Hotel Engine, a startup based in Denver, is a leader in travel tech with a demonstrated track record of growth and impact. Our foundations are strong, and we’ve navigated the COVID-19 crisis by bringing our customer obsession, innovative platform, data-driven problem-solving, and bias for action into every decision. By partnering with tens of thousands of businesses and government agencies and hundreds of thousands of hotels around the world, we have built a resilient and adaptable business model and 2021 will be our best year yet. Working hard behind the scenes are exceptional people–from our large engineering and product teams, to our fast-growing sales, supplier and member experience orgs, to our data, marketing, and operations teams. As individuals and together, we show our DNA every day with our curiosity, will to win, ownership and high standards. 

Hotel Engine has experienced tremendous growth and establishing and maintaining high-quality data assets, data infrastructure, and analytics capabilities is critical for the company’s continued success. We are seeking a Senior Data Engineer to help us define and execute an ambitious vision to provide trustworthy data across the organization. You will join as one of the team’s early members with an opportunity to design, build, and scale systems from the ground up.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Partnering with stakeholders across product, engineering, data science, finance, sales, and marketing to define data needs of the business, build data acquisition strategies, data pipelines, and reporting infrastructure to empower the organization to make better-informed strategic, product and growth decisions
  • Designing and maintaining data models across the organization and formulating a strategy for appropriate data integration
  • Leading the development, orchestration, monitoring, and maintenance of ETL data pipeline infrastructure
  • Continuing to improve the performance and reliability of our data warehouse
  • Partner with data scientists and data analysts to establish data assets and feature stores for process automation, advanced analytics and machine learning
  • Manage the company’s business intelligence infrastructure


  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years of relevant experience, including managing data infrastructure and building ELT processes
  • Experience designing and deploying high-performance systems with reliable monitoring and logging practices
  • Hands-on experience with current engineering technologies and cloud infrastructure
  • Track record working with cross-functional teams to establish overarching data architecture and provide guidance on best practices
  • Able to have both in-depth technical discussions with other engineers and explain concepts to a non-technical audience
  • Enjoys mentoring other engineers
  • Base compensation range: $130,000 - $160,000

Hotel Engine Total Rewards Philosophy | We recognize that there is more to work than the day-to-day responsibilities. Hotel Engine is on Built in Colorado’s 2021 Best Places to Work list and provides each employee with the opportunity to take on new challenges that support their near and long-term goals in a high-growth, startup environment. We also give back and have comprehensive corporate social responsibility programs supporting community, social justice and environmental causesIn addition to a collaborative, high-performing team environment, we’re pleased to offer benefits including:  

  • Competitive base salaries. Salary offers will be based on the candidate's qualifications. 
  • Performance-driven commission opportunities for select roles 
  • Performance-driven equity awards  
  • Parental leave programs 
  • Generous time-off including open PTO, sick days and two paid volunteer days each year 
  • Insurance benefits including medical coverage (with a plan available at no cost to employees), dental and vision offerings, as well as FSA, wellness, pet and disability offerings 
  • A 401(k) plan with a match program launching in Q1 2021 

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