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Software Development Engineer II, Chicago, Illinois

CategoryTechnology Group
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
Software Development Engineer II

Team description:

Do you love building scalable, highly resilient systems? Are you passionate about APIs and automation? Search no more.

The API Platform team aims at simplifying the API ecosystem and providing our internal developer community and our partners with the tools and services required to deliver world-class experiences to Expedia Group customers. We work in a fast-paced environment and on highly visible projects, we own the application life cycle from conception to retirement, prioritizing quality and reliability everywhere along the way. We're growing the team and looking for upbeat, collaborative and creative engineers who will join a core group involved in the API evolution and adoption at Expedia Group.

What you'll do:
  • You will work on the development, testing and rollout of new features.
  • You work with a team of experienced software engineers on design and technical direction for our products.
  • You will participate in a community of practice to share and gain knowledge.
  • You will partner with other divisions in need of API Gateway solutions.
  • You will work with other platform teams on improving the EG developer experience.
  • You will own and maintain production systems.

Who you are:
  • Bachelor's or Masters degree in a Technical field; or equivalent related professional experience.
  • Strength in Java, understanding of Spring Framework is a plus.
  • Familiarity with observability tools (Logging, Metrics, Tracing).
  • Familiarity working with cloud infrastructure (AWS preferred).
  • Ability to learn quickly.
  • Able to understand moderately complex systems.
  • Ability to test and monitor your own code.
  • Good problem solving and strong communication skills.
  • Understanding of how teams' goals fit a business need.

Why 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 desire 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®, VRBO®, 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®.

About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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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, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
EmployerExpedia, Inc.

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