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Principal Data Engineer, AdTech

Expedia Group

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time


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Principal Data Engineer, AdTech

Expedia Group Media Solutions is dedicated to build creative media partnerships for travel advertisers enabling them to use Expedia's network of leading travel brands and global sites. We have revolutionized the way brands reach and connect with online travel consumers, emerging as a leader in online advertising among travel and e-commerce brands. With a growing product portfolio offering a multitude of advertising and sponsorship opportunities, our Media Solutions team at Expedia has created an expansive marketing platform for advertising partners to reach the 144+ million worldwide monthly unique visitors that visit Expedia Group sites.

The Data Platform group at Media Solutions is building the data foundations that will fuel the power of data and provide insights for all our traveler and advertiser uses cases. We build and operate systems that centralize all of Expedia Group’s advertising data, making it easy for our systems and users, transform and access data for analytics, data science, finance and advertiser experiences. As a technical lead data engineer on the team, you will build systems across foundational processing and data storage systems through scalable pipelines, to frameworks and tools that make data available to teams and systems.

We understand and embody the 'One Team' philosophy and always strive to model the Expedia Group core values and principles. We find creative ways to implement learning from ideas like Agile, Lean, Continuous Delivery and the Scientific Method in many aspects of software design, development, delivery and operations. We are committed to a learning and growth mindset.

We need a Principal Data Engineer to provide technical and though leadership and help evolve our next generation architecture for our Travel Advertising Data Platform.

What you'll do:

● Define the technical vision for the Travel Advertising data platform

● Provide engineering leadership for a talented and diverse team of engineers

● Work with product and tech leaders throughout the company to define advertising related standards and architecture

● Deliver impactful capabilities that delight our travel shoppers, advertisers, and publishers

● Design and build scalable, high-performance, fault-tolerant distributed big data systems

● Write lots of code

Who you are:

● Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline; or equivalent related professional experience

● 10+ years of software engineering experience, including Java, Scala and/or C++

● Strong knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

● Experience in building high-performance, highly-available and scalable real-time and batch big data systems

● Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers


The total cash range for this position in Seattle is $207,500.00 to $290,500.00. Employees in this role have the potential to increase their pay up to $332,000.00, which is the top of the range, based on ongoing, demonstrated, and sustained performance in the role.

Starting pay for this role will vary based on multiple factors, including location, available budget, and an individual’s knowledge, skills, and experience. Pay ranges may be modified in the future.

Expedia Group is proud to offer a wide range of benefits to support employees and their families, including medical/dental/vision, paid time off, and an Employee Assistance Program. To fuel each employee’s passion for travel, we offer a wellness & travel reimbursement, travel discounts, and an International Airlines Travel Agent (IATAN) membership.View our full list of benefits.

About Expedia Group

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®,™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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