Data Engineer - Social Video Platform

San Francisco, CA

Posted: 06/21/2017 Industry: Data Engineer Job Number: 22865

Job Description

Category : Data Engineer
Location/City : CA - San Francisco
Area Code : 415
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale :
Id : 22865

#22865 Data Engineer -- Social Video PlatformLocation: San Francisco, CA, 94107Industry: Mobile, Internet, VideoCompany:Our Client's mission is to connect people in the most human way possible when they are physically apart. They believe that their greatest opportunity to improve people ?'s lives is to reinvent how we communicate. Their app empowers people to have more frequent conversations with the people they care about most, meet new friends, and have fun together.Job Opportunity:Data drives every decision they make as a company, from designing new features to understanding server infrastructure performance and everything in-between. As our Client's first Data Engineer, you will architect and develop data pipelines that deliver information throughout our company with speed, reliability, and accuracy. If wrangling terabytes of data to do all of the above with a high degree of independence excites you, then they'd love to talk.Responsibilities:
- You'll build a sustainable data infrastructure
- You'll craft a unified event bus that sends to various warehousing and analysis components
- You will be responsible for rollups of huge event logs
- You will make warehousing decisions that scale with our continued product growthRequirements:- Are great with SQL
- Are comfortable with at least one of: Python, a JVM language, or a systems language like C or C++
- Have done this at scale before
- Understand the many use cases that a strong data infrastructure can serve
- Have experience with realtime messaging technologies (Kafka, Kinesis, etc.)
- Have some experience with Hadoop, Hive, Presto, etc.
- Have some exposure to Spark and/or other data streaming environments
- Have experience with data warehousing solutions
- Have a demonstrable history of taking initiative
- Have a creative, open approach to debugging and problem-solving
- Understand CS fundamentals at a BS level (algorithms, data structures, etc)
Ideally:- Thrive given the autonomy to design and build greenfield business-critical systems
- Be committed to standard engineering methodologies, including automated testing and continuous integration
- Be an excellent written and verbal communicator
- Be willing to take on diverse challenges without fear of failure
- Be passionate about crafting the future of digital communication
- Be a social person. This is a social app, they like social people.Contact:Will Thomas / Redfish TechnologyExecutive Recruiter, IT DivisionO: 208-788-8260E: Will[at]redfishtech[dot]comL:

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