Manager Data Engineering

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Expedia is hiring a Manager Data Engineering who can Maintain a high performing team with a focus on growing yourself and the team members as we grow the business.

Job Description

We are looking for

Are you passionate about data and the technology needed to drive a multi-million-dollar business? Do you love building creative, high-scale data products using a diverse set of state-of-the-art technologies? Does leading a global, dynamic, and growing engineering organization energize you?

Expedia Group, the world leader in online travel with a family of global brands, is looking for an Engineering Manager to lead the Data Products and Platforms engineering team in India as part of a highly collaborative, fast-paced, high energy environment.In this role, you will be responsible for the delivery of data products built on data platforms on-premise (such as Hadoop and Teradata) as well as on cloud platforms (such as AWS and Qubole).

You will play a vital role in a technology pivot using modern data processing capabilities, driving the design and architecture of the products/solutions. This position requires you to work with the data product team and business partners to flesh out requirements, complete solution design, development, and final delivery to the end consumers. It equally crucial for you to continually look for ways to improve development methodologies; fresh ideas and approaches are welcome!

In addition to classic on-premise data platform development, your teams utilize Java, Scala, Spark, Javascript frameworks, Qubole, Snowflake, and others to build fantastic data products. You will collaborate with Software & Data Engineers, Program Managers, Product Managers, Data Analysts, Data Scientists, and Engineering Leaders to deliver critical business insights through customer-centric data products.

What will you do
  • Lead a team of Data Engineers in implementing high quality and scalable services to support existing/new functionality.
  • Maintain a high performing team with a focus on growing yourself and the team members as we grow the business.
  • Contribute and work closely with Data Product and Platforms leadership team.
  • Run the development, testing, and implementation of software that meets established specifications on time and budget.
  • Apply industry standards and utilize new technologies to improve productivity, quality, and system performance.
  • Work closely with product management to define & build a roadmap.
  • Take the initiative to find areas of collaboration and leverage with other technology groups in the Bangalore location primarily, and across the organization.
  • Ensure that features deployed have technical integrity and stability.
  • Lead both technical leads and individual contributors, including ongoing training and development performance evaluations, coaching, recruiting, and disciplinary actions.
  • Communicate effectively, demonstrate an understanding of the business needs, and to also advance own architectural vision.
  • Improve platform by integrating existing technology, building new technology, and/or helping evaluate 3rd party solutions.
  • Help determine the appropriate engineering level of effort for new features and handle ongoing changes.
  • Maintain knowledge of the global travel business, with a focus on technology trends.

Who you are:
  • 5+ years of Data Engineering and Business Intelligence development experience
  • 3+ years' experience in management (supervisory roles with 5 + direct reports)
  • 1+ years in developing AWS data engineering solutions
  • Strong knowledge of data integration and business intelligence
  • Experience with large scale, mission-critical systems
  • Knowledge of market trends including cloud technology
  • Track-record of technical leadership including an ability to handle and improve technical development processes
  • Excellent problem solving and communication skills
  • Knowledge of the travel industry, a plus
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science or related field

Why join us:
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 o

Manager Data Engineering
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Expedia, Inc. is the world's largest online travel company, with an extensive brand portfolio that includes leading online travel brands, such as:, a leading full service online travel company with localized sites in 33 countries, a leading global lodging expert operating 89 localized websites in 39 languages with its award winning Rewards loyalty program
Orbitz Worldwide, including leading U.S. travel websites and, as well as ebookers, a full service travel brand with websites in seven European countries. Expedia Affiliate Network (EAN), a global B2B brand that powers the hotel business of leading airlines, top consumer brands, online travel agencies and thousands of other partners through its API and template solutions ,trivago, a leading online hotel search platform with sites in 55 countries worldwide , Egencia, a leading corporate travel management company
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