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NoSQL Database Engineer III

United Kingdom - London


Team Description

As a NoSQL Database Engineer, you’ll be the driving force behind building out our world class NoSQL data infrastructure for Expedia Group. The NoSQL Database Engineer will play a pivotal in our journey, ensuring all services and support to all development teams across Expedia Group.  

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage and maintain thousands of production customer nosql databases nodes
  • Automate and innovate new ways to manage large database clusters and improve existing NoSQL db performance for our multitude of existing customer bases.
  • Push the limits of Cassandra/Mongo and Elasticsearch , and other relational and NoSQL database technologies
  • Work with cutting edge technology in the cloud computing space, such as AWS or GCP/Azure
  • Provide Fanatical Support to all of our customers (portfolio or product based) through innovative solutions
  • Create sustainable and maintainable environments for our NoSQL arenas
  • Install, configure, update and troubleshoot very large database and search environments and applications
  • Collaborate with Engineers, DBA’s, and System Administrators on technical issues
  • Be part of the community. Attend conferences, meetups then move towards contribution via wiki articles, then blogging, etc.

Who you are:

  • Overall 5+ years experience as a DBA
  • 3+ years experience with NoSQL databases such as Cassandra and Elasticsearch
  • 3+ years experience with Linux/Unix
  • 3+ years experience with relational databases such as Oracle, Postgres, or MySQL
  • 2+ years managing highly available, scalable production systems in a fast-paced production environment
  • Experience in Large data scale env, for example, 100+ nodes and Terabytes level per index
  • Experience building and developing in both a cloud environment as well as on the direct host level (non-cloud level).
  • Proficiency with Python, Perl, shell, MapReduce or other languages
  • Understanding of data architecture, replication, and administration
  • Extensive knowledge of Linux/Unix
  • Fast learner, creative thinker, problem solver
  • Team player, highly motivated and self-manageable
  • Responsible, dedicated and responsive in non-working hours as needed
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Comfortable with collaborative tools such as slack, wikis and basic ticket tracking systems (JIRA)
  • Action and detail oriented. Highly motivated to drive projects to completion

Nice to have:

  • Shell, Ruby, C, Java development or driver experience
  • Knowledge of big data pipelines such as Hive, Pig, Spark, Kafka
  • Some knowledge of load balancers, DNS, networking, and/or client side drivers.
  • BS/MS in Computer Science

Why join us

Expedia Group recognises 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 recognise 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 with 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 organisation 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.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved consumer brands in the world and to work in the dynamic travel industry, this is the job for you.

Our family of travel brands includes: Brand Expedia®,®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Egencia®, trivago®, Vrbo®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.

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

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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, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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