Sr Software Engineer

About Us:
Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories?

That is what we do here at HomeAway.com, an Expedia Inc. company. We are the leading vacation rental website in the world with more than one million online bookable vacation rentals. Our mission is to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler in the world through our online marketplace and we're committed to helping families and friends find the perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together.

Challenges you can work on:

- Building component based web UI architectures with modern JavaScript libraries (React.JS)
- Develop fast, scalable, highly available, and reliable REST API leveraging HomeAway standards
- Implement Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment chaining using Docker, Jenkins and other
- Develop features that will drive our business through event-driven, microservices programming model
 
Preferred Qualifications:

- BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
- 5+ years of professional software development experience
- Technical mentorship experience
- High responsive UI design experience
- Experience with HTML, CSS3 and JS frameworks (Node/React JS) experience
- Experience with Cloud environments like AWS-EC2, Beanstalk, Terraform, EMR and other AWS stack
- Experience in SaaS/Hybrid cloud integrations with Salesforce and/or Oracle EBS
- Excellent communication skills with ability to work well cross-functionally across multiple departments
- An analytical problem solver that is passionate about delivering a high quality user experience

Nice to have:
- Has business acumen to understand process flows involving financials, accounting and sales

Responsibilities:
- Design and Implement UI solutions, APIs from scratch
- Be a Technical mentor to participants involving in newer initiatives
- Own new features from design to production release
- Dedicated to delivering tested and optimized high performance code for a distributed SOA environment
- Create and maintain quality software using best-in-class tools: Git, Splunk, Jenkins and/or TeamCity
- Work with QA, product management, and operations in an Agile environment
- Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions
- Grow a performant production environment in a way that makes the system increasingly reliable
- Opportunities to showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences
- Conduct peer code reviews and act as a go-to person for other developers needing technical advice

Benefits:
- Competitive health and insurance benefits
- Competitive salary
- Annual target bonus or commission
- Paid vacation and sick time
- Vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Free snacks and beverages
- Frequent company update talks with our leadership team
- Free listing on HomeAway.com
- Electric, adjustable stand-up desk
- Discounted Metro & Rail pass
- Casual dress code


Meet Some of HomeAway's Employees

Shanaz H.

VP, Information Systems

Shanaz develops and manages various aspects of the HomeAway technological platform. She oversees HomeAway's database, analytics, CRM, and ERP systems.

Alexander D.

Software Architect - Mobile

Alexander designs the software for HomeAway's Android and iOS native mobile applications. Managing both software and server components, Alexander is responsible for overseeing the quality of HomeAway's digital offerings.


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