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Senior Data Engineer

Company: Kayak Europe
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Job Description:

Our team and values"Love numbers" is one of KAYAK's core cultural values, and being the leading travel search engine worldwide means that we have a lot of numbers and data. Our marketing team depends on that data to share our product with travelers around the world- we want to enable everyone to be confident in travel planning.We're looking for a Senior Data Engineer to join our team. As a data engineer, you will be building the data foundations that will drive better business decisions in a fast-paced environment, and enable KAYAK to confidently scale user growth initiatives at a global scale. The data engineering team works closely with an international team of data scientists, analysts, software engineers, and marketing experts. As a team built from diverse backgrounds, we are looking for an experienced problem-solver to join us and contribute the strengths of their own experiences and expertise. About the positionThis role is software engineering focused, and a typical workday involves building software processes that manage high-volume data pipelines. You will extract data from a variety of internal and external sources and APIs, transform and clean data, and produce useful reporting and data interfaces. You will also be responsible for orchestration of our data pipelines, as well as contributing to data warehouse design and data management best practices.Our tech stack mainly consists of Python, Airflow, Snowflake, and Vertica.ResponsibilitiesDesign, implement, orchestrate, and maintain our high-volume data pipelining and orchestration platformsBuild reliable Python software processes to transform, parse, clean, combine, and process dataBuild dashboards and visualizations to support analytics stakeholdersBasic Qualifications4+ years industry in a data engineering or related roleExcellent programming skills in at least one high-level programming language. We primarily use Python in our data engineering team.Extensive experience in writing SQLSuperb interpersonal skills in English (both spoken and written)An interest in or desire to learn about the digital marketing domainExperience with data management in analytic data warehouses (ex. Snowflake, Vertica) is a plusSoft skillsYou are an outstanding teammate who loves to engage with colleagues at a professional and personal levelYou can handle a high volume of requests with frequent interruptions and prioritize their work while taking infrastructure and business needs into accountYou have an extraordinary technical communication skillsYou have strong collaboration skills with analytics and data science stakeholdersAbout KayakKAYAK, part of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ: BKNG), is the world's leading travel search engine. With billions of queries across our platforms, we help people find their perfect flight, stay, rental car, cruise, or vacation package. We're also transforming the in-travel experience with our app and new accommodation software. For more information, visit .As an employee of KAYAK, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each others strengths and insights. Together, we're able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.BenefitsGenerous paid vacationDay off on your birthdayCompany matched retirement plansHealth, dental and vision insurance plansFlexible Spending AccountsHeadspace SubscriptionDrinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.Weekly Catered LunchesFree massages from professional massage therapistsUniversal Paid Parental LeaveNote for Connecticut Residents: To receive estimated salary range information for this role pursuant to Connecticut's "An Act Concerning the Disclosure of Salary Range for a Vacant Position", email You must include the name of the position in your request.Diversity and InclusionWe aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more creative ideas, products, and better outcomes for our team members. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team. Whoever you are, just be you.We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform job responsibilities, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.#LI-ZW1

Keywords: Kayak Europe, Somerville , Senior Data Engineer, Engineering , Somerville, Massachusetts

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