Information Technology

Staff Big Data Engineer

USA - IL - Chicago

Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families? We are the leading vacation rental website with over two million online bookable vacation rentals. Our mission is to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler through our online marketplace and we're committed to helping families and friends find the perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. Our culture is one that strives on solving difficult problems focusing on product engineering based on hypothesis testing to empower people to come up with ideas.   

Are you passionate about turning click stream data into actionable insights for the company? Can you design and develop next generation real-time data pipelines and self-service analytics around event streams? Do you love to solve challenging problems at speed and scale? You want to work for a company that is product centric and data driven? You want to be a part of culture that fosters test & learn and OneTeam approach across the company? If so, this opportunity is a great fit for you.

What You'll Do:

    ·        Drive technical design and development around real-time data analytics.
    ·        Lead data analytics initiative in a multi-functional matrixed environment.
    ·        Design cloud data analytics platform & enable self-service tools to democratize data.
    ·        Audience focused (C-team, Engineers, Leaders etc.) communications with influence and clarity.
    ·        Mentor and develop data Engineering teams on newer technologies.


    ·        Experience building data pipelines and analytics systems on distributed data systems on AWS, using spark.
    ·        Experience Scala and Python
    ·        Experience building batch pipelines with data from event data streams, NoSQL and APIs.
    ·        Solid experience in Clickstream domain (tracking libraries, server side logging, canonical event model, data & self-service analytics etc.) a huge plus


    ·        Competitive health and insurance benefits
             Annual target bonus or commission
    ·        Paid vacation and sick time
    ·        Vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
    ·        Free snacks and beverages
    ·        Frequent company update talks with our leadership team
    ·        Free listing on
    ·        Electric, adjustable stand-up desk
    ·        Discounted Metro &Rail pass
    ·        Casual dress code

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