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Senior Software Development Engineer



Software Engineering
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Senior Software Development Engineer

A high performing and influential individual contributor who leads by example while continuing to mentor junior engineers, interfaces consistently with tech leadership in the local organization, leads complex and vaguely-defined projects, and stretches into team leadership skills based on current projects.

What You’ll Do

  • You will design and develop API-first open Technology platform to be used by businesses across the world to power travel. Also partners (anyone using that platform) can contribute back to this platform

  • You will work with a modern tech stack including Kotlin, Java, Springboot, git GitHub, Graph-QL, Mongo, Cassandra, Elastic Search, Kafka, Memcached along with other AWS services.

  • Drive program & system architecture discussions to identify a suitable quality solution to the business requirement.

  • You will act as a spokesperson for software design best practices - researching and recommending frameworks and architectural/code design patterns.

  • You will test and maintain software applications and related programs and procedures by using a variety of software development tools following design requirements of customer.

  • Advocate for operational excellence (such as unit testing, establishing SLAs, programming for resiliency and scalability)

  • You will create a reliable and maintainable codebase contributions

  • Engage outside of the direct organization and collaborate with peers across a senior level organization

  • Partner with the business to have a clear understanding of how the technology stack is tied to business outcomes and our bottom line

  • Have a broad knowledge of the entire product and in EG's languages, frameworks, cloud services, toolkits, methodologies enabling you can help with any component, or type of issues

  • Examine inefficiencies in the existing stack operation and encourage engineers to improve them. You will identify areas of improvements within the code and suggest solutions.

  • Drive evolution of standards & design patterns with industry best practices and new technology to enhance productivity, quality, and system performance.

  • You will be involved in product feature development and will be working in close partnership with our teams at India (Gurgaon), Seattle (US), Austin (US) offices

  • Influence, critical thinking and the ability to produce across your team and beyond

  • Mentor team members

  • Provide oversight and accountability for technical decisions.

Who You Are

  • 10+ years Software Development work experience (Java experience with Spring strongly preferred)

  • 5+ years designing, developing and supporting Cloud-Native distributed systems in a high transactional environment.

  • Hands on experience building Microservices architecture, applying design patterns and developing frameworks

  • Excellent coding skills along with applying Dev testing practices consistently throughout the software development life cycle process (UT, FT)

  • Experience in developing distributed system and cloud native solution with technologies (such as services in AWS)

  • Experience in developing event driven systems using messaging platforms (Kafka, RMQ, SQS, etc)

  • Extensive experience in using open-source technologies: Proficiency in programming languages (Java, etc), frameworks (Springboot, etc), No-SQL databases (MongoDB, Cassandra), Elastic Search, Graph QL, Caching (Redis, Aerospike), using containers e.g. Docker (K8, EKS etc) at scale.

  • Good exposure to development tools, Git, Jenkins, code review tools & introducing best coding practices.

  • Good to have experience in web UI development based on JavaScript and frameworks, such as React.js (preferred, but not mandatory)

  • Strong hands-on experience in enabling a CI &CD pipeline, canary deployments, blue green deployments in production.

  • Work with the support team to define how the applications are supported in production, including system performance tuning and monitoring & alerting (Splunk, Datadog, etc)

  • Practiced API first approach

  • Have a strong knowledge of threading, concurrency, security, privacy, scaling, resilient, and high availability.

  • Able to develop and maintain strong relationships with both internal and external customers. Are comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders

  • Practiced of Agile Software Development mechanics.

  • Ability to lead code reviews and technical design meetings

  • Ability to articulate technical design decisions and software implementation in technical forums. Have the ability to communicate and defend your ideas clearly

  • Experience building your own automation and reporting tools to provide capabilities around your service

  • Is self-motivated and can get things done with ownership.

  • Stay current with new and evolving technologies via formal training and self-directed education

  • Solid experience of software development technologies, techniques, and phases - Estimation, Scheduling, Design, Development, Testing and Delivery, and Maintenance.

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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