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Principal Software Quality Engineer

Company: Expedia , Inc.
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

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Principal Software Quality Engineer

At Expedia, we believe in helping millions of travelers find their perfect vacation or getaway.We are building a world class quality engineering organization for the next generation Technology Platform that empowers our travelers and partners to leverage and configure products and services needed to succeed in the travel ecosystem.

Are you a Software Quality Engineer passionate about technology and in providing customers with the very best experience? Do you enjoy sharing knowledge and mentoring others? Then the Quality Engineering team is looking for you!

As a Principal Quality engineer, you will play a critical role in creating quality engineering solutions of significant scope and importance to ensure that all externalized capabilities operate as expected and provide a delightful experience to Expedia`s customers.

What you'll do:

  • Be a key contributor to the Data Quality function and provide technical leadership to all quality processes
  • Influence and build-in quality in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle
  • Architect, design and develop automation frameworks, quality tools including ML/AI/data validation solutions, dashboards and automation that enable fast-cycle small release development processes
  • Platform certification through automation, and continuous improvement of the reliability of APIs and experiences delivered
  • Participate in product development to ensure early detection of defects
  • Lead collaboration with key stakeholders and contribute subject matter expertise to develop unique solutions to complex issues
  • Use your professional experience to resolve complex issues and achieve quality goals creatively and effectively
  • Influence quality best practices, and adoption of quality vision, strategy, process, standards, tools, automation frameworks and solutions
  • Enable the team to execute all the required types of tests
  • Coach the team on testing methodologies and automating all types of automatable tests and meet the release criteria. Help create a high-quality testing culture
  • Influence quality best practices and shift left for early detection and resolution of defects Who you are:
    • Bachelor's or Masters degree in a related technical field; or Equivalent related professional experience
    • 10+ years relevant work experience
    • Experienced in innovating, architecting, designing and developing test automation frameworks and quality tools including ML/AI/data validation solutions that increase the velocity, quality and efficiency of testing
    • Experienced in QA processes, building in quality in all phases of the product life cycle, test automation and execution of all types functional and non-functional tests
    • Technical lead with Quality mind-set, ability to lead and coach teams on quality engineering best practices, methodologies, solutions and large scale E2E testing across multiple teams
    • Experienced with identifying, leveraging and influencing industry standard and leading-edge technologies in quality engineering to improve test automation techniques
    • Able to test, monitor, debug, fix issues within established SLAs, using testing and monitoring tools
    • Experienced with REST APIs, ML, AI, Data pipelines, CICD, Java and NoSQL technologies

      The total cash range for this position in Austin is $207,500 to $290,500. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $332,000, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

      The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $207,500 to $290,500. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $332,000, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

      The total cash range for this position in San Francisco is $228,500.00 to $320,000.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $365,500.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

      Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual`s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

      Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee`s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.

      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 Expediareg;, Hotels.comreg;, Expediareg; Partner Solutions, Vrboreg;, trivagoreg;, Orbitzreg;, Travelocityreg;, Hotwirereg;, Wotifreg;, ebookersreg;, CheapTicketsreg;, Expedia Group--- Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expertreg;,, and Expedia Cruises---.

      - 2021 Expedia, Inc. All rights reserved. Trademarks and logos are the property of their respective owners. CST: 2029030-50

      Employment opportunities and job offers at Expedia Group will always come from Expedia Group`s Talent Acquisition and hiring teams. Never provide sensitive, personal information to someone unless you`re confident who the recipient is. Expedia Group does not extend job offers via email or any other messaging tools to individuals to whom we have not made prior contact. Our email domain is The official website to find and apply for job openings at Expedia Group is

      Expedia iscommittedto creating an inclusive workenvironmentwith a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Keywords: Expedia , Inc., Austin , Principal Software Quality Engineer, Other , Austin, Texas

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