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Software Engineer - Data Platform

San Francisco, California Engineering - Data Full-Time
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The Data Platform team’s mission is to build the tools, services and infrastructure that empower data scientists, analysts and engineers to use data effectively and to achieve our overall mission. As a senior member of the team, you will be responsible for a variety of software development projects ranging from scaling the data infrastructure to setting up new internal data services/products to building and expanding frameworks that enable others to more easily develop data pipelines.
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
  • Build and integrate scalable backend systems, services, platforms, and tools
  • Collaborate with data scientists and engineers to solve complex data problems at scale
  • Identify and evaluate new technologies that improve performance, maintainability and elegance of our infrastructure
  • Serve as a technical lead for various projects/tasks as needed
  • Mentor engineers, both junior and senior
  • Contribute to a team culture that values inclusiveness and quality while fostering innovation
  • We’re excited about you because you have:
  • 1+ years of full-time experience working in data engineering, data infrastructure, or equivalent
  • Solid software engineering skills and proficiency with object-oriented or functional programming languages, such as Python, Scala, Java, etc
  • Experience with data processing frameworks and tools, such as Spark, Hadoop, Hive, Kafka, etc
  • Experience with infrastructure as code tools such as Terraform, Ansible and Packer
  • Experience in developing end-to-end data pipelines


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