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Sr. Engineering Manager

| Austin

Expedia

 

Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way, and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories? That is what we do here at HomeAway.com, an Expedia Group company. We are the leading vacation rental website in the world with more than one million online bookable vacation rentals. Our mission is to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler in the world through our online marketplace. We're committed to helping families and friends find the perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together.

The Opportunity

HomeAway’s Booking Services team is looking for talented software engineers wanting to get involved in one of the most important and complex spaces in all of HomeAway. Our goal is to build out a world-class team of engineers, focused on developing customer centric eCommerce solutions for partners and travelers on the HomeAway marketplace. Together, building the future of HomeAway by solving complex business ideas with state of the art technology.

We are a services team, creating and maintaining large distributed systems globally at scale. As a member of the team, you will be at the forefront of our business strategy, building services that support the travel industry strategies that continue to expand our global marketplace. If you are customer centric, open minded engineer that enjoys working in a data-driven agile environment, this is the job for you!

Challenges you can work on:

As a technology leader, you will be working closely with our business partners, designing products to enable travelers to have a world-class eCommerce experience when booking through HomeAway. As a team, we will build highly performant services capable of booking millions of dollars an hour in near real time.

● Develop fast, scalable, highly available, and reliable services that book millions of dollars each hour

● Develop features that will drive our business to be the leading global marketplace for travelers and property managers.

Technologies we use:

Java, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Mongo DB, S3, AWS, Lambdas, Docker, Dropwizard, Kafka, New Relic, Datadog, Terraform.

Requirements:

● BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

● 7+ years of professional, post-college, software development experience with Java.

● You have excellent communication skills with the ability to work well across multiple departments.

Responsibilities:

● Commit to vigilantly rewriting, refactoring, and perfecting code.

● Deploy to production daily using CI/CD, test services and feature flags.

● Dedicated to delivering tested and optimized high-performance code for a distributed SOA environment.

● Develop quality scalable, tested and reliable applications using industry best practices

● Work with product management and operations in an agile environment.

● Create and maintain quality software using best-in-class tools: Git, Splunk, New Relic, Datadog, Sonar and Jenkins.

● Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions

Benefits:

● Opportunities to showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences.

● Participate in our inner source culture (Internal Open Source).

● Competitive health and insurance benefits.

● Competitive salary

● Annual target bonus or commission

● Paid vacation and sick time

● Fitness and Travel benefits

● Employee Stock Purchase Program.

● Free snacks and beverages

● Frequent company update talks with our leadership team.

● Free listing on HomeAway.com

● Electronic, adjustable stand-up desk.

● Discounted Metro & Rail pass.

 

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, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • CassandraDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • SmartsheetManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM

Location

Vrbo has six offices in the Austin area with a 16-story global headquarters now open in the Domain.

An Insider's view of Vrbo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Some of us have been working together for 5+ years and have been there for each other during engagements, births, divorces…you name it. They have truly been my second family and my coworkers are the best part of coming to the office every day.

Amanda

Director, B&B Sales and Supply

What projects are you most excited about?

As a Software Engineer, I’m excited to rebuild an old JavaScript and jQuery STAB component into a new React based component. The goal is to update this component to our new tech stack so when consuming applications move to using Catalyst based applications we can ease the integration process.

Juliana

Advertising Account Executive

What makes someone successful on your team?

Being a successful finance person means being a strong business partner and not only understanding what is happening throughout the business but also being insatiably curious about it. It’s not enough to just know math, or know the numbers; you need to know where those numbers come from, how they get there and what's driving that result.

Sharon

Sr. Director Global Finance Operations

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The Talent Acquisition team is always pitching innovative ideas at our 120-day planning sessions that directly impact the company and recruitment experience. It’s amazing to see how quickly we’re able to implement new ideas every 120 days and measure the results. We’ve seen everything from employee referral reform to self-defense classes in Austin.

Marisela

Director, Global Talent Acquisition

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm on a team that's investigating the integration of react-native into our existing mobile app and my focus is primarily on bridging our existing native analytics packages into the react-native side of things. This allows us to adapt and improve based on what customers do while using our product,

Andrew

Software UI Engineer

What are Vrbo Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
HomeAway offers up to 20 weeks of paid parental leave (yes, dads, too!) for eligible new parents with at least 1 year of service.
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
9 paid holidays + 2 floating holidays you can take any time during the year.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program

Additional Perks + Benefits

We were recognized by the Austin American-Statesman for having the most generous parental leave in Austin!

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