Senior Data Engineer, Big Data Worldwide

Company: GitLab

The GitLab DevOps platform empowers 100,000+ organizations to deliver software faster and more efficiently. We are one of the world’s largest all-remote companies with 1,800+ team members and values that guide a culture where people embrace the belief that everyone can contribute.

Gitlab is looking to add their first Senior Data Engineer, Big Data, to the team!

The successful incumbent in this role, will be our resident expert in this area.  You won’t only implement and design the solutions, but you will be the architect as well, providing cutting edge technologies and processes on data and analytics platforms. 

The ideal candidate will have been a key driver of Big Data solutions in a few projects previously, to be able to share their knowledge and experience with our internal Data Engineers and wider Data team.

Location - This position is 100% remote

Don’t have a ton of knowledge about GitLab yet? Don’t worry. We have an extensive onboarding and training program at GitLab and you will be provided with necessary DevOps and GitLab knowledge to fulfill your role.

What you'll do in this role...

  • Maintain our data warehouse with timely and quality data
  • Build and maintain data pipelines from internal databases and SaaS applications
  • Create and maintain architecture and systems documentation
  • Write maintainable, performant code
  • Implement the DataOps philosophy in everything you do
  • Plan and execute system expansion as needed to support the company's growth and analytic needs
  • Collaborate with Data Analysts to drive efficiencies for their work
  • Collaborate with other functions to ensure data needs are addressed
  • This position is always central and reports to the Manager, Data
  • Understand and implement data engineering best practices
  • Improve, manage, and teach standards for code maintainability and performance in code submitted and reviewed
  • Create smaller merge requests and issues by collaborating with stakeholders to reduce scope and focus on iteration
  • Ship medium to large features independently
  • Generate architecture recommendations and the ability to implement them
  • Great communication: Regularly achieve consensus amongst teams
  • Perform technical interviews

 

We're looking for...

  • 5+ years hands-on experience deploying production quality code
  • Professional experience using Python, Java, or Scala for data processing (Python preferred)
  • Knowledge of and experience with data-related Python packages
  • Demonstrably deep understanding of SQL and analytical data warehouses (Snowflake preferred)
  • Hands-on experience implementing ETL (or ELT) best practices at scale.
  • Hands-on experience with data pipeline tools (Airflow, Luigi, Azkaban, dbt)
  • Expertise in designing and developing distributed data pipelines using big data technologies on large scale data sets demonstrated with years of proven experience.
  • Has experience with various streaming data concepts, such as Kafka.
  • Can lead full scale Data Lake implementations.
  • Has good understanding of Lambda Architecture.
  • Strong data modeling skills and familiarity with the Kimball methodology.
  • Understand and implement data engineering best practices
  • Experience with Salesforce, Zuora, Zendesk and Marketo as data sources and consuming data from SaaS application APIs.
  • Share and work in accordance with our values
  • Constantly improve product quality, security, and performance
  • Desire to continually keep up with advancements in data engineering practices
  • Catch bugs and style issues in code reviews
  • Ship small features independently
  • Ability to use GitLab
 
 
 

Also, we know it’s tough, but please try to avoid the ​​confidence gap​.​​ You don’t have to match all the listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role.

Hiring Process

To view the full job description and hiring process, please view our​ ​handbook​. Additional details about our process can also be found on our ​hiring page​.

Compensation

For Colorado residents: The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently $100,800-$183,600  for Colorado residents only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary. Disclosure as required by the Colorado Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, C.R.S. § 8-5-101 et seq.

 

 

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