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Data Engineer I

United States - Illinois - Chicago


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?

Are you passionate about making sure customers have the information they need to get the most out of every product they use?

Are you ready to help people go places?

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 wide range of data-sets like lodging booking, clickstream, and web scrape data, across a diverse technology stack ranging from Teradata and MS SQL-server to Hadoop, Spark, Qubole and AWS. We are looking for passionate, creative and innately curious data engineers to join a new team in Chicago to build a unified data service which would power the data needs of all partner facing applications in the lodging line of business.

As a data engineer I you will translate requirements into code, complete programming, and perform testing and debugging, ensuring consistency with defined standards.

What you’ll do with us:

  • Develop, debug, and modify components of software applications and tools.
  • You will write automated unit, integration and acceptance tests as appropriate to support our continuous integration pipelines
  • Support and solve data and/or system issues as needed
  • Provide improvements to solutions for a given problem.
  • You will resolve problems and roadblocks as they occur with help from peers or managers. Follow through on details and drive issues to closure.
  • You define, develop and maintain artifacts like technical design or partner documentation
  • You actively participate in code and design reviews
  • Participate in user story creation in collaboration with the team

Who you are:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in computer science or a related major and/or equivalent work experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience using code versioning tools for e.g Git or others
  • You have experience with Agile development methodology
  • 1-3+ years experience in Software Engineering

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.

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, 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

United States - Illinois - Chicago

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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