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Software Development Engineer in Test I

Italy - Roma - Rome

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Expedia

Expedia needs You

Do you think of Technology as an art ? Do you feel that Quality is never negotiable? Do you want to be involved in web applications and services with global reach? If you enjoy all of this and you like working in a flexible and Agile environment, Hotels.com is looking for You.

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.

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.

Passioned about QA, you will support the QA function within the Customer Retention Team at Hotels.com demonstrating a proficient experience in automated testing. We want you brimming with enthusiasm and brilliant ideas.

We’ll take your career on a journey that’s flexible and suitable for you, whilst recognising and rewarding your achievements…

  • A conversation around flexible working and what is right for you is encouraged from day one/your first conversations with Hotels.com.
  • Competitive salaries and many growth opportunities within the wider Expedia Inc group.
  • Option to attend conferences globally and enrich the technology skills you are passionate about.
  • Cash and Stock rewards for high commitments and big achievements.
  • Extensive travel rewards and discounts for all employees

You’ll be working on some cool projects using our cutting-edge technologies...

We are creating a brand new team to build a new loyalty offering for our customers. This is a flagship project with high visibility across the organisation and will involve working with a global financial services partner. The team is an integral part of the loyalty family of teams.

It’s an exciting environment so, You’ll get exposure to tools at the cutting edge. We are also at the beginning of our journey into the cloud with Amazon Web Services, so there’s plenty going on to challenge you.

Day-to-day activities will include but are not limited to:

  • Co-ordinate, develop, maintain and own testing activities.
  • Write test scripts to implement acceptance tests and automate user scenarios and end-to-end workflows.
  • Drive the implementation of test processes and procedures to improve efficiency and quality.
  • Review all test activities, e.g. test execution, collect metrics, create and lead testing schedules, report defects etc.

You will demonstrate the following:

  • Be able to advise on automation methodologies and processes
  • Aptitude to learn and adapt to new technologies and processes
  • Passionate about quality delivery
  • Collaborator, happy to share ideas and vision
  • A keen interest in QA/Testing technology
  • Outgoing teammate, able to contribute to team success

Skills matching against a list of buzzwords are cool, but we love hire the best people, and trust them to do what’s right.

You and Your background:

  • Confirmed experience with Automation tools; Cucumber-JVM, Cucumber-JS, Capybara, Rest Assured, soapUI, JMeter
  • Working Experience Headless browsing tools: PhantomJS, Selenium (Grid, Ide, Rc, Webdriver)
  • Framework tools: JUnit , TestNG
  • Mocking and stubbing tools; Mockito, WireMock, MockServer
  • Programming; Java, Js
  • Object Oriented Design
  • Experience with Java ecosystem of tools including automated build and continuous integration (Maven, Hudson, Jenkins, Bamboo, etc.)
  • Experience with container technologies such as Docker
  • Working comfortably with distributed version control systems tools (GIT, Stash)
  • Good knowledge of Agile Testing methodologies (BDD, TDD)
  • Knowledge and experience in Testing techniques (e.g. Boundary Value Analysis, Classification Tree, Decision Tree, Equivalence Partitioning, Risk Based Testing, State Transition, Use Case)
  • Working Experience with Defect management tracking tools (JIRA, Bugzilla or similar)
  • Familiarity with Continuous Delivery/Deployment strategies and management of Pipeline's stages
  • Good interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication skills when working with both business and technical
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently

Desirable:

  • A Computer Science degree, equivalent qualification or practical experience
  • ISEB/ISTQB Foundation Certificate in Software Testing

As a Team we love:

  • Expanding our skills in building highly scalable solutions while influencing others and raising the bar on the overall level of excellence within the team.
  • Produce elegant, clean, maintainable code is favoured over messy hacks.
  • Sharing our knowledge with each other and learn new things.
  • Hosting and attending meetups and conferences
  • Open source and actively participating in the open source community
  • Making Hackathons where you can branch out of your usual area to contribute something different and innovative.
  • Taking advantage of our amazing travel discounts and tick some destinations off our bucket lists
  • Everyone on our team to have the tools and resources to succeed in their career
  • Doing all of this in a lovely, comfortable office in the vibrant centre of the eternal city, Rome

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce, is the most awesome workforce. We seek new ideas, different ways of thinking, diverse backgrounds and approaches, because averages can lie and sameness is dangerous.

We’re excited for you to make Expedia an even more awesome place to work! So what are you waiting for? Apply now and join us on our journey to become the #1 travel company in the world!

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.

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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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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Test/Quality

Location
Italy - Roma - Rome

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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