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Principal Data Engineer



Data Science
Lisbon, Portugal
Posted on Monday, September 4, 2023

Viator is a Tripadvisor company that makes it easy to find and book something you'll love to do. With an industry leading selection of high-quality experiences, Viator gives millions of travellers a month something new to discover, both near and far from home. We believe that we are better together, and at Viator we welcome you for who you are. Our workplace is for everyone, as is our people powered platform. At Viator, we want you to bring your unique identities, abilities and experiences, so we can collectively revolutionise travel and together find the good out there.

The Viator Engineering team is distributed across Europe and is responsible for We're looking for a Lead Data Engineer to join our fast-growing team in a hybrid working setup based out of the Lisbon TripAdvisor office.

As a Lead Data Engineer, you will be responsible for designing, building, and maintaining Viator's data infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with data engineering, strong leadership skills, and the ability to work
collaboratively with cross-functional teams. Viator's data stack includes Java, SQL, Kubernetes, Kafka, Spark, Terraform, and runs on AWS. You don't need to have experience with everything listed but you do need to be hungry to learn.

What you will do

  • Design and build Viator's data infrastructure including data pipelines, data
    warehouses, and data marts
  • Develop and maintain scalable ETL processes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify and prioritize data needs
  • Lead and mentor data engineers on the team
  • Ensure data quality and integrity throughout the data pipeline

What you will need

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 8+ years of experience in data engineering
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and coach team members
  • Experience with cloud-based data platforms such as AWS or Azure
  • Expertise in ETL processes, data warehousing, and data modeling
  • Proficiency in SQL and at least one object oriented language such Java or C#

What You'll Get

  • Highly competitive salary along with the following:
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Generous stock (RSU) award upon joining, with additional awards annually
  • Regular salary reviews and excellent career growth opportunities
  • Very flexible working hours
  • Starting from 1104€ annual stipend for costs outside the office such as gym membership or home office set up
  • Full family private healthcare and dental
  • Excellent contributory pension
  • Critical illness and full life cover
  • Standard 22 days paid holiday (not including bank holidays)
  • Holiday break during the last week of the year
  • "Summer Fridays" scheme allowing extra days off during the summer
  • Daily meal allowance of 8.80€ per working day
  • Access to LinkedIn Learning platform

Application process

  • 30 minute call with a recruiter to learn more about the role
  • 1 hour technical interview with someone from the Viator Data Engineering team
  • Three one-hour interviews with members of the team, covering technical topics - including some coding - and what you would bring to Viator