Staff Business Intelligence Engineer

Have you ever had the opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people in a meaningful way and help them enjoy time away with their friends and families building memories? That is what we do here at HomeAway.com. We are the leading vacation rental website in the world with more than 1 million online bookable vacation rentals. Our mission is to make every vacation rental in the world available to every traveler in the world through our online marketplace and we're committed to helping families and friends find the perfect vacation rental to create unforgettable travel experiences together. As for engineering, we solve problems of scale and work on cutting edge and open-source technologies. Our culture is one that strives on solving difficult problems focusing on product engineering based on hypothesis testing to empower people to come up with ideas.

As a Lead (Staff) Enterprise BI Engineer at HomeAway - you'll play a role in designing a world class BI solution from the ground up and help drive our Corporate reporting and visualization platform into the future. You will work closely with Product, Business and EDW teams to understand reporting requirements and design/propose BI solutions that are simple, creative, scalable, and reliable. This effort will drive critical business decisions and support operations globally.

Our goals are to create a single Business Intelligence data warehouse to create a single source to house data from different feeds across marketing, sales, finance, ecommerce and other areas. In order to do this we are investigating enterprise solutions that will work best in our environment so exposure to multiple tools like MicroStrategy, Microsoft SSAS, Cognos or other tools would be great. Other technologies we use here include ClickStream, Hadoop, Spark, Splunk, and DataMeer to name a few. 


- Participate in meetings with various stakeholders on a regular basis and understand their vision/roadmap
- Engage with the business, product and Engineering teams to understand their requirements and convert them to technical specifications  
  whenever necessary
- Propose and prototype BI reporting solutions that are holistic (span multiple departments or Enterprise wide), simple, creative, scalable and
- Evaluate new tools and technologies on a regular basis and make recommendations as necessary
- Mentor the reporting team on the industry standards, best practices and optimal solutions
- Drive design reviews and code reviews to ensure standards are met
- Present the solutions to the stakeholders in a broader group setting


- 10+ years of strong hands-on experience in building reporting solutions from ground up using various tools and technologies in a corporate
- Extensive hands-on experience with tools such as Cognos BI, Microstrategy, and Tableau to develop impressive reporting and visualization
  solutions that make data insights easily consumable
- Strong understanding of dimensional warehouse models
- 8+ years of experience using SQL
- Experience working in large scale databases and performance optimization
- Big data experience is highly desired (Hadoop, Cassandra, other solutions)
- Exceptional communication skills - written, verbal and presentation skills
- Bachelors Degree in Computer science or Engineering


- Great Medical & Dental Plans
- Highly Competitive Salary
- Target Annual Bonus
- 4 weeks Paid Vacation
- Free Vacation Rental on a Yearly Basis (taxable benefit)
- Ability to work up to two weeks in any of our offices around the worldon a yearly basis
- Free Snacks & Drinks
- Weekly company update talks with our Leadership Team
- Company Stock
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Free Listing on HomeAway.com
- Stand-Up Desk

To understand the mission of HomeAway watch our ad by Prince EA, Working to Live or Living to Work, on our YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNRldP18bH8!

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