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Data Engineer III - Governance

United States - Texas - Austin


Brand Specific Description:

Position Overview:

Expedia’s Data Management and Governance (EDMG) organization is an enterprise function chartered with enabling and maintaining metadata management, data quality, and data architecture; facilitating a community of data stewards; and providing oversight and monitoring into effectiveness of our capabilities and compliance to standards and regulations. Our goal is to simplify the data landscape by making data easy to discover while protecting the security and integrity of our most valued data assets. We aim to provide practical and scalable solutions that empower data-driven business, moving the innovation and progress of the enterprise forward.

As the Data Governance Engineer, you will lead implementation to enable our Data Governance and Compliance programs. You’ll work to define requirements and business processes as well as implement controls to manage, govern, and protect our data ensuring we achieve our internal data management and governance standards while complying to various regulations.  This job includes working with our larger EDMG team as well as Compliance, Security, Legal, Engineering, and Product teams across the organization.


  • Develop frameworks and implement solutions to manage critical data at-scale ensuring regulatory requirements are adhered to and embedded in data processes; critical data might include business critical, PCI, PII, personal data
  • In partnership with Security and data stewards, develop a process to monitor, identify, and remediate data handling concerns
  • Work with cross-functional teams to integrate Data Governance controls in existing business and technical processes
  • Develop mechanisms to gain insight into data access and implement processes to manage data access at-scale
  • Build repeatable processes and systems to support Data Governance compliance reporting, including data protection and data privacy insights
  • Identify areas of continuous improvement and automation in data governance space
  • Contribute to a culture innovation and trust by evangelizing and adopting best practices with well-defined goals and metrics
  • Foster cross-functional and cross-team collaboration by building trust and relationships with Security, Legal, Product and Engineering teams.


  • A passion for Data Governance combined with strong knowledge of Data Governance principles and best practices
  • Experience building and implementing frameworks for effective data handling
  • Experience with data security (including PCI, PII data), as well as CCPA and GDPR privacy laws and regulations
  • Experience designing, building, and implementing solutions to handle data in-line with governance and regulations
  • Technical experience in cloud and big data technologies
  • Self-starter who enjoys taking on challenging problems and operationalizing solutions
  • Excellent communications skills (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with both business and technical teams

Experience and Qualification:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Computer Engineering, MIS, Data Engineering or a related field
  • 5+ years of professional experience in data security and data governance

Relocation (Y/N):

At Expedia Group, we believe in bringing people together and creating an inclusive workplace where everyone belongs and can do their best work. We care about our employees’ safety and wellbeing, so we’re requiring new hires in the U.S. to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and present acceptable proof of vaccination before their start date as a condition of employment. Expedia Group will consider requests for a reasonable accommodation as required under applicable law.

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.


Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function
Program Management (Technology)

United States - Texas - Austin
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Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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