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Software Development Engineer III



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024

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Software Development Engineer III

We are looking for a Software Development Engineer III to join the Pricing teams (Distribution Supply and Trust Organization), responsible for developing and handling our pricing products that provide the best deals for our customers. The vision for this organization is to encourage travel by building a framework for trusted marketplaces

Our team works on the cutting-edge features in EG pricing services which are high throughput, low latency systems that are essential to all of Expedia's pricing services. We are a team, passionate about growth and opportunity, investing in our engineers so that we build the best applications possible. We benefit both the traveller and our partners by providing novel ways for partners to optimize their rates as a means to give them the greatest exposure to potential travellers. Our cloud-native (AWS) technology-powered travel platform enables our marketplace participants. We organise for feature velocity, so wherever appropriate, your teams will use AWS services like Lambda, Kinesis, ElastiCache, Aurora, DynamoDB and of course EC2, ECS and S3. To further help speed things up, you'll look to build on top of open-source systems and libraries like Redis, GRPC, Akka, Cassandra, and MongoDB with our services built on JVM.

What you'll do:

· Collaborate with team members to co-develop and resolve problems

· Take advantage of opportunities to build new technical expertise in a specific engineering area

· Understand the importance of system and technology integration and the basic features and facilities involved in the integration process

· Apply software design principles, data structures and/or design patterns and computer science fundamentals to write code that is clean, maintainable, optimized, and modular with good naming conventions

· Implement tasks and/or provide data to support the implementation of holistic solutions that forge linkages between structure, people, process and technology

· Apply formal training methods to the current workload. You feel comfortable exciting authority/the status quo

· Report clearly on current work status

· Ask challenging questions when empowered to do so

Who you are:

· Professional software engineering experience

· Bachelor's or Master's degree in a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

· Developed software in a team environment of at least 5 engineers (agile, version control, etc.)

· Built and maintained a software project/product in production environments in public/hybrid cloud infrastructure

· Strength in a strongly typed object-oriented language like Java, Scala experience is a plus

· Familiarity with modern databases

· Understanding of how projects fit together within your team and the team’s goals fit the business need.

· Able to understand moderately sophisticated systems

· Able to test and monitor your code

· Understanding of testing and monitoring tools

· Ability to debug applications

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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