HomeAway is hiring a

Sr. Software Engineer

Austin, United States

HomeAway, a world leader in the vacation rental industry, is the place to book beach houses, cabins, and condos with more than two million places to stay in 190 countries. The site makes it easy to find and book the perfect vacation rental for any getaway, often for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. HomeAway is part of the Expedia Group family of brands. 

The Opportunity:

HomeAway is looking a Senior Software Engineer to play a key role engineering and building out solutions and tools that enable our global Sales and Customer Experience teams to support millions of vacation rental owners and traveler customers across the HomeAway platform. 

We are looking for an adaptable, high performing, motivated, and self-reliant full-stack Software Engineer with past experience developing leading edge web applications in a cloud architecture. These applications will leverage hundreds of separate services and applications, via a highly adaptable web layer using the latest technologies. Allowing us to provide an extraordinary experience to our customers.

Challenges you can work on:

  • Build reusable component-based web UI architectures with React.js
  • Develop features relying on event-driven data, microservices, and data science programming models
  • Translate designs and wireframes into high quality code
  • Optimize components for maximum performance across a vast array of web-capable devices and browsers
  • Build RESTful APIs using Node.js and Hapi.js


  • Bachelor's Degree or higher, preferably in Computer Science, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of software development experience developing web applications
  • Comfortable collaborating on a cross-functional team including product management, architects, and UI designers
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum team environment
  • Experience with server-side JS frameworks (Node.js, Hapi.js, Express, etc)
  • Experience with single page application JS frameworks (React.js, Redux, etc.)
  • Skilled in building RESTful APIs
  • Knowledge/experience of CI/CD tools (Jenkins, Git, Docker, TeamCity, etc.) a plus

Benefits & Perks:

  • 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 stand-up desk
  • Discounted Metro & Rail pass
  • Casual dress

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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