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Senior Software Engineer

China - Guangdong - Shenzhen


Senior Software Engineer

Are you fascinated by data and building robust data pipelines which process massive amounts of data at scale and speed to provide crucial insights to the end customer? This is exactly what we, the Lodging Data Tech (LDT) group in Expedia, do. Our mission is 'transforming Expedia’s lodging data assets into Data Products that deliver intelligence and real-time insights for our customers'. We work on creating data assets and products to support a variety of applications which are used by 1000+ market managers, analysts, and external hotel partners.  

Our work spans across a variety of data-sets like lodging booking, clickstream, and web scrape data, across a diverse technology stack ranging from Hadoop, Spark, Qubole and AWS to Teradata. We are looking for a senior data engineer to join our team in Shenzhen to build and maintain a large-scale data platform which would power the data needs of all partner facing applications in the lodging line of business.

What you’ll do:

  • Design, implement and deploy large scale data pipelines (both real time and batch) and back-end services on Big Data and AWS platforms.
  • Lead the end-to-end product life cycle for mid to large size projects: Design, development, testing, deployment, and providing operational excellence and support
  • Find and advocate for Industry standards and best practices in development methodologies, techniques, and technologies
  • Contribute to advancing the team's design methodology and quality programming practices and mentor junior team members to adapt best practices
  • Innovate and implement new ideas to solve complex software problems and prototype creative solutions to enable product MVP's
  • Anticipate and prevent problems and roadblocks, before they occur, and present technical issues and their impact to leadership
  • Effectively build and maintain a network of key contacts across company, and leverage these contacts to achieve results
  • Communicate and work effectively with geographically distributed cross functional teams 

Who you are:

You’ll fit this role if you have:

  • Degree in software engineering, computer science, informatics or a similar field.
  • 8-10+ years of work experience in software engineering.
  • Solid server-side programming skills (preferably Java or Scala), and hands-on experience in Spring, web services and RESTful APIs.
  • Proficient with algorithms and data structures, design patterns, multi-threading, concurrency, caching and distributed systems.
  • Experience with AWS technologies is a plus.
  • Experience with microservice architecture, and design – preferred.

*We're very supportive of relocation!*

Why join us:

Expedia Group recognizes our success is dependent on the success of our people.  We are the world's 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 make people's lives better – 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 consumer 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®, HomeAway®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Wotif®,®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Hotwire®, Classic Vacations®, Expedia® Media Solutions,™, Expedia Local Expert®, Expedia® CruiseShipCenters®, SilverRail Technologies, Inc., ALICE and Traveldoo®.


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.


Job Category
Technology Group

Job Function

China - Guangdong - Shenzhen

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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