Put the World on Vacation
At Travel + Leisure Co. our mission is simple: to put the world on vacation. We turn vacation inspiration into exceptional travel experiences through nearly 20 of the world’s leading travel brands under Wyndham Destinations, Panorama, and Travel + Leisure Co. Together we’re shaping the future of the travel industry by creating new possibilities for vacationers. That’s part of what makes our work fun and interesting. Every day is a chance to learn something new and influence the global business.
The Solution Engineer, Technical Lead spearheads all of the software development activities across the full life cycle of the development process. Provides design oversight and serves as technical escalation point for the development, implementation and support of business applications and IT solutions within Information Technology. Provides SME knowledge, technical planning expertise in the areas of application architecture, application design, software development, performance, testing, implementation, and infrastructure. Ensures that the delivered solution meets the technical specifications and design requirements and all development practices complies with the enterprise standards, best practices policies and procedures. This role will drive technical implementation of in house software development as well as integration of vendor purchased products and operates across technology boundaries by collaborating with others to fill in gaps in knowledge.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Lead the solution design efforts for the system, ensuring that documented designs meet architectural, industry, and T+L IT standards. Responsible for design specifications of one or more large or critical applications or systems.
Analyzes complex business and systems requirements, and designs solutions for applications, data, processes, interfaces, controls, outputs, environment, infrastructure tools/utilities and/or testing that fit within the recommended time frame, architecture, standards and budget.
Lead design and development of formalized solution methodologies using structured software design patterns and best practices.
Provides expertise to identify and translate system requirements into high level design (HLD), low level design (LLD), interface design document (IDD), using structured software design patterns and best practices.
Ensure solution design is in alignment with Enterprise guidelines, meets business expectations, performance SLAs, architectural standards, and meets or surpasses quality benchmarks.
Reviews the Solution Architecture document and creates the necessary design artifacts and contributes to project plans and cost estimates.
Works with developers to develop answers to ad-hoc technical problems and ensures the low level design adheres to the application design as well as Development Standards, Best Practices, Security Guidelines and Architecture direction.
Other Job Functions:
Ability to bridge architecture and development workforce in implementing solutions with sufficient infusion of architectural constructs, standards and best practices
Planning work for teams to ensure IP retention within T+L Ability to work with vendor delivery teams and contractors in delivery practice to ensure quality software product delivery
Ability to understand a variety of T+L standard technologies and frameworks
Ability to understand and retain SME level knowledge in a portfolio across several portfolios to be part of the IP stewards for T+L
Availability and ability to collaborate with stakeholders in person and via electronic collaboration technologies to ensure sufficient team participation
Promptly escalate issues, which affect product delivery and quality that are beyond scope of influence and report same to reporting manager
Conduct peer-reviews and lead reviews and provide feedback
Provide accurate and detailed weekly task reports.
Clarify all unknown areas, which are communicated by stakeholders
Develop, maintain, troubleshoot, enhance and document components.
Able to debug the code independently on need basis for any high priority Production issue.
Develop by self and others as per the requirements and detailed design
Conduct thorough unit testing, code reviews and integration testing for the whole system
Ability to estimate the work for both effort and duration.
Minimum Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology / Computer Science, Business.
Master’s degree is a plus.
Proficiency in analysis/design methods and techniques including: UML, Use Cases, Activity Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Class Diagrams, Entity Relationship Diagrams
Deep understanding of SOLID design patterns, SOA principles and its implementation methodologies (Oracle Fusion experience, a plus)
Data modeling / design experience
Ability to drive design discussions and provide valuable insights into architectural design
N-Tier Application design, UX/UI experience
Mainframe / Legacy Integration experience
Experience with XML and enterprise integration technologies including Web Services (SOAP/WSDL)
Experience in different software development methodologies.
Possess familiarity with cloud principals for microservice based applications from start to end.
Experience with design, implement and support migration of existing API’s to the cloud infrastructure, analysis tools and help identify and support standards for cloud development.
Experience in one or more of the following technologies Java, J2EE, Spring, Spring Web MVC, Hibernate, RESTful, JSON, Angular JS, JQuery, ExtJs,Log4j etc.
Experienced with Enterprise Application Servers like WebSphere/WebLogic/Tomcat
Working knowledge with Java Messaging Services (JMS) and messaging platform providers like Active MQ, Rabbit MQ.
Experienced Java/JEE open Source frameworks and tools like Spring Boot, Spring Security, Apache Camel, Maven, Ant, GIT, Subversion
Understanding and use of Code Coverage tools i.e. SonarQube.
Experienced with RDBMS implementation and development using Oracle, PL/SQL, TOAD, MySQL, SQL Server and proficiency in writing complex SQL queries.
Knowledge of Application Containerization technology i.e. Docker & Kubernetes is a plus.
Experience with Agile/SCRUM as the project management methodology and JIRA & Confluence were the tools used to keep things in check.
Experience with using GIT for version control, and Jenkins for Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment (CI/CD)
10 years professional experience in software application engineering
7+ years experience as a software architect, systems analyst, software engineer of which 2+ yrs must be in a technical lead role capacity
Experience in business process improvement and systems convergence initiatives.
Experience working with offshore development teams and guide them throughout the software development Lifecycle.
Unless there is a legal requirement, experience will be accepted for the education requirement.
A Place for Everyone
Hospitality is at the heart of all we do at Travel + Leisure Co., including how we treat each member of our growing community. Here, you’ll find a team that’s inclusive, values diversity, and is built on a foundational respect for people from all over the world.
We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to firstname.lastname@example.org, including the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.
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