Software Development Engineer II at Expedia Group

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  • Software Development Engineer II


    The Expedia Group Experimentation Platform team is responsible for building the systems and tools used across the company to implement the scientific method at enterprise scale. Our customers include Product Managers, Engineers and Analysts who use our tools to design and validate experiments that affect the millions of travelers and partner organizations using our brands and platforms daily.


    Business Contribution/Impact:

    Understanding and measuring the outcome of changes within our products is fundamental to the success of our business. The Experimentation Platform, working closely with our analytics partners, ensures we follow good scientific practices in order to drive positive outcomes across our products and services.


    What you’ll do:



    • You will collaborate with team members to co-develop and solve problems


    Systems and Technological Integration:

    • You understand the importance of system and technology integration and the basic features and facilities involved in the integration process


    Application Development /Programming:

    • You will develop and test standard software applications and related programs and procedures to ensure they meet design requirements

    • You will 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

    Systems Thinking:

    • You will help coordinate stakeholder input and collaboration efforts when developing solutions to issues

    • You will execute tasks and/or provide data to support implementation of holistic solutions that forge linkages between structure, people, process and technology



    • You can apply formal training methods to current workload.  You feel comfortable challenging authority/the status quo


    Leadership and Mentoring:

    • You will take advantage of opportunities to build new technical expertise in a specific engineering area

    • You will seek knowledge from subject matter experts when needed


    Technical Communication/Presentation

    • You report clearly on current work status.  You ask challenging questions when empowered to do so


    Who you are:

    • Bachelor or Master’s degree in a related Technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

    • Equivalent experience includes:

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

      • Building and maintaining a software project/product in production environments in public/hybrid cloud infrastructure

    • Understanding of the fundamentals of microservice architecture and RESTful web services

    • Strength in Java (8+), moderate familiarity in Node.js or React

    • Familiarity with Kafka, Spring, AWS, Hive, Spark, Docker, GraphQL or Elastic Search

    • Understanding of how large software projects fit together

    • Able to understand moderately complex systems

    • Ability to test and monitor your own code

    • Understanding of testing and monitoring tools

    • Ability to debug applications

    • Understanding of how teams’ goals fit a business need


    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®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit




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