Senior Data Engineer Visualization

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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 3.6 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.

Our Purpose – Bridging the World Through Travel 

We believe travel allows people to enjoy, learn and experience more of the amazing world we live in. It brings individuals and cultures closer together, fostering empathy, understanding and happiness.
We are a skillful, driven and diverse team from across the globe, united by a passion to make an impact. Harnessing our innovative technologies and strong partnerships, we aim to make travel easy and rewarding for everyone.

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:
Join our dynamic data team and play a pivotal role in shaping the user experience for individuals utilizing BI tools at Agoda. As a Senior data engineer (Visualization) you will primarily work with leading platforms such as Tableau, Metabase, and Superset, while also having the chance to explore other technologies. Your key responsibilities will include:

User Experience Focus – Take charge of enhancing the user experience for those leveraging BI tools, ensuring seamless interactions with platforms like Tableau, Metabase, and Superset. Your efforts will directly contribute to optimizing the usability and effectiveness of these tools.

Data Storytelling through Visualization – Empower individuals to leverage data as a storytelling tool. Guide and mentor teams on how to effectively use data visualization techniques to convey insights and narratives, fostering a culture of data-driven decision-making.

Exploration of Big Data Platforms – Seize the opportunity to delve into cutting-edge technologies, including Big Data platforms such as Hadoop, Vertica, and Cube. Work on projects that involve large-scale data processing, analysis, and visualization, contributing to our commitment to staying at the forefront of technological advancements.
This role offers a unique blend of enhancing user experiences, promoting data-driven storytelling, and exploring advanced technologies in the realm of Big Data. If you are passionate about BI visualization, user-centric design, and want to be at the forefront of innovation in data analytics, this is the perfect opportunity for you. Join us in driving the next wave of business intelligence at Agoda.

In this Role, You’ll Get to:

  • User Support and Empowerment: Assist both business and IT users in maximizing the potential of our BI tools, enabling them to independently achieve their daily tasks and goals.

  • Training and Knowledge Transfer: Conduct training courses on visualization tools and knowledge-sharing sessions for internal teams to enhance their proficiency.

  • Performance Optimization: Implement performance tuning measures for dashboards and SQL scripts, providing consultative guidance on best practices to create efficient dashboards and optimize SQL scripts.

  • Effective Communication: Keep users informed about product updates and incidents affecting them. Collaborate with stakeholder teams to investigate and resolve dashboard performance issues.

  • User Adoption and Monitoring: Enhance and maintain tool user adoption while establishing robust processes for monitoring tool usage.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Educational Background: Degree in IT-related fields, Computer Science, MIS, or equivalent experience.

  • Experience: 3+ years of relevant experience in Business Intelligence, data warehouse concepts, and proficiency with data tools such as MSDT, Tableau, Metabase, Superset, SQL Server, Vertica, Hadoop, and ETL tools.

  • Technical Proficiency: Strong command of SQL and the ability to write complex queries for big data.

  • Skills and Attributes: Service-minded, multitasking, problem-solving individual with excellent communication skills. Fast learner with a willingness to understand non-technical business and industry knowledge. Strong presentation skills.

  • Language Proficiency: Strong proficiency in English, including speaking, reading, and writing.

  • Team Collaboration: Ability to work both independently and as a team player.

It’s Great If You Have: (Optional)

  • Big Data Knowledge: Familiarity and experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Impala, Spark, and advanced ETL techniques.

  • Coding: Python, XML

  • Project Management Experience: Previous experience in project management.

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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To all recruitment agencies: Agoda does not accept third party resumes. Please do not send resumes to our jobs alias, Agoda employees or any other organization location. Agoda is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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