Data Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/03/17
San Francisco, CA
Manufacturing / Diversified
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/03/17

In the first two weeks at Zignal Labs you’ll...

    • Pair up with teammates, learn about our real time streaming data pipeline and ship both a bug fix and new feature to production; demoing your work at at our end-of-sprint review session
    • Meet cross-functional peers on our devops, front-end, customer success, marketing and sales teams, experiencing hands-on demos of our fantastic products
    • Take advantage of the many Zignal perks including catered lunches and weekly release celebrations with themed snacks

To be successful in the role you should have...

    • The ability to work with loosely defined requirements and exercise your analytical skills to clarify questions, share your approach and build/test elegant solutions in weekly sprint/release cycles
    • A drive to get results and not let anything get in your way
    • Proficiency in Scala and/or other functional programming languages and pride in producing clean, maintainable code
    • A passion for developing, configuring and testing highly scalable applications/data pipelines running on Storm, Spark or similar distributed systems
    • Competency writing applications that interact with Kafka, Zookeeper, Elasticsearch, Redis and/or similar open source technologies
    • Experience working with devops teams and tools to ensure your work makes a smooth, automated, repeatable transition from your Mac to our staging and production environments
    • Competency locating, troubleshooting and fixing bugs and performance issues in distributed systems running on the JVM
    • Knowledge of best practice around continuous integration, test driven development, code review, local containerized development/testing and everything it takes to ensure your high quality code works both for you and our customers
    • A desire to keep abreast of the latest industry trends and technologies, a commitment to continuous learning and an open mind to others - no matter how senior or junior they are
    • A calm, assertive approach to diagnosing and fixing urgent problems in production; we have a fair on-call rotation system to ensure our system is running smoothly for our customers
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