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Cloud Engineer

India - Gurgaon


About Hotwire:

Launched in 2000 in San Francisco, Hotwire is one of the earliest innovators in the online travel arena.  Just a few years later in 2003 we joined the Expedia Group family of brands that includes, HomeAway, Travelocity and more.

Our roots are here in San Francisco, but we also have offices in Seattle along with an important and fast-growing product and technology presence in Gurgaon, India. Hotwire has the energy and pace of a startup, plus the stability and backing of the incredible Expedia family of companies. Hotwire’s culture centers around delivering value to customers and supply partners by being passionate about building great products with the latest and greatest technologies available.  We pride ourselves on our organizational transparency, a bias for action and a customer-centric approach to everything we do. 

Hotwire differentiates itself as a brand within the travel marketplace by offering a unique a core value proposition for customers and suppliers with our opaque pricing model.  This concept revolves around offering great bargains on hotel room nights without sharing the specific name or location of the hotel until the booking is complete.  By giving this flexibility to our suppliers, we can offer great value to our customers.  Hotwire also offers a full retail suite of other travel products that can fulfill virtually any customer travel need. 

We’re currently making substantial investments in our technology platform and our brand marketing strategy to enable our next stage of high growth.  To make these endeavors possible, we’re on the hunt for people who are passionate about solving tough problems and are excited about the opportunity take on highly visible roles that will have an immediate impact on our business.  

If you thrive in environments that are dynamic, action-oriented, data-driven and relish in conquering diverse challenges every single day, joining Hotwire is likely to be the most rewarding opportunity of your career. So-- what are you waiting for? Come join a household name brand that lives at the exciting intersection of technology and travel. 

Position Overview:

Hotwire’s Cloud and Infrastructure team provides the platform needed to test, deliver, monitor and analyze Hotwire services in a rapid, highly available, performant and secure manner. We work across all of e-commerce and analytics, and our domain includes systems and network services, configuration management, identity and access management, monitoring and more.

We’re seeking a highly talented Cloud Engineer to join our team. Are you obsessed with automation and cloud architecture? Do you have years of experience working with highly available systems running on public clouds like AWS? Do you have solid opinions on the right and wrong ways to design services in AWS? Are you passionate about working with software engineers to get more done faster with less effort? If all of this describes you, then reach out to us.

Core Responsibilities:

  • You practice methodologies for developing scalable and resilient public cloud-based platforms.
  • You utilize your strong experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) systems architecture.
  • You deliver resilient cloud applications architecture to provide high availability across multiple AWS regions.
  • You make quick decisions as well as thoughtful, well researched plans.
  • You research, implement and improve a range of cutting-edge technologies.
  • You know your way around AWS services, design patterns and deployment strategies.
  • Your clear and confident interpersonal and communications skills make you an excellent teammate and give you the ability to work on individual tasks and as part of a larger team of engineers.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Significant experience designing AWS-based services with 6+ years of Enterprise experience.
  • Solid Linux systems knowledge, with 6+ years of professional experience preferred.
  • Strong experience with Chef (preferred), Puppet, Ansible, or similar config management tools.
  • Strong experience with Cloud Formation or Terraform.
  • Strong containers technology experience. (ECS/Docker)
  • Strong Programming Language experience in Python.
  • Significant scripting experience in Ruby, Bash, or similar.
  • 2+ years of DevOps, SRE or development experience in similar environments.
  • Clear and confident interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Ability to make quick decisions as well as thoughtful, well researched plans.
  • Track record with researching, implementing and improving a range of technologies.
  • Significant professional experience in 24x7 enterprise environments.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical field involving coding.

Pluses include:

  • AWS Certified Professionals.
  • Deep knowledge of automation for moving workloads on and off premise, cloud-based file and sync capabilities, cloud content security and protection, cloud-based archiving, cloud-based application workflow and content management.
  • Solid technical knowledge of low-level virtualization technologies.
  • Networking Experience: IP network architecture, Layer 2-4 protocols.

Why join Expedia?

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 for you.

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.


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

India - Gurgaon

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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