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Software Development Engineer II



Software Engineering
Springfield, MO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

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Software Development Engineer II

Expedia Group’s Rapid API powers end-to-end hotel booking functionality for the world’s leading airlines, online travel agencies, and loyalty and membership programs. By providing access to over 700,000 properties across 250,000 destinations, Rapid enables partners to build a custom booking experience with easy integration, industry-leading supply, and competitive rates.

We're looking for an experienced software engineer to join our Rapid team. As a Software Development Engineer II, you’ll play a crucial role in designing, developing, and maintaining innovative solutions to our partners’ needs.

What you’ll do

  • Work on a cross-functional team of experts to deliver valuable, maintainable software that meets customer needs.

  • Ensure all software meets the highest standards of performance, security, and scalability.

  • Leverage CI/CD techniques and tools to maximize delivery speed and reliability.

  • Manage data storage and retrieval through various caching strategies and technologies.

  • Ensure code quality and reliability through unit, functional, and performance testing.

  • Identify improvement areas by analyzing performance metrics, including (but not limited to) response times, errors, CPU/memory usage, and cache efficiency.

  • Actively contribute to our team's identity, having fun together and adopting change.

Who you are

  • You have prior experience in enterprise software design, development, and maintenance.

  • You are proficient in Java-based web service development.

  • You have experience with AWS or other cloud computing platforms.

  • You have experience with DataDog, Splunk, or other application monitoring tools.

  • You have experience with container-based application development and deployment.

  • You have strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • You are familiar with agile development methodologies.

  • You have excellent teamwork and communication skills.

  • You are passionate about learning new things and sharing knowledge with others.

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 a place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.

Our goal is 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 give back on a local level social responsibility program, Expedia Cares. While we are a global organization, we keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and keep things simple.

If you’re passionate about making a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world, this is the job for you!

The total cash range for this position in Springfield is $94,500.00 to $132,000.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $151,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

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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