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Software Development Engineer II - Web Scraping

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Software Development Engineer II

Are you a highly motivated Software Development Engineer who wants to own, enhance, and develop automated solutions through web scrapping and join the talented team of Competitive analysis. If you're not satisfied with the status quo and constantly want to improve things, we want you here! Come join us and help build the automated solutions that helps the global product teams of Expedia to understand about the competitive products and insights.

The mission of competitive analysis team is to provide best-in-class competitive insights to the internal product teams and help them prioritize and beat the competition in various global markets. The role will provide an opportunity to be part of an important and priority workstream, and work with other developers and products analyst to build automated solutions through web scrapping. The role will also provide an opportunity to build and lead the pilot project for forecasting and predictive modelling in near future and help the product teams with early warning signals

Our purpose is to bring the world within reach. In order to accomplish that, we are seeking an innovative, creative and analytical developer, who is passionate about Expedia and the future of travel.

If you enjoy solving complex problems, work effectively with cross-functional teams and thrive in a constantly evolving landscape, then this opportunity will be exciting for you.

Additional benefits with this role involve - Constant Learning & Development support towards individual needs, flexibility with timings and opportunity to uncover emerging trends.

We observe multiple industry players and their products, and thus you will be always working on some new challenge

What you'll do:

  • Build automated solutions to scrape data & images from web and app platforms

  • Develop tools & techniques related to the various data extraction processes

  • Process and compare the extracted data to further refine the output

  • Store the extracted data into S3 or similar other destinations

Who you are:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or related field; or equivalent related professional experience

  • 2-4 years of Experience in Web Scraping or Crawling through Scrapy, Selenium, Beautiful Soup or any other frameworks and related libraries

  • Experience with Java or python scripting

  • Demonstrate the working knowledge or project of any past scrapping e-commerce website

  • Sound Knowledge in various crawling methods, concepts, and bypassing Bot Detection Techniques

  • Good knowledge of Various Databases from RDBMS to SQL

  • Web RestFul APIs / Microservices Development Experience

  • Experience or passion in building predictive and forecasting analytical models

About Expedia Group 

Expedia Group (NASDAQ: EXPE) powers travel for everyone, everywhere through our global platform. Driven by the core belief that travel is a force for good, we help people experience the world in new ways and build lasting connections. We provide industry-leading technology solutions to fuel partner growth and success, while facilitating memorable experiences for travelers. Expedia Group's family of brands includes: Brand Expedia®, Hotels.com®, Expedia® Partner Solutions, Vrbo®, trivago®, Orbitz®, Travelocity®, Hotwire®, Wotif®, ebookers®, CheapTickets®, Expedia Group™ Media Solutions, Expedia Local Expert®, CarRentals.com™, and Expedia Cruises™.  

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  • India - Haryana - Gurgaon

  • Technology

  • Full-Time Regular

  • 11/18/2022

  • ID # R-77294

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