Lead Data Engineer

Company Overview

Fareportal is a travel technology company powering a next-generation travel concierge service. Utilizing its innovative technology and company owned and operated global contact centers, Fareportal has built strong industry partnerships providing customers access to over 600 airlines, a million lodgings, and hundreds of car rental companies around the globe. With a portfolio of consumer travel brands including CheapOair and OneTravel, Fareportal enables consumers to book-online, on mobile apps for iOS and Android, by phone, or live chat. Fareportal provides its airline partners with access to a broad customer base that books high-yielding international travel and add-on ancillaries. 

Fareportal is one of the leading sellers of airline tickets in the United States.   We are a progressive company that leverages technology and expertise to deliver optimal solutions for our suppliers, customers, and partners.


  • Fareportal is the number 1 privately held online travel company in flight volume. 
  • Fareportal partners with over 600 airlines, 1 million lodgings, and hundreds of car rental companies worldwide. 
  • 2019 annual sales exceeded $5 billion. 
  • Fareportal sees over 150 million unique visitors annually to our desktop and mobile sites.

Fareportal, with its global workforce of over 2,600 employees, is strategically positioned with 9 offices in 6 countries and headquartered in New York City.

Role Overview

We are seeking a Lead Data Engineer who will manage project goals, contribute to product strategy and help define best practices. The right candidate will join a self-sufficient offshore team responsible for developing and maintaining components of a complex proprietary e-commerce platform that drives the air travel industry. The right candidate will also have opportunities to collaborate with teams in NY and other locations around the world.


  • High Expertise in Database Modelling (relational, multi-dimensional) & optimization and deep understanding od data architectures.
  • Proven experience in development of conceptual, logical, and physical data models for Hadoop, Relational, EDW (enterprise data warehouse) and OLAP database solutions.
  • Ability to create and recommend EDW architecture and contrast between key database e.g. Vertica, GreenPlum, Aerospike, etc.
  • Good understanding of streaming technologies like Kafka, Spark Streaming, etc
  • Solid understanding of Data Modelling (Facts and Dimensions, etc) and Data Management (ETL, etc) concepts
  • Experience with Enterprise Business Intelligence Solutions,
  • Good understanding of distributed systems
  • String in SQL query writing and
  • Experience working extensively in hundreds of TBs level scale.
  • Ability to hire and manage a team of Data Engineering and keep them motivated

Data Engineer Requirements

  • 6-9 years’ experience with Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Technology or related field required
  • Experience in a related field with real-world skills
Job Category: Data IT Technology
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: India

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