Big Data Tech Lead (DevOps) (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 6,000+ 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.

The Opportunity:

Our systems scale across multiple data centres, totalling a few million writes per second and managing tens of petabytes of data. We deal with problems from real-time data-ingestion, replication, enrichment, storage and analytics. We are not just using Big Data technologies; we are pushing them to the edge.
Join us in the team that handles our Data Lake, a crucial platform that serves a wide range of business critical needs and applications from being used to train ML models for user-facing applications, to enabling reporting and monitoring, to empowering Product Owners to do research and experimentation hypothesis. The data lake is the very heart of our data-driven culture and spans hundreds of servers across multiple data centres at tens of PB scale.

In this Role, You will get to:

  • Improve scalability, stability, accuracy, speed and efficiency of our existing data systems
  • Debug , Patch, Contribute, and Administer open source software like Hadoop Ecosystem Projects, Spark, Trino, S3 compatible Object Storage, Docker
  • Design, build, test and deploy new libraries, frameworks or full systems for our core systems while keeping to the highest standards of testing and code quality
  • Work with experienced engineers and product owners to identify and build tools to automate many large-scale data management / analysis tasks

What You’ll need to Succeed:                     

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science /Information Systems/Engineering/related field
  • Expert level understanding of Java, Python, or Scala
  • 5 years experience administering Big Data technologies/tools/clusters at scale 
  • Strong experience using Spark
  • Expert level understanding of the following technical stack: HDFS, YARN, Oozie, Spark, MPP SQL engines like Impala or Trino
  • Good understanding of the following technologies: Object Storage, Kerberos, Kubernetes
  • Experience debugging and resolving production issues from large Data Lake Deployments 
  • Good understanding of the Linux Kernel with advance Linux systems administration skills

It’s Great if you have:

  • Good understanding of Hadoop ecosystems
  • Hadoop Administrator Experience
  • Experience working with private or public Cloud Computing and/or Object Storage
  • Experience working with Open-source products
  • Working in an agile environment using test driven methodologies

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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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Meet the Team

Pattararat Kongkietvanitch Working with talented people at Agoda has improved my skills and accelerated my career progression. Given the scale that Agoda handles, learn new things every day and have been given the opportunity to work with different tech and business stacks from end to end. Pattararat Kongkietvanitch Development Manager

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