Machine Learning Engineer III

Expedia Group

Location: Austin, Texas, Seattle, Washington

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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Are you fascinated by machine learning and building robust machine learning pipelines which process massive amounts of data at scale and speed to provide crucial insights to the end consumers?

This is exactly what we, the Machine Learning Engineering Center Of Excellence in Expedia, do. Our mission is to partner with our Machine Learning Science counterparts to use AI/ML to collaboratively transform Expedia’s data assets into intelligent and real-time insights to support a variety of applications which are used by 1000+ market managers, analysts, our supply partners, and our travelers. Our work spans across a variety of datasets and ML models and across a diverse technology stack ranging from Spark, Sagemaker, Airflow, Databricks, Kubernetes, AWS and much more!

What you will do:

  • You will write code that is clean, maintainable, optimized, modular with good naming conventions and in a way that enables additional capabilities in the Expedia-wide Machine Learning Platform.
  • You will work across teams of Machine Learning engineers and Machine Learning Scientists to design and code large scale batch and real-time ML platform capabilities.
  • Prototype creative solutions quickly by developing minimum viable products and work with seniors and peers in crafting and implementing the technical vision for the team
  • You will select valid approaches, appropriate in terms of level of effort, favoring iterative delivery that solves for the objective, not the ask (i.e., not just order-taking). Use advanced and sophisticated understanding of the business problem space to inform the design of the solution.
  • Communicate and work with geographically distributed cross functional teams
  • Participate in code reviews to assess overall code quality and flexibility
  • Resolve problems and roadblocks as they occur with peers and help unblock junior members of the team. Follow through on details and drive issues to closure
  • Define, develop, and maintain artifacts like technical design or partner documentation
  • Drive for continuous improvement within an agile development team
  • Participate in user story creation in collaboration with the team
  • Support and troubleshoot data and/or system issues as needed

Who you are:

  • You have a degree in software engineering, computer science or a similar field.
  • You have 3-5 year of industry experience in comparable roles.
  • You are comfortable programming in Python and Java
  • You have a good understanding of machine learning pipelines and machine learning frameworks such as TensorFlow and Pytorch and worked on real ML projects that have reached production environment
  • You are knowledgeable in Big Data technologies, in particular Hadoop, Hive, and Spark.
  • You have experience in building real-time applications, preferably in Spark
  • You are familiar with cloud services (e.g., AWS) and workflow orchestration tools (e.g., Airflow)
  • You have experience working with Agile/Scrum methodologies.

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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.

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