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Database Engineer

  • VRBO
  • Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS), 3600 Presidential Blvd, Austin, TX 78719, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020
[Information Technology]

Job Description

Expedia is the global leader in travel. From the practical matters of booking flights, cars, hotels, packages, local activities, or vacation rentals to the realization of dreams and bucket lists, we cover the entire breadth of this deep and varied relationship. We team up with our partners to provide outstanding offers to our customers. Some of our partners are huge brands, and some are individuals with a studio apartment to rent. Our customers are diverse, and we seek to deliver value and a great experience. Our technical challenges are endlessly complex and yet meaningful and exciting.

Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories?

That is what we do here at Vrbo, an Expedia Inc. company. We are the leading vacation rental website in the world with more than one million online bookable vacation rentals. Our mission is to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler in the world through our online marketplace and we're committed to helping families and friends find the perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together.

As for engineering, we solve problems of scale and work on cutting edge and open-source technologies. Our culture is one that strives on solving difficult problems focusing on product engineering based on hypothesis testing to empower people to come up with ideas.

What you'll do:

  • You develop novel techniques to process and analyze events on a real-time streaming platform, creating solutions which satisfy security, compliance and privacy requirements.
  • You collaborate closely with Data Privacy teams to implement and expand features and controls on data related to Privacy and Security purposes.
  • Build modern data pipelines and data streaming using tools such as Apache Kafka/KStream
  • Modernize and expand our existing data processes to use cloud based technologies.
  • Following Agile practices, you develop quality scalable, tested, and reliable data services using industry best practices.
  • Create and maintain quality software using best-in-class tools: Git, Splunk, AWS, Kafka, MongoDB, IntelliJ.

Who you are:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 6+ years of professional software development experience with 4+ years Java
  • Technical leadership experience
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to work well cross-functionally across multiple departments
  • An analytical problem solver that is passionate about delivering a high quality user experience
  • Experience developing applications on NoSQL and streaming platforms (Kafka, K-Streams).
  • Experience designing and building RESTful Web Services/API.

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 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 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.

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.
Associated topics: data analyst, data analytic, data center, data manager, data management, database, hbase, mongo database, mongo database administrator, sql