Data Engineer at GumGum
At GumGum, our ad servers produce over 50 TB of new raw data every day. It amounts to ~100 billion events that needs to be processed per day. Dealing with data at this scale is challenging in a number of ways. We deal with a number of off-the-shelf frameworks including Spark, Kafka, Cassandra, DynamoDB, Redshift, but often push them past their limits. This team is responsible for providing critical ad reporting data for GumGum’s internal and external customers.
- Refining our data infrastructure technologies such as Kafka, Spark, Druid, Fluentd to support real time analysis of data
- Own the core data pipelines and scale our data processing flow.
- Build scalable systems with various AWS & Big Data technologies, lead technical discussions, participate in code reviews, guide the team in engineering best practices. Must be able to write quality code and build secure, highly available systems.
- Work on GumGum’s proprietary Reporting Server
- Work on various reports using Groovy, SQL and Java
- Work on GumGum’s proprietary forecasting system
- At least 1 year of Apache Spark experience
- At least a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent
- 3+ years of Software Engineering experience (Java/Scala/Python)
- Experience with large scale distributed real-time systems with tools such as AWS, Spark, Kafka, Hadoop
- Familiar with various AWS services, Serverless architecture and containers
- Experience with high volume, high availability production systems.
- Strong problem solving skills, strong verbal and written communication skills
Benefits & Perks
- Competitive health, vision and dental benefits
- Healthcare and dependent care FSA
- Employer-matched 401(k) plan
- Stock incentive program
- Paid parental leave
- Fitness reimbursement and wellness workshops
- Discounted Pet Health Program
- Flexible time off and work schedule
- Commuter perks
- Stocked kitchen & Everytable Smartfridge
- Dog-friendly HQ office - we love our fur babies!
- Incredible work/life balance with a collaborative and friendly work space
- GumGum Gives Back volunteering opportunities
- Team building lunches and events, and monthly company celebrations
- Located in hotbed of tech startups, just blocks from the beach
Career & Personal Development Focus
- Ongoing learning and development for education opportunities such as webinars, books, classes, relevant conferences and events
- Opportunities to pursue business related side projects and yearly Hackathon
- Highly encouraged to contribute to open source software, including our own open source software
- Environment of learning from peers, including meetups, presentations and blog posts
- Opportunity to work with cutting edge technology
- Life Skills sessions - geared towards the whole life/health/person
- Leadership Bites Dinner Series - connecting current and future GumGum leaders over great food and meaningful conversation
We invite you to learn more about GumGum!
GumGum is an AI company with expertise in computer vision built on the imagination of its people. Each day, our talented team of thinkers and doers comes together to solve hard problems on behalf of the world’s most successful businesses. Through a combination of computer science, creativity and hustle, we’ve produced a series of major technology breakthroughs across a variety of industries - from advertising to sports.
GumGum is constantly evolving to be at the forefront of computer vision and machine learning advancements. With nearly 10 years experience, we use our proprietary image recognition technology to deliver highly engaging, contextually relevant ad experiences across premium publishers all over the world.
Our Products & Services...
Our Advertising business serves contextual marketing messages in line with content users are actively engaged with.
Our Sports business helps marketers and rights holders understand the full media value of their sponsorship investments across broadcast and social media. And we deliver on brand safety by leveraging our AI to detect unsafe text and imagery, allowing us to deliver ads in brand safe, contextually relevant environments.
What’s a Hackathon? We’re glad you asked. Our employees split into teams and spend 48 hours ‘hacking’ together before presenting their ideas to our executive team. It’s a chance for anyone within our company to showcase the visions they want to bring to fruition.
GumGum recently earned LA’s Best Places to Work Award, and it’s no surprise why. With company-sponsored social hours, annual holiday celebrations and o-site gatherings, GumGummers enjoy a fun, creative and collaborative workplace. We provide ourselves on our strong track record of giving employees the autonomy and support they need to succeed.
Oh, and doggies...
We love our dogs so much, we even have an Instagram dedicated to them! Follow us: @dogsofgumgum
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