Data Lead/ Staff Software Engineer (Bangkok based, relocation provided)

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Bangkok, Thailand

About Agoda 

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 2.5 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 4,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world.

Get to Know Our Team

The Data department oversees all of Agoda’s data-related requirements. Our ultimate goal is to enable and increase the use of data in the company through creative approaches and the implementation of powerful resources such as operational and analytical databases, queue systems, BI tools, and data science technology. We hire the brightest minds from around the world to take on this challenge and equip them with the knowledge and tools that contribute to their personal growth and success while supporting our company’s culture of diversity and experimentation. The role the Data team plays at Agoda is critical as business users, product managers, engineers, and many others rely on us to empower their decision making. We are equally dedicated to our customers by improving their search experience with faster results and protecting them from any fraudulent activities. Data is interesting only when you have enough of it, and we have plenty. This is what drives up the challenge as part of the Data department, but also the reward.

The Opportunity

One of the most interesting challenges with the Fraud team is to create an infrastructure that is flexible enough to quickly react to new fraud trends. Fraudsters quickly adapt to new patterns, and they are constantly finding new loopholes in order to commit fraud. Fraud Infra team is all about creating a platform that facilitates and allows the Fraud team to quickly counter these patterns and work efficiently. The team, for example, is developing an infrastructure to generate machine learning features so that our AI can be developed in a timely manner.

In This Role, You’ll Get to

  • Design,develop and maintain big data and machine learning processing pipelines
  • Improve scalability, stability, and efficiency of our existing data systems
  • Write great code and help others write great code
  • Collaborate with other teams and departments

What You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Bachelor’s Degree / Master/ Ph.D. in computer science or equivalent experience
  • Over 3 to 5 years of working experience in tech industry experience
  • Over 2 years of hands-on experience working with technology like Spark, Hadoop, Kafka
  • Good understanding of algorithms and data structure
  • Strong Coding ability
  • Experience with a modern programing language like Scala, Java, Python
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

It’s Great If You Have

  • Knowledge and experience with machine learning
  • Experience with Scrum/Agile development methodologies
  • Experience building large-scale distributed products

 

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Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Agoda, we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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