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Data Platform Engineer III

United Kingdom - London


Data Platform Engineer III

Expedia Group seeks motivated and results-oriented Data Engineers, to join their awesome Storage & Analytics Engineering team.

What you'll do

As a Data Engineer working on an industry-leading Data Platform, you will collaborate with other experienced software engineers to drive improvements to our technology, design and develop new services and software solutions, and build and track metrics to ensure high-quality results. You will have the chance to work with business partners and leaders to influence and drive product vision and lead the design of our systems.

We love contributing our work to open source communities, and have successfully done so with tools like Circus Train and Waggle Dance. Recently, we added Hive support to Apache Iceberg.

We guarantee you’ll learn a lot and won't be bored!

  • Write clear, efficient, and well-tested code.
  • Be part of an agile team that is continuously learning and improving.
  • Coach junior team members.
  • Develop scalable and highly performant distributed systems with everything this entails (availability, monitoring, resiliency).
  • Help us shape the future of Data Lakes.
  • Take architectural ownership for various critical components and systems.
  • Evolve development standards and design patterns.
  • Deploy and maintain applications in production environments.
  • Communicate and document solutions and design decisions.

Who you are

  • Around 3-5 years of core and server-side Java programming (Spring, concurrency, streams, lambdas).
  • Knowledge of the Hadoop ecosystem (Spark, Hadoop, Hive).
  • Strong experience with cloud computing platforms (AWS, EMR, S3, Kubernetes, Docker).
  • Experience with microservice architecture, design, and standard methodologies with an eye towards scale.
  • Experience working in an Agile way (scrum, code reviews, pair programming).
  • Experience with Kafka (Spark Streaming, Flink).
  • Experience with performance and scalability tuning, algorithms, and computational complexity.
  • Experience with Linux/Python (bash scripting, grep, sed, awk).
  • Passionate about open source!

Why Join Us

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are a global 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 bring the world within reach – that responsibility inspires us to be the place where exceptional people want to do their best work, and to provide them the 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.

If you have a hunger to make a difference with one of the most loved 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®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia Cruises™ and SilverRail Technologies, Inc. For more information, visit

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®, 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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