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Principal Java Engineer

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Principal Java Engineer

This role is eligible for full-time remote work or our five day flex office work model.

Our Technology team is the backbone of our company: constantly creating, testing, learning and iterating to better meet the needs of our customers. If you thrive in a fast-paced, ideas-led environment, you’re in the right place.

Why this job’s a big deal:

Build the next exciting new product or feature that will ultimately help millions of people experience the world. Join in various Developer forums and be part of a company wide developer community affecting and driving web engineering decisions. Our team of engineers, at all levels, work with the business leaders in defining the product roadmap and come up with innovative solutions to grow the future of travel. We design and develop our back end systems and REST APIs that serve hundreds of millions of searches a day, collecting and parsing data across thousands of partners to get the best deals for our customers.

In this role you will get to:

  • Drive mission critical projects with direct impact on the evolution of our business
  • Innovate with cross-functional agile team that continuously experiments, iterates and delivers on new product objectives
  • Showcase fluency and development skills of Core Java or similar programming languages
  • Apply your programming skills towards building low latency and high throughput transactional services with continuous integration and automation testing
  • Implement SQL composition skills that collects and queries data for investigation and analysis in real time from our applications
  • The ability to quickly apply your experience to understand our codebase, systems and business requirements to effectively make changes to our application
  • Identify bottlenecks and failure points in production applications to improve performance and reliability
  • Influencer and communicator on team development efforts. Influence what the best solutions are and communicate your findings to key business stakeholders

Who you are: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science or related field
  • 10+ years of experience in software engineering and development
  • Successfully has mentored, influenced and coached developers
  • Exceptional coding experience with Core Java or similar programming languages
  • An interest in being a mentor and influence best practices with less experienced developers
  • Strong grasp of SQL compositions skills for composing queries and analysis
  • Confident with the utilization of Spring Frameworks,  Web Services and API’s
  • Proven ability to identify bottlenecks and failure points in production applications to improve performance and reliability
  • Established and proven expertise with server side Javascript and Node. js, an Influencer of the use of Git and Gitflow.
  • Experience with developing on Cloud, especially GCP and AWS.
  • Experience in Microservices, Kubernetes (GKE preferable), and Dockers.
  • Proven ability in Design and Architecture of complex, highly scalable and performance driven applications.
  • Experience working in the Flights industry is desirable.
  • Demonstrated history of living the values:  Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable Integrity and Ethics.

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