Senior Software Engineer
Vrbo is part of the Expedia Group family of brands. We are a world leader in the holiday rental industry with more than two million places to stay in 190 countries.
The site makes it easy to find and book the perfect beach house, cottage, or apartment for any getaway.
Our mission is to make every holiday rental in the world available to every traveler through our online marketplace, and we're committed to helping families and friends find the perfect holiday rental to create unforgettable travel memories together.
About the role
As a UI Engineering Lead you will be the Technical authority working on cutting edge, open-source technologies to help the team solve problems of scale.
As a member of Vrbo’s Landing Experience Team you will be responsible for ensuring our travellers have a delightful, relevant, and effortless experience through our Landing Pages such as Homepage, supporting and driving our business growth.
Based in London and Madrid, we're a multi-functional team composed of Product Managers, TPMs, Engineering Managers and Software Engineers.
We believe in building high-quality software at scale and care about availability, scalability and systems resiliancy. Our tech stack consist mostly of Scala microservices, Cassandra, Kafka, NodeJS and React.
Motivated by emerging technologies you'll have a real desire be a part of a collaborative and fast-paced traveling environment at an exciting time with an ambitious roadmap to help Vrbo and Expedia Group consolidate its position as a major player in the vacation rental world.
What you'll do :
Develop fast, scalable, highly available, and reliable web apps
Be at the forefront of building Vrbo’s next-generation user experiences
Write unit, automation and integration tests to ensure the quality of your product
Dedicated to delivering tested and optimized high-performance code for a distributed container-based architecture (our stack satisfies 10s of thousands of requests per second!)
Use real-time user behaviour data, predictive science and A / B testing to better understand our customers
Provide hands-on technical leadership and participate in architectural decision-making
Collaborate with teammates across locations to deliver on common goals
Identify and take ownership of technical initiatives
Conduct design and peer code reviews
Act as a role model to more junior engineers and assist with coaching
Technologies / tooling we use :
ES6+, Node.js, React.js, Jest, Puppeteer, Webdriver, HTML5, CSS3, Less, Hapi.js, Webpack, AWS, Docker, Scala, Git
Splunk, Datadog, Jenkins, Sentry, lighthouse
Who you are :
BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Experienced in developing highly available enterprise web applications with state of the art front end web technologies
Excellent communication skills with the ability to work across multiple departments
Passionate problem solver with a focus on high quality user experience
Mobile first responsive design experience
Cross-browser development & compatibility experience
Enjoy opportunities to showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences