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Data Engineer

New York City, NY, United States
Employment: Full Time Experience: Mid-Level

LiveIntent is changing the way people and businesses connect on the Internet. We use big data, predictive algorithms, and machine-learning to solve complex problems and deliver proprietary business value to our customers. To help propel our explosive growth, we are looking for sharp minds who can translate ideas into action and help drive innovation. As the premier company bringing innovative, customer-focused solutions to email, a career at LiveIntent is an opportunity to help shape an industry while you hone your skills with leading-edge technology.

Our Engineering Department is looking for a talented and motivated Data Engineer to join the team. Your main job will be to take ownership of part of our data ETL and analysis framework. You will design, develop and maintain our data platform by integrating and processing data from our multi-terabyte auction platform as well as related data sources. You will work closely with our data science team to deliver advanced analytics and solutions to our business and customers.

Your tools will be varied and governed in large part by your preferences. Most of our tooling lives in the cloud: Hadoop, Spark, Big Query, RedShift, Voldemort, and others. We are in the early stages of building out our data infrastructure, so this is a great opportunity for the right person to have an impact on our data architecture and capabilities. If you have the desire to work with a leading-edge team in building a world-class big-data capability, this may be the right opportunity for you.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has a Bachelor’s degree in an engineering field.
  • Is a relational database expert – SQL, loading, architecting, and tuning.
  • Is experienced with Hadoop, Spark, and other big data processing frameworks.
  • Is proficient with scripting languages, preferably Python. The more advanced are your programming skills, the better.
  • Has experience building ETL pipelines and data loading systems.
  • Has the ability to build and create the prototypes for the data solutions, from ad-hoc SQL scripts to exposing data via APIs.
  • Has experience with distributed and columnar databases like Redshift.
  • Is familiar with Unix and has a general understanding of data modeling and warehousing.
  • Is able to improve the data quality and data delivery by creating the fail-safe mechanisms and alerting systems.
  • Has a strong desire to learn new technologies and the ability to put them to use.
  • Is able to communicate well with engineers, product managers and business stakeholders.

About LiveIntent:

LiveIntent is a smarter way to market and advertise in email. The LiveIntent platform helps top brands deliver marketing and advertising messages in logged-in media to over 160MM unique, engaged people each month, in emails sent by over 2000 top US publishers and brands to their loyal subscribers. LiveIntent was recognized in both 2014 and 2015 as the second fastest growing company in NYC (by Crain’s) and as one of America’s Most Promising Companies (Forbes 2015.) With the anonymized email address at the center of its platform, LiveIntent and its Identity Graph provides incremental reach to brands, in mobile inventory where brands are struggling to reach their customers beyond Facebook and Twitter. LiveIntent is now one of the largest people-based marketing platforms in the world reaching over 140MM logged-in people and also one of the first, having gone to market with the technology in 2010. LiveIntent is headquartered in NYC, with offices in Austin, Berlin, Chicago, Copenhagen, Detroit, LA, SF, and the UK, serving as home to 200 people and counting.

If you are smart, technically adept, collaborative, and have a strong desire to learn, we want to hear from you!

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