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Software Development Engineer

Australia - Queensland - Brisbane

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Expedia

We believe that great change begins with individuals who are given the freedom to make a difference, and we champion this in all that we do here at Expedia Engineering, Brisbane.

The Post-Purchase Engagement team is building the next generation of trip management and itinerary functionality to enable millions of our customers to experience the trips they will remember forever. Our team is responsible for the fast and reliable delivery of the post-booking experience for our customers.

We have a passion for exploration and a keen focus on getting better every day. We aren't afraid to have fun, take risks and learn from our mistakes.

Are you someone who works best in a team environment and is passionate about getting things done? Then we would love you to apply, whether you meet all the qualifications or not.

As a software development engineer, your role will be to work both independently and as a team member to creatively develop software that scales to the largest travel platform on the web.

What you’ll do

  • You partner with a team of collaborative developers to design and develop customer-facing and technical features.
  • You use your creativity, engineering skills and technical knowledge to deliver value and improvements iteratively and efficiently.
  • You work collaboratively with all members of the technical team and other partners to build and ship software in a rapidly-moving and dynamic environment.
  • You possess a strong eye for the operational aspects of the platform such as deployment, performance tuning and monitoring.
  • You display a quality mindset regarding unit testing, code review, integration testing.

Who you are:

  • You have a love for solving tough problems and an understanding that making a great solution also needs to scale to help as many customers as possible. 
  • You have experience with semantic HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), building responsive, mobile-first experiences and a deep care for layout, cross-browser compatibility and multi-device support.
  • You are experienced in modern JavaScript including ES6+, emerging W3C standards and Progressive Web Application development with React.
  • You have some experience in software engineering using patterns, algorithms and frameworks such as Spring MVC in Java or similar.
  • You are aware of Web Accessibility, the WCAG guidelines and assistive technology such as screen readers would be beneficial.
  • You're used to using Git version control system or similar.
  • You can give examples of focus on continuous improvement (e.g. continuous integration, continuous delivery, process automation, Lean/Agile methodologies.)
  • You've worked with or have a keen interest in AWS/Cloud infrastructure.
  • You have strong interpersonal skills as well as strong problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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 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®, 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-44409

Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Location
Australia - Queensland - Brisbane

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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