Data Engineer III

Expedia Group

Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time


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Data Engineer III

Are you passionate about big data and the technology needed to drive security and fraud prevention? Do you love building creative, high-scale data products using a diverse set of state of the art technologies?

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people. We are the world's travel platform, made up of the most knowledgeable, passionate, and creative people in our business. Our brands recognize the power of travel to break down barriers and make people's lives better – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the tools to do so.

Whether you're applying to work in engineering or customer support, marketing or lodging supply, at Expedia Group we act as one team, working towards a common goal; to bring the world within reach. We relentlessly strive for better, but not at the cost of the customer. We act with humility and optimism, respecting ideas big and small. We value diversity and voices of all volumes. We are a global organization but keep our feet on the ground, so we can act fast and stay simple. We also have the chance to give back on a local level and make a difference through our corporate social responsibility program, Expedia Cares.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Expedia's Enterprise Fraud & Risk (EFR), Big Data team is searching for a top-notch Software Development Engineer. You will deliver on key initiatives, starting from the idea phase all the way through requirements definition, analysis, technical specifications, development and product delivery. This is a highly visible role that requires an understanding of our large, complex technical environment and has the ability to create simple, elegant technical software/application solutions.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead architecture definition for and development of complex software engineering projects

  • Advocate for quality coding and best practices

  • Eliminate roadblocks

  • Collaborate with business and technical teams to solve complex problems

  • Mentor team members

  • Present technical issues and their impact to management

  • Ability to describe technical requirements and implementation details based on an understanding of business requirements

  • Have a strong eye for the operational aspects of the platform such as deployment, performance tuning and monitoring

Who you are:

You have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are deeply technical and analytical, highly innovative and long for the opportunity to shape a new business and build solutions to challenging problems that directly impact the company's bottom-line. If this is you, we want to talk to you!

  • Coding proficiency in at least one modern programming language (Java, Scala, Python etc.)

  • Strong background in data structures and algorithms

  • Solid experience with Big Data technologies (Hadoop, HDFS, Map-Reduce, Hive, Spark, Kafka etc.)

  • Experience with automated testing, including unit, functional, and integration testing

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills

  • Self-starter that enjoys and takes pride in the development work of their team

  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, collaborative and fast paced environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills as well as strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • At least 3-5 years of industry experience with a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or in a related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • Experience in architecting complex, highly distributed, multi-sourced data pipelines and stream processing solutions

  • Demonstrated Data Warehousing experience with one of Redshift, Snowflake, Teradata etc.

  • Experience building and managing applications with AWS technologies – S3, EC2, EMR etc.

  • Ability to tune and optimize the performance of business-critical queries and dealing with ETL job related issues

  • Working understanding of relational databases including SQL and NoSql

  • Experience working in agile development environment


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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