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Software Development Engineer III



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Software Engineering
Seattle, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, January 12, 2024

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Software Development Engineer III

Are you thrilled about solving complex technical problems? Are you excited by innovation and at the same time committed to build robust, well-designed and well-engineered distributed systems? Do you aspire to work in a place that values collaboration and fosters cooperation and trust? Do you want to see the result of your work directly impacting the company’s bottom line? If you answered,

“Yes,” then we are eager to hear from you! We are looking for top engineering talent to help drive the development of our key platform capabilities, seamlessly roll out new features, and to continuously raise the bar on our operational excellence and engineering practices.

We here at Expedia Group, create great products and facilitate connections between travelers and partners that truly bring good into the world. We help our travelers and partners find the right pathways through millions of possibilities to reach the best possible outcome. Powered by more than 70+ terabytes of data and 20 years of tech innovation, Expedia Group is one of the world’s largest travel platforms.

Some of our key business priorities includes enabling EG Brands, create less friction for partners, make the overall shopping experience more efficient for travelers, and help drive improvements. We optimize fixed costs that are either redundant or inefficient, including: data center cost reductions, renegotiated licensing deals, and costs for duplicative tools.

Our focus on security, resiliency and regulatory actions of the business enables to generate cost savings through mitigation, avoidance costs & organizational efficiency. We are responsible for designing, developing and delivering amazing web and app experiences that travelers love.

Powering many of travel’s most recognized global brands, the team orchestrates marketing, commerce, customer service, data, AI/machine learning, and supply services from across the company into websites and mobile apps that capture customer traffic, turn shoppers into bookers, and engage travelers at every stage of their journey.

What you’ll do:

  • You will join a very experienced, successful, and high-performing team and will have a unique opportunity to be making highly visible impact quickly

  • You will get to expand your skills in developing high quality, distributed and scalable software

  • You will learn best practices and how to constantly raise the bar in terms of Engineering Excellence

  • You will develop fast, scalable, highly available, and reliable micro-services that will process thousands of requests per second

  • You will play a critical role in building world-class platform enabled services

  • You will tackle a wide range of software and system issues that will require a deep understanding of the application architecture, software engineering, and deployment infrastructure

  • You will have the opportunity to participate in exciting company hackathons and various career building courses with co-workers of all levels of expertise

Who you are:

  • This role is suited to an individual with competence in Java/Python Development and AWS infrastructure, using Agile methodology

  • You will work on cloud technologies including Java, Scala, Spring Boot, Spark, Docker, Kafka, Git, Splunk, Jenkins, GraphQL, NodeJs, S3, Lambda and Qubole

  • Bachelors or Masters in Computer Science or a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • 4+ years of professional software development with experience

  • Knowledge of Streaming/Messaging applications using Kafka is plus

  • Experience in designing and implementing ML applications (data ingestion, real-time data processing and batch analytics) in Spark Streaming, Kafka, Hadoop

  • Experience with Scala is a plus

  • Experience in creating RESTful services

  • Working knowledge of Databases like MySQL, Postgress, MongoDB

  • Understanding of Unit testing Framework (Junit)

  • Experience on AWS (minimum 1-2 years)

  • You have good communication skills with the ability to work across multiple departments


Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership. View our full list of benefits.

About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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