Front-end Software Development Engineer

at Expedia, Inc. (view profile)
Location Chicago, IL
Date Posted March 12, 2019
Category United States - H1B Visa Jobs
Job Type javascript


Egencia, Expedia Group business travel, is one of the top Travel Management Companies in the world. We provide creative business travel solutions and local customer service in 65 countries. We are an excellent place for outstanding people who share our real passion for technology and travel to do their best work.

The Global Homepage engineering team is seeking an engineer to focus on frontend and backend development for our global corporate travel website. You should have a passion for deploying features to be used by business travelers worldwide.

We have a long history of support and respect for well-designed solutions and with our expansion into the mobile web and our growth internationally, we consider it more meaningful than ever. Engineers at Egencia are core members of our feature teams responsible for building the next generation of interfaces for corporate travel shopping.

Build next-generation travel web applications with a focus on scalable and reliable services, responsive user interfaces, and data driven personalizations
You will be responsible for overall code quality, delivering features, investigations and resolving hotfixes to the live site, and more
Collaborate on specification reviews, bug triage, system analysis, and performance tuning
Develop features across both our desktop and mobile web sites
Write back-end code in Java and front-end code in JSP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Work closely with product leads, designers, information architects, and back-end engineers
Actively look for ways to make our customers' experiences better
Advocate for best practices, amazing usability and extraordinary quality
Participate in and lead code reviews
Help design and build reusable frameworks and libraries to simplify development

3-5 years of software development industry experience including development of highly interactive, web applications
3-5 yrs work experience using Java development environment (Spring MVC & Hibernate)
Proven ability to understand complex technical details and build test methodologies for them
Extensive experience with front-end web technologies, including JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3
Experience building responsive web pages using CSS frameworks (e.g. LESS/SASS, Bootstrap, Foundation, Backbone)
Strong command of web standards, progressive enhancement and cross-browser compatibility
Experience building consumer facing sites and demonstrated design and UX sensibilities
Experience in Agile methodologies, a strong plus
Experience working with AWS products (e.g. S3, Dynamo, EMR), a plus
Previous experience on large codebases with strong attention to detail
Excellent problem solving plus strong verbal and written skills
Strong proponent of industry standards and best practices
Strong passions for technology, learning, and mentoring are desired
A desire to make a strong and lasting business impact
BA/BS degree in an Engineering discipline is preferred

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 with the 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.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.


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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