Software Development Engineer II at Expedia Group

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Software Development Engineer II


Expedia Group is revolutionizing travel through the power of technology, and the Development Platform and Infrastructure (DPI) team is at the heart of that mission. DPI provides a world class platform of e-Commerce technologies and services operating at global scale to support our rapidly growing family of brands.


Our DPI Team is seeking a highly motivated Software Development Engineer II. You will help deliver in one of the best security and technology organizations in the world, ensuring our data and systems are secured with the best standards and technology solutions.


In this position, you will manage design and implement systems that will help Product and operations to better detect and remediate the security vulnerabilities. The solutions you build will have a direct impact on the company’s bottom line and day to day operations.


What you’ll do:

  • Design, and develop new platform services to expand capabilities of our Security Platform

  • You will be responsible for coaching and mentoring an incredible, hardworking team around their goals, delivery, and career development

  • Own and deliver tested and optimized high-performance code for a distributed messaging, event and vulnerability management environment

  • Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions

  • Contribute to vigilantly re-writing, re-factoring, and perfecting code

  • Work with Product management and Operations in an agile environment to accomplish team goals

  • Assemble large, complex data sets that meet functional / non-functional business requirements

  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc

  • Build tools that utilize the data pipeline to deliver meaningful insights into customer acquisition, operational efficiency and other key business performance metrics

  • Work with partners including the Executive, Product, Data and Design teams to assist with data-related technical issues and support their data infrastructure needs

  • Technologies we use: Java, AWS, Kafka, GraphQL, Node.js, React, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, Graphana, Influx, ServiceNow, Redshift, Spark, Tableau


Who you are:

  • Demonstrated ability leading teams of 5+, mentoring developers and helping to drive engineering maturity

  • Hires top engineering talent and keep his/her team members challenged

  • Problem solver and an excellent coder with deep understanding of algorithms, data structures, distributed applications, and data modeling

  • Passionate about quality of work, you are persistent and uncompromising

  • Ensure smooth functioning of the team, by following common-sense processes and long-term health of the services your team owns

  • Experience performing root cause analysis on internal and external data and processes to answer specific business questions and find opportunities for improvement

  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets

  • Solid understanding of message queuing, stream processing, and highly scalable large data stores

  • Solid project management and organizational skills

  • Experience supporting and working with multi-functional teams in an agile development environment


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.


If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you. 


Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® Cruise® and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit




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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