Senior Data Engineer

Expedia Group
Expedia Group

Job Overview

Senior Data Engineer

We are looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our Commerce Data Engineering team, which is building data for use in real-time programmatic and batch use cases enabling product and business teams to achieve faster and bigger results! Join us as we consume a variety of data, consolidate that information and making it available, understandable and extensible for several business and product teams in the company. Success in this role comes from combining programming with data manipulation to drive data access patterns like batch and APIs to deliver scalable technical solutions that enable broad consumption and usage at Expedia Group.

The Senior Data Engineer will be responsible for designing and building the data pipeline, storage patterns, and access methods for the Commerce Data Engineering team. This will involve coding in several languages, using streaming technologies, working with multiple data storage platforms, and delivering information via multiple access patterns. The Senior Data Engineer will also mentor junior engineers and communicate with senior leadership.

What you’ll do:

  • Actively participate with our development team in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, functional and technical design, development, testing and roll-out, and support

  • Meet with leadership to present key findings, clearly communicate challenges, and offer suggestions for resolution

  • Write automated unit, integration and acceptance tests to support our continuous integration pipelines

  • Build performance and load tests written from scalability and resiliency standpoint

  • Collaborate with and learn from all members and levels of our team

  • Mentor, share and make knowledge available inside and outside the team

  • Participate in peer code reviews and advocate for the best coding practices and principles

  • Interact with technical and non-technical leaders and partners to collect feedback and present results

  • Contribute to setting standards and development principles for the team and influence across the larger organization

  • Who you are:

  • Skilled at data engineering but also an effective communicator with a bias for action

  • Focused developer with a strong sense of ownership

  • Ability to independently drive projects consisting of many stories from inception through to completion and production deployment

  • Capable of working closely across multiple teams to ensure data solutions line up with business initiatives and are of high quality

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or Engineering or related experience required

  • 8+ years developing data and software solutions

  • 4+ years of experience in Java

  • 4+ years of experience in building data pipelines in the cloud with tools like S3, Hadoop, Hive; working with Petabytes of data

  • 4+ years of experience in streaming technology such as Kafka

  • 2+ years of experience in classic and NoSQL databases system such as SQL Server, Elasticsearch, Cassandra

  • Experience with of all aspects of data systems including database design, ETL, aggregation strategy, performance optimization, and technology trade-offs

  • Experience working with various tools, processes, and languages like Spark, Scala, Airflow, Splunk, Datadog, Docker, Jenkins

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