Big Data Engineer

San Francisco
Main Location
Melbourne, Australia
Jobs
Our Company
Afterpay is transforming the way we pay by allowing customers to receive products immediately and pay for their purchases over four installments, always interest-free. The service is completely free for customers who pay on time  - helping people spend responsibly without incurring interest, fees or extended debt!

Afterpay is offered by more than 55,000 of the world’s best retailers and has more than 10 million active customers globally. In the U.S. more than 5 million customers use Afterpay and is offered by more than 15,000 of the top fashion and beauty retailers across the country - including Anthropologie, Forever 21, DSW, GOAT, Finish Line, Levi’s, Mac Cosmetics, Ray-Ban and many others.  We are currently available in Australia, New Zealand, the United States and the United Kingdom where the brand is called Clearpay. Our U.S. headquarters are located at the heart of the retail and business district in San Francisco, California.

Afterpay is on a mission to power an economy in which everyone wins. 

The Role
Afterpay has unique opportunities for Big Data Engineers to join our Data Science Engineering Team and make an immediate impact on our product. The engineers will influence many aspects of our business through architecting our data processing platform. This is an exciting opportunity to make a direct, tangible impact on our product and work on projects that are pivotal to our team’s success and our company’s growth. 

Responsibilities
• Design and build self-serving data platform to handle new products and business requirements that securely scale over millions of users and their transactions
• Develop, integrate and optimize end to end data pipeline
• Partner with data scientists, data analysts  and domain engineering teams to identify and execute on new opportunities. 

Qualifications
• BA/MS/PhD in computer science or a related field
• Experienced in building and maintaining applications that utilize a modern programming language, mainly Java and Python
• Experience with Flink, Kafka, Spark, Cassandra and so on
• Experience with big data cross platform compatible file formats like Apache Avro & Apache Parquet
• Experience with AWS like S3, EMR, Redshift and so on
• Experience on architecturing large scale distributed system
• Enthusiastic about solving business problems with technology and can take ownership of an end-to-end solution
• Passionate about continuously learning new technologies, frameworks, and services
• Possess an execution mindset and the ability to deliver with cross-functional teams that are globally distributed
• Serious about testing and have experience with automated testing frameworks
• Exceptional written and verbal technical communication skills

What We Offer
• Competitive compensation packages
• Medical, Dental, Vision insurance (100% covered!)
• Fun virtual company events & collaborative team
• Supportive, laid-back environment 
• Award winning culture

How to Apply
If you are brave, if you are committed to doing the right thing, if you always keep it real, and your background matches the description above then please apply today! 

Afterpay is continuing to hire for all open roles with all interviewing and on-boarding done virtually due to COVID-19. All new team members, in addition to current staff, will temporarily work from home until it is safe to return to our offices.
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Big Data Engineer
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