Web Developer
Classic Vacations - San Jose, CA

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Job ID #: 20197
Company : Classic Vacations
Location : USA - CA - San Jose
Functional Area : Technology
Employment Type : Full-Time Regular
Education Required : Bachelors
Experience Required : 3-5 Years
Relocation Provided : No

Position Description
The online marketing team at Classic Vacations is seeking a web developer to design, implement, and extend their existing Drupal and custom Java web applications. This team member will be able to work with multiple business teams’ requirements and translate needs to tangible, enterprise scale software.

Responsibilities :
Help define and build high-performance, high-scalability, high-availability web infrastructure
Contribute to architectural decisions in the overall web system
Must be flexible in a technically complex, fast changing environment with multiple constraints
Work with business, quality, product and technical teams to define and implement consumer-facing interface
Maintain pulse on the latest trends and emerging technologies on the web and their application within the business

Drupal specific skills:
Install and configure 3rd Party modules
Write custom modules
Theme extension and customization
Custom view creation and extension
CCK / content types / node wrangling
Feature deployment in multiple testing environments

Minimum of 5 years of programming experience in web development; architecture experience a plus
Experience with Object Oriented Programming (OOP), code optimization practices, and software design principles
Experience creating and/or maintaining Open Source content management systems, preferably Drupal, Joomla!, or Wordpress
Knowledge of open standards
Knowledge of PHPUnit/JUnit and test-driven development
2+ years PHP/MySQL/Apache development experience
2+ years Java, Java Servlet, JSP development experience
Experience in Web 2.0 UI technologies: HTML, CSS, XML, Javascript (Ajax, jQuery/YUI, JSON)
Competence in relational database design, creation, access and optimization (MySQL preferred)
Demonstrates proficiency in the use of web application development utilities.
Consume and create web services (XML RPC, SOAP)
Familiarity with Subversion (SVN), CVS, or git
Able to write and debug cross-browser web applications (IE7, IE8, Firefox, Safari)
Comfortable working in a Windows OS /WAMP environment
Experience with integrating 3rd party API and web services
Bachelor degree in CS, MIS, mathematics, or equivalent work experience.


Qualifications :
Agile development experience (XP/Scrum)
Background in marketing/advertising environments
SEO techniques
Has experience with common design tools such as Photoshop
Familiarity of information architecture or user experience
OpenX ad server (ad creation, integration to web applications)
Extending Omniture Site Catalyst or Google Analytics
Experience in the travel and hospitality industry
Ecommerce platform experience
Expedia, an equal opportunity employer, offers an exciting opportunity for qualified career-motivated professionals. We provide competitive compensation, performance bonus and the chance to work with talented people in a winning, successful, and pleasant environment. We offer many premium benefits including 401(k) with an employer match, medical, dental, life insurance, vacation time and much more.

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These days, expediting your vacation begins online. As the market leader in online travel services (ahead of rivals Orbitz, Priceline, and...