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Are you a motivated technologist who can balance technical depth and interpersonal skills while working with partner teams to develop platform solutions? If so, we are hiring a Sr. Software Engineer for the eCommerce Checkout team, you’ll be working in highly collaborative, fast-paced, high energy environment. Our team runs Expedia’s critical checkout applications, your mission will be to ensure Expedia Checkout is always fast, available, scalable and engineered to withstand unparalleled demand.

The Sr. Software Engineer will take a lead role in expanding Expedia Group’s eCommerce Checkout capabilities and developing the next-generation customer facing system which processes millions of bookings every week from customers across the globe. You will own the technical solution design, while developing with a team of engineers, product managers, and architects building features for an in-house large-scale Checkout system and work with business and product partners to drive the road map and strategy for the group in this area.

As someone who loves to look beyond the status quo, you will work to gain solid understanding of eCommerce Checkout domain, help define and prioritize new features, and offer constructive critiques of planned features. You will possess knowledge of technology platforms to bring together different components and form a fully functional solution to a business problem. You enjoy solving complex problems, work optimally with across teams and thrive in a constantly evolving setting. You have a strategic attitude and should be proficient in system architecture and design. Our team aims to converge and evolve our systems to unlock the tremendous potential for eCommerce at Expedia Group.

Develop scalable, highly available, and reliable systems with high throughput in the tens of thousands of requests per second with low latency.
Deliver solutions ensuring security standards and methodologies, ease of use as platform services, ease of integration, adoption and maintainability. All of these solutions will be designed for and built in the cloud.
Interact with Technical Leaders across the organization to evangelize the work of the team and bring in emerging ideas.
Systems design and be able to present to technical and non-technical audiences
Propose and implement the right practices, standards, policies and rules across different functional areas of the company
You will lead the continuous integration and deployment (CI/CD) while utilizing Agile methodologies.
Develop new capabilities for the Checkout solutions that will enable new features and improve experiences
Seek to innovate, move quickly into exciting new technology opportunities
Work with brand partners on a scalable integration patterns to access our core systems
Work with Product and Architects to build roadmap and project plans for technology teams to deliver on.
Produce documentation & status updates to keep partners & team members abreast of solutions, and proposed architecture.
Report on the status of difficult or high-level projects to local tech leadership via written or oral means. Ensure documentation is complete.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to work well with in and across the teams.

Excellent skills at encouraging working relationships and driving team-work.

Solid attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills.

High degree of proficiency with learning new technologies and provide solutions for business, technology architecture, and compliance.

Experienced with capturing business requirements, removing ambiguity and working with the team to build clear plans, project artifacts such as user stories with attention to detail and crisp acceptance criteria.

Experience in working with Senior leadership across multiple product and engineering areas

Experience on developing high availability and reliable products with alert and monitoring systems.

Exposure to delivering products using cloud infrastructure.

BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Strong experience in Java and/or Kotlin programming languages

Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Spring Boot, and Kubernetes

You enjoy guiding and learning from your co-workers

Strong bias-to-action, problem solving & organizational skills

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.

We are a global 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 bring the world within reach that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work and to provide them the tools to do so.

Whether you’re applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; 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 are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground so we can act fast and stay simple.

Our teams also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™, and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit www.expediagroup.com

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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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