Data Engineer

Industry: Business Services
Company size: 251-10K

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Job description

A U.S.-based company that is using AI-powered technology to increase human productivity and automate operations around the globe, is looking for a Data Engineer. The engineer will be helping the team design, build, and maintain the mission-critical core data infrastructure and analytics platform. The company is building beautiful and useful machine learning-powered products while challenging and solving some complex problems. The company has managed to secure more than $378mn during their Series C round of funding. This position requires 3-4+ hours of overlap with the PST time zone. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Build out the data infrastructure systems that can handle ever-growing volumes of data and the demands the team wants to make of it
  • Help design and build highly-available data processing pipelines that self-monitor and report anomalies
  • Shape the future of data infrastructure while improving the existing metric-driven development and machine-learning capabilities
  • Understand how to make the necessary trade-offs to ship without sacrificing quality
  • Improve the mission-critical production data pipeline, data warehouses, and data systems by designing and implementing the changes.
  • Recognize patterns and generalizations in the data flow, and automate as much as you can to boost efficiency.
  • Extend our logging and monitoring procedures to find abnormalities and problems early on and fix them
  • Create cutting-edge data and automation solutions using Python, Spark, and Flink
  • Maintain, manage, and keep an eye on the infrastructure's components, such as Kafka, Kubernetes, Spark, Flink, Jenkins, general OLAP and RDBMS databases, S3 objects buckets, and permissions
  • Boost the effectiveness, precision, and consistency of our ETL procedures

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science (or equivalent experience)
  • At least 12+ years of relevant experience as a data engineer, software development, and/or dev-ops, SRE roles
  • 5+ years experience working with data engineering, data systems, pipeline, and stream processing
  • Extensive experience with SQL and related technologies like Redshift, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Presto, Spark SQL, and Hive
  • Proficient experience with high-level programming languages like Python, Scala, Java, Kotlin, and Go
  • Experience with CI/CD (continuous integration and deployment) and workflow management systems like Airflow, Oozie, Luigi, and Azkaban
  • Experience implementing data governance, i.e. access management policies, data retention, IAM, etc.
  • Prior experience operating in a DevOps-like capacity while working with AWS, Kubernetes, Jenkins, Terraform, etc.
  • Experience thinking about automation, alerting, monitoring, security, and other declarative infrastructure
  • Extensive experience with ETL processes and the various data stores that serve data rapidly and securely to all internal and external stakeholders
  • Experience with Kafka, Kubernetes, Python, Spark, Flink, Jenkins, general OLAP, and RDBMS databases, S3 objects buckets, and permissions
  • Prior experience with maintaining and managing Kafka is preferred
  • Nice to have some experience in maintaining and managing OLAP/HA database systems
  • Familiarity with handling Kubernetes clusters for various jobs, apps, and high throughput is desirable
  • Technical knowledge of data exchange and serialization formats such as Protobuf, Avro, or Thrift is nice to have
  • Some prior experience in either deploying and creating Spark Scala and/or Flink applications is preferred
  • Excellent English communication skills

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