Staff Engineer - Data Engineering

  • Full-time
  • $100k+/mo
  • a month ago
Google Cloud
We are seeking an experienced Staff Engineer to join our Data Engineering team. The successful candidate will be improving the reliability and stability of our data pipelines, data systems and driving architectural improvements. You will lead as we develop best practices, create stability and operational efficiency for our increasingly complex data and database systems.
In this role, you will be a pivotal figure in shaping our technical strategy and execution. Collaboration with our product team and other technology leaders will be central to your responsibilities.
What you’ll do:
  • Driving design and architecture discussions and building alignment on complex technical decisions.
  • Designing, coding, testing, and releasing high-quality software for feature specs and architectural improvements. Running and measuring live experiments to vet hypotheses.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand data needs and design solutions that meet business requirements.
  • Apply your engineering expertise to solve large-scale business problems.
  • Performing design and code reviews to ensure quality and scalability.
  • Lead the design of data governance policies and procedures.
  • Supporting on-call assignments and operational management.
  • Mentoring junior engineers, supporting hiring and evaluation of candidates.
  • Writing technical documents to influence decisions at the executive level.
Who you are:
  • 10+ years experience working with big data systems that can process and transform data at petabytes scale.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • Familiar with messaging systems, batch processing, serverless, and streaming technologies.
  • You are an engineer for whom the dataset size doesn’t matter. Your team’s services can return results with the same accuracy and latency, whether from a 1 GB or 10 PB dataset.
  • Handling database design and considerations for data at scale for transaction management, reporting, and analytics.
  • You enjoy designing and implementing critical parts of complex systems, utilizing best-of-breed algorithms, design patterns, and system design skills.
  • Handling operational aspects of large-scale systems focusing on observability, tech debt management, code refactoring, and robust software development and release processes.
  • Articulating technically complex topics in an easy-to-understand way via written and verbal communication methods.
  • Our stack runs entirely on GCP. Our engineers are language agnostic, but core technologies for our backend include Golang, gRPC, BigQuery, Postgres, Airflow, Bigtable, Docker, Spanner, Firebase, Kubernetes, and Terraform.
The approximate compensation range for this role is 280,000. The actual offer, reflecting the total compensation package and benefits, will be determined by several factors, including the applicant's experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity among our team.
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