Full Stack Developer, Java / .js

| Austin

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.
Our Engineering teams solve problems of scale and work on cutting edge and open-source technologies. Our culture is one that strives on solving difficult problems focusing on product engineering based on hypothesis testing to empower people to come up with ideas.

Challenges you can work on:

  • Help build component based web UI architectures with modern JavaScript libraries
  • Assist in polishing, tweaking or creating aspects of massive ecommerce engines that process billions of dollars per year
  • Plug into, or create, services that can scale to more than 60k requests per second
  • Utilize realtime data to understand customers’ needs before they do
  • Help dockerize our apps and services for cloud deployment
  • Help develop features that will drive our business through real-time feedback loops
  • Help develop a smart service layer that will allow for in-session personalization based off user behavior and data
  • Help scale our public API to allow other partners to leverage HomeAway services & experiences on third party sites
  • Simplify core booking and listing workflow to enhance our travelers & suppliers experience

Full-stack technologies we use:
Java8, React.js, Backbone.js, AWS, Docker, Mesos, Dropwizard, Elasticsearch, Cassandra, Kafka, Hadoop, Samza, NoSQL
 
Requirements:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of professional software development experience
  • 2+ years of back-end Java
  • 1+ years of solid vanilla Javascript and familiarity with modern frameworks
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to work well cross-functionally across multiple department
  • An analytical problem solver that is passionate about delivering a high quality user experience
  • Responsive design experience is a big plus
  • Cross-browser development & compatibility experience

Responsibilities:

  • Own new features from design to production release
  • Attend and contribute to architectural decision-making sessions
  • Work with QA, product management, and operations in an Agile environment
  • Participate in resolution of production issues and lead efforts toward solutions
  • Participate in our innersource culture (Internal Open Source) by delivering high quality code that levels up not only your team but the entire organization
  • Conduct peer code reviews and act as a resource for your team

Benefits:

  • Opportunities to showcase your work on our tech blog and internal & external conferences
  • Participate in our inner source culture (Internal Open Source)
  • 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
  • Electronic, adjustable standup desk
  • Discounted Metro & Rail pass

Location: The Domain in Austin, TX
Technical Recruiter: Keith Punches

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Location

1011 W. 5th St , Austin, TX 78703
1011 W. 5th St , Austin, TX 78703

Perks of working here

Company Equity
Dental
Game Room
Generous PTO
Health Benefits
Onsite Gym
Stocked Kitchen
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