Expedia Group: Software Development Engineer II (Hotwire) at Expedia Group (San Francisco, CA) (San Francisco, CA)

Posted: Apr 16, 2019

Our roots are in California, and we also have offices in Seattle along with an important and fast-growing product & technology presence in Gurgaon, India. Hotwire has the energy and pace of a startup, plus the stability and backing of the incredible Expedia Group family of companies. Hotwire’s culture centers around delivering value to customers and supply partners by being passionate about building great products with the newest 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 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.

The Position:
Our team is looking for a Software Development Engineer who is passionate about technology, has experience building scalable and robust solutions and can set the direction of our front-end framework/platform. You will join a talented and hardworking group of engineers, designers and product managers. Your work enables them to build new and innovative features for our travel platform.

Do you want to make an impact on our team? Would you like to see your work affect people's travel choices in real time?

Core Responsibilities:
You design, build and deploy elegant client-facing web solutions that push the boundaries of web and interaction design.
You maintain high standards of code quality and unit test coverage.
You evaluate and recommend technology, tools, and frameworks.
You communicate complex technical solutions to a variety of partners.
You collaborate with multiple teams across different functions to research and resolve production issues.
You discuss and ideate technology solutions along with other members.

Skills and Experience Requirements:
A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related engineering field is required. A Master's degree is preferred.
You have at least 5 years or professional experience in hands-on software engineering.
Highly proficient in object-oriented JavaScript, HTML and CSS.
Experience with ReactJS or AngularJS (or similar modern JavaScript libraries), responsive web design, Bootstrap (or similar CSS framework).
Experience with JavaScript testing frameworks (Jasmine, Mocha, Jest, etc.).
Ability to write clean & coherent code and follow established coding conventions.
Adept at maintaining cross-browser compatibility and debugging.
Excellent verbal and written skills, with shown ability to communicate complex ideas.
Full stack development experience is a plus.

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 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.


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.

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