Software Development Engineer II at Expedia Group

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Expedia

Have you ever searched for a flight online and wondered about the results? Are you looking to showcase your creativity and solve technical challenges which have a direct positive impact on customers? Do you want to build the next great travel experience? If you answered yes, let's meet and discuss your opportunity to work for one of the largest Online Travel Ecommerce web sites in the world. We are Expedia's Air Experience UI team, developing an accessible Mobile First flights search experience used by millions of users daily. We're looking for an experienced Software Engineer with real passion for delivering innovative, industry-first solutions to join our agile team.

You will be collaborating with other Expedians across the world and across disciplines. Here you will get a chance to utilize your critical thinking and technical skills to help us execute on our core next generation platform features, and truly level-up the user experience of discovering terrific flights and new destinations. Bring your creativity and dream to be the best, and join us as we solidify our position as the leaders in online travel.

Responsibilities:
  • Design, develop, and ship features that create an awesome customer experience on Expedia's global web sites, with a special focus on shopping for flights.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentoring to junior members of the team. Identify problems and help to remove roadblocks.
  • Prototype ideas, execute and learn from them, and enrich the overall team experience through sharing and working towards a technical vision.
  • Evangelize continuous improvement, be an agile proponent and scrum practitioner. Help drive accountability and team commitments.
  • Partner with other global teams in Engineering, UX, Product, and Customer Success to develop accessible, multi-device features.
  • Clearly communicate software architecture and design decisions. Advocate for teamwork and open exchange of opinions and ideas.
  • Understand specifications, give and receive feedback, provide estimates, and translate into implementation.
Qualifications:
  • 3-5 years experience designing and developing web applications in a professional software development role.
  • Expert-level knowledge and experience in the foundational web development technologies: Http, Html5, CSS3, and JavaScript/ES6+. Experience with TypeScript or another JavaScript superset preferred.
  • Strong experience using MV* frameworks such as React/Redux/MobX, Angular, or Backbone.
  • Experience working with a web server and server framework such as Spring or NodeJS/Express.
  • Familiarity with Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins, TravisCI, or TeamCity.
  • Familiarity with JavaScript quality and testing tools, such as ESLint, Mocha, QUnit, Selenium, and PhantomJS.
  • Understanding of web accessibility concepts and standards.
  • Self-starter and quick learner possessing exceptional attitude, aptitude, and ability to adapt to changes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience designing maintainable, testable, scalable and performant systems that can be used across devices.
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering, or a related technical discipline.
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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