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Data Engineer

Mountain View, CA

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

We’re looking for a Data Engineer on our Analytics Engineering team! Working from one of our west coast offices in Santa Monica, CA, Mountain View, CA, or Seattle, WA, you’ll collaborate with teams across the organization (engineering, finance, sales, marketing, and strategy) to build pipelines and systems to deliver the data necessary for making the right decision in the moment. Our team strives to improve decision quality across the company by ensuring metrics are trustworthy, discoverable, and easily consumable.

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  • What you’ll do:

    • Work closely with stakeholders in engineering, finance, sales, marketing, strategy, and governance to make high quality datasets available to consumers in a timely manner

    • Develop data pipelines adhering with privacy and governance principles

    • Become familiar with our data consumption portals and their capabilities

    • Build expertise and ownership of data quality for supported domains

    • Establish and implement data quality standards and controls

    • Build tooling and implement systems to overcome limitations of the data consumption portals when appropriate

    • Drive adoption of the data sets you’ve produced

  • Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Experience in building data pipelines to serve reporting needs

    • Experience owning all or part of a team roadmap 

    • Ability to prioritize requests from multiple stakeholders in disparate domains

    • Ability to effectively communicate complex projects to non-technical stakeholders

  • Minimum Qualifications: 

    • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Math, Physics, or a related field, or equivalent years of experience in a relevant field

    • 3+ year experience in SQL or similar languages

    • 3+ years development experience in at least one object-oriented or scripting language (Python, Java, Scala, etc)

    • Experience in ETL / Data application development

  • Preferred Qualifications:

    • Hands on experience with Google BigQuery

    • Experience in version control systems such as Git

    • Data architecture and warehousing experience

    • Experience leading a small team of data or software engineers

    • Experience with Airflow

At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. EOE, including disability/vets. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at


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Client-provided location(s): Mountain View, CA, USA
Job ID: 43b405a3070d2c83ae6ecf34be6913534bbd42ae51c9e5e06fcf953bf87fe130
Employment Type: Other