Software Dev Engineer I

Orbitz - Chicago, IL3.9

Are you passionate about solving real world problems within a complex code base? Do tools like automation excite you? Are you consumed with code quality?
The Travel Agent Affiliate Program (TAAP) team is looking for a talented Software Development Engineer to work on our Travel Agent Portal. TAAP is a rapidly growing program with 30+% YoY growth for the past 5 years and does more than Billion-dollar business. As a TAAP team member, you will get exposure to the code base that supports Multiple Lines of businesses including Hotels, Flights, Cars etc. and common infrastructure components used across Expedia.

We are pioneers, as one of the first teams to move to the Cloud back in 2010. Our codebase is wide and dynamic. We pride ourselves in our ability to adapt to multiple codebases and architectures while maintaining a scalable and resilient feature set. For our own system, our services and technologies include: T-SQL, .NET MVC, Akka & Akka.NET, Backbone JS, React JS, Scala, Java, C#, Javascript, and various AWS technologies.

On this team, we believe in continuously evolving our platform and the technologies used to support a growing, global business.

You will utilize your critical thinking and technical skills to help directly drive our success. We are on track to doubling this business soon, are you going to be a part of it?

What you’ll do:
You will contribute to the main Expedia codebase
You possess a keen eye for the operational aspects of the platform such as deployment, performance tuning and monitoring
You will ensure TAAP features are safe and secure so our customers can use the site with confidence
You will resolve problems reported from live site
You will maintain and improve our many microservices
You will create TAAP features from the ground up starting with Database to REST API to Webserver and finally the UI layer

Who you are:You’ll fit this role if you have:
2-3 years of web development experience
Proficiency in one or more of the following languages Java/Scala/C#/
Working knowledge of UI technology: HTML / CSS / JavaScript
Experience in Agile/Scrum methodologies and continuous delivery principles
Experience working with Automation frameworks
Able to work closely with and incorporate feedback from other engineers and product owner
Bonus - understanding of SQL and/or AWS offerings
Bachelors in Computer Science or equivalent degree
Why build your career at EPS?
We're re-inventing travel, one day at a time - it's an exciting challenge. We're super-motivated and setting the pace.
We've got the scope and the freedom to make a difference. We don't do ordinary.
We work with some really smart partners - from loyalty marketing whiz kids to the world's leading airlines and travel agents.
We're a team of passionate, hard-working travel enthusiasts. We just love what we do.
We define the questions, not the answers, for an industry that changes every day. Isn't that cool?
We want everyone on the team to have the resources to succeed in their career
We get to do all of this in beautifully designed offices around the world

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®,®, 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, 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.