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Software Development Engineer II - Search Engine Marketing

United States - Washington - Seattle


Software Development Engineer II - Search Engine Marketing

As a Software Engineer in Expedia Group's Search Engine Marketing (SEM) team you will play a meaningful role in assisting the global marketing organization to accomplish initiatives,
through data and engineering sophisticated data pipelines, BI, algorithm building, and running analyses on our efficacy of marketing spend.

It’s essential for you to be comfortable working with complex data and be able to effectively communicate actionable findings. You must be willing to go deep, navigate through ambiguity,
and work in an environment where you must partner with multiple team members to achieve success. Your technical knowledge, business sense, and analytical skills will be tested as we
bring on new initiatives and optimize existing marketing initiatives.

What you’ll do:

  • Help design, build, maintain, and operate the data pipeline that runs our data platforms, including algorithms and reporting

  • Drive technical implementation & software development at the application/product level for enterprise projects

  • Use your outstanding engineering skills, software designs, and technical knowledge to deliver technical solutions to solve marketing problems

  • Improve the operational aspects of the platform with updates to our deployment process, test automation, performance tuning, and monitoring

  • Build rapid prototypes to enable quick feedback through our A:B test framework to help understand performance and results, and think of new ways to visualize data.

  • Work with the team to devise, implement and test new strategies

  • Provide solid judgment calls and tradeoff analysis, and communicate effectively with the organization

  • Actively participate in group technology reviews to critique work of self and others

  • Help the team deliver P&L targets whilst meeting ROAS expectations and continue to build and provide technical solutions to business problems

Who you are:

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science/Mathematics/Engineering/Statistics/Information systems or related technical field or Equivalent related professional experience

  • Strong analytical & builder focus

  • 2+ years of experience with Python, SQL, Java, HQL, Hive, Pyspark, or similar programming languages

  • Familiarity with Digital Marketing (SEM, SEO, Marketing optimization/operations)

  • Sharp abilities data mining, statistical modeling, and business analysis Experience in ETL data warehousing and analytics projects, including using AWS technologies—Redshift, S3, EC2, and other technologies

  • Familiarity with AWS, Databricks, Pycharm, and DevOps processes

  • Experience with python's core big data / data science libraries: e.g., pandas, scikit-learn etc

  • Great problem solving and analytical skills combined with the ability to explain concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences

  • Ability to prioritize, communicate and deliver complex projects and time-sensitive Deliverables

  • Previous experience building algorithm and data science libraries and methods applied to auction marketplaces

  • Technical Writing


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, 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

United States - Washington - Seattle

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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