Data Engineer, Infrastructure

We’re looking for talented data engineers to help us build the next generation of data platforms and products. You’ll work on some of the most interesting big data technologies (Hadoop, Storm, Kafka, Spark, Redshift) in the world. If you’re passionate about big data and data-driven engineering, curious about any problem where data can be applied, and love scaling multi-petabyte datasets, we’d love to hear from you!

What you'll do :

  • Design and build a scalable data platform to store, process and query petabytes of data
  • Design and build Pinterest’s internal analytics product and prototype new user-facing data products
  • Apply data-mining and machine learning techniques to large structured and unstructured datasets
  • Diagnose and fix complex distributed systems problems
  • Participate in design and code reviews and help improve our engineering practices

What we're looking for :

  • Extensive experience programming in Java or C++
  • Experience programming in a scripting language like Python or Ruby
  • MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent problem solver and communicator, and can document your work
  • Experience with one ore more distributed systems like Hadoop, HBase, Storm, Kafka, Spark or Redshift
  • Background in one or more areas like databases, data processing, distributed systems, statistics or machine learning

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