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Data Engineer

Posted July 26, 2021

Hyatt Hotels Corporation
Chicago, IL
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At Hyatt, we’re working to Advance Care through data-driven decisions and automation.  This mission serves as the foundation for every decision as we create the future of travel. We can’t do that without the best talent – talent that is innovative, curious, and driven to create exceptional experiences for our guests, customers, owners and colleagues.  

Hyatt seeks an experienced Data Engineer who will be an exceptional addition to our growing engineering team. The Data Engineer will work closely with engineering, product managers and data science teams to meet data requirements of various initiatives in Hyatt.

As a Data Engineer, you will take on big data challenges in an agile way. In this role, you will build data pipelines that enable engineers, analysts and other stakeholders across the organization. You will build data models to deliver insightful analytics while ensuring the highest standard in data integrity. You will integrate different data sources, improve the efficiency, reliability, and latency of our data system, help automate data pipelines, and improve our data model and overall architecture.

You will be part of a highly visible, collaborative and passionate data engineering team and will be working on all the aspects of design, development and implementation of scalable and reliable data products and pipelines.

Applying the latest techniques and approaches across the domains of data engineering, and machine learning engineering isn’t just a nice to have, it’s a must.

This candidate builds fantastic relationships across all levels of the organization and is recognized as a problem solver who looks to elevate the work of everyone around them.

  • Collaborate with product managers, data scientists, engineering, and program management teams to define product features, business deliverables and strategies for data products
  • Collaborate with business partners, operations, senior management, etc on day-to-day operational support
  • Support operational reporting, self-service data engineering efforts, production data pipelines, and business intelligence suite
  • Interface with multiple diverse stakeholders and gather/understand business requirements, assess feasibility and impact, and deliver on time with high quality
  • Design appropriate solutions and recommend alternative approaches when necessary
  • Work with high volumes of data, fine tuning database queries and able to solve complex technical problems
  • Contribute to multiple projects/demands simultaneously
  • Work in a fast paced, collaborative and iterative environment
  • Exercise independent judgment in methods and techniques for obtaining results
  • Work in an agile/scrum environment
  • Use state of the art technologies to acquire, ingest and transform big datasets

The ideal candidate demonstrates a commitment to Hyatt core values: respect, integrity, humility, empathy, creativity, and fun.



  • 2 to 5+ years of experience within the field of data engineering or related technical work including business intelligence, analytics
  • Experience and comfort solving problems in an ambiguous environment where there is constant change. Have the tenacity to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, inspire change, and collaborate with a variety of individuals and organizational partners
  • Experience designing and building scalable and robust data pipelines to enable data-driven decisions for the business
  • Very good understanding of the full software development life cycle
  • Very good understanding of Data warehousing concepts and approaches
  • Experience in building Data pipelines and ETL approaches
  • Experience in building Data warehouse and Business intelligence projects
  • Experience in data cleansing, data validation and data wrangling
  • Hands-on experience in AWS cloud and AWS native technologies such as Glue, Lambda, Kinesis, Lake Formation, S3, Redshift
  • Experience using Spark EMR, RDS, EC2, Athena, API capabilities, CloudWatch, CloudTrail is a plus
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools like Tableau, Cognos, ThoughtSpot, etc is a plus
  • Hands-on experience building complex business logics and ETL workflows using Informatica PowerCenter is preferred
  • Experience in one of the scripting languages: Python or Unix Scripting
  • Proficient in SQL, PL/SQL, relational databases (RDBMS), database concepts and dimensional modeling
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrate integrity and maturity, and a constructive approach to challenges
  • Demonstrate analytical and problem-solving skills, particularly those that apply to Data Warehouse and Big Data environments
  • Open minded, solution oriented and a very good team player
  • Passionate about programming and learning new technologies; focused on helping yourself and the team improve skills
  • Effective problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and report simultaneously across different stakeholders
  • Rigorous attention to detail and accuracy
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Finance, or a related quantitative field

The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary.

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation

150 N Riverside Plaza
Chicago, IL 60606

Telephone (312) 750-1234
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We are a global hospitality company with widely recognized, industry leading brands and a tradition of innovation developed over our more than fifty-year history.  Our mission is to provide authentic hospitality by making a difference in the lives of the people we touch every day.  We focus on this mission in pursuit of our goal of becoming the most preferred brand in each segment that we serve for our associates, guests and owners.  We support our mission and goal by adhering to a set of core values that characterize our culture.    

Our full service hotels operate under the Hyatt®, Park Hyatt®, Andaz™, Grand Hyatt®, Hyatt Regency® brands.  Our two select service brands are Hyatt Place® and Hyatt Summerfield Suites™.  We develop, sell and manage vacation ownership properties under the Hyatt Vacation Club® brand.  

Our associates, whom we also refer to as members of the Hyatt family, consist of over 80,000 individuals working at our corporate and regional offices and our managed, franchised and owned properties in 45 countries around the world.  Our corporate headquarters are located in Chicago, Illinois.

Does the Hyatt spirit shine in you?

Hyatt is a place where high expectations aren’t just met—they’re exceeded. It’s a place of outstanding rewards, where talent opens doors to exciting challenges in the hospitality industry.  It’s a place where career opportunities are as unlimited as your imagination. Discover your place to shine in our warm, respectful, and inclusive culture.

Hyatt associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance, yet reaps great rewards... whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive working environment. If you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.

It's all about authentic hospitality

We are pleased that you are exploring Hyatt. We believe our guests select Hyatt because of our caring and attentive associates who exceed their service expectations. In today's competitive environment, that says a lot about who we are.  We care about our associates and we care about our guests.

At Hyatt, hospitality isn't just a business; it’s a calling.  It’s a calling evidenced in the thousands of decisions and interactions made everyday by passionate employees throughout our company.  Because hospitality is the core of who we are, it extends well beyond our guests. Our unique brand of authentic hospitality is also experienced by our employees.  

We do this by infusing every facet of the Hyatt employee experience with the same degree of hospitality that we show our guests.

Our Philosophy

The success of Hyatt is driven by over 80,000 associates around the world who provide authentic hospitality and strive to make a difference in the lives of the guests they encounter every day.  The Hyatt culture is built around a 50-year tradition of innovation and excellence, a deep understanding of the hospitality industry and a passionate commitment to delivering the most rewarding experience possible to our guests and our associates.   Mission:  We provide authentic hospitality. We make a difference in the lives of those we 'touch' everyday—that is our definition of hospitality.  We do this in an environment that respects all people and all ideas.  We do it in an efficient way that leads to superior results.     Goals:  We aspire to be the preferred brand in each of the segments we serve. Most preferred among our employees, guests and owners.   Values:  Mutual Respect, Intellectual Honesty, Integrity. Humility, Fun, Creativity and Innovation.  

You'll enjoy equal parts rewards and recognition

Hyatt believes in its employees in celebrating success and in highlighting accomplishments!  Employees take pride in being part of such a collaborative environment.   As an employee of the Hyatt team, not only will you receive outstanding rewards and recognition, but you’ll also be a part of a family-friendly atmosphere consistently labeled with "great camaraderie".  You’ll feel a tremendous sense of pride when you’re recognized for your contributions to our exceptional guest experiences.    Hyatt is equally committed to ensuring that you, your family or domestic partner stay healthy, take advantage of opportunities, plan for the future and take time to enjoy life.   As healthy and happy people, Hyatt employees are committed to working in our collaborative environment.     Hyatt's worldwide recognition and rewards programs will vary depending on the country.  Local benefit packages will be offered for those hotels outside of North America.  

Just as important as our guests

We know that quality health and welfare care for you and your family or domestic partner is top priority.  Hyatt’s medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage is designed to give employees and their families the opportunity to obtain comprehensive and quality health care services at reasonable costs utilizing a large network of medical professionals.     Combined with unique discounts for alternative health options and fitness services, Hyatt employees take advantage of the special programs offered like the Moms-to-Babies and the Healthy Outlook Programs.  Hyatt puts their employees in control of their benefits by providing easy-to-use tools to help manage them effectively and by offering a range of benefits to best meet their needs.   When the need arises, Hyatt's leave policies, allow ample time off for personal, medical, new child, military or to care for a family member.  Successfully being able to cope with life's everyday challenges equates to a healthy and productive work environment.  The LifeBalance assistance program Hyatt offers has proven to act as a strong source of reference and is available anytime.