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Choice Hotels Full Stack Developer/Software Engineer II in Phoenix, Arizona

The award-winning Choice Hotels Technology Center is revolutionizing hospitality with cloud computing, AWS, big data, machine learning/artificial intelligence, and mobile application development.

At Choice, we pioneer the exciting intersection of hospitality and technology in support of our successful franchise model.

Our culture fosters innovation and encourages disruptive thinking. We welcome and respect your voice, empowering you to learn, grow, and make your impact.

When you #MakeItYourChoice, you will have the environment, the tools, and momentum to drive your career and organizational success.

Your Contribution:

We are looking for talented and driven individual for our Software Engineer II role. You will have the opportunity to solve creative challenges and will work on cutting-edge technologies and products. You will have significant impact on our software enhancements & deployments, production process automation & monitoring. You will be working on ensuring high availability, security and reliability of our systems deployed in local data center & cloud.

Successful Candidates Will:

  • Implement, and maintain software to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and efficiency of applications/services.

  • Regularly delivers software on time as a committed member of an Agile Scrum team

  • Participates and helps drive the technical design of features with guidance from the Tech Lead.

  • Learns quickly and makes steady progress without the need for significant feedback from senior engineers; Fail Fast mentality: learns from mistakes and adjusts quickly.

  • Able to own small-to-medium features from technical design through completion.

  • Participate in software performance analysis and system tuning.

  • Monitoring and alerting for various components across our infrastructure

  • Participate in rotating on-call duties.

  • Production Release: Helps in deployment - checking logs and performance, during and after the systems Production rollout.

  • Quality Assurance (QA) Testing: Assists software test engineering teams during the quality assurance phase of the development cycle.

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, or related field or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Relevant industry certification, such as Oracle Java Developer, is preferred.

  • 4-5 years’ experience in software development, information systems, or equivalent technical environment

  • Previous experience in the development of highly transactional, mission critical applications in heterogeneous environments/architectures for multi-user systems.

Skills (with Web and Java Specialization) Expert level proficiency with the following technologies:

  • AngularJS/React, JavaScript, HTML, CSS (3+ years)

  • Java (3+ years)

  • Spring MVC, Spring Boot

  • Web service protocols, such as SOAP or REST

  • RDBMS, SQL, NoSQL

  • Unix/Linux

  • Subversion and/or GIT

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Web analytics tools (Omniture, App Dynamics, Google Analytics)

  • Familiarity with build and CI tools such as Maven, Gradle, Jenkins and Sonar

  • AWS knowledge/certification is a plus.

  • Agile/Scrum/Kanban (Scrum Agile methodology)

  • Exceptional analytical skills.

  • Exceptional verbal, written and listening communication skills.

  • Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem-solving, influencing, prioritization and decision-making skills.

  • Proficient in the use of MS Office applications, such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel

* Role is not eligible for sponsorship *

Choice Hotels is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

Ability to model Choice’s Cultural Values: Welcome and Respect Everyone, Be Bold, Be Quick, Listen, Be Curious and Show Integrity.

​CONNECT THE WORLD THROUGH THE POWER OF HOSPITALITY

We bring together the people, brand and technology that enable the success of others – welcoming every guest, every partner, everywhere their journey takes them.

Visit http://careers.choicehotels.com to learn more.

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