Data Engineer

    • San Jose, CA

The Company

At Adobe, we're changing the world. How? We give people the tools to bring their ideas to life and create content that makes life more fun and work more substantial. We give businesses and organizations the power to truly engage their customers. We're the ones behind the alluringly designed content that streams across your laptop, TV, phone, and tablet every day - and we're the ones who harness the massive power of big data to help companies move from data to insight and insight to action by delivering content that people crave most.

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity for a senior data/software engineer with superb business acumen. You will build and maintain scalable, rock solid self-serve solutions for data analysts and support them by understanding the content and context of data as well as collaborating with them to determine the best way to extract, transform, load and access it. The role will be located in San Francisco Bay Area, but our team is distributed across the United States and Europe.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for simplifying and automating workflows, for making things better, for being efficient and helping others do more with less. To this person, containers don't just belong in ships, Mesos is not a misspelled soup name and Marathon doesn't mean 42.195 kilometers of toil.

What you'll do


  • Work with data analysts to determine best schemas to translate available data sources into business domains

  • Build connectors to integrate with postgres-based RDBMSs, cloud solutions like AWS, Azure

  • Write scripts to retrieve data from RDBMSs, logging systems (e.g. Splunk), APIs, text files and unexpected data sources

  • Work with external teams to negotiate data access

  • Work with own team to make workflows more efficient and automate them when possible

  • Work with the following stack: Git, Jenkins, Docker, Marathon, Mesos

  • Lead complex, large-scale projects in an Agile environment


What you need to succeed

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience coding in Python (or two scripting languages)

  • Passion for continuous improvement (i.e. better workflows, automation, efficiency)

  • Experience choosing database architectures (determining the best schemas)

  • Experience collaborating through Git

  • Experience using Jenkins for continuous integration (CI/CD)

  • Experience configuring and launching containers


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience managing a Mesos cluster

  • Experience with AWS or Azure Cloud.

  • Knowledge of statistics or experience with R, to better communicate with analysts


At Adobe, you will be immersed in an exceptional work environment that is recognized throughout the world on Best Companies lists. You will also be surrounded by colleagues who are committed to helping each other grow through our unique Check-In approach where ongoing feedback flows freely.

If you're looking to make an impact, Adobe's the place for you. Discover what our employees are saying about their career experiences on the Adobe Life blog and explore the meaningful benefits we offer.

Adobe is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

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