Software Development Engineer II at Expedia Group

| Bellevue
Sorry, this job was removed at 11:05 a.m. (PST) on Friday, August 9, 2019
Find out who's hiring in Seattle.
See all Developer + Engineer jobs in Seattle


Are you an experienced software developer looking for their next full stack development opportunity?

Do you love crafting memorable experiences for customers across multiple websites?

Are you ready to help people go places?

Expedia Group's comet team is composed of distinctive brands (Travelocity, Orbitz, CheapTickets, ebookers, Wotif and LastMinute AU) honoring our heritage while encouraging innovation. We have a team of dedicated to enhancing our different branded experience across all of these sites. The Comet Technology team is investing in building new teams to help grow some of the larger brands in Travel space such as Orbitz, Travelocity, Wotif, etc. You will be able to use your development expertise to design solutions that enhance existing services or build new services that change the brands’ experience for customers. As a Developer on the team, we expect you to be able to have the ability to ramp up on technology stacks with guidance & implement solutions a timely manner to solve business problems that comet focuses on. You will have the opportunity to work alongside senior developers on your team as well as other technical teams to come up with solutions. You will be part of our large community of Software Engineers to solve some complicated Technology problems. Most of our software is JVM based, uses Scala, Java, Javascript frameworks, Spring MVC, Spring boot deployed using docker based images, we use a variety of new technologies including: Kafka, Redis, MongoDB among other technologies. Does this sound like an interesting challenge to you?

What you'll do with us:
  • Deliver high-quality code that is designed to be scalable, responsive & resilient.
  • Learn and pick up on new technologies & existing technology stacks
  • Take ownership on all Technical issues that surround Comet Technology
  • Identify & mitigate risks/issues in your scope of the problem space
  • Keep open channels of communication among team members; we work collaboratively
Who you are:
  • 3+ years of Experience in Software Development
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Deep understanding of UI (HTML, CSS, JavaScript frameworks) & JVM (Java, Scala) technologies
  • Understanding and/or experience in cloud-based deployment & infrastructure – AWS preferred
  • Desired – Understanding of Messaging, caching, NoSQL infrastructure such as Kafka, rabbitMQ, Redis, MongoDB etc.
  • Solid written & oral communication skills
  • Demonstrates a good sense of ownership on work you're doing
Why Join Us:

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 the 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®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

    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.

    Read Full Job Description
    Apply now
    By clicking continue you agree to Built In’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

    Technology we use

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


    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!



    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!


    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.


    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.


    Sr. Director, Finance

    What are Expedia Group Perks + Benefits

    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:
    Daily stand up
    Open door policy
    Team owned deliverables
    Team based strategic planning
    Group brainstorming sessions
    Open office floor plan
    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
    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.

    More Jobs at Expedia Group13 open jobs
    All Jobs
    Data + Analytics
    Dev + Engineer
    Project Mgmt