Senior Site Reliability Engineer, Data Platform (Remote - United States) Dallas, United States

Company: Shopify

About the role

Our Data Platform Engineering group builds and maintains the platform that delivers accessible data to power decision-making at Shopify for over a million merchants. We’re hiring high-impact developers for our Reliability group:

  • The Reliability group operates the data platform efficiently in a consistent and reliable manner. They are reliability engineers that build tools and infrastructure with other teams within the  Data Platform to leverage and encourage consistency. They champion reliability across shared platform infrastructure. Think DevOps for Data.

  • Data reliability engineers ensure that data flows through the platform on time and as expected. They ensure data services are performing according to service level objectives, that all systems have service level indicators, and if those systems fall below their objectives, recovery is swift. 

Qualifications

While our teams value specialized skills, they've also got a lot in common. We're looking for a(n): 

  • High-energy self-starter with experience and passion for data and big data scale processing. You enjoy working in fast-paced environments and love making an impact. 

  • Exceptional communicator with the ability to translate technical concepts into easy to understand language for our stakeholders. 

  • Excitement for working with a remote team; you value collaborating on problems, asking questions, delivering feedback, and supporting others in their goals whether they are in your vicinity or entire cities apart.

  • Solid software backend engineer: experienced in building and maintaining systems at scale with reliability metrics as a default.

A Senior Data Developer at Shopify typically has 4-6 years of experience in one or more of the following areas:

  • Working with deployments of distributed computer engines (Spark, Presto, DBT, or Flink/Beam)

  • Measuring Query latencies, resource allocation and management, and data lake performance (Presto, SQL)

  • Cloud infrastructure (Google Cloud, Kubernetes, Terraform)

  • Modern Big-Data storage technologies (Iceberg, Hudi, Delta)

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At Shopify, we are committed to building and fostering an environment where our employees feel included, valued, and heard. Our belief is that a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion enables us to truly make commerce better for everyone. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous people, racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

Shopify is now permanently remote and working towards a future that is digital by design. Learn more

How we hire

At Shopify, we put a lot of care and time into who we hire. We believe that in order to build the best products, we need to build high impact teams. Our recruitment process centres around what we call the Life Story interview, a conversational-style interview where we get to learn more about you.
Learn more about our hiring process 

Vacancy page : https://www.shopify.com/careers/senior-site-reliability-engineer-data-platform-remote-united-states_da4bc9ec-94e9-4655-a4a0-eaa0f1532e7f