Senior Software Engineer - Edge Platform

Last updated 4 minutes ago
Location:Greater London
Job Type:Full Time

Senior Software Engineer - Edge Platform

London - United Kingdom

We are seeking a Software Development Engineer to join our team! The team's responsibilities span operations, user-facing applications, and internal-facing tools using Java, JavaScript, and Python. We own our application life cycle from conception to retirement, prioritizing quality and reliability everywhere along the way.

What you'll do

  • You will be responsible for development of features beginning with examining a problem, moving on to team discussion and design of a solution, and then implementing the solution with a focus on quality, scalability, and resilience. We own the first few jumps any request to an Expedia website makes, and it's critical that we're confident in what we're doing and are able to confirm our confidence with data.

  • As well as technical problem solving, you'll also be encouraged to mentor junior members and help them grow. This will take many forms: group code reviews, pairing on problems, and leading investigations of production issues. Our team has a strong focus on maintaining both breadth and depth of skills, which requires constant learning and sharing.

Who you are

  • 5-8 yrs of software development experience including development of web applications

  • 3-5 yrs experience using Java, Kotlin

  • 1-2 yrs experience with Javascript

  • Proven success using Java development environment (Spring a plus)

  • Proven success using Javascript frameworks / libraries (React and Redux a plus)

  • Proficient in programming concepts and web technologies (Java, Kotlin and scripting)

  • Knowledge of SQL and the ability to read and understand data models and relational databases

  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex technical details and build test methodologies for it

  • Experience with performance-critical web applications and support

  • Deep understanding of browser/web server communication and concepts

  • Experience supporting the infrastructure and deployment pipelines of applications (Docker and Terraform a plus)

  • Experience in Agile methodology

  • Experience working with AWS products (e.g. EC2, ECS, Kinesis), a plus

  • Excellent problem solving and strong interpersonal skills

  • BA/BS degree in Software Engineering or equivalent experience

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®, 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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.