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Software Engineer, Data Platform

United Kingdom - London


Are you a Software Engineer with a strong background in DevOps, looking to join a leading technology company to outstanding data products?

Are you passionate about data and everything it powers?

Do you want to shape the future of a new streaming first Data Platform?

Are you ready to help people travel, go from anywhere to somewhere, by all means possible?

If this sounds like you, keep reading.

About Expedia Partner Solutions:

Expedia Partner Solutions is the B2B partnership brand of Expedia Group - We bring the Product, technology, and operations together to accelerate and take innovation to our partners. Our ambition is to unlock the power of Expedia for partners; our mission is to fuel our partners’ growth through our unique technology, travel supply, and support services.

We are all about travel but also about state-of-the-art data technology, AI and ML. Data is our underlying foundation. The only way to operate at an immense scale is to develop our technologies, explore cloud capabilities, and take advantage of the broader Expedia data engineering excellence on an exciting and collaborative test/learning environment.

As of today, the streaming platform processes more than 4b domain event messages per day, 11.5 TB that we transform and enrich, making it available for all internal functions, people, and services.

About the position:

We are looking for a software engineer to join the Data Platform team, to design, develop, setup, and the next generation of data streaming pipeline and data-lake solutions.

If you are someone with a growth mindset and love solving complex and meaningful problems, join us on this exciting journey.

You will help make sense of petabytes of Data while building, supporting, and delivering state-of-the-art stream, and batch data flow. The data teams exist at the core of Business, Analytics, and Data Science operations, facilitating decision-making by providing the right data, at the right time, to the right people or system.

Our team really enjoy:

  • A friendly and collaborative team who are keen to share their knowledge and continuously learn new things.
  • A bias for action, iterating in solutions, enabling AI-ML through the underlying data, ingested transformed and manage by the team.
  • Contribute to Open-Source, and evangelize high standard methodologies.
  • Get the opportunity to work and evolve a cloud-based data lake backed by the full suite technologies and including Kafka, Spark, Airflow, Hive, Kinesis, EMR, and Docker.


  • You will develop various facets of data capture, data processing, storage, and distribution.
  • You will write clean, maintainable and well-tested code, through the support of pair programming and code reviews.
  • You will propose new ways of doing things and contribute to the system architecture.
  • You will identify performance and data challenges, suggesting code and architecture improvements.
  • You will deploy and maintain systems and services in production environments.
  • You will actively monitor the health of applications owned and address issues.
  • You communicate and document solutions and design decisions.
  • You understand and know how to apply AWS standard methodologies and products (compute, storage, databases).
  • You will take architectural ownership for various critical components and systems.
  • You will work with Product and other technology teams to flesh out and deliver on requirements in a prompt manner.

Experience and qualification

  • You have proven experience working with data at scale.
  • You have experience designing and architecting complex systems that scale well with large volumes of data.
  • You are experienced with at least one modern programming language (e.g., Scala, Python, or Java).
  • You have developed and worked with open source technologies like Kafka, Hadoop, Hive, Presto, and Spark (a bonus).
  • You are rigorous writing high-quality code, automated testing, applying the best engineering principles.

Why join us:

We’ll take your career on a journey that’s flexible and right for you, whilst recognising and rewarding your achievements…

  • A conversation around flexible working and what is right for you is encouraged from day one/your first conversations with EPS.
  • Competitive salaries and many growth opportunities within the wider Expedia Group.
  • Option to attend conferences globally and enrich the technology skills you are passionate about.
  • Cash and Stock rewards for achievers and impact.
  • Extensive travel rewards and discounts for all employees!

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.

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.

Expedia Group is one of world's largest travel platforms. We help knock down the barriers to travel, making it easier, more enjoyable, more attainable and more accessible. We are here to bring the world within reach for customers and partners around the globe. We use our platform and technology capabilities across an extensive portfolio of businesses and brands to orchestrate the movement of people and the delivery of travel experiences on a both local and global scale.

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®.

Join our family of brands to change the face of travel.

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

United Kingdom - London

Job Type
Full-Time Regular

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