The online travel market never stands still. The opportunity is huge and the competition is fierce. At Hotels.com, we're in the thick of it.
We live and breathe travel. Our technology team is insanely passionate about using the best technology and processes to give our customers the best possible experience when finding hotels for their business or leisure travel needs.
We want them to feel the same passion for travel that we do.
What can you expect when joining our team at Hotels.com as a Java software engineer?
Working for a product-focused backend team that owns some of the mission-critical services at Hotels.com, together with our other skilled engineering teams and stakeholders
You will get to work on a lot of awesome technologies like Java 8 , Spring, NoSQL and Scala for Unit Testing
You will write clear , concise and well-tested code that will be used by other teams and participate in code reviews
Contributing to the system architecture
We work hard to create a supportive, collaborative, and fulfilling place where you can progress your career
We have many of the best bits of a start-up but with the resources of the world's biggest travel company
We love open source and actively participate in the open source community
We win prizes (Netflix Cloud Prize for one) and we host and speak at meet ups
We do hackathons where you can branch out of your usual area to contribute something different and innovative
We want everyone on our team to have the tools and resources to succeed in their career
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Which skills and capabilities we value in a Java Software Engineer :
We don’t believe in matching people against a list of buzzwords. We look for smart people with good general programming skills as we believe that clever developers can learn new technologies quickly and well.
However it wouldn't hurt if you have experience with some of the following (or at least an interest in learning them) :
Good experience of Java server-side programming (especially Java 8) .
You know what it takes to design good REST-ful APIs
Experience of developing software in an Agile environment with a DevOps mind-set.
Evidence of self-learning and a passion to learn new technologies.
You wouldn’t mind exposure to Scala and Kafka
You are an advocate of TDD and continuous deployment
You are passionate about reducing cycle time and know the value it brings to your business
You are a strong communicator and team player
Motivated and enthused by difficulty & challenge, coupled with a strong competitive nature to excel and be the best
About Hotels.com :
The world’s leading hotel booking site offering the widest selections of lodging and accommodations from traditional hotels to vacation rentals at more than 450,000 properties worldwide.
Hotels.com offers reservation services through its own websites (including hotels.com and others), its interactive affiliate network, and its toll-
free call centers (1-800-2-HOTELS).
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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.