Software Architect

BackgroundHomeAway, Inc. an Expedia group company, is the world’s leading vacation rental marketplace with over 2 million unique places to stay in 190 countries. Our global platform spans across over 50 websites and 23 languages.As a part of that family, HomeAway Asia is a rapidly expanding business unit focused on emerging markets growth, while having that same commitment to helping families and friends find a perfect vacation rental that creates unforgettable travel experiences together.Role PurposeLove data, science, technology & coding? How about vacations? Want to be part of a team where that all comes together? Want a chance to drive an extraordinary experience for travellers by connecting them with millions of vacation rental properties? Passionate about building and putting complex models into production to solve relevance and personalization problems, great at model implementation, testing and evaluation? If so, then HomeAway has a Senior Software Engineer role and would like to talk to you!Responsibilities:    Responsible for the overall system integration design and execution by establishing relationships with other architects, engineering teams, DevOps and product management    Grow a performant production environment in a way that makes the system increasingly reliable    Responsible for compliance, performance, availability and security by defining and promoting best-in-class design and coding standards    Participate in and lead architectural decisions and reviews    Provide hands on technical leadership, code review and contribution    Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions    Manage the technical debt by identifying opportunities to reduce it whenever it is the most relevant.    Provide strategically critical inputs to the organization and drive the technical vision and roadmap    Evaluate, select and implement new technologies that will be technical accelerators for the entire engineering community    Promote software quality excellence using best-in-class tools in a continuous integration and delivery lifecyle: Git, Splunk, New Relic, Sonar, Jenkins and TeamCity    Participate in our inner source culture (Internal Open Source)    Opportunities to showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences    Attend conferences to better understand the industry and trending best practices    Influence the software development organizations to promote excellence and push world class best practices    Mentor Senior and Staff software engineers in order to grow the other team members excellenceChalleges you will work on:    Develop fast, highly available and reliable applications and services by scaling them to more than 60k requests per second    Engineer smart services that will allow for in-session personalization based off user behavior and data    Build world class feature by leveraging realtime user behavior feedback data loops and A/B testing to better understand our customer's’ needs before they do    Share your work with your peers and participate in our Internal Open Source by delivering high quality code that levels up your team and the entire organization    Build component based web UI architectures with modern JavaScript libraries (Hapi.JS, React.JS, Backbone.JS)    Dockerize our apps and services for cloud deployment    Scale our public API to allow other partners to leverage HomeAway services & experiences on third party sites    Collect millions of traveler reviews that will help other travelers to choose their dream vacationsTechologies we use:    Java 8, Linux, Jetty, Dropwizard, SQLServer, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Mongo, AWS, Mesos, Docker, Hadoop, Kafka, Samza, KStreamExperience required:    12+ of experience developing highly available enterprise web applications and services with state of the art Java and services technologies, embracing REST and service-oriented architecture    Experience with micro-service designed architecture running in AWS cloud environment.    Experience with large scale streaming systems like Kafka    Experience with different data storage mechanisms like Cassandra or Mongo    An analytical problem solver that is passionate about delivering a high quality software    Excellent communication skills with the ability to work well cross-functionally with multiple departments in english    BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience12+ of experience developing highly available enterprise web applications and services with state of the art Java and services technologies, embracing REST and service-oriented architecture    Experience with micro-service designed architecture running in AWS cloud environment.    Experience with large scale streaming systems like Kafka    Experience with different data storage mechanisms like Cassandra or Mongo    An analytical problem solver that is passionate about delivering a high quality software    Excellent communication skills with the ability to work well cross-functionally with multiple departments in english    BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experienceSome of the perks you will enjoy:    Relaxed dress code so you can be yourself    Employee insurance and benefits    Spectacular modern offices with views over Robertson Quay, Singapore Flyer and CBD    Fully stocked kitchen with free drinks, fruit, free food and good coffee    An active social committee who organizes quarterly team social events    Great people and an awesome, unique culture where we celebrate our successes and take pride in our authenticity!To find out more, check out:https://youtu.be/Ut6eZpy0xpshttp://www.homeaway.comhttp://bit.ly/HAJob#LifeatHomeAway


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