Senior Data Engineer

Posted on January 14th, 2021 | 10 days left to apply | 5 views

ABOUT THE JOB

YOUR MISSION

  • Implement and deploy robust, scalable data engineering solutions to collect, transform, transport, store, and serve high-volume, high-velocity data
  • Design and optimize data engineering solutions to handle demanding performance, rapid scaling, and security requirements
  • Translate business and analytics requirements to adhere to the organization’s data strategy including ETL, data models, aggregations and reports for analysis
  • Work closely with other data engineers and data scientists, while consuming data processing requirements from the Technology, Product, Marketing, and Business teams

YOUR STRENGTHS

  • 5+ years industry experience building data infrastructure
  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science
  • Fluent in Python, SQL - Java knowledge will be a plus
  • Experience implementing systems for data workflow management
  • Proficient in algorithm design and data structures
  • Experience in developing and publishing APIs using web services
  • Experience using at least some among distributed storage (e.g. S3), serverless architecture (e.g. Lambda), streaming data (e.g. Kafka), scalable search (e.g. Elasticsearch)
  • Experience with big data technologies like map-reduce, NoSQL, Spark, HBase, Hive
  • Familiarity with containerization (e.g. Docker/Kubernetes), and other deployment tooling
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills to work with across teams
  • If considered for the security-focused role, familiarity with data security protocols, data access controls, AWS/GCP/Azure security mechanisms at the data and access levels, database security, scripting attacks, API security, single sign-on

YOU WILL LOVE THIS JOB IF...

  • Humanity Centered: You believe in humanity’s ability to self-improve, and are passionate about leveraging technology to solve human-centric problems
  • Impact Creation Mindset: You seek to create lasting impact by solving problems that address systemic growth challenges
  • Think Big: You have the ability to think in terms of ambitious goals that span years, not months
  • Accountability: You have an “owner’s approach” to be able to deliver on minimal supervision
  • Problem Solving: You enjoy tackling hard engineering problems dealing with high-volume, high-velocity data 
  • Execution: You have rock-solid coding skills and are comfortable writing production-ready code to deploy data engineering services in a scalable, real-time manner

ABOUT OUR CULTURE

YOU WILL LOVE ALX & THE ROOM IF...

  • Courage & Initiative: You have an owners’ approach to deliver on our plans & ideas and the entrepreneurial mindset to take risks and embrace failure
  • Humility & Adaptability: You have a beginners’ mindset and always seek to learn and you are flexible and embrace pivoting
  • Possibility & Adventure: You are passionate about life and have a growth mindset, focusing on the solutions to drive scale and achieve ambitious goals
  • Resilience: You tackle difficult situations with a can-do attitude and are relentless in the pursuit of your goals 
  • Emergent leadership & Emotional Intelligence: You are self-aware and can manage your emotions and you have an empathic, collaborative approach to leadership and love working with others
At The Room, we work with the world's most ambitious doers to accelerate their impact. We do this by connecting exceptional people to each other and opportunities that allow them to do more for the world. Individuals from around the world find and share opportunities, events, networks and resources to co-create a collective where opportunity and talent meet. The Room as a platform is here to support members become the best version of themselves while sharing in the joy and fulfillment of helping others do the same.
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