Lead Big Data Developer
Posted on: July 20, 2019
ExpediaVRBO , a world leader in the vacation rental industry, is
the place to book beach houses, cabins, and condos with more than
two million places to stay in 190 countries. The site makes it easy
to find and book the perfect vacation rental for any getaway, often
for less than the cost of traditional hotel accommodations. VRBO is
part of the Expedia Group family of brands.
Expedia Group has a mission to become the worlds travel platform.
As part of that effort, the Traveler Digital and Analytics team at
VRBO is building a 360-degree view of the Traveler data
(clickstream, search, conversations etc.) to enable the company to
offer the most relevant and personalized travel experiences.
We start by enriching event streams in real-time to provide
programmatic access to clean, fast, and authoritative data sources
in real time for entire company. We then create robust enriched
data products (think periodic facts, aggregates) and refresh them
intra-day to enable self-service analytics. We also create
executive reports and dashboards that monitor the core KPIs and
also provides insights for macro and micro conversion analysis.What
- Build and support scalable and durable data solutions that can
enable self-service advanced analytics at VRBO using cloud based
technologies in an agile manner
- Support VRBOs product and business teams specific data and
reporting needs on a global scale
- Close partnership with internal partners from Engineering,
product, and business (Traveler, Marketing etc.).
- Drive technical design and development around real-time data
Who You Are:Qualifications:
- Bachelors or Masters Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
or related experience required.
- Experience building data pipelines with data from event
streams, NoSQL, APIs etc. on distributed data systems (Hadoop/AWS
- Batch (using Spark) or stream processing (preferably Kstream)
- Professional development experience in Scala/Java
- Experience with all aspects of data systems (both Big data and
traditional) including database design, ETL/ELT, aggregation
strategy, performance optimization, SQL.
- Experience in Clickstream domain (tracking libraries, server
side logging, canonical event model, data & self-service analytics
etc.) a huge plus
Benefits & Perks:
- Competitive health and insurance benefits.
- Competitive salary.
- Annual target bonus or commission.
- Parental leave for up to 20 weeks (dependent on
- Paid vacation and sick time.
- Employee Stock Purchase Program.
- Free snacks and beverages.
- Frequent company update talks with our leadership team.
- Free listing on Vrbo.com.
- Electronic, adjustable stand-up desk.
- Discounted Metro & Rail pass.
- Casual dress.
Why join usExpedia 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 to 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.
Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia--,
Hotels.com--, Expedia-- Partner Solutions, Egencia--, trivago--,
HomeAway--, Orbitz--, Travelocity--, Wotif--, lastminute.com.au--,
ebookers--, CheapTickets--, Hotwire--, Classic Vacations--,
Expedia-- Media Solutions, CarRentals.com, Expedia Local Expert--,
Expedia-- CruiseShipCenters--, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE
In 1995, Vrbo introduced a new way for people to travel together,
pairing homeowners with families and friends looking for places to
stay. We were grounded in one purpose: To give people the space
they need to drop the distractions of everyday life and simply be
together. Since then, we've grown into a global community of
homeowners and travelers, with unique properties in 190 countries
around the world. Vrbo makes it easy and fun to book cabins,
condos, beach houses and every kind of space in between.
Vrbo is part of HomeAway and the Expedia Group family of brands and
offers homeowners and property managers exposure to over 750
million visits to Expedia Group sites each month. To learn more,
visit www.vrbo.com.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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