The Position

KAYAK is looking for a Senior Data Engineer to be part one of our Architect team in Kaunas. Our team is constantly iterating, designing, and coding our way to excellence. We're building the compelling user experiences that keep our product ahead of the competition. If you're an engineer who wants to work on a team of similarly passionate, driven individuals, then we'd love to hear from you.


  • 5+ years strong Python programming experience;

  • Strong SQL knowledge;

  • Experience with REST API’s; 

  • Experience in Unix shell scripting; 

  • Experience in data modeling;

  • Experience in AWS S3;

  • Knowledge of Python frameworks/libraries like Django, Flask, Pandas. 


  • Experience writing NoSQL (elasticsearch) queries is a plus;

  • JAVA programming skills is a plus;

  • Experience in Kafka is a plus;

  • Experience writing custom Kafka consumers is a big plus;

  • Knowledge of Apache Spark/Apache Flink is a plus;

  • Knowledge of Hadoop, Hive, Presto, AWS Athena  is a plus;

  • ML knowledge is a small plus.

Benefits and Perks

  • Remote job possibility;
  • Company served lunch twice a week;

  • Day off on your birthday;
  • Flexible hours;

  • Headspace subscription;

  • Regular team events/excursions;

  • Additional paid paternity - maternity leave;

  • Generous healthcare insurance;

  • No stupid meetings;

  • Drinks, coffee, snacks, games etc.


Senior DATA Engineer's salary consists of three parts:
Base part: when joining us early in your career your salary may start from 1970 EUR neto (after paying tax). Being more experienced, your base salary may be up to 3700 EUR neto (after paying tax) for this position.
In addition:

  • meaningful yearly bonuses approx 10 percent annual salary;
  • Booking Holdings RSU (Restricted Stock Units) package, worth 20.000 USD (before taxes) with possibility to get it every year.

Salary range provided is not final and will be discussed during the process based on your skills and experience.


KAYAK, part of Booking Holdings (NASDAQ:  BKNG), is the world’s leading travel search engine. With billions of queries across our platforms, we help people find their perfect flight, stay, rental car, cruise, or vacation package. We’re also transforming the in-travel experience with our app and new accommodation software. For more information, visit

As an employee of KAYAK, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of meta-search brands including momondo, Cheapflights, Swoodoo, checkfelix and Mundi. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each other’s strengths and insights. Together, we’re able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.


Diversity and Inclusion at OpenTable/ KAYAK

We aspire to have a workplace that reflects all of the diverse communities we serve. We know that when we have diverse teams we produce more innovative ideas, products, services, and better business outcomes for our stakeholders. OpenTable/KAYAK is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and we welcome and encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply for roles on our team.  Whoever you are, just be you.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation. 

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