Senior Software Development Engineer - Android

Expedia Group Gurgaon, Haryana

About the Job

Senior Software Development Engineer - Android

Hotwire is not your typical company. To start with, we’re a part of Expedia Group and have a portfolio of brands that include Expedia®, Vrbo,®,™, Hotwire®, Egencia®, and more. We offer flights, hotels, cars, and packages to traveller’s around the world. As a start-up, we revolutionized the travel industry, forever changing the way people travel. In the years since that time, we have grown our business to include more than 140 branded travel sites in close to 70 countries across the globe.

Hotwire launched in 2000 with a creative proposition: our Hot Rate® Hotels, Hot Rate® Cars and Hot Rate® Flights offer traveller’s deep discounts if they wait to learn the name of the hotel until after they book and pay for it. Our team is looking at growing our Android App Team in Gurgaon.

What you’ll do:

As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will take on the role of technical expert and a senior member of the Hotwire Native Apps team.

  • You will work to establish our Android apps as premier offerings, while ensuring application performance and reliability and maintainable codebase contributions.

  • You will work to gain a solid understanding of our user's needs, help define and prioritize new features, and offer constructive critiques of planned features.

  • You will also ensure that the visual and UX design is up to spec, that the app size is efficient, and that Android platform specific offerings are utilized for a truly native experience.

  • You will be involved in product feature development, and will be working in close partnership with our teams in Gurgaon office.

  • You will be responsible for mentoring the other members of the team and ensuring that the app architecture is scalable with shared UI components, a networking layer, and more allows us to achieve maximum velocity, democratize the development of our Andoid apps, and move quickly into exciting new technology opportunities.

Who you are:

As a Sr Software Development Engineer, you'll be a great fit if you

  • Are a native Android engineer with 8 + years of hands on mobile app experience

  • Are passionate about building and refining high performance mobile apps

  • Carefully evaluate the technical tradeoffs of every decision

  • Partner with the Design team to determine the best UI and infrastructure practices

  • Carry out code reviews to guarantee code quality

  • Have experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining complex mobile applications

  • Are willing to learn from everyone, communicate well, and strive to be an effective team member.

  • Have worked on technologies - Kotlin, Java, Dagger 2, RxJava Retrofit, JetPack, MVVM, git

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®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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