Data Platform Engineer

Posted 4 days ago
Main Location
Boston, MA, United States
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powertofly approved What Pluralsight Has to Offer:

Pluralsight is the technology skills platform organizations and individuals in 150+ countries count on to innovate and create progress for the world. Named one of our best work-from-home companies in 2020, Pluralsight believes in using technology to make the world a better place. They offer great benefits like:

  • Unlimited PTO
  • Competitive compensation (fair salary, bonus plans + equity)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Office and home office perks!
  • As the Streaming Data Platform team we are building a large scale distributed, self-service streaming data platform that can seamlessly scale to handle the vast data needs across the organization. Pluralsight has a big vision for the future and data is at the core.

    You will help us accomplish this by:

    • Building and scaling our streaming data platform using the latest technologies.

    • Designing, developing, and improving our self-service user experience and tools.

    • Diplomatically partnering with Business, Product, and Data teams to innovate and enable business critical applications, tools, and data intelligence at scale.

    • Collaborating with product managers, developers, and data engineers to empower and evolve the culture of data driven decision making.

    • Working on and contributing to open source software.

    You’d be a great fit if you have:

    • Experience designing, building, or supporting high performance distributed systems.

    • Experience designing, building, or supporting self-service platforms.

    • Experience building software in JVM-based languages.

    • Experience working with tools supporting Data-in-motion (e.g. Kafka, Akka, Spark Streaming, etc).

    • Experience working on and/or a demonstrable understanding of messaging/queuing systems or stream processing systems.

    • Experience writing unit tests, performing code reviews, and leading/participating in design discussions about architecture, data shape, and business logic.

    • A foundational understanding and experience with topics related to platform scale, security, availability, deployment and operations.

    You are:

    • A supportive and engaged team member, able to express complex information to a variety of consumers.

    • Able to problem solve independently and prioritize work based on anticipated business value.

    • Able to distill complex ideas into straight forward language.

    • Passionate about data, innovation, and using technology to unlock the future.

    And these would be nice to have, as well:

    Experience in data modeling and/or data architectures

    Experience with serialization/deserialziation of data (e.g. Avro, etc)

    • Scala development experience

    • Experience solving analytical business problems using data.

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    Data Platform Engineer