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Director, Data Engineering

R3666

Location

New York

Norwalk

Career Track

Technology

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Director, Data Engineering

R3666

Location

New York

Norwalk

Career Track

Technology

This role is eligible for our five day flex office work model.

Director, Data Engineer

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.

Why this job’s a big deal:

The Director, Data Team will drive all data engineering initiatives for building the next-gen data platform at Priceline. Our mission critical systems handle a large infrastructure that caters to billions of user base across the world.  The Data team at Priceline is excited about working in a petabyte 24*7 environment, collaborative forward thinking approach, and with a sense of urgency provide both internal & external audiences to resolve issues related to performance of our infrastructure. 

In this role you will get to:

  • Lead, coach, motivate, mentor, foster innovation, and staff management of 20+ Data Engineers across multiple geographies while working in an agile environment

  • Drive strategic data initiatives and be responsible for delivering on the goals and commitments of the team.

  • Focus on delivery and execution of multi quarter initiatives 

  • Lead and contribute to design sessions and translate to manageable work components that can be assigned to the team.

  • Collaborate with peers  to design data platform components and ensure the big picture is understood by engineers.

  • Champion for the data team, responsible for employee engagement and job satisfaction.

  • Build recommendation and personalization solutions catered towards customer experience

  • Hire and grow technical talent.

  • Set goals and expectations for every member in the team and provide continuous and meaningful feedback.

  • Mentor and help grow the junior team members.

Who you are:

  • Experience managing a team of 20 or more engineers (preferable in data).

  • 5+ years of relevant data experience.

  • At least 10 years of work experience.

  • Education in Computer Science or related fields.

  • Well versed in Big data technologies and keeps knowledge current.

  • Hands-on experience in Agile software development.

  • Experience in data warehousing, data ingestion, data lake, machine learning and analytics pipelines.

  • Skilled in SQL and Python.

  • Cloud experience is required, preferably on GCP.

  • Familiarity with the following technologies is a plus: Kafka, BigQuery, BigTable, DataProc, GCS, Spark, DataFlow.

  • Experience migrating on-premises databases and pipelines to the cloud.

  • Must be able to work in a collaborative fashion with scrum team leads based in the US.

  • Excellent communication skills, experience working with US based teams is a must.

  • Experienced people leader.

  • Illustrated history of living the values necessary to Priceline:  Customer, Innovation, Team, Accountability and Trust. 

  • The Right Results, the Right Way is not just a motto at Priceline; it’s a way of life. Unquestionable integrity and ethics is essential.

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