Staff Hadoop Developer

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 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.

What we look for:
Flawless Execution,Engineering Excellence, Tech Savvy, Business & Product acumen, CreativeProblem solver


  • BS or MS in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 8+ years of professionalJava software development experience
  • 4+ years of experience building scalable/performant APIs (REST & JAX-RS)
  • Messaging/queuing system development experience
  • Developing applications onBig Data/streaming platforms is a plus


  • Develop techniques to process and analyze events on a real-time streaming platform
  • Develop API enabling access to highly-scalable data services
  • Work closely with data science and software engineers to design and build scalable data pipelines
  • Design and implement high-performance data models in NoSQL database technologies.
  • Develop and configureHadoop/Big Data components (e.g. Oozie, Cascading, Spark)
  • Develop quality scalable,tested, and reliable data services using industry best practices
  • Dockerize apps and services for CI/CD deployment
  • Create and maintain quality software using best-in-class tools: Git, Splunk, New Relic, Sonar and TeamCity


  • Great Medical & Dental Plans
  • Highly Competitive Pay
  • Target Annual Bonus
  • 4 weeks Paid Vacation
  • Employee Purchase Discount Plan
  • Discounted vacation rental on a yearly basis (taxable benefit)
  • Free drinks & snacks
  • Weekly company update talks with our leadership team
  • Free Listing on
  • Discounted Metro Bus & Rail pass
  • Electronic adjustable stand up desk
  • Casual dress code

Meet Some of HomeAway's Employees

Yaneli R.

U.S. Marketing Specialist

Yaneli showcases HomeAway’s spectacular home rentals from social media to email campaigning—helping family and friends explore new and exciting travel destinations.

Chris T.

Senior Manager, Business Intelligence

Chris powers HomeAway’s Business Team—crunching numbers, developing ideas, and strategizing future goals to make HomeAway the industry’s top selling vacation rental brand.

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