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Software Development Engineer I

United Kingdom - London


Are you a software developer who is passionate about building robust, scalable and highly available web applications? Are you interested in developing technologies that revolutionise travel and help millions of travellers explore the world?

Our team is responsible for calculating up to date prices and availability for all hotel properties across Expedia Group. Our microservice architecture makes sure we can handle an extremely high volume while keeping latency at a minimum.  As this service lies at the core of Expedia Group’s business model, any work we do in this area has a direct impact on revenue generation within Expedia Group

You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team in an Agile environment to drive improvements to our software architecture, design and code. You will have the opportunity to work with business and engineering leaders, and influence product vision and design of our systems.

What you'll do​​

  • Design and build software by writing clean and thoroughly tested code.
  • Improve quality, delivery and operation & support aspects of software.
  • Work closely with Technical Product Manager to define roadmaps and backlogs.
  • Analyse, debug and resolve production and non-production issues.​​
  • Provide direction to peers, where applicable ​.

Who you are

  • A self-learner with a passion to learn new technologies
  • A strong communicator both written and verbal
  • Software development experience in an Agile environment with a DevOps mind-set
  • RESTful API development experience with Java, ideally with Java 8.
  • Strong knowledge of Object Oriented Programming, Data Structures, and Algorithms.
  • Strong experience of using testing frameworks and tools like JUnit, TestNG, Cucumber, etc.
  • Thorough understanding operational and non-functional requirements.
  • Competence in SQL and NoSQL data stores.

Other technical qualities we value

  • Working experience with low latency and high throughput applications.
  • Previous experience of using cloud services e.g. AWS and caching data stores e.g. Redis.
  • Experience of application performance tuning.

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 with 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 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®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.



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.


Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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