inspiring and creative individuals spanning two sites who focus on enabling our mission end to end, from customer to supplier.

We don't hire just for the sake of it, we hire the best people, and trust them to do what’s right! With your knowledge and experience, you will work closely with product managers, user experience developers, creative designers and software engineers using multi variant testing, analytics, usability testing and good old common sense to help make key decisions with the development of the website.

If you answered yes to most, if not all the statements above and want to develop a web application with global reach using a multitude of technologies, then come in to our office for a chat!

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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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • C#Languages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PerlLanguages
    • PHPLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
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    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • AWSLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
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    • ReduxLibraries
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • CakePHPFrameworks
    • Ember.jsFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
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    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • DB2Databases
    • HBaseDatabases
    • HiveDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • TeradataDatabases

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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