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Senior Data Architect

United States - Washington - Seattle

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Senior Data Architect

Expedia Group Media Solutions is dedicated to build creative media partnerships for travel advertisers enabling them to use Expedia's network of leading travel brands and global sites. We have revolutionized the way brands reach and connect with online travel consumers, emerging as a leader in online advertising among travel and e-commerce brands. With a growing product portfolio offering a multitude of advertising and sponsorship opportunities, our Media Solutions team at Expedia has created an expansive marketing platform for advertising partners to reach the 144+ million worldwide monthly unique visitors that visit Expedia Group sites.

The Advertising Data Platform group at Media Solutions is building the next generation of advertising data services platform that will power the potential of data and provide insights to all traveler and advertiser uses-cases. We build and operate systems that centralize all of Expedia Group’s advertising data, making it easy for our systems and access and transform data for analytics, machine learning, and advertiser experiences. As the founding member on the team, you will drive the vision on data modeling, patterns, and processing of our large data. You will have many opportunities to collaborate across Expedia Group on real-time data processing patterns, modeling, data architecture, and Data Lake integrations.

We understand and embody the 'One Team' philosophy and always strive to model the Expedia Group core values and principles. We find creative ways to adapt from ideas like Agile, Lean, Continuous Delivery and the Scientific Method in many aspects of software data engineering. We are committed to a growth mindset fueled with curiosity.

What you’ll do:

  • You will define usage patterns and anti-patterns for data systems, processing, modeling, and storage technologies

  • You will work with project teams across analytics, engineering, and product, to define purpose-built schemas to handle large-scale and non-relational workloads

  • You will drive proof-of-concept or prototyping of data systems and data solutions

  • You will provide strategic influence across groups, projects, and products to implement cost-effective technology solutions to solve complex business problems

  • You will keep senior leadership informed of opportunities, costs, and risks associated with decisions made around the platform architecture and implementation

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s in Computer science, Mathematics; or related technical field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • 5+ years’ experience in designing high-scale non-relational schemas

  • You understand the ins and outs of how to effectively structure Hive data, have knowledge of data technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Cassandra or Presto

  • You are strongly grounded in relational and dimensional modeling techniques

  • You have an intimate knowledge of how to build data applications using Java, Scala, Python, or an equivalent language

  • You understand how to model data in non-relational stores such as Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis, and HBase. You know what works well, and what should be avoided on these systems

  • You understand data modeling, schema design patterns and modern data access patterns (including API, streams, data lake)

  • You understand the complexity of building data products in a multi-cloud, multi-region, distributed processing context and able to make decisions within the constraints of what's available

  • You are a committed teacher and someone who enjoys developing the technical maturity across the company

  • You have supported with analytics, data science and engineering teams and understand their unique needs and challenges

  • You have crafted streaming data solutions and know how to design events and messaging that traverse these systems

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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®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, 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, 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.

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Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Development

Locations
United States - Washington - Seattle
United States - Texas - Austin
United States - Illinois - Chicago
United States - Colorado - Denver
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Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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