Data Engineer

Company Name: Expedia
Location: London
Date Posted: 15th Mar, 2018
Description:
  • Help design, build, maintain and operate the data pipeline that runs our bidding platform 
  • Work with the team to devise, implement and test new tactics and strategies 
  • Build rapid prototypes to enable quick feedback through our A: B test framework 
  • Help understand performance and results, and think of new ways to visualise our data 
  • Come up with ideas for new sources of insight and help integrate new datasets 
  • Help the team deliver our P&L targets whilst meeting our RoI expectations 
     
Qualification:

Required:
Degree with strong analytical focus (Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Statistics etc) 
Fluent in python, moderate to advanced in SQL 
You can talk about code that you designed and built yourself, although you need to be able to code in a team too 
Great problem solving and analytical skills combined with the ability to explain concepts to both technical and non-technical audiences 
Ability to prioritise, communicate and deliver in the face of complex projects and time-sensitive deliverables 

Desirable:
Familiarity with python's core big data / data science libraries: e.g. pandas, scikit-learn etc 
Experience building big data pipelines with e.g. airflow 
Experience doing ETL and a solid understanding of database design 
Familiarity with core Hadoop technologies: e.g. hive, spark 
Experience with online technologies and ecommerce