Software Development Engineer II - API

Expedia Chicago , IL 60602

Posted Today


Are you an experienced software developer?

Are you passionate about API?

Are you ready to help people go places?

We're reinventing travel one app at a time and we need your help. Our apps have been downloaded millions of times and featured by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Forbes, Washington Post, TechCrunch, USA Today, Macworld, PC Magazine and in Apple TV and print ads. We think it's because we're passionate about creating the most beautiful and useful mobile experiences in the world.

This position is for a highly motivated, passionate and talented software engineer to help develop APIs to support the work of our native app developers. We offer an exciting, challenging and a highly agile environment. You will be working on different platforms like AWS and tomcat and writing test driven code in Java and Python. You will run test automation using Cucumber / Ruby and build highly scalable systems.

You will have the opportunity to learn about iOS and Android app development.


  • Work closely with other talented developers both in US and other geographic locations.

  • Prototype creative solutions quickly by developing minimum viable products and work with others in crafting and implementing the technical vision.

  • Engineer innovative solution to improve performance and scalability.

  • Perform code reviews to assess overall code quality and the application of good object-orientated programming techniques.

  • Drive continuous improvement in our software and development process within an agile development team.

  • Write automated unit, system and acceptance tests as appropriate to support our continuous integration pipelines.

  • Mentor junior members of the engineering team and guide development standards.


  • At least 3 years of professional experience, mobile experience preferred

  • Strong technical proficiency in Java, Python, JSON/XML, web services and object-oriented design.

  • Critical thinking: there are always options; you will be adept at identifying them, evaluating options and concisely communicate them to your peers.

  • Experience in agile/Scrum software development practices and a track record of learning from your actions to make positive adjustments.

  • Solid understanding of the software development life cycle, architecture and design, software craftsmanship and test strategies.

  • Experience in AWS and deploying to AWS using chef will be an added plus.

  • BS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience.

Expedia Mobile has offices in Ann Arbor, Chicago, Gurgaon and San Francisco.

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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