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SW Development Engineer II

United States - Illinois - Chicago


We Love Travel. Do you?

Join our exciting team and help us deliver extraordinary technical solutions for the world's # 1 online travel company. Bring your skills, experience, enthusiasm, and passion. You'll see your work in the hands of millions of people worldwide as we continue to deliver the future of phenomenal customer experiences. You will also chip in to creating a fun and innovative environment where brilliant people want to work and committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce.

Position Overview:

Expedia Global Partner Solutions Technology Team is looking for a talented Software Development Engineer (SDE-II) to work on one of Expedia’s fast growing private label business.

As a SDE II on this team, you will collaborate with other experienced software engineers to drive improvements to our technology, design and develop new services and software solutions, and build and track metrics to ensure high-quality results. You will have the opportunity to work with business partners, leadership and other software developers, UX designers, influence and drive product vision and lead the design of our systems. At Expedia, we are known for our customer obsession. We need your ideas and your ability to innovate and produce results as we continuously improve the customer experience across GPS White label partner sites.

We are seeking a Software Development Engineer excited by this opportunity. If this sounds interesting, we’d love to hear from you.


  • You will design and implement highly scalable, and reliable applications and components
  • Translate functional specifications into logical, component-based technical designs
  • Innovate and implement new ideas to solve complex software problems
  • Write back-end code in Java or Scala and front-end code in Angular JS or other similar frameworks
  • Work closely with architects, product leads, developers and mentor team members
  • You will advocate for standard methodologies, great code quality, and supportability
  • Ability to work reciprocally with team members in different time zones and cultures


  • Creativity & Innovation - You generate new ideas, challenge the status quo, take risks, support change, inspire innovation, and solve problems creatively
  • Initiative - You tackle problems and take independent action, seek out new responsibilities, act on opportunities, and practice self-development
  • Results Focus - You target and achieve results, set challenging goals, prioritize tasks, overcome obstacles, and accept accountability
  • Communication - You communicate well both verbally and in writing, create accurate and punctual reports, deliver presentations, share information and ideas with others, listen carefully and considers what others have to say, including differing viewpoints
  • Productivity - You handle a fair workload, prioritize tasks, develop good work procedures, lead time well, handle information flow and spend the majority of your time and resources on high priority items
  • Negotiation Skills - You conduct positive negotiations, have the ability to compromise, handle conflict, seek common ground, articulate your own and others' goals, stay focused on positive outcomes
  • Organizational Effectiveness - You operate within the organization's formal and informal structures, build allies and relationships across departments, build consensus and create results, understand others' roles and perspectives, can sell projects and get things done in a complex multilevel organization


  • Bachelor degree in Computer Science with 4+ years or equivalent experience
  • Hands-on experience with technologies like Java/J2EE, Scala, Spring, REST APIs, JSON, JavaScript, Angular JS, JQuery, Bootstrap, CSS, HTML
  • Technical competency in developing high-performance, scalable web applications in distributed architecture SOA
  • Experience with automated testing, including unit, functional, and integration testing
  • Exposure to Design Patterns, data structure and algorithms
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Experience with Agile Methodology
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, collaborative and fast-paced environment.
  • Driven to provide the best customer experience via technology
  • Exposure to Cloud technology (AWS or similar) is desirable
  • Experience in the travel industry is a plus.

Company Overview

Expedia group is the world’s leading online travel company, empowering business and leisure travelers with the tools and information they need to research, plan, book and experience travel quickly. It aims to provide personalized service, the newest technology and the most extensive selection of vacation packages, flights, hotels, rental cars, cruises and in-destination activities, attractions, and services.

The Expedia group portfolio of brands includes®, Expedia Partner solutions,®, Hotwire®, Egencia™, Expedia Local Expert™, Classic Vacations® and eLong™. Expedia group companies operate more than 50 global points of sale with sites in North America, South America, Latin America, Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Expedia group is a component of the S&P 500 index. For more information, visit (NASDAQ: EXPE).

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.


Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Program Development

United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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