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Senior Data Engineer



Data Science
Gurugram, Haryana, India
Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2024

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Senior Data Engineer

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-driven , talented and experienced Data Engineer to join our dynamic team and drive the development and maintenance of our data platform. You have at least 9 years of experience as a Data Engineer. An independent thinker, who works around problems and who isn’t shy of trying new technologies. Prior experience in working harmoniously with cross-geography team will be an added advantage. You should be equally appropriate in development, test, debugging roles and be ready to wear many hats. This team values “fail-fast” learners and technology enthusiasts who view learning new technology as a fun experience.

What you will do:

  • Mentor team across multiple workstreams and lead stakeholder communication across product owners, operations, partner tech teams and business leaders.

  • Take architectural ownership for various critical components and systems

  • Use experience Designing, developing, deploying and managing high volume/high transactional mission critical SQL/No SQL systems.

  • Design, build, and maintain scalable data pipelines and ETL processes Data Warehouse solution.

  • Drive proof of concepts and prototypes to accelerate the onboarding of new technologies and solutions to solve business problems

  • Develop and optimize data models for efficient storage and retrieval.

  • Implement and manage data lakes and warehouses using Spark, Scala, and Hive technologies.

  • Demonstrate leadership in mentoring others, establishing standards in documentation and clean code, and setting a professional example to the team

  • Demonstrate deep knowledge of optimization techniques and fine tuning SQL queries and stored procedures.

  • ETL pipeline orchestration and build using Airflow, Jenkins, Github actions etc..

  • Communicate and document solutions and design decisions

  • Build bridges between technical teams to enable valuable collaborations

  • Evaluate and recommend tools, technologies, and efficient processes

  • Learn best practices and how to constantly raise the bar in terms of Engineering Excellence

Who you are:

  • 9+ years’ experience with managing high transaction volume SQL/No SQL systems like SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Teradata

  • Ability to lead multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, prioritize decisions and tasks and work in a fast-paced, changing environment

  • Proficient in writing complex SQL queries , joins and stored procedures.

  • Proven experience as a Data Engineer or similar role.

  • Experience with Spark batch and streaming processing and exposure to other bigdata technologies.

  • Strong experience in writing spark jobs in Scala and using Hive for data processing and analysis

  • Strong understanding of data warehousing concepts and best practices.

  • Proficiency in data modelling concepts and can define data elements, relationships, constraints, and rules to ensure data integrity and optimize data storage and retrieval.

  • Experience with Apache Iceberg, Delta, and Parquet table formats.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrable experience and knowledge in DWH concepts and ETL tools like Informatica

  • Strong experience , Strong aptitude for building robust, automated processes and tools

  • Amazon AWS experience, particularly RDS, EC2 and Aurora

  • Experience in a Linux environment, and familiarity writing shell scripts

  • Able to troubleshoot and resolve complex production issues

  • Experience with Python or other scripting language

  • Experience with Grafana, Splunk, Datadog , CloudWatch or PagerDuty

  • Amazon RedShift experience - Nice to have

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

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