Hotwire.com is a leading discount travel Web site with consistently lower prices on airline tickets, hotel rooms, rental cars, cruises and vacation packages. Launched in 2000 with funding from six major airlines, Hotwire negotiates deep discounts from its travel suppliers to help sell their excess inventory. Hotwire is a wholly owned subsidiary of Expedia, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXPE) and is based in San Francisco, CA. For more information, visit http://www.hotwire.com/
Day one. Step into the Hotwire offices. You'll be instantly greeted by a fun, fast-paced atmosphere. Working here, you'll be surrounded by a bright, motivated group of individuals who share a common goal—to make international and domestic travel-planning easy.
So what makes us Hotwire? Many wonderfully distinct things, including:
•Our open work environment
•People work hard, but get the opportunity to play hard outside the office
•Company-organized outings, including parties, charity events and volunteer days
•Great travel perks
•Vibrant startup atmosphere, yet the stability of being part of Expedia, Inc.
•Opportunities to grow
•An all-inclusive, diverse culture
As you can see, it's different here. If you're the type of person who thrives on delivering solutions to develop our industry niche, as well as your future, you're landing at the right place.
Welcome. Now prepare for career take-off!
We are looking for a result-oriented, proactive, and creative individual to be part of our strong software engineering team. This individual will play an active role in all aspects of software development. Requires 2+ years of software development experience on Internet commerce applications using Java, SQL, and J2EE technologies. Good written and verbal communication skills are required, as well as an ability to develop evolving business requirements into a software solution.
• Contribute to the technical design efforts of various initiatives for Hotwire’s e-commerce applications (www.hotwire.com, www.travel-ticker.com), ensuring the system design meets scalability and performance requirements
• Lead or participate in the implementation (e.g., coding, testing, debugging) effort
•Present technical issues and their business impact to management
•May need to interface with 3rd parties on technical designs and issues
•Actively mentor software engineers technically
•Solid experience with object-oriented design and development using Java
•Proficiency with SQL and Oracle databases
•Excellent verbal and written skills, with proven ability to communicate complex ideas
•Ability to write clean, coherent code, and to follow established coding style guidelines
•Results-oriented and proactive with proven leadership skills
Work Experience and Education Guidelines:
•BS and/or MS in Computer Science
•2+ years of software development experience
•Experience at other fast-paced Internet companies, especially Travel companies, a big plus
•Recent experience building highly scalable enterprise system a big plus
•Experience with the following technologies is a big plus: Travel GDS’s (e.g. SABRE, ITA, etc.), Spring, Mockito, Selenium, distributed caching, JMS, web services, XML, Perl or other scripting language
Hotwire, an equal opportunity employer, offers an exciting opportunity for qualified career-motivated professionals. We provide competitive compensation, performance bonus and the chance to work with talented people in a winning, successful, and pleasant environment. We offer many premium benefits including matching 401(k), dental, medical, vision, life insurance, vacation & sick time and much more.
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