Data Engineer

| Pasadena
Spokeo is a people search engine that both enlightens and empowers our customers. With over 12 billion records and 18 million visitors per month, we reconnect friends, reunite families, prevent fraud, and more. Every day our nimble team takes on enormous challenges in data science that push the limits of the cloud and search architecture.
As a Data Engineer at Spokeo, you will be responsible for developing, optimizing and maintaining the ETL data pipeline. This involves working with infrastructure built in AWS, including Spark EMR, S3 and DynamoDB. Additionally, this role will help build analytical tools, develop unit and stress tests, and create automation surrounding the scheduling of the ETL data pipeline.
Responsibilities:
  • Build infrastructure and automation for the extraction, preparation, and loading of data from various sources
  • Create unit and stress test components to monitor technical performance and ensure identified issues are resolved
  • Build and maintain analytical tools to provide data insight and capture key metrics
  • Automate and integrate new components into the data pipeline.
  • Utilize best practices for data governance, data quality, data cleansing, and other ETL related activities.
  • Maintain technical documentation 

Requirements: 
  • 2+ years development experience in data engineering
  • 1+ years professional experience working in big data ecosystems, such as Spark, Kafka, and Hadoop
  • 1+ years professional experience working with dataflow management tools, such as Pentaho, Amazon Glue, and Apache NiFi 
  • Hands-on scripting experience with Python, Scala and shell scripting
  • Preference for development experience in highly-scalable, distributed systems and cluster architectures (e.g. AWS, Azure, Google Cloud, etc)
  • Familiarity with complex NoSQL databases (e.g. DynamoDB, Cassandra, Elasticsearch, etc)
  • Prior experience working with large data sets (>1M+ records)
  • B.S. preferred in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field (foreign education equivalent accepted)
Recruiters or staffing agencies: Spokeo is not obligated to compensate any external recruiter or search firm who presents a candidate or their resume or profile to a Spokeo employee without 1) a current, fully-executed agreement on file and 2) being assigned to the open position (as a search) via our applicant tracking solution.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • KafkaLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • RedshiftDatabases
    • SnowflakeDatabases

Location

Our office is a short drive from downtown LA and a quick walk from the Metro Gold Line. Incredible restaurants and vibrant Old Town and the Rose Bowl!

What are Spokeo Perks + Benefits

Spokeo Benefits Overview

We take care of our team members and their families. Here’s some of what you can expect:

HEALTH INSURANCE
Spokeo covers 100% of the medical premium for employees and 80% for dependents with no waiting period

401(K)
Spokeo will match 100% of your 401(k) deferral up to 3% of your annual base pay earnings. No Vesting Period to Receive Matching!

PAID TIME OFF POLICY
9 paid holidays
Full time employees earn 1.5 vacation days every full month worked for a total of 18 days per year.
Full time employees will receive 1 extra vacation day per year for every full year worked (up to 5 years).
Six (6) sick days per year, issued on the first of the year.

Other Perks
Flexible hours
Casual dress
Daily free catered lunch
Full pantry/fridge with endless snacks and beverages
Game room

Culture
Partners with Nonprofits
Spokeo Search Angels, scholarships, philanthropy and in the local community - including the Junior League of Pasadena, SWE, she codes, Pasadena Women In Technology, Innovate Pasadena and Rails Girls.
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $5000 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Disability insurance covers 60% of annual salary up to $10000 monthly maximum payout.
Dental Benefits
Our dental plan covers $100 of expenses.
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $130 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 100% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 5 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Acme Co. provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
Paid industry certifications

Additional Perks + Benefits

We have our very own, dedicated Culture Team that is separate from Human Resources.

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