Hotwire is looking for a big data developer to build a data platform, turning event streams into actionable intelligence in real-time. In this role, you will be key to defining vision, design, and implementation from the ground up. This is not just an opportunity to build something new and innovative, but also to be at the centre of Hotwire's transformation to a data-driven, smart platform for travellers and suppliers.
Our traditional business intelligence platform has been critical to Hotwire's success over the last 15 years, and now our team is chartered with designing a modern foundation to power the next 15 years of growth. Tracking live events, as customers shop and suppliers adjust inventory and prices, will give us immediate insight into the status of the travel market. These insights will power data science and analytics-driven decisions, influencing everything from online transaction processing to strategic planning by all levels of management, including the CEO and CFO. Are you ready to accelerate a large and growing travel business by combining flexible APIs, micro-services, and distributed data processing pipelines, designing it all to scale quickly using cloud computing platforms? Do you have the experience and judgment to establish new design patterns and mentor other developers, so we create a foundation which can be relied on for years to come? We'd love to talk to you!
Be a part of our development team and actively participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle, including requirements gathering, functional and technical design, development, testing and roll-out, and support.
Solve complex business problems by utilizing disciplined development methodology, producing scalable, flexible, efficient and supportable solutions using appropriate technologies
2+ years of experience developing solid code in java or python, with a BS in Computer Science or equivalent.
Software development experience in big data technologies Hadoop, Hive, Spark.
Software development experience in real time distributed computing with Storm, Kafka.
Solid experience in object oriented programming, especially Java or Scala, design patterns, etc.
Strong computer science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
Familiarity with SQL-based databases (Oracle, MySQL, etc.)
Familiarity with distributed systems and computing at scale.
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®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, Egencia®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.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.