Senior Data Engineer - VideoAmp platform at VideoAmp

| Santa Monica
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About Us
VideoAmp’s mission is to bridge the gap between television and digital advertising with campaign measurement, planning and audience-targeting solutions that dramatically improve the performance and cost-efficiency of advertising investment. Our engineers, data scientists, designers and media strategists are inspired by tackling one of the most challenging problems in media and marketing — bridging the divide between TV and digital media.
As a part of VideoAmp’s platform team you will be involved in the design, development, deployment, and testing processes for new products. Our platform provides disruptive insights and optimizes the efficacy of our client’s ad campaigns. You will be a core member of our engineering team and will have a major impact on new initiatives. We’re mindful of how the time and space complexities of the small parts greatly affect our services at scale and we need your help to build responsive systems. You will help build, test, benchmark, and tune our distributed systems to ensure that our product is scalable, responsive, robust, cost-effective, and correct.
Technology We Use
Scala, Python, Java, Spark, SQL, Hive, HDFS, PostgreSQL, Redis, Druid, Kafka, Kubernetes, and other technologies to support an ETL pipeline, data warehouse, data mart, and reporting platform.

Required Skills

  • 5+ years of hands-on coding experience - Scala strongly preferred
  • Experience working with Spark, Hadoop, or other big data processing platform in high-volume environments
  • A solid and demonstrable understanding of ETL workflows and data warehousing
  • SQL fluency and an understanding of relational data models
  • Experience optimizing queries and developing stored procedures


  • Building out Spark, Scala, and Python apps to support new product development
  • Building data models to support new functionality
  • Build data pipelines to analyze, scrub, and integrate first and third party data
  • Productionalizing data science models
  • Coordinating data models with other engineering teams
  • Tuning and optimizing Spark apps to get the most out of the quickly evolving platform


  • Top compensation
  • Comprehensive health benefits (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Meaningful equity
  • 401k
  • Unlimited vacation with a stipend for travel and accommodations of $2000/year
  • Unlimited in-office gym use
  • Unlimited access to fitness classes
  • Childcare stipend
  • Plenty of snacks and beverages
  • Corporate support for Hackathons, lunch and learns, and attending conferences
  • Personal and professional development

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • ScalaLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • SparkFrameworks
    • TypeScriptFrameworks
    • KafkaFrameworks
    • HiveDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • DrupalCMS


Located adjacent to Santa Monica in the heart of West Los Angeles; 10 Freeway and Expo Line in immediate area.

An Insider's view of VideoAmp

What’s the vibe like in the office?

With a focus on culture and empowerment, we all have the freedom to be impactful, create value, and pursue a meaningful career in a fast growing space. I start every day energized by the people around us and excited for the challenges ahead.



What are some things you learned at the company?

Every day I learn something new. I'm inspired by those around me. I believe in our products and the value we provide. Everyday we are challenged. We constantly improve. We have integrity. It's the dream. VideoAmp.



How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

VideoAmp doesn’t only focus on professional growth, but personal growth, as well. You don’t come across that too often. The importance of taking time for ourselves and prioritizing our health is instilled across our company from the day someone starts.



What are VideoAmp Perks + Benefits

VideoAmp Benefits Overview

We believe that being a great company means having a great team. That’s why we consider it our responsibility to create a solid foundation for well-being both inside and outside the office. Through our four pillars of greatness, we support our people’s health, family life, teamwork, and growth.

Here’s how:
Social Hours
Team Bonding Events
Game Nights
Referral Bonuses
Generous Parental Leave Policy
Employer Paid Health Insurance
Employer Paid Life Insurance
401k Plan
Annual Family Vacation Stipend
Unlimited PTO
Babysitter Fund
Pet sitting Fund
Onsite Personal Trainer
Healthy Snacks
Fitness Challenges

Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Videoamp's team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
We sponsor $5.00 a meal - up to 15 weekly.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
We offer employees Paid on-site garage parking.
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
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