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Software Development Engineer II - Shopping

United Kingdom - London

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Expedia

If you enjoy working in a flexible, Agile environment where your efforts to build mission critical software that has a direct impact on revenue generation and optimisation, then we are eager to hear from you!

Our Shopping team at Hotels.com is responsible for providing high throughput scalable APIs and build and maintain a number of tools and applications that better our customer’s Shopping user experience.

You will be instrumental in the performance of our team to ensure that we meet the global needs of our business. Bring your passion for software performance and delivery and be part of our success.

What you’ll do

This position focuses not only on implementing software solutions for an e-commerce giant but also on being a role model to your fellow engineers. You will get to expand your skills in building highly scalable solutions while influencing others and raising the bar on the overall level of excellence within the team. You will also get the opportunity to serve as a domain expert in multi-functional feature delivery.

As a software engineer 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, influence and drive product vision and lead the design of our systems.

  • You will provide technical guidance to other team members, review work of peers and more junior developers.
  • You will act as point of contact for technical issues for specific work streams within a project.
  • You will implement product features working as part of multi-functional team using agile methodologies, work with QA, DB, Operations, Information Security, Release engineers and Product Owners
  • You will drive ongoing improvements in application architecture to help build and design highly scalable enterprise applications

Who you are

  • Exceptional coding skills in multiple languages (Java required)
  • First class communication skills in written and verbal form
  • Strong Object Oriented Programming concepts, data structure, algorithms, and system level programming (including multi-threaded programming)
  • Critical thinker, expected to speak out and defend views.
  • Experience delivering and supporting highly available and scalable solutions with large transaction volume
  • Thorough understanding of Software Development Lifecycle and methodologies
  • Be self-motivated with drive and good organisational skills to work to challenging deadlines.
  • Very passionate about learning, especially in the areas of technology, service design patterns and system architecture.
  • Knowledge of testing frameworks, performance testing, application tuning and load testing​

We believe in flexible working and this role could be fulfilled on a flexible working set-up, this can be discussed during the interview process.

About Hotels.com

Hotels.com is the most rewarding way to book a place to stay. We really love travel and we know you do too. That’s why we make it really easy to book with us. With hundreds of thousands of places to stay around the world and 90 local websites in 41 languages, Hotels.com has it all. So, whether you’re looking for value in Vegas, treehouses in Thailand or villas with views, it’s all just a click away.  And with our “Reward-winning” loyalty program you earn free* nights while you sleep…what could be better? Booking just got smarter too. With over 25 million real guest reviews and an app so easy to use that it’s been downloaded 70 million times, you can be sure to find the perfect place for you.

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 the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them to 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 consumer 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®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, lastminute.com.au®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions, CarRentals.com™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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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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R-32973

Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Test/Quality

Location
United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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