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Data Engineer, Core Growth

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 to join the Core Growth product engineering organization. Working from one of our west coast offices in Santa Monica, CA, Mountain View, CA, or Seattle, WA, you’ll collaborate with Software Engineers, Data Scientists, and Product Managers to help Snapchat grow across the globe. The Core Growth team is Snap’s growth engineering platform and its mission is to grow our community by promoting real friendships while they feel safe to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world and have fun together. The team builds and operates key products for user acquisition, activation, discovery, and retention at Snap such as registration and onboarding, friend recommendations, search, sharing, notifications, among others. In this role, you will build the data infrastructure and tools that will deliver insights to broaden and deepen user engagement and improve product experience for our hundreds of millions of passionate users. You will have an opportunity to tackle large-scale engineering and product challenges while working alongside kind, smart, and creative colleagues. Come grab a front row seat to witness and influence how Snapchat grows to become the world's camera! 

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What you’ll do:

  • Define data models for instrumentation and reporting in partnership with Engineering, Data Science, and Product Management to support product analytics.

  • Build scalable aggregation pipelines to deliver performant datasets that can be consumed through surfaces such as Looker, Tableau, Superset, and Jupyter.

  • Drive data quality end-to-end from instrumentation to reporting. Build automated controls and processes to prevent and fix regressions. 

  • Democratize data access amongst engineers, PMs, and scientists with well-documented and extensible pipelines and datasets.

  • Partner with Snap’s Data Governance and Insights teams to make high-quality datasets in the Growth domain available for external and partner reporting.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Experience in building data pipelines to serve reporting needs

  • Experience owning all or part of a team roadmap 

  • Experience with data visualization tools like Looker and Tableau

  • 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), Python preferred

  • Experience in ETL / Data application development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands on experience with Google BigQuery

  • Experience using and sharing notebook solutions like Jupyter

  • Experience in version control systems such as Git

  • Data architecture and warehousing experience

  • Experience with Airflow and Druid

Client-provided location(s): Mountain View, CA, USA
Job ID: b57bdc1f344e276657c3ac8b522c525b2968f4b3d9ac0ec882513586b883f80a
Employment Type: Other