Senior Data Engineer
Flights, Remote
Posted on 2/12/2023
Seattle, WA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Apache Spark
Apache Kafka
Data Analysis
Google Cloud Platform
  • 3+ years of recent experience building and operating high-volume and high-reliability data processing systems
  • A strong sense of ownership over outcomes, and preference for results over process
  • Hands-on experience working with the Google Cloud Platform suite of tools
  • Experience with data warehousing, data infrastructure, and ETL (Terraform, AirFlow, Dataflow, BigQuery or similar tools)
  • Enthusiasm to collaborate across multiple teams and stakeholders on abstract problems and developing solutions
  • ETL batch and workflow orchestration with AWS Data Pipeline/Airflow or similar
  • Experience with designing and building large scale data pipelines in distributed environments with technologies such as Hadoop, Cassandra, Kafka, Spark, HBase, etc
  • Backend development experience with Scala, Java, Python, unix shell scripting and a zeal for writing well-designed, testable software
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools such or Data Studio, Amplitude, Tableau, or similar
  • Demonstrated ability to create a vision, architecting scalable long term solutions that apply technology to solve business problems
  • Hopper sold around $4 billion in travel and travel fintech in 2022, up nearly 3X over 2021. In 2022, Hopper increased its revenue 2.5X year-over year
  • The company's bespoke fintech products, such as Flight Disruption Guarantee and Price Freeze, now represent 30-40% of Hopper's total app revenue
  • Given the success of its fintech products, Hopper launched a B2B initiative called Hopper Cloud in late 2021. Through this partnership program, any travel provider (airlines, hotels, banks, travel agencies, etc.) can integrate and seamlessly distribute Hopper's fintech or travel inventory. As its first Hopper Cloud partnership
  • Hopper partnered with Capital One to co-develop Capital One Travel, a new travel portal designed specifically for cardholders
  • Recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by Fast Company four years in a row, Hopper has been downloaded over 80 million times and continues to have millions of new installs each month
  • Hopper has raised over $700 million USD of private capital and is backed by some of the largest institutional investors and banks in the world. Hopper is primed to continue its acceleration as the world's fastest-growing mobile-first travel marketplace
  • Enable data-driven insights, accurate reporting by ensuring consistent, accurate, and accessible data for internal analysis
  • Work backwards from customer needs with Product to set and achieve measurable goals regarding data integrity
  • Develop and distribute best practices for recording, storing, and processing product data to facilitate rapid development and self-service
  • Draft and review specifications and plans relating to data generation and consumption related to the team's products
  • Write, review, and deploy production code related to data storage and processing for the team's products
  • Promote a culture of ownership of data concerns within the team
Desired Qualifications
  • Degree in a relevant technical field (Computer Science, Mathematics or Statistics)
  • Broad understanding of cloud contact center technologies and operations

1,001-5,000 employees

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