Senior Software Engineer
Expedia Group
London, United Kingdom
6d ago

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 :

Build component-based web UI architectures with modern JavaScript libraries

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

Experience with Javascript / Node / React is a must. Experience with backend language is desirable.

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

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