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Data Engineer II

Expedia Group

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time


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Data Engineer II

Expedia Group has a mission to become the world’s travel platform. As part of that effort, Expedia Group’s Data organization is building a common platform for all Expedia brands to capture and enrich data in order to power AI, data science, and programmatic platforms.

The Data Engineer role will be part of the Marketing Data Engineering team in the Expedia Group Brands organization. Marketing Data Engineering will provide programmatic access to clean, fast, and authoritative marketing data sources for the entire company. We will create robust enriched data products at rest (attribute stores, periodic facts, aggregates) and refresh them intra-day to enable self-service analytics.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, build, and support scalable and durable data solutions that can enable self-service consumption use cases using cloud-based technologies in an agile manner

  • Support Expedia Group’s product and business teams’ specific data needs on a global scale

  • Close partnership with internal partners from engineering, product, and business

  • Write clean, efficient and thoroughly tested code

  • Be part of an agile team that is continuously learning and improving

  • Develop scalable and highly-performant distributed systems with everything this entails (availability, monitoring, resiliency)

  • Work with our business partners to flesh out and deliver on requirements in an agile manner

  • Evolve development standards and practices

  • Take architectural ownership for various critical components and systems

  • Proactive problem-solving at the organization level

  • Communicate and document solutions and design decisions

  • Build bridges between technical teams to enable valuable collaborations

  • Promote good development methodologies via code reviews, great software design, brown bags or tech talks

  • Provide support to both internal and external team members where necessary

  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies and efficient processes

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or any related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Experience building data pipelines from multiple sources including APIs, CSV, event streams, NoSQL, etc. using distributed data frameworks

  • Experience in batch and/or stream processing (using Spark) required

  • Professional development experience in Java or Scala required

  • Experience with different aspects of data systems including database design, data modeling, performance optimization, SQL etc.

  • Understanding and experience in Kafka, Kubernetes, Spring, AWS, Hive, Docker a huge plus

  • Strong communication skills (able to explain concepts to non-technical audiences as well as peers)

  • Self-starter who is highly organized, communicative, quick learner, and team-oriented

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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