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Senior Data Engineer

Sense360 is the leader in real-time, 360° insights which are revolutionizing the current state of market research, that’s plagued by high-cost, static solutions that are neither timely nor accurate. Through analyzing and combining massive datasets of digital behavioral data with attitudinal surveys, Sense360 creates customized industry solutions that enable continuous measurement and optimization of its clients' business strategies and tactics. Sense360 was founded by successful repeat entrepreneurs and is funded by investors of Pinterest, Uber, HotelTonight, RiotGames and Twilio.

Sense360 has identified a massive market opportunity, and we are looking for a data engineer to help take us to the next level. You will have a large and immediate impact on the company, as you will be the 5th engineer on the team. We are looking for a scrappy engineer with solid CS fundamentals, who focuses on delivering value quickly. As a data engineer you will be responsible for architecting our data infrastructure that processes 1.4 TB data/day in an efficient manner. You will be working closely with our data science team to scale their processing algorithms. You will be working heavily with Apache Spark, AWS, Python and Apache Airflow.


Qualifications

  • 7+ years experience
  • advanced knowledge of a distributed processing technology: Spark, Storm, Presto, Hadoop, Samza, Flink
  • intermediate knowledge with Python
  • experience working in a startup or an extremely strong desire to do so
  • solid CS fundamentals
  • excited to contribute in all phases of development; design, coding, testing, deployment and debugging
  • strong testing fundamentals
  • bias for delivering value over beautiful solutions
  • nose for data and data analysis a plus


Our Core Values

1. We are one team - We are one team with a single goal - to build an amazing company. If the company wins, we all win. We build the team by looking for amazing teammates who will elevate the team over individual genius.

2. Always improving - We believe that best people never stop learning and growing and that the only way to do that is to be humble and eager to be better. We crave feedback, we aren't defensive, and we internalize it. We are also equally as comfortable giving constructive and helpful feedback.

3. We are all owners - We empower everyone at the company to own their work. Owners want lots of responsibility, have authority and freedom to make real decisions, surface bad news quickly, and ask for help when they need it. A company of owners also means that ideas come from everywhere, that we all learn from each other, and titles and seniority don't matter.

4. Scrappiness - We are trying to do something transformative while also taking on the biggest and most resourced companies in the world. The only way we can pull off the impossible is to simplify everything to its core, only spend time and money on what truly matters, and work very, very, very hard.

5. We have fun - Building a company is hard work, but is also needs to be incredibly fun and rewarding. We don't just work together; we also make the time to have fun. This includes team outings, dinners, ping pong, halo and clipper games.


Our challenges

We have been solving hard problems from the beginning and we have many more to go!

We have built cutting-edge Android and iOS data collection SDKs. We have licensed our technology to companies with much bigger teams, who failed to build the same SDKs. Our data processing pipeline receives over 1.4 TB of sensor data/day. Cleaning, storing and processing that amount of data in a cost-efficient manner is a great challenge! We have built a complex data modeling pipeline, which evaluates the sensor data through multiple models and then fuses the results to come to the final conclusion. We also need to match our sensor data to a real world place (e.g. McDonalds, Nike store, laundromat). There are many datasets available but all have weaknesses. We are working to smartly fuse them.

If these types of problems excite you, you are the correct person for us!


Willing to relocate or sponsor visas.

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