Santa Monica, CA
30+ days ago


Backend Data Engineer

Santa Monica, California | Engineering
Job ID: 109094
Listed on 8/17/2021

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Backend Data Engineer

Job Summary:
Our client is looking for backend engineers here that support a new advertising revenue project. Our client is specifically looking for engineers to keep this software running, troubleshoot data problems, fix pipelines, validate different data sets, and help build out different API’s.


  • Support a new advertising revenue project
  • Perform hands-on coding to create scalable data pipelines and ETL applications that support business operations in advertising, content, and finance/accounting
  • Assist with deciphering data migration issues and improving system performance 
  • Collaborate efficiently with product management, technical program management, operations, and other engineers to capture requirements, create solutions, and drive implementation

Desired Skills/Experience:

  • 3+ years of related software/data engineering experience with a proficiency in Python
  • Ability to create data pipelines and ETL applications with large data sets
  • Strong knowledge of SQL & database modeling for RDBMS/NoSQL databases
  • Understanding of complex, distributed, microservice web architectures
  • Solid understanding of software engineering processes and tools
  • Understanding of server-side principles and the relation to front-end development and delivery
  • Experience with technologies such as Athena, Aurora, and Hive
  • Experience with co-deployments like docker and airflow
  • Banking or accounting industry experience
  • Proficient with build and deploy applications such as Docker containers on AWS
  • Proficiency in building REST APIs for backend service