Job Openings

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Our current openings:

Title: Software Engineer II
Location: Seattle, WA
Apply: jobs@trover.com

The Expedia Trover team is building an engaging, beautiful, and reliable service for sharing and consuming authentic travel stories. We combine photography, geo-location, and social interaction in a unique experience that enables users to explore the world through the eyes of other travelers. We support all major consumer platforms, including desktop, mobile web, iOS and Android. We're looking for an empathetic, self-aware, hard-working, and experienced full stack engineer to join our team.

We are seeking a capable, motivated Software Engineer II to join us in building a world class web service. You will be responsible for designing and implementing highly scalable, performant, and maintainable code across our entire AWS-based development stack, which includes Ruby on Rails, Mongodb and Redis. You will partner with other engineers, product managers, community managers, and UX designers to deliver new features and capabilities for travel enthusiasts across the globe. As an integral member of the team, you'll work to complete each release in a timely manner, balancing widely competing concerns to meet aggressive deadlines and deliver a great product. You'll be willing to learn from everyone, communicate well and strive to be an effective team member.

Responsibilities:

  1. Participate in the architecture and development of complex projects.
  2. Deliver high quality code that adheres to team best practices.
  3. Produce scalable, efficient and supportable solutions using appropriate technologies.
  4. Collaborate with engineers, program managers, community managers, and UX designers to turn high level project objectives into stories with feature details in an agile development environment.
  5. Eliminate roadblocks and effectively balance trade-offs between cost/schedule and business benefit.
  6. Describe technical requirements and implementation details based on an understanding of business requirements.
  7. Operationally support and maintain services throughout the development cycle and into production.
  8. Monitor the stability and performance of our services, and respond to production issues with timely updates.

Required Qualifications:

  1. BS/MS in Computer Science or comparable degree.
  2. 5+ years designing and developing highly scalable production quality software.
  3. Proficient in Javascript, Ruby on Rails, and RESTful APIs.
  4. Experience working with AWS, including ec2, s3, and cloudfront.
  5. A passion for solving complex software engineering problems in a dynamic environment.
  6. Solid understanding of object-oriented design and development.
  7. Strong analytical skills and results-oriented problem solver.
  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Experience using and supporting MongoDB and Redis.
  2. History of success working in a devops environment.
  3. Travel and/or other Internet e-commerce experience.



Title: Senior Android Engineer (contract)
Location: Seattle, WA
Apply: jobs@trover.com

The Expedia Trover team is building an engaging, beautiful, and reliable service for sharing and consuming authentic travel stories. We combine photography, geo-location, and social interaction in a unique experience that enables users to explore the world through the eyes of other travelers. We support all major consumer platforms, including desktop, mobile web, iOS and Android. We're looking for an empathetic, self-aware, hard-working, and experienced senior Android engineer to join our team.

We are seeking an expert Android engineer who can ensure our app is a world class offering. You will be responsible for all aspects of our Android app, including design, implementation, deployment, and monitoring. You'll utilize the latest Android features and SDKs to keep our codebase flexible and maintainable, and you'll work with UX designers and product managers to design and build a responsive, engaging and fresh experience for our users. As an integral member of the team you'll work to complete each release in a timely manner, balancing widely competing concerns to meet aggressive deadlines and deliver a great product. You will be willing to learn from everyone, communicate well and strive to be an effective team member.

Responsibilities:

  1. Lead the development of our Android app, producing scalable, efficient and supportable solutions using appropriate technologies.
  2. Collaborate with engineers, technical program managers, and UX designers to turn high level project objectives into stories with feature details in an agile development environment.
  3. Effectively balance trade-offs between cost, scheduling, and business value.
  4. Operationally support and maintain the app throughout the development cycle and into production.
  5. Monitor the stability and performance of the app, and respond to production issues with timely updates.

Required Qualifications:

  1. BS/MS in Computer Science or comparable degree.
  2. 7+ years designing and developing highly scalable production quality software.
  3. 5+ years of experience designing and launching highly rated native Android apps to a large consumer audience.
  4. Expert-level knowledge of Android frameworks and tools, including both Java and Android Studio.
  5. A passion for solving complex software engineering problems in a dynamic environment.
  6. Solid understanding of object-oriented design and development.
  7. Analytical skills and results-oriented problem solver.
  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. iOS development experience.
  2. Have a great eye for detail in UX/UI in native applications.
  3. Travel and/or other Internet e-commerce experience.
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