Data Engineer

Short Description

Expedia is hiring a Data Engineer who has very strong communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with peers and stakeholders in various time zones.

Job Description

Who You Are
  • Deep understanding of modern data and software architectures, able to speak at every level of organization and across technology stacks.
  • Working knowledge of distributed data processing frameworks (Hadoop, Spark, Storm), distributed compute and storage environments, application development, and large-scale analytics.
  • 10+ years of experience leading or working on complex software projects using Java, Scala, Python or similar.
  • 5+ years of experience in cloud computing, including multi-tenant cloud infrastructures, storage systems, security, and analytics.
  • Very strong communication skills and ability to work collaboratively with peers and stakeholders in various time zones.
  • Must be "self-motivated" as well as creative and efficient in proposing solutions to complex, time-critical problems.
  • E-commerce and travel industry experience (preferred)

What You Will Do
  • Build scalable architectures for data storage, transformation, and analysis.
  • You will provide technical leadership and participate in development efforts.
  • You will drive innovation with technologies and solutions in the large-scale distributed cloud services and petabyte-scale data processing space.
  • You will design platforms as consumable data services across the organization using Big Data tech stack.
  • You should think of solutions as scalable generic reusable organization-wide platforms 
  • Collaborating across organizations in Expedia, you'll deliver rapid, iterative technology proof of concepts and service releases.
  • You'll provide technical insight to the team, delivering recommendations, tutorials, blog articles, and technical presentations, adapting communication to different levels of technical partners.
  • Collaborate with and contribute to open source communities, both internally and externally.
  • Define and own end-to-end Architecture from the definition phase to the go-live phase for large and complex systems.

Data Engineer
Mid-Senior-level Information Technology | Technology | Information Full-time Engineering | Other | Information Technology Data Engineer
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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