Data Engineer

Newingreen, England, United Kingdom · Web

Description

Package: DOE + profit share + benefits

Hours: We're flexible for the right person; full-time, part-time, job share etc

Travel Technology is in our Blood

At Holiday Extras we believe time is precious, and holidays are some of the most precious times we have. So it’s fitting our purpose and promise to our customers is less hassle, more holiday.

We’re a fast-moving travel technology business, obsessed with making it easy for customers to make the most of their trip. With over 4 million bookings a year we are one of the UK’s most innovative travel companies and continue to grow fast and expand our offering as a trips-based business.

We’re the UK market leader in travel ancillaries; once you have booked a flight and accommodation, we take care of the rest. That includes airport hotels, insurance, airport parking, lounges, foreign currency, car hire, resort transfers and attractions. Almost all of our business is conducted online, either direct through our own website and app or through our network of partners that include the major travel retailers, airlines and tour operators.

Our product engineering team are based in our custom-built Wave and Reef campuses, just 5 minutes from the beach in Hythe, Kent, less than an hour from London. We also have engineers in Sofia (Bulgaria) and at our tech hub in Birmingham. In total we have more than 130 people working on our product development including engineers, product managers, testers, and designers.

The Data Team

The Data team at Holiday Extras are a growing, versatile and dedicated team; we're looking for a Data Engineer to join us! We work closely with the whole business to make sure everyone has access to the right data, at the right time. We have some exciting goals to achieve and we are constantly working towards having data that powers intelligent, personal and useful conversations with our customers.

We’re in the process of moving our data storage to a scalable environment using Google Cloud Services. We are experimenting with live streaming data and improving our batch processing. We are continuously collecting and exposing data sources to feed new data sets, empowering the business continue to learn and grow.

We pride ourselves on being able to offer exciting challenges, whilst also providing a flexible, fulfilling environment in which to work, in the heart of the Kent countryside, 5 minutes from the beach. We're open to full time or part time applications; we just want to find the right person for the job. Our Learning Academy, quiet Lounge, supportive environment and focus on personal development, help our team members grow and become experts in their field! We have fortnightly “Project Lounge” days where you have the chance to work on anything extending your knowledge in different business areas or simply collaborate in a project to make a difference to the business.

You will be joining at an exciting period of exceptional projected growth; Our people move fast and deliver excellence at pace, never accepting second best. We may have been in business 33 years, but Holiday Extras is an innovative and entrepreneurial travel-tech business with a startup mentality.

Here’s what we’re looking for:

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