Principal Data Applications Engineer

    • Broomfield, CO

Join SpotX as a Principal Data Applications Engineer. SpotX, an RTL Group company, is the leading video advertising platform unifying TV and digital video globally.

The Principal Data Applications Engineer is responsible for building data applications and leading/maintaining a technical vision of our big data systems to provide internal and external customers access to the data they need.

How you'll make an immediate impact:

  • Help maintain a technical vision for our Big Data application layer
  • Strong leadership skills to help lead the development team
  • Data application development, implementation, and maintenance
  • Loading disparate data sets and performing analysis of vast data stores
  • Troubleshoot and fix existing applications
  • Create reporting applications utilizing Big Data platform
  • Developing new tools and technologies in the video ad serving space
  • Embody a team spirit and participate in an agile team comprised of 4 to 5 developers
  • Participate in daily standup meetings and all meetings of the agile SDLC; planning, estimation, retrospectives, demos, etc
  • Perform additional duties assigned by management
  • Provide technical assistance to other developers, code reviews, etc


What we're looking for:
  • Bachelor's Degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university, and at least 7 years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Team tech lead experience and/or team management experience
  • Strong experience building Apache Spark apps
  • Experience optimizing applications with hadoop
  • Experience writing Scala
  • Strong experience running applications and queries related to big data
  • Solid OO programming skills
  • Linux knowledge and database experience
  • Experience mentoring developers on big data technologies


Bonus SpotXer Talents:
  • Experience running queries on petabytes of data
  • Experience building applications using Apache Kafka, Airflow, and Hive
  • Knowledge of Druid


When you join our team, we offer:
  • A fast-paced, innovative company building best-in-class technology from 27 offices around the world
  • A fun, casual, and collaborative culture with a commitment to work-life balance
  • Unlimited PTO (work it out with your team first!), company closed from Christmas to New Years
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k matching program and education assistance
  • Free breakfast Fridays, fully stocked snack wall, gym reimbursement, charitable donation matching program


SpotX Core Values:
  • Customer Service, Integrity, Respect, Initiative, Collaboration, Innovation and Adaptability


Visit our About Us page to learn more.

SpotX is a video advertising platform for premium publishers and broadcasters.

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