Senior Data Engineer

at Expedia Group (view profile)
Location Bellevue, WA
Date Posted May 20, 2019
Category United States - H1B Visa Jobs
Job Type hadoop


Data Services & Platforms - DSP

Expedia is a leader in using technology to drive business results, and that's where we come in. Our mission in DSP is to make access to data undeniably easy through technology and solutions that unleash the creativity of our people to unlock the power of the world’s best travel platform.

Our products are used by engineers, analysts and data scientists to process data in real-time, powering algorithms, delivering complex analytics, and helping our customers find their dream holiday or trip. Add to that our integrated, value-led partner approach and we’re able to bring forward solutions that drive decisions faster and innovation further, keeping Expedia at the forefront of technology and travel.
Join our team and help us create an exciting set of products and services for data at the center of Expedia Group's global travel platform. We're building and running a next generation, multi-tenant managed data platform and services to scale with the business and unlock value from data for applications, algorithms and analytics.

Are you data driven, focused and pragmatic? Do you have a passion for turning data into meaningful insights? Do you find the prospect of working on a best-in-class analytics platform backed by a cutting-edge data platform scaling to hundreds of terabytes exciting? If you do, we would love you to join us.

What you’ll do:

Use your creativity, first-class engineering skills, and technical knowledge to deliver features and improvements

You will build and scale data products to enable leadership, product management, and operations teams understand how data, tools, and services are being used across our platform

You will build the infrastructure required to optimize the extraction and ingestion of data from a wide variety of data sources

You will collaborate with product and analytics teams to build tools that enable us develop and manage a smarter platform

Who are you:

You are an experienced Senior Data Engineer who has successfully built systems that are flexible, well-tested, maintainable and scalable

Strong customer focus, excellent problem solving and analytical skills

You will have a successful history of manipulating, processing and extracting value from large disconnected datasets

Experience with relational SQL and NoSQL databases, including Postgres and Cassandra

Experience with data pipeline and workflow management tools: Azkaban, Luigi, Airflow, etc.

Experience with AWS cloud-based services: S3, EC2, EMR, RDS, Redshift, Snowflake

Experience with Hadoop, Hive, Presto, Spark, Kafka, Qubole, Snowflake

Experience with object-oriented and scripting languages such as: Python, Java, C++, Scala

5+ years of experience in a Data Engineering role and a Graduate degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Information Systems or another quantitative 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 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. Our teams 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.
Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.


Expedia is committed to creating an inclusive work environment with a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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