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Software Development Engineer III



Software Engineering
London, UK
Posted on Monday, July 1, 2024

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Software Dev Engineer III

We are looking for a Software Engineer to join one of our teams, responsible for developing technology that helps millions of travelers to find the best hotel at the right time for their next unforgettable trip.

What you’ll do:

  • Working in an agile team and look for ways to continuously improve through asking and providing feedback

  • You will act as a point of contact for technical issues for specific work streams within a project

  • You will implement product features working as part of a multi-functional team using agile methodologies and run what you build approach

  • You will drive ongoing improvements in application architecture to help build and design highly scalable enterprise applications
    We look for smart people with good general programming skills because we believe that exceptional developers can learn new technologies quickly and well. However, it wouldn't hurt if you have experience with some of the following (or a passion to learn them)

  • Fluent Object-Oriented Programming concepts, data structure, algorithms, preferably in JVM languages (Java/Kotlin/Scala/Clojure/Groovy)

  • Very passionate about learning, especially in the areas of technology, service design patterns and system architecture.

  • Be self-motivated with drive and good organizational skills to work to challenging deadlines

  • Critical thinker, expected to speak out and defend views

  • Experience delivering and supporting highly available and scalable solutions with large transaction volume

  • Experience of using cloud services (e.g. AWS)

Who you are:

  • Proactively teams up with peers across the organization to build an understanding of cross dependencies and shared problem solving.

  • Participates in a community of practice to share and gain knowledge

  • Continually seeks new technical skills in an engineering area.

  • Shares new skills and knowledge with team to increase effectiveness.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of advanced and relevant technology.

  • Is comfortable working with several forms of technology.

  • Understands the relationship between applications, databases and technology platforms.

  • Develops and tests complex or non-routine software applications and related programs and procedures to ensure they meet design requirements.

  • Effectively applies knowledge of software design principles, data structures and/or design patterns and computer science fundamentals to write code that is clean, maintainable, optimized, modular with good naming conventions.

  • Effectively applies knowledge of databases and database design principles to solve data requirements.

  • Effectively uses the understanding of software frameworks and how to leverage them to write simpler code.

  • Leads/clarifies code evolution in code reviews.

  • Brings together different stakeholders with varied perspectives to develop solutions to issues and contributes own suggestions.

  • Thinks holistically to identify opportunities around policies/ processes to increase efficiency across organizational boundaries.

  • Assists with a whole systems approach to analyzing issues by ensuring all components (structure, people, process and technology) are identified and accounted for.

  • Identifies areas of inefficiency in code or systems operation and offer suggestions for improvements.

  • Compiles and reports on major operational or technical initiatives (like RCAs) to larger groups, whether via written or oral means.

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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