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Senior Data Platform Engineer

Crunchbase

United States of America
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Data Science
  • Industry: Enterprise
  • Post Date: 08/04/2022
  • Website: crunchbase.com
  • Company Address: 564 Market Street Suite 700, San Francisco, CA, 94104

About Crunchbase

Crunchbase is the leading destination where you can discover innovative companies, connect with the people behind them, and uncover new opportunities. Our mission is to democratize the way innovators connect to opportunities, and over 50 million professionals—including entrepreneurs, investors, market researchers, and sales people—trust Crunchbase to inform their business decisions. Companies all over the world rely on Crunchbase to power their applications, making over one billion API calls on our platform each year.

Job Description

Location: Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Boston, MA; Chicago, IL; Las Vegas, NV; Los Angeles, CA; Miami, FL; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; Portland, OR; Raleigh, NC; San Francisco, CA; Seattle, WA; Remote /

Crunchbase helps over 70 million people around the world connect with the companies and people that matter. We are democratizing access to opportunities so that entrepreneurs, investors, job seekers, salespeople, and others can accelerate innovation for a better future. We are proud to build products that are shaping how companies and people connect, using our intelligence and data to help them communicate in a more meaningful way with one another.
 
We are committed to a positive, diverse, and inclusive culture by hiring for potential, focused on the inclusion of people who have different ways of thinking, different viewpoints, different backgrounds, and different skill sets. We value a transparent and open culture that positively impacts our teams and our products.
 
Crunchbase has a remote-first approach, and is open to hiring in these locations:
Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, New York, Philadelphia, Portland, Raleigh, San Francisco, and Seattle
 
Engineering at Crunchbase
We’re working to build an unparalleled innovative company data graph, and are continually improving that scalable, flexible platform and rich client application to connect the world's companies and entrepreneurs. Our mission is to turn data into knowledge and make it accessible for everyone to explore and search.
 
Data Platform Team
Our Data Platform team is responsible for building and maintaining all automated solutions to get data from various sources into our platform, as well as the frameworks and processes to export this data. As Crunchbase grows, so does the amount of data we process, the number of sources it comes from, and the insights we derive from it. At its core, Crunchbase is a data company, and data integrations are at the heart of our platform.

What You'll Do

    • Architect and build new services, features, and schema designs to improve accessibility, efficiency, consistency, and quality of both internal and customer-facing data
    • Design, build, monitor, and maintain data ETL pipelines that drive and support our product and analytics tools.
    • Help us improve and scale our data operations.
    • Provide the foundation for a data-driven culture by empowering other engineers and the Product team to ask questions of the dataset in an easy, reliable way
    • Enable data scientists to implement NLP and ML algorithms at scale, in fault-tolerant, highly available systems

What We're Looking For

    • You have a proven understanding of computer science and software engineering fundamentals
    • You can code in Python
    • Experience with Kubernetes, Kafka, Spark, data warehousing, or Airflow a plus. If no experience, you are passionate about learning
    • Having experience building data pipelines or supporting machine learning algorithms in Production is a plus
    • You care about engineering best practices, Production and building great software.
    • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • You care about agile software, cross-team collaborations, and data-driven development and evaluation

What Crunchbase Offers

    • Competitive salary and equity
    • Remote first policy
    • Generous Reimbursement policy for learning and development activities
    • Monthly fitness / mental health reimbursement
    • 14 weeks of fully-paid time off for new parents
    • Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Volunteering Paid Time Off
    • Incredible medical, vision and dental benefits for employees and their families
    • Free One Medical Group membership for employees and their families
    • 401(k) and Roth plans, and free annual financial adviser check-in
    • Monthly internet stipend
    • Work from home allowance to purchase furniture for your work from home space
    • Annual carbon offset
    • Matching charity contributions for our Townhall awards
    • A team of creative, transparent entrepreneurs driven to accomplish our mission
At Crunchbase, we value team members who are passionate and enthusiastic about what we're building here. We believe there is no "perfect" candidate, and want to encourage applying even if all the requirements listed aren’t met. If you're passionate about Crunchbase and looking to learn and grow, then we look forward to reviewing your application!
 
 
 
Crunchbase does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status. Every day our team is honored to work with entrepreneurs and innovators from every corner of the globe, and we aim to build a team that reflects the diversity of our customers. Each individual at Crunchbase brings their own perspectives, work experiences, lifestyles, and cultures with them, and we believe that a more diverse team creates more innovative products, provides a better service to its customers, and helps us all grow and learn as individuals.

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