User Interface Engineer - 12 Months Contract
Rome, Italy
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Expedia Group N eeds You!

Do you think of coding as an art ? Do you want to be involved in a web application with global reach? Do you write code on the edge of creativity that's tuned for performance, well-

structured and works on any device? Are you enthusiastic about solving new problems? If you enjoy all of this and you like working in a flexible, Agile environment where your efforts to build critical software has a direct impact on revenue generation and optimisation, then the Hotels.

com Front End team is looking for you!

You’ll be working on some cool projects using our cutting-edge technologies...

We are creating a brand new team to build a new loyalty offering for our customers. This is a flagship project with high visibility across the organisation and will involve working with a global financial services partner.

The team is an integral part of the loyalty family of teams.

It’s an exciting environment so you’ll get exposure to tools at the cutting edge. We are also at the beginning of our journey into the cloud with Amazon Web Services, so there’s plenty going on to challenge you.

As a Software User Interface Engineer member you'll work on a specific project critical to's needs working quite closely with Product managers, user experience developers, creative designers and Software engineers in making key decisions with the development of the website.

We think you will enjoy taking part in Hackathons, sharing ideas with peers in Brown bag sessions, Demos and Show and Tells.

You'll be part of a Team to develop our global leading Front End products which continually enrich the website.

We'll take your career on a journey that’s flexible and right for you, whilst recognising and rewarding your achievements...

  • Competitive salaries and many growth opportunities within the wider Expedia Inc group.
  • Option to attend conferences globally and enrich the technology skills you are passionate about.
  • Cash and Stock rewards for high commitments and big achievements.
  • Extensive travel rewards and discounts for all employees!
  • You will be responsible for...

  • Design and implement new user-facing features in products.
  • Write client-side code for web-based applications.
  • Optimize web applications to improve speed and scale.
  • Write semantic HTML components.
  • Build the libraries and frameworks that support web applications.
  • Maintaining a high awareness of industry issues and trends, particularly in regards to accessibility, usability and emerging technologies.
  • Discussing Technical solutions with peers and providing innovative new ideas to solutions.
  • Chip in documentation (Instructional and Technical).
  • Support to development standards by working closely with the Principal Software Development Engineer, Technology Lead and Hotels.
  • com Front End community.

  • You will bring your experience, fresh ideas and creative thinking to support and promote the positive evolution of their practices.
  • You love learning new things and give support, as an active and engaged member and to the broader Developers community
  • We don’t believe in skill matching against a list of buzzwords but we do love hire the best people, and trust them to do what’s right;
  • however it would be helpful for you to have a background in the below technologies

  • Working experience with client side web technologies (e.g. HTML, CSS, JavaScript, etc.)
  • Experience using CSS pre-processors (SASS or less).
  • Good knowledge of MV* (MVC) Frameworks and templating.
  • Experience with workflow tools like Grunt that can enable you to compile and optimise your files automatically.
  • Experience with TDD (e.g.Jasmine / Mocha).
  • Work comfortably with version control system (Git).
  • Ability to speak and write English fluently.
  • Any experience in, or desire to learn about the following would be desirable :

  • Working experience of the Agile development methodology (e.g. Scrum / Kanban)
  • Are worried when you see code like $("body div#container div span #foo : eq(0)")
  • Experience working with i18n and l10n
  • XSS and CSRF are second nature to your development process
  • Experience with Cross browser development techniques.
  • Experience with other dynamic scripting languages (e.g. PHP, Python, Unix Shell scripts, Ruby, Perl)
  • Dabbled with Node.js for tooling, scripting and or automated jobs
  • Solid grasp of Web Accessibility
  • Implementation of techniques to improve web page performance
  • We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce, is the most awesome workforce

    We believe in being Different. We seek new ideas, different ways of thinking, diverse backgrounds and approaches, because averages can lie and sameness is dangerous.

    Expedia is committed to crafting an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

    We’re excited for you to make Expedia an even more awesome place to work!

    So what are you waiting for? Apply now and join us on our journey to become the #1 travel company in the world!

    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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