User Experience Engineer I
Expedia Group
Rome, Italy
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User Experience Engineer I

Hotels.com is looking for curious and creative problem solvers to join our Frequent Traveller team in building a cutting-edge platform to allow customers to explore hotels, vacation rentals, resorts, and more to find their ultimate travel destination! We focus on dynamic user experience while also keeping performance at the forefront.

Our entire infrastructure handles millions of requests per minute which requires scalability, reliability and high performance to ensure the best customer experience.

You are comfortable with various open-source technologies and have a passion for crafting the best user experience possible.

You should be a fast learner and always have an eye out for the latest development in the travel and software industry. You enjoy working on a team that loves Agile, Test Driven Development, and Continuous Delivery.

We are currently on a journey to simplify our Domain and Experience layers, so a lot of tech discussions to get involved in and learn from.

Are you ready to help us be the most rewarding way to book a place to stay? This could be the right role for you!

What you’ll do :

  • Implement product features working as part of a multi-functional team, researching and collaborating on technical solutions to enhance customer experience
  • Apply software design principles to write code that is clean, simple, maintainable, optimised, modular with standard naming conventions and reliable unit / functional tests
  • Seek knowledge from subject matter experts when needed and take advantage of opportunities to build new technical expertise in a specific engineering area
  • Advocate for operational excellence (establishing SLAs, programming for speed, security, resiliency and scalability)
  • Ask challenging questions and seek to understand how your team goals fit the bigger picture
  • Challenge yourself and your peers to innovate and simplify processes and systems, always having the customer needs in mind
  • Will prototype basic flows to solve customer needs and collaborate with design and research peers to deliver effectively
  • Understand user-centred research practices and read through and implement UX Design documents
  • Participate in pair programming, code reviews and proactively enhance the codebase to optimize for performance
  • Who you are :

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in a Technical field; or equivalent related professional experience
  • You want to rise to the challenge of building performant solutions at a global scale, across language locales and timezones
  • Basic skills in React, JavaScript, CSS, HTML and accessibility techniques
  • Basic knowledge of automated testing frameworks within a CICD environment
  • Experienced in testing, debugging, reading logs and monitoring your own code
  • Learning to apply software engineering principles to business context
  • About Expedia Group

    Expedia Group (NASDAQ : EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections.

    We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers.

    Expedia Group's family of brands includes : Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.

    com™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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    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.

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