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Senior Big Data Engineer (Contract)

This company is looking to bring on a Senior Data Engineer to their growing team. The company does data analytics for marketers, but actually connects them to the user through their platform.

You are passionate about the convergence of breakthrough technology with intuitive design. You live, breathe, and dream about data infrastructure. Tough problems excite you. You are a jack of all trades - consistently venturing beyond your skill set taking on new problems. You thrive in the ambiguity of an early startup. You are excited at the prospect of architecting an entire back end system, growing a team, and managing projects.You will be responsible for designing and helping to build our backend system, including our in-memory and distributed infrastructure.

Our backend is a tall stack, and you will be involved with many aspects of it. Some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Architecting distributed systems, micro-services, and data tools to handle very large scale, high throughput workloads
  • Characterizing, analyzing, and optimizing existing systems. Improving performance of algorithms, designing better data structures, and tuning virtual machines / garbage collectors
  • Driving new technology adoption, software engineering methodologies, test driven development, and product quality assurance

This is a contract position that can offer up to $120/hour.

Required Skills & Experience

  • BS in Computer Science or similar. MS/PhD a plus
  • 5+ years experience in relevant roles
  • Experienced with modern data infrastructure technologies like Hadoop, Storm, and Spark
  • Killer systems developer. Speak Java and Scala as a second language
  • Scaled large backend systems with many interconnected parts
  • Extensive experience writing data flows, map reduce jobs, streaming pipelines
  • Designed APIs and implemented hooks to third party tools
  • Built both enterprise and consumer tools

Benefits & Perks

  • Flexible work hours
  • Work from home options
  • Great work environment
  • Casual dress code
  • Weekly happy hours
  • Free catered lunches and dinners
  • Dog friendly office
  • On site gym
  • Close to the Caltrain

As a contractor you will receive the following benefits:

  • Medical Insurance & Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Sick Time Leave
  • Pre-tax Commuter Benefit

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  • Workbridge San Jose - OSD
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