Senior Data Architect
Egencia LLC
London, UK
6d ago


Are you a Data Architect with a strong background in software engineering, looking to join a leading technology company to help build outstanding travel products?

Are you passionate about data and everything it powers? Are you interested in joining our team's efforts to make access to data undeniably easy?

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(EPS) 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.

Our expertise spans across all industry segments, powering many areas of the travel industry : Online Travel, Loyalty and Membership Organizations, Corporate travel companies, Hotels, Airlines, Railways, Financial Institutions, Offline retail, and E-commerce Companies.

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.

About the position :

We're looking for a hardworking and experienced Data Architect to help design data systems that are used for : partner and customer analysis, analytics signals for data-science, anomaly detection, and business forecasting.

As part of a larger Data Technology group, you will support the Product, Platform and Technology teams located across London (UK), Springfield (MO), Chicago (IL) and Bellevue (WA).

In this highly visible role, you will drive the vision for how EPS uses data technologies on our internal platforms and cloud services.

Staying fresh on the latest standards and methodologies is essential in earning the trust and respect of our teams and valued partners.

You will have many opportunities to collaborate across Expedia Group on real-time data processing patterns, modeling, data architecture, and traditional BI / DW integration.

You have art to interact with internal technical teams, as well as excellent relationship-building and people / communication skills.

You are also someone who seeks opportunities for increased efficiencies, and enjoys a collaborative, multi-discipline team to foster mature products and reliable systems continuously.

You're already familiar with large-scale enterprise environments.

Your responsibilities :

  • You will define usage patterns and anti-patterns for data systems, processing, modeling, and storage technologies.
  • You will work alongside a diverse team of engineers, collaborating closely across EPS, Expedia Group Data Platform, and other brands engineering teams.
  • You will bring a holistic brand and enterprise view into new data system design.
  • You will create documents that ensure consistency in development across the organization.
  • You will work with different project teams across analytics, technology, and product, to define purpose-built schemas to handle large-scale and non-relational workloads.
  • You will provide strategic influence across groups, projects, and products to implement cost-effective technology solutions to solve complex business problems.
  • You will facilitate conceptual discussions to meet business objectives.
  • You can provide technical coaching and mentorship across engineering and architecture teams, cultivating an environment of innovation, collaboration, and inclusion.
  • You will keep senior leadership informed of opportunities, costs, and risks associated with decisions made around the platform architecture and implementation.
  • You will participate in architectural reviews, ensuring the best patterns are in place, while early identify upstream and downstream side effects.
  • Participate and drive proof-of-concept or prototyping of data systems and data solutions.
  • Build strong relationships with a network of data experts across other Expedia Group and with other EPS Technology teams.
  • Your background :

  • You have a passion for our business and can communicate with and relate to the problems that our company wants to solve.
  • You are solidly grounded in relational and dimensional modeling techniques.
  • You have strong experience with AWS data cloud services.
  • You have an intimate knowledge of how to build data applications using Java, Scala, Python, or a similar language.
  • You understand the in and outs of how to effectively structure Hive data.
  • You understand how to model data in non-relational stores such as Cassandra, Elasticsearch, DynamoDB, and Redis. You know what works well, and what should be avoided on these systems.
  • You have proven experience in a Data Specialist / Architect capacity, designing high-scale relational and non-relational schemas.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and influencing skills, with the ability to explain technical details and challenges to a wide variety of audiences (including executive leadership).
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, collaborative and fast-paced environment
  • Experience utilizing cloud technologies and services with Amazon AWS preferred
  • You are a committed teacher and someone who enjoys developing technical maturity across the company.
  • You have designed data systems with data science teams and understand their unique needs and challenges.
  • You have crafted streaming data solutions and know how to design events and messaging that traverse these systems.
  • 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.

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