System Engineer I
Are you an engineer with a passion for Observability and monitoring? We are looking for an upbeat, collaborative, and creative individual who is excited about the opportunity to improve monitoring for the worlds largest travel company via innovative technologies! The Observability team delivers logging, metrics, and tracing technologies to Expedia Group and its portfolio of Brands. You’ll join our team of engineers and developers from around the world as we solve some of the largest e-commerce customer experience challenges in the Fortune 500 arena. Your pursuit to deliver scalable and reliable solutions will be meaningful in our mission to deliver quality and insights to teams across the business.
You're a self-starter with an appetite to solve problems through development and engineering of resilient and capable systems. You get energized by the opportunity to apply your strong technical background and creative thinking to influence business direction. Networking and partnerships is at your core, and you realize the value in team work and strong communication. You are a quick study, and undeterred by new technologies and systems. A fast-paced environment is well suited to your critical thinking skills and ability to remain calm under pressure.
What you’ll do:
Drive platform stability by identifying areas where existing capabilities and processes require change, and where new ones need to be developed
Partner with internal customers to solve operational challenges and drive progress against broader business strategies.
Create functional and operational system requirements/specifications
Collaborates with team members to co-develop and solve problems, and seeks knowledge from domain specialists when needed
Drive proof of concepts using cutting edge technology with the intention of implementing in production
Efficiently builds and maintains a network of key contacts across company and nurtures these contacts to achieve results
Support and solve data and/or system issues as needed, including routine administration of platforms to maintain compliance.
Participate in user story creation and code design reviews.
Who you are:
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience.
Strong interpersonal skills
Established understanding of Observability fundamentals (Logging, Metrics, Tracing)
Proven experience working with monitoring platforms like DataDog, Splunk, InfluxDB, Grafana, and Prometheus.
Proficient in at least two of the following languages: Python, CloudFormation, Ansible. Golang experience a plus.
Experience with containerized applications and automation, and CI/CD frameworks to automate builds, test, and deployments.
Experience delivering cloud computing solutions using AWS services like ec2, S3, Dynamo, and vpce technologies
Comfortable with developer tools like GitHub, Chef, Ansible, Jenkins, and Perforce
Excellent organizational, communication, and technical skills.
Experience with Agile development methodologies
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™.
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