Our Technology team is the backbone of our company: constantly creating, testing, learning and iterating to better meet the needs of our customers. If you thrive in a fast-paced, ideas-led environment, you’re in the right place.
Come join Priceline’s growing engineering center in Mumbai consisting of a world class Data Engineering team. The new team will consist of 25 new roles, of a variety of levels, building from scratch new large scale cloud based initiatives for Priceline and our affiliates Booking.com, Agoda, KAYAK, and others.
The Cloud Data Architect will be a member of the Data Engineering team which provides data and process support across the entire company including our travel products, customer service, marketing and finance groups. This primary purpose of the role is to help design new data capabilities (data warehouse, data lake, ML platform) on the Google Cloud Platform as part of Priceline’s cloud migration journey. The role may include developing solutions to integrate new products into existing structures, determining the usefulness of data sets for use in ML processes or developing complex data sets for use in reporting or analytics. Other responsibilities would include researching new technologies and capabilities in the data space, developing documentation for users of new data sources, and educating others on data sources, access techniques and other capabilities.
The Cloud Data Architect must be experienced with the Google Cloud Platform, proficient in SQL (Preferably Oracle), have experience with one or more reporting tools (preferably Tableau, OBIEE, etc.), and demonstrate knowledge of data design, source to target specifications, prototyping data sets, process analysis, and critical thinking skills. The position also requires performing in depth ad-hoc data analysis and the ability to organize, integrate, and analyze large amounts of data both for operational support as well as for quality assurance and solution design purposes. The position must have an understanding of the capabilities that exist across various technologies such Relational DBs, Hadoop, Cloud DBs, etc.
The Cloud Data Architect should be able to demonstrate initiative in learning existing and new tools, subject areas, business processes, and technologies.
Required Skills and Experience
Experience building a data warehouse and a date lake on the cloud (Google platform) is a must have
In-Depth, hands on SQL development, with Oracle or BigQuery, but other technologies/implementations are OK.
Strong analytical skills to critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, and abstract up from low-level information to a more general understanding.
Should be assertive, persuasive, and be able to assume a leadership role in implementing solutions.
Able to bridge business and technical domains with an interest/ability to learn new technologies and business models, and subject areas.
Experience working with business customers understanding both stated and unstated requirements. Eliciting, organizing, and then translating and simplifying requirements.
Experience with one or more reporting tools including Tableau, Looker, Splunk, etc.
Ideally, candidate should have experience in one or more of the following; Machine Learning, Business Forecasting, Customer Analysis, Travel Industry, Web Site Analysis, or Management Reporting.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, including some technical writing skills.
Strong need for completion, with an ability to work around/through impediments.
Committed to high quality results with capability to QA own work.
Experience using other programming languages such as Unix Shell scripting or Python, as well as, knowledge of Data Engineering tools such as Informatica, AirFlow, etc. is a plus.
Demonstrated history of living the values important to Priceline: Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. Unquestionable integrity and ethic.
Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least 5 years’ experience
Priceline is an equal opportunity employer in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws.